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Waterfront city worth a visit

Located just 70km southwest of Melbourne and nestled on the picturesque waterfront of Corio Bay, sits Geelong. What was once a country town, Geelong is now a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city worth visiting. There is a vibrant restaurant scene, ample shopping outlets, a growing art’s precinct and enough history to tick the culture box. Geelong hosts some of the State’s major events including Avalon Airshow and the Festival of Sails

It's all about the kids

Geelong is a city to be enjoyed all year round, however spring is the best season to soak up the outdoor sites, nearby wineries and parklands. School holidays in particular are jammed packed with activities to keep the family entertained.

There are plenty of family-friendly activities the kids will approve of in Geelong. Popular events for small people include the Royal Geelong Show and the annual Children’s Week, both in October. Indoor trampoline parks and Adventure Park, Victoria's largest theme park, are great energy-draining activities. There are also sporting activities such as horse riding tours and bike tours along the city’s designated tracks. Or for tourists who simply want to relax, Geelong has some wonderful parks, the waterfront, Eastern beach, Jerringot Wetlands, and Eastern beach - great spots for picnics or afternoon icecream breaks.

Nearby Geelong there's Werribee Open Range Zoo, Jirrahlinga Wildlife Sanctuary, Queenscliff Marine Sanctuary, Fairy Park, Searoad Ferries and the beachside town of Torquay. During school holidays you'll find local guides that will keep your itinerary packed to the brim.

Top 5 things to do in Geelong

1. Head straight to Geelong Waterfront for restaurants, regular events, markets and walking paths to enjoy the view.
2. Do a spot of shopping in Central Geelong, Bay City Plaza or Market Square. Snap up a sale item or two during the city’s largest annual sale on Melbourne Cup Day
3. Take a picnic down to the Geelong Botanic Gardens for a restful afternoon on the lawn
4. Sit amongst the Cat fans at Geelong’s local institution, Simonds Stadium to watch a game of AFL
5. Visit the Old Geelong Gaol and enjoy a spooky evening on the ‘Dare to be Scared’ Ghost Tour, held the first Saturday of each month

3 Popular Events in Geelong

1. Pack a hat on and use some spare change to put a bet on at The Geelong Cup in October
2. Meet the local creators and farmers at the regular Geelong Waterfront Makers & Growers’ Market
3. Sample local wines at Toast to the Coast during November

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1 Bellerine Street Geelong 3220

Just 200 metres from Eastern Beach, Eastern Sands City Centre offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV. The hotel features a bar and restaurant with fireplace. Free covered parking is available...more

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16-18 The Esplanade South, Geelong Geelong 3220

Quest Geelong offers studios and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments with free WiFi, cable TV, an iPod docking station, and a kitchen or kitchenette. Situated close by Geelong’s waterfront, it is 15 minutes...more


  • Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 32
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10-14 Eastern Beach Road Geelong 3220

Located in the heart of the Geelong waterfront, Novotel is just 450 metres from Eastern Beach. It features a heated indoor pool, a fitness centre, a restaurant and bar. Each luxurious room boasts a ba...more


  • Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 809
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Corner Myers and Gheringhap Street Geelong 3220

Rydges Geelong is located in the heart of the Geelong Central Business District (CBD), 2 minutes' drive from Simmonds Stadium. It offers a swimming pool, spa pool and business centre. St John of God G...more


  • Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 123
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68 High Street Geelong Belmont 3216

Parkside Motel offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. It is located across the road from Belmont Village Shopping Centre, just a minute’s walk from Cameron Park and Barwon River....more

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231-235 Malop street Geelong 3220

Bay City (Geelong) Motel is a 5-minute walk from Eastern Beach Swimming Enclosure and 1 km from Geelong Botanic Gardens. It offers a restaurant and free on-site parking....more

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99 Barrabool Road Geelong 3216

Only a 5-minute drive from Geelong city, Barwon Valley Lodge is set on 8 acres of relaxing parkland alongside the Barwon River. The city centre is about a short 5-minute drive away. Free Wi-Fi is avai...more


  • Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 142
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75 McKillop Street Geelong 3220

Located in Geelong, Gold Star Stays offers self-contained apartments and suites, just 500 metres from South Geelong Train Station. All air-conditioned apartments feature a kitchen or kitchenette with...more

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30 Keera Street Geelong 3220

Located just 200 metres from Western Beach, Geelong Motor Inn features free Wi-Fi and an indoor heated swimming pool and spa. It is 2 minutes' drive from the Geelong waterfront and 1 km from Geelong R...more


  • Rated 4 out of 5 by 206
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14-16 Settlement Road Geelong 3216

Set in a quiet residential area, Rose Garden Motel offers rooms with free WiFi, just 10 minutes' drive from central Geelong and Eastern Beach. Facilities include a swimming pool and free on-site parki...more


  • Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 152
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2203/2 Yarra Street Geelong 3220

Located opposite a beautiful park, only 5 minutes' walk to a range of Geelong attractions such as beaches, restaurants, shops, a cinema, botanical gardens, the art gallery, fisherman's pier, yacht clu...more

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2 Adams Court Geelong 3219

After a long day of meetings and presentations, guests staying at Geelong Conference Centre can take a dip in the outdoor pool or hot tub, which are both surrounded by a dining area and a lovely garde...more

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75 Barrabool Rd Belmont Geelong 3216

Set amongst beautiful gum trees, on the banks of the Barwon River, Riverglen Holiday Park boasts 2 swimming pools and a large colourful jumping pillow. Free WiFi is available in public areas and free...more

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12-14 Mercer Street Geelong 3220

Set in Geelong, 600 metres from Waterfront Geelong, Belmercer Motel features free WiFi access and free private parking. A continental breakfast is available daily....more

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312 Moorabool Street, Geelong Geelong 3220

Featuring free WiFi, Devlin Apartments is located in Geelong, just 2 minutes' walk from Kardinia Park and Simmonds Stadium. Free parking is provided....more




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