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Footy Ferry Is Back

Catch a fast CATamaran to see the Cats in Melbourne Port Phillip Ferries’ Geelong Cats ‘Game-day Services’ to kick-off for the opening round clash at the MCG Port Phillip Ferries are once again partnering with the Geelong Cats to provide ‘Game-day Specials’ for Victorian-based Cats games all season long. Whether it’s at the MCG, Marvel,…

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March 10, 2022

Fish Club

School holiday activity: Catch the ‘Ferry to Inspire Sustainability Heroes’ Kids are invited to discover the secrets of Port Phillip Bay and to learn more about caring for our local marine environment at FISH Club these school holidays. Port Phillip Ferries have partnered with the teams at Queenscliff based Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre and…

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December 21, 2021

Pixar Putt – Mini Golf Geelong

Pixar Putt Hits Geelong’s Waterfront Get ready to kick some serious putt when Pixar Putt takes Geelong to infinity…and beyond, this summer! Australia’s much loved open-air mini-golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Soul,…

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December 12, 2021

Family day trip to Geelong

Family day trip to Geelong Geelong offers endless fun for all family members these holidays. From unique cycling escapades to forest bathing, learning about Aboriginal Dreamtime and feeding wallabies, and we haven’t forgotten about the thrill-seekers! 1. Indulge the kids in an ancient health tradition Try something a little different with the older kids these…

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December 3, 2021

Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series

Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series Geelong Jazz Soirees Summer Series (GJSSS) is bringing live music back to the iconic Geelong Botanic Gardens with three unmissable concerts this February. Pack a picnic and enjoy performances from some of the regions finest musicians including the Suspects, Lucy Head and Phillipa McQuinn and more to be announced. Just…

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November 5, 2021

Warm-up Winter Weekend – Geelong

Sneak away for a stress-free weekend in the regional capital that truly has it all. Indulge all the senses, as you shop, sip and sightsee around Geelong. REST at the popular Novotel hotel situated in the heart of G Waterfront area and only a short walk once you arrive from your vessel. Featuring newly refurbished…

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July 9, 2021

Geelong Winter Shiraz Festival

Winter Shiraz Festival – A celebration of Geelong Shiraz 3rd & 4th July 2021 > BOOK HERE Enjoy two days of beautiful wine, food and entertainment as the Geelong region – Bellarine, Surf Coast and Moorabool Valley – basks in the midwinter glow. This year, 26 participating wineries are running interesting and diverse programs, which…

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July 2, 2021

5 Fun Family Ideas Under $20 – Geelong

Geelong’s Waterfront and surrounds make for a fabulous fun-filled family day out, even on a budget – rail, hail or shine!  AND you’re guaranteed to find something for everyone! The Waterfront is where you’ll depart your vessel and begin your day, and there’s no shortage of fun-filled activities to choose from. Warm up as you…

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June 17, 2021

Ferry & Stay Package – R Hotel Geelong

by Nadine Cresswell-Myatt  Published April 19th 2021 Bay, play and stay packages The first time I saw the Ritz Hotel, I was staying at the Vue Apartments next door. You can see them to the right of the photo above. I looked out and couldn’t take my eyes off an abandoned white building. It was so evocative,…

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April 29, 2021

A Post COVID Guide to Geelong

Now open to explore, Geelong is ready and raring to give you the grand tour of its wonderful sights and delights. Starting with just a few (because there are many), enjoy the delectable cafes, outdoor spaciousness and adventure awaiting you in G-Town.   The Coffee Scene First and foremost, let’s get you some much-needed sustenance…

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November 5, 2020