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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…

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…

Around the World in 80 K's

Enjoy global flavours from around the world in this neat little 80km loop around Geelong and The Bellarine.

Making the most of Toast to the Coast!

Now in its sixteenth year, Toast to the Toast is like your cool, living-life-to-the-full aunt who visits once a year to whisk you away for a day or two of fun and…

Here's to the Winemakers

As James Halliday himself says in the foreword to his 2018 Halliday Wine Companion, "Australian wine is in a good place right now".

Summer Soundtrack

Some of my most blissful summer memories have a memorable soundtrack all of their own. Here's our guide to a great summer soundtrack of live music across Geelong…

Wedding. Winery. Wow

I'm dreaming of a winery wedding. Our region is spoiled for choice when it comes to finding a winery for your romantic day. But it's each of their unique features…

The only way to travel

If you’re familiar with our region you’ll know we are girt by sea and our surrounds also include mountains, rivers, lakes, trails and scenic road trips. They are…

Wine and Dine this Winter

Winter naturally entices us indoors and our favorite indoor activity is is the old classic, wine and dine. Cast your eyes over these tempting options.

Mothers Day: Something for every Mum!

Mum, Mother, Mummy, Love, Muuuuuuuum!! Whatever you call her, every mum is unique and we want to make sure you find the best option to make her a happy mum.

My Bellarine Bounty

The Bellarine is still a secret to many, but to those who are in the know, it's the best place to find wine, seafood, cheese, olives and so much more. Grab your…

You Don't See That Every Day

Sometimes you just need a place to lay your head and any hotel with clean sheets and a flushing toilet will fit the bill. Other times, you choose your accommodation…

Bellarine: Indulge

This is the bucket list of items for the Bellarine. Indulge in the food and wine, find the best place to lay your head and fill the days with luxury and pampering.…

Basils Farm: Sky, Earth, Vine, Bottle

Artisan Winery on the shores of Swan Bay. A beautiful spot with magical views. This place is committed to nurturing the nature around them to produce a product…

Ones to watch

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.

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…

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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