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Geelong

Geelong is a picturesque coastal community southwest of Melbourne offering historical and cultural attractions. It is the second-largest city in the state of Victoria, with a population of more than 250,000 residents. For your stay in Geelong, we recommend the following hotels:




Destination Highlights

Along the waterfront of Corio Bay, tourists stroll past an art deco boardwalk, a Carousel Pavilion built in the 1800s, and a series of sculptures called the Baywalk Bollards that detail Geelong’s past. Nearby are the beautiful Geelong Botanic Gardens and the popular National Wool Museum. Other sites to visit include the Barwon Grange, a mid-19th century house with Victorian furnishings and elegant gardens; the Geelong Gallery, featuring a collection of Australian paintings and sculptures; the Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry, offering interactive exhibits; the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, celebrating Australia’s native people; The Dome, a striking building that houses the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre; and You Yangs Regional Park, a scenic natural area teeming with kangaroos, koalas and other wildlife. Travelers also enjoy music concerts, art shows and annual events like the National Celtic Festival. Geelong is known for its architecture, parks and gardens. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Bay City Geelong Motel

Travel Tips

Trips to Geelong often begin at the Avalon Airport, 15 km northeast of town. Jetstar Airways provides flights to the terminal. Many other visitors drive to Geelong on one of several roads, including the Princes Freeway that connects with Melbourne. Other options are taking a train, rent a car or ferry.

If you want to stay near to Avalon Airport you have many options, for example:




Buses provide transportation around the city, and there are numerous bicycle trails. Geelong is a warm, wet place. Summers are pleasant, winters are chilly, and the wind blows all year long. Temperatures rarely are uncomfortably hot or cold. The best time to visit is during the summer months of December through February, when the mercury reaches as high as 23 degrees Celsius. The Geelong Visitor Information Centre is a good place to start a tour of the area. Maps and suggested itineraries are available.

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