Geelong is loaded with many different attractions so that all travellers and tourists are completely catered for so that you can plan the perfect holiday that you have been thinking about for ages! From simple sightseeing delights to famous attractions, Geelong has so much to see and do that you are certainly going to need more than just a couple of days to do it all in. Family attractions, sightseeing, attractions just for kids or if you are interesting in arts, culture, shopping, food or wine, you will find a whole bunch of attractions in Geelong.
Located just 75 kms west of Melbourne the city of Geelong is based along a beautiful part of the Victorian coastline that is one of the main gateways to the Great Ocean Road and the Bellarine Peninsula. You can do the scenic coastal walks, visit the many bays and beaches, foreshore parklands, waterfront bathing pools and take to the local surf breaks which are some of the best in the country. Everyone loves a day spent at the water amusement park where there are slides, swimming pools and plenty of water fun to be had as well as cruises and charters that can take you out for a day of sightseeing on the water or have you reeling in a fish for dinner.
There is the National Wool Museum, the Old Geelong Goal, the Brisbane National Park which is a little under one hour’s drive away, wineries and vineyards and some of the best dining experiences in the state to be enjoyed here. Food lovers and anyone who has a taste for fine dining will find a plethora of sumptuous delights to try with every meal whether it be in the city, in the suburbs or tucked away in the vineyards. Take the kids to the Zoo, shopping in the city, fishing from one of the jetties or enjoying year round swimming with a day at the beach.
The variety of Geelong accommodation is one of the main attractions that draws the visitors in along with the art galleries, cruises along the Barwon River and you must visit Buckley Falls where you can swim, play and enjoy a picnic in the parklands. Walk through the Geelong Botanical Gardens, catch a show at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre or base your trip around one of the many annual events that come through Geelong every year from cycling races, air shows, food and wine festivals and concerts. You can have the chance to play a round of golf on a championship golf course, view the public art that dots it way along the foreshore, soak up the history and heritage that surrounds Geelong or venture out to explore the Great Ocean Road and its delights.
From endless water sports, a vibrant and buzzing city centre, foreshore attractions that will keep you coming back for more and a food and wine culture that is ever present on all of the main streets of Geelong, these are just some of the main attractions that you can look forward to when you come to Geelong. Load your holiday up with half day luxury cruises, scenic flights, food and wine tours, outdoor adventures, family fun while on holidays with the kids and so much more. Geelong is a city that is bounding in life and atmosphere that sets you a buzz from the moment you arrive. Discover the attractions that Geelong boasts and see why this city draws so many tourist each year from all around.