Date: January 22, 2019

About Geelong and the Bellarine


10 reasons to visit Geelong and the Bellarine

There are a range of exciting and enticing reasons to explore Geelong and the Bellarine. From world class restaurants and wineries, coastal cool escapes, dolphin swims, fresh produce foodie trails and four of Australia’s best golf courses the region has something for everyone to enjoy. Learn more…

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Geelong Wine Region

Explore the Geelong wine region scattered with sophisticated cool climate wines, award winning wineries and stunning coastal views. In the last couple of decades winemakers have rediscovered rich soils and a climate that is halfway between France's Bordeaux and Burgundy. Learn more…

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Art and Culture

Whether it’s public artworks along the waterfront, cultural events, galleries or artist studios Geelong is bursting with a creative community. From city to surf, explore the deep and rich history of a region defined by its natural landscape, mercantile prowess, Indigenous heritage and creative energy. Learn more…

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Beaches and Coastline

There’s an abundance of coastal hotspots to cool off in Geelong and the Bellarine region. Visitors can discover tranquil bay beaches, where snorkelling, kayaking and boating opportunities abound or perfect picnic spots scattered around shaded foreshore areas. Learn more…

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Local Produce

Geelong and the Bellarine offers an incredible array of local produce crafted with care and pulled fresh from the land and sea. To enjoy highlights of local produce, go no further than the Bellarine Taste Trail, a curated array of wineries, farmgates, provedores, restaurants, cafes and more. Learn more…

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What’s On
Visitors can attend high profile festivals and community events across the Geelong and Bellarine region and enjoy everything from world-class cycling races and music festivals to fine wines, local delicacies and aerial acrobatics. Learn more…