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Geelong to Melbourne Ferry

Ahoy there! In partnership with some of Geelong’s leading organisations, we’re currently exploring the possibilities of a permanent Geelong to Melbourne ferry service… and are excited to announce a Geelong Ferry trial this July!  Keen to know more?  You’ll find everything you need to know about our Geelong Ferry service (including how to get your FREE trial tickets) here.

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Join in the hive of activity and vibrant events! The precinct is alive with restaurants, cafes, landscaped gardens, the famous bollards, attractions, public art – all with the million dollar water views as a backdrop. You can explore on the water – or the land and when the weather heats up, you can cool off on the Eastern Beach swimming promenade. There’s just so much to do.

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We’ve done all the heavy lifting for you… so grab a coffee (or a wine) and have a browse at our top picks for Geelong!

Geelong Ferry To The Footy

Geelong Ferry To The Footy

UPCOMING TRIPS Sunday 25 March - completed Monday 2 April - completed Sunday 13 May - completed Saturday 19 May - completed Friday 29 June - completed Friday 3 August - Cats vs Tigers. MCG. (Night match) Book Here Depart Geelong 5pm Depart Docklands 11.30 pm  ...

How to (easily) kill 1.5 hours around Geelong’s Waterfront

How to (easily) kill 1.5 hours around Geelong’s Waterfront

Where better to spend 1.5 hours exploring than Geelong, a picturesque and welcoming town - with the most vibrant backdrop that is the Waterfront.  We dock at Geelong Waterfront, just near the magical Xmas tree, which leaves you with 1.5 hours to take in all the...

Shop till you drop… or until you re-board in Geelong

Shop till you drop… or until you re-board in Geelong

A lot of shopping can be achieved in 1.5 hours, especially in Geelong!  Specialty shops, department stores and independent boutiques can be found scattered around the central city area of Geelong and also within the shop-filled shopping hub Westfield Geelong. After...

Attractions

Here’s some of our absolute fave places to discover as you explore Geelong’s waterfront precinct during your flying visit!

Eastern Beach Swimming Enclosure

Get wet… in the large open water swimming enclosure, with diving platforms, an 1920s art-deco pool with beautiful grassed surrounds. Or stay dry and enjoy the stunning walk around the enclosure (with a pre or post ice-cream) from the nearby kiosk.

Famous Bollard Walk

Get up close and personal with the locals… well at least 104 of them on the Waterfront’s famous Bollard Walk!  From bathing beauties to a city surveyors and life savers too… don’t forget your camera for a group photo or two!

The Carousel

There’s something magical about the beautifully restored Carousel… that when you see it in real life it sparks the ‘kid’ in your heart.  A whimsical ride on these hand-carved horses and chariots is a must-do for the kids (both big and little).

Geelong Botanic Gardens

Perhaps one of Geelong’s best kept secrets, the Botanic Gardens (located in Eastern Gardens) is a colourful plant collection full of amazing scents and textures. A renowned regional garden with peaceful surroundings and perfectly groomed lawns – it’s worth the short walk.

National Wool Museum

Explore this interactive museum and its vast collection of international exhibitions!  Housed in an historic wool store, this creative place will intrigue you with its award winning wool garments, paintings and displays!

Play Space at Eastern Gardens

We challenge you to find a more fun playground around!  The Play Space and Sound Garden (in Eastern Gardens) is super fun for the little ones.  Will oversized musical instruments, bamboo gardens and pirate ships with working audio systems… the fun never stops!

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