If you are looking for a holiday based on the water where there is history, culture, food, wine, events and plenty of wonderful natural and manmade attractions all year to experience as well as being within a close proximity to the famous Great Ocean Road, then Geelong is the place for you. The gateway to the Great Ocean Road is a place where you can wine and dine, shop until you drop and enjoy the many city highlights in Victoria's second largest city.
Book into one of the many accommodation establishments and begin a holiday of indulgence, relaxation, adventure, thrills and spills. Whether you are planning to visit during the winter months or warmer seasons of spring and summer you will surely find an array of things to keep you fully entertained, no matter what your age!
Geelong is steeped in history with its beautiful museums and 100 National Trust listed buildings as well as the National Wool Museum and not to mention the countless art galleries where you see fine art collection, paintings and sculptures. There are interesting streets to wander down and alleyways to explore and with every corner you turn there is always something fascinating to take your interest or something wonderful to see.
Walk down Pakington Street with its many eateries, cafes and restaurants that you can dine at and sample some fine foods and wine from the region or make your way to the water where there are waterfront restaurants, parks and gardens that you can relax in and really enjoy and kick back until your heart is content. Geelong's waterfront is dotted with beautiful sculptures to marvel at, shopping malls, rock pools, boutiques, gardens and more. You can spend all day just admiring the view or taking in the sights.
For action why not go jet skiing or water skiing are take the family for a day at the beach where you can go swimming, sunbaking, paddle boating or kayaking. You may even like to go cycling through the city or along the foreshore or perhaps take in some of the scenic sights along the Great Ocean Road by bicycle. There are beautiful walking tracks to hike along either self guided or with your very own tour guide or perhaps you would like to spend the day in the countryside visiting some of the award winning wineries in the area.
The waters off Geelong are filled with plenty of adventure from swimming, scuba diving through to some of Australia's finest fishing. You can spend all day reeling in some fine catches of the day and cooking them up on the BBQ for dinner! You might be interested to go skydiving or four wheel driving through an adventure park or perhaps learn to surf which will have you surfing the local breaks in no time at all. Geelong is a city where anything is possible, so no matter how big or small you are you will surely find a whole list of things for your next holiday and with the abundance of accommodation that ranges from budget through to luxury five star style and class you can book the ideal place that will suite you and your budget.
So why not plan a visit to Geelong where the kids will be completely entertained you will be amazed at a city that has it all.
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