What To See

Geelong is a City by the Bay and Victoria’s leading Regional City. It has a population of more than 210,00 people. Surrounded by the waters of Corio Bay and the Barwon River it is a modern city that has kept its fine historic buildings. With a temperate climate our region enjoys very warm summers, sunny springs, colorful autumns and mild winters. It’s a great place to stay, live and work.

Using Geelong as a base to explore the region is a fantastic idea. Whether you travel by car, bicycle, train, bus or air you’ll find getting around Geelong and the Region is easy.

Geelong is less than an hour from Melbourne and 30 minutes by car from some fabulous beaches and coastal scenery. It’s a great place to stay while you discover the Great Ocean road and Bays and Peninsulas..

While staying in Geelong discover our Region; Explore the Great Ocean Road, the Otway Ranges and their roaring waterfalls. Bush walk through the Brisbane Ranges and You Yangs. Discover the Bays and Peninsulas and take a trip on the ferry from Queenscliff to Sorento. Visit the Surf shops at Torquay or surf at Bells Beach. Take a drive to the 12 apostles and returning to Geelong via the hinterlands. Just under an hour will see you on the gold fields of Ballarat. Forty minutes in the car will see you at the Werribee Historical Mansion and renowned rose gardens or The Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Relax in Geelong and enjoy our waterfront and Eastern Beach, visit Cunningham Pier where the big ships sail in, or take time to dine in style at our many restaurants. Spend a few days to visit the Ford discovery Centre, The Wool Museum, Botanical Gardens the historic sites of Geelong and browse our galleries and shops. See the famous Bollards and discover the history of Geelong.

There is loads of fun for the kids, with swimming, fishing, horse riding, rock climbing, adventure parks, ice-skating and surfing, and much, much more. The choices are endless and they are yours. So plan your break and spoil yourself by staying at the Eldorado where you can relax and enjoy your holiday.