Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria; located on Corio Bay south-west of the Melbourne CBD, and a short drive from the popular beach-front communities located on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Geelong’s proximity to the scenic Great Ocean Road makes it another popular destination for a tour or day trip.
Geelong Tours, Great Ocean Road Day Trips & Wine Tour
The city is well-developed with huge commercial centres, luxury boutiques and beach-front accommodation choices. Attractions include beach-front gardens, Cunningham Pier, boardwalks and historic attractions. The city is also known for its colourful and elegant architecture.
Beachfront accommodation overlooks Corio Bay and the scenic gardens located along the bay. Visitors can always choose to stay at any of these beachfront hotels and resorts during their Geelong day trip instead of heading back to the city.
The city is also home to the National Wool Museum and the Old Geelong Gaol, with each of these attractions offering tours for guests. For some nature walks and flower trails, visitors can explore the city’s Botanic Gardens at Eastern Park. This park boasts spectacular native plant species and flowering plants. Spending a few hours here is highly recommended.
Geelong features one of the best waterfront coastal communities in Victoria. Visitors often come here and enjoy dining at a relaxed setting that offers many sophisticated dining options.
Food and wine lovers mustn’t miss taking a tour on the popular Bellarine Taste Trail while visiting this city. This trail includes some regionally popular restaurants and wineries on the list.