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My Geelong Tour Guide Supporters

My Geelong Tour Guide would not have been possible without the support of the Victorian Government, Study Geelong and Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine.

Travelling Here and Getting Around

For international visitors travelling to visit family and friends in Geelong, we've got a range of transport options starting with the easy way to fly - with Air…

Come For The Festival Of Sails, Stay For...

Corio bay comes alive over the Australia Day long weekend with The Festival of the Sails hitting the shores of the Geelong waterfront. In the spirit of the weekend…

Don't Take our Golf Courses for Granted

It’s a trait of humanity to take the things to which we’re accustomed for granted. Case in point: I was taking advantage of the innovative “no ropes” policy at

The (unofficial) Long Weekend List

Whether you slow down for the race that stops a nation, or you just see a window to take an extra day and extend your weekend, we've got lots of options around the…

The Secret's Out, We're a Golfer's Paradise.

All right, our secret’s out… we’re spoiled for choice. We’ve been tucked away down in our pristine neck of the golfing woods, blissfully swinging away without much…

Curlewis Golf Club - Different By Design

Righto, cards on the table – I’m a member at Curlewis Golf Club and bloody proud of it. It’s different. There’s no preppy dress rules; women and kids are actively…

Kids Caravanning

Taking the little legends on the road is a fantastic way to see the world, enjoying adventures, building bonds and enjoying all the comforts of (a mobile) home.

Game On - Family Friendly Competition

Everyone wants to be top of the ladder, and as anyone who has ever played a "friendly" family game of Monopoly will know, things can get intense. So, we're bringing…

The Very Best Father's Day Gift Guide

So, what's it to be? A tie? Houseplant? Hankies? How about mixing it up this year with a gift that will blow your Dad’s socks off (classic Dad joke), and all available…

Raise a glass to our award winning wineries

Australia's foremost wine writer (and eyebrow extraordinaire) James Halliday has released his latest edition of the Halliday Wine Companion and once again Geelong…

Ones to watch

Urban Geelong - Video

Urban Geelong

Old industrial spaces are being transformed into creative hubs, urban precincts and fabulous eateries. Little Malop St is enticing people to the city centre with…

100 Bollards in 7 seconds - Video

100 Bollards in 7 seconds

100 bollards, 7 seconds. How many have you seen in person? Meet them all along the Geelong Waterfront from Limeburners Point to Rippleside Park.

Dream yourself to Ocean Grove - Video

Dream yourself to Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove. A place to build beach shacks, sandcastles and memories. Families have been visiting Ocean Grove for generations. It's not hard to understand why.…

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