Geelong Visitor Information
Welcome to Geelong!
Geelong is a vibrant city located on the scenic Corio Bay, just a short drive from Melbourne, Victoria's capital city. With a rich history, beautiful natural landscapes, and plenty of attractions, Geelong has something for everyone.
- The Bollards: These painted wooden bollards are a symbol of Geelong's history and are located throughout the city.
- National Wool Museum: Learn about the history of wool production in Australia, with interactive exhibits and hands-on activities.
- Geelong Botanic Gardens: Take a stroll through this beautiful garden, featuring a variety of plants from around the world.
- Eastern Beach: Relax on the sandy beach, swim in the bay, or check out the water playground.
- Royal Geelong Yacht Club: Watch the boats sail by or book a sailing lesson.
Food and Drink
Geelong has a thriving food and drink scene, with plenty of options for every taste and budget.
- Pistol Pete's Food N Blues: Enjoy live music and delicious southern-style BBQ.
- Little Creatures Brewery: Sample local brews and enjoy pub-style food.
- Igni: This highly-rated restaurant offers gourmet tasting menus.
- Geelong Cellar Door: Taste wines from the region and beyond.
Nature and Outdoor Activities
Geelong is surrounded by natural beauty, perfect for hiking, biking, and adventuring.
- Great Ocean Road: Take a scenic drive along this iconic coastal road.
- You Yangs Regional Park: Hike, bike, or rock climb in this unique park.
- Barwon River: Kayak, fish, or walk along this picturesque river.
- Point Addis Marine National Park: Enjoy stunning views and diverse marine life.
Geelong is easy to navigate, with a variety of transportation options available.
- Car: Rent a car at Melbourne Airport, or in Geelong, and explore on your own.
- Public Transportation: Geelong has a comprehensive bus system, and train service to Melbourne from the Geelong station.
- Bicycle: Rent a bike and explore the city at your own pace.
Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or a little bit of everything, Geelong has something to offer. Plan your visit today!