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Geelong - Bellarine Peninsula

One of Victoria’s most illustrious wine regions is also home to the state’s second-largest city, an elegant waterfront dining precinct and beautiful coastal destinations.

The seaside city of Geelong and the wider Bellarine Peninsula make up the westernmost headland of Port Philip Bay, offering a historic coastal region a short distance from Melbourne. Explore Geelong’s beautiful waterfront, sample delectable food and wine from the region’s diverse landscapes, play a round of golf on a scenic coastal course or begin your journey into the Bellarine Peninsula or the Great Ocean Road.

Victoria’s second-largest city, Geelong, has swelled into an exciting urban centre with a charming seaside town at its heart. A stroll through the city centre will reward you with an eclectic mix of contemporary and Victorian-era architecture. Hit Geelong’s slick waterfront to find some of the best dining and cultural experiences this city has to offer. Take in views of Corio Bay while you dine at waterfront restaurants or stroll past distinctive public art pieces. Some of the region’s finest wines and beers can be sampled at the bars and restaurants around here. Other cultural attractions nearby include the Geelong Performing Arts Centre, the Geelong Art Gallery and several live music venues in the city.

Discover the lush landscapes and passionate makers of the Bellarine Peninsula’s wines on a tour of the winemaking region. From the Surf Coast to wide, volcanic plains, this region has been producing wines since the 1800s. The Bellarine Taste Trail offers an expansive tour of wineries, farm estates, providores and restaurants on the Bellarine Peninsula. Sample fresh seafood, tasty cheeses and berries, and discover a further selection of wineries and vineyards on this scenic coastal trail.

Geelong is a jumping-off point for beginning your adventures to some of Victoria’s most popular seaside destinations. Within a short drive, you’ll find Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington and Queenscliff. The official beginning of the Great Ocean Road, home to the famous Twelve Apostles, is located in nearby Torquay.

Geelong is approximately a 1-hour drive from Melbourne. You can also reach Geelong via the regional V/Line railway or by ferry from Sorrento, on the Mornington Peninsula, to Queenscliff. Get around the region via car, local buses or an excellent network of cycling trails.

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Bellarine Peninsula?

A: Many travellers to Geelong and the wider Greater Geelong City region opt to rent cars. Whether it's getting to those out-of-the-way attractions or just hitting the road with no plan, having your own ride will help make your holiday that much more memorable. Take a look at our guide to Cheap Car Hire in Bellarine Peninsula and see what catches your eye.

Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Bellarine Peninsula?

A: Every month, 62 international flights operate from Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon). This popular international terminal is probably where you'll land for your holiday in Bellarine Peninsula.

Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Bellarine Peninsula?

A: Bellarine Peninsula is overflowing with incredible accommodation. Apartments are a reliable choice. Motels, hotels and guest houses offer great alternatives.

Q: What does a Bellarine Peninsula holiday booking with Expedia include?

A: It's entirely your choice. Combine cars, hotels and flights, or simply pick one option. You can also add some awesome attractions and experiences to your travel programme. Whatever it is you're hoping for, Expedia can help you organise a holiday in Bellarine Peninsula that's perfect for you.

Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Bellarine Peninsula?

A: What if we told you that Expedia handsomely rewards you just for bundling your Flights, Hotels, Car Rentals and Activities? Start crafting your perfect holiday and discover just how much you can save by choosing a package. So what are you waiting for? Bellarine Peninsula is waiting.

Q: What are the best things to do in Bellarine Peninsula?

A: There are loads of fun experiences and sights in Geelong. Visit this great city and discover why Geelong Art Gallery and Westfield Geelong attract the crowds. Aqua Orbs Water Park also delivers the wow factor.




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Rydges Geelong AU$142
Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020
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Rydges Geelong

Rydges Geelong

Cnr Gheringhap & Myers St, Geelong, VIC
     
    3.7 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location central and staff exceptionally helpful and friendly

    Ocean Grove Chalet AU$196
    Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020
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    Ocean Grove Chalet

    Ocean Grove Chalet

    99 The Terrace, Ocean Grove, VIC
       
      4.8 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Very friendly and accommodating staff and the welcome note and goodies was a great touch

      Vue Apartments Geelong AU$164
      Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020
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      Vue Apartments Geelong

      Vue Apartments Geelong

      6 Bellerine St, Geelong, VIC
         
        4.6 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        A excellent stay at the vue, we have stayed here a number of times and always find it good. Easy to walk around the city and close to everything. We will be back

        Devlin Apartments AU$170
        Reviewed on 10 Apr. 2020
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        Devlin Apartments

        Devlin Apartments

        312 Moorabool St, Geelong, VIC
           
          4.5 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          I absolutely enjoyed my stay at the Devlin Apartments. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. The Executive Spa room was amazing. There was an incredible spa bath in the room, a very comfy king sized bed and great amenities. Had a beautiful view and was located in such a good part of Geelong. ...

          Novotel Geelong AU$189
          Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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          Novotel Geelong

          Novotel Geelong

          10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC
             
            4.2 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Hotel was nice with friendly staff. Bed was horrible one side had a lean that felt like I’d roll out and room was only superficially clean. Very dusty on things and grubby floor in areas that may be harder to reach. Overall though was ok.

            The Waterfront Apartments, Geelong
            Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020
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            The Waterfront Apartments, Geelong

            The Waterfront Apartments, Geelong

            2-4 Yarra Street, Geelong, VIC
               
              4.5 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Much nicer than a hotel with plenty of room for 2 people. The kitchen was small but all you need for a short stay

              Discovery Parks – Geelong AU$104
              Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020
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              Discovery Parks – Geelong

              Discovery Parks – Geelong

              59 Barrabool Road, Belmont, VIC
                 
                4.5 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                excellent place to stay will be visiting again convienent

                Parkside Motel Geelong AU$113
                Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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                Parkside Motel Geelong

                Parkside Motel Geelong

                68 High Street, Belmont, VIC
                   
                  3.8 of 5
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  newly renovated and close to everything and staff was very friendly

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