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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Outdoors & Recreation
“quality products at a nice price. Wine, Beer, Cheese and Bread. Milk and meals, Ice Cream and Chocolate and a dozen oils and sauces. Lots of Gluten free and some Vegan stuff. Coffee and advice”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“High standard regional Gallery - very good collection and host of various exhibitions”
  • 15 locals recommend
Beach
“sweeping lawns, BBQs and Shelters and a large beach. there are historic landscape elements and a great Kids Pool ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Museum
“Interpretative displays that explain the beauty and importance of wool and the Wool Industry for Geelong and the region ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“The best live music venue in thye state - a piano bar with a difference. bring your sense of fun and sing along”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“From high end to budget shopping, a great place to go for some retail therapy”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lodging
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“Winner of Best Country Pub! Amazing modern Italian menu, great local & international wine list & gorgeous beer garden on a warm day/night. Lunch & Dinner”
  • 5 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Take a trip into Geelong to visit our friends at Igni. With a menu that champions local producers and changes every week, every visit will be a unique experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Great for all sports, AFL, Big Bash Cricket WBBL, so many other sports head off at the Stadium”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“attentive and knowledge staff. showcases local wines. great for after work or cruisy evening drinks”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bus Station
“If arriving by Train to Geelong and checking in, South Geelong Station is on Yarra Street, just walk up Yarra Street to the Quartermasters for everything you need.”
  • 2 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Love this place, great staff - wonderful food - ask Tony to sing something!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Come to Geelong and stroll along our magnificent north facing waterfront. Visit the carousel and commanding bay views to Melbourne.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Movie Theater
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to eat
“GPAC live theatre shows are always fantastic - check their website for the season calendar.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little Northern Italian Restauant serving great food & italian wines. Lunch & Dinner”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Australian Restaurant
“Take a trip into Geelong to visit our friends at Igni. With a menu that champions local producers and changes every week, every visit will be a unique experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Love this place, great staff - wonderful food - ask Tony to sing something!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great little Northern Italian Restauant serving great food & italian wines. Lunch & Dinner”
  • 6 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Classic an iconic Geelong Restaurant - quality meets an amazing location on the waterfront”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You couldn’t find a more perfect location – at the End of Cunningham Pier with water views across the bay and back towards the Geelong foreshore. The interior is colorful and fun with a nod to rock and roll and amazing views. There are loads of different sized tables plus spaces for functions large and small. They can pretty much accommodate everything.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great environment and one of the oldest hotels in Geelong. Serves local drinks with amazing tastes. Good selection of food available on the menu.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Once again, our favourite Indian! Eat in or take away... The owners are really lovely people using authentic family recipes...”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Reasonable prices and very authentic - not over the top and won't break the bank! Enjoy”
  • 2 locals recommend

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