The HOT List: Top 7 Highlights of the Central Geelong Christmas Trail

Geelong is only 1 hour away from Melbourne by car or train and this regional city is really putting out all the stops this festive season! The Central Geelong Christmas Trail is a fantastic free program of curated events with a handy pdf map and interactive app to help you explore all the festive cheer hosted within […]

The HOT List: Top 14 Places to go with Kids in Geelong

Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city and it’s so easy to get to from Melbourne being only about 1 hour by freeway or Vline train. The city has lots to offer families, particularly the Geelong Waterfront area, and it makes for a fantastic half or full day destination for families. Here are some of my […]

HOT: Geelong Play Space, Eastern Park Circuit, Geelong

The Geelong Play Space is a fully fenced playground next to the Geelong Botanic Gardens and it’s one of Geelong’s best playgrounds. The award-winning design combines imaginative features and a mainly natural setting to create a play space that sparks the imagination. As you walk down the musical bell bridge, what first captures your eye […]

HOT: Festival of Sails, Geelong Waterfront, Geelong

Updated January 2017 The Festival of Sails in Geelong is held every year on Australia Day and it is the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere and one of Australia’s oldest oldest sporting events. Even if you have no interest or knowledge of boat racing the free community Shoreside Festival is a great family […]

HOT: Eastern Beach Reserve, 95 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong

Is this view of a tropical resort? No, it’s Eastern Beach Geelong, on our own back doorstep only an hour from Melbourne. Eastern Beach Reserve is right in Geelong’s CBD and it’s an amazing, free place to cool down, have fun, relax and party, right by the shimmering waters of Corio Bay. You can enter via […]

HOT: Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St, Geelong

The shape of the new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is truly striking. Its domed roof is visible from far away and takes inspiration from great reading rooms around the world (including, Melbourne’s own State Library Dome). The modern architecture feels perfectly at home in leafy Johnstone Park and complements the surroundings. The ground floor includes a news […]

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