Discover the past, present and exciting future of Ford Australia at the Ford Discovery Centre. You can learn how Ford designs cars in the specially constructed mock design studio. Ford Discovery Centre is open for group tours, functions and meetings.
Wirrimbirra is a property of the National Trust of Australia (NSW). Established in the sixties by Thistle Harris, and managed as a flora and fauna sanctuary, Wirrimbirra is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers. Walk-through native animal enclosure, native plant nursery, gift shop, picnic tables and budget cabin accommodation.
We are Geelong Bowling Lanes in Belmont... One of the original tenpin bowling centres of Geelong! The home of disco bowling! Each of our centres offers fully automated bumper bowling to ensure those gutters aren\'t a problem! We also have ball ramps and lighter balls for those who need a little helping hand. At Oz Tenpin, we strive to make every game a great experience for everyone! Whether you\'re a first timer or seasoned pro, we have what it takes to give you the edge.
Village Cinemas is a major force in cinema exhibition in Australia and overseas. Village Cinemas Australia is a division of Village Cinemas International, which, together with its strategic partners, currently operates in Australia, Singapore, Greece and the Czech Republic.
Village Cinemas operate traditional cinemas, drive-ins, and specialised cinema experiences of Cinema Europa and Gold Class.
Village Cinemas International is part of the Village Roadshow group of media and entertainment companies.
Oz Tenpin Geelong Bowling Lanes are situated on Reynolds Road, BELMONT. Come in and Take advantage of our great facilities while relaxing with Family, friends or Colleagues.
The laser skirmish guns shoot harmless beams of infra-red light, they work both indoors and outdoors, make lots of noise and have sensors on the target lighting up to show a ‘hit’. Each hit reduces available health points, until the player gets “killed or retired” from the game.
There are several different weapons on offer including short-range sub-machine guns through to long-range telescopic sniper rifles, each with its own tactics and uses.
Many different tactical missions and scenarios are battled out and are to be won or lost.
Teams must work together on their planning and strategy to achieve their aims and objectives.
Online Shopping from Westfield. Buy Men's and Women's Clothing, Kids Toys, Computers, Movies and a wide range of other items online.
The Barrgowan Vineyard and Winery is owned and operated by Dick and Dib Simonsen. Vines were planted in 1994 with the objective of producing a high quality Shiraz for private consumption. This specialisation in Shiraz continues and the high
Geelong Cats know how to put on a great performance - on and off the field. For food, functions and fun you can't go past Club Cats.
Boasting 6 unique function spaces, multiple executive suites and a dedicated and innovative functions team, we can cater for your next event. Whether it be a Conference, Wedding, Launch or Social Event, Cats Hospitality is committed to your success.
Located an easy 60 minute drive from Melbourne CBD, minutes from Geelong CBD, 15 minutes from the award winning Bellarine and Moorabool Valley Wineries and 20 minutes from the beautiful Surfcoast, why not make Simonds Stadium your next destination?
For a more comprehensive overview of Geelong Cats, contact out team today.
Blackgate Lodge Alpaca Stud is located near Torquay at the start of the Great Ocean Road. Drop in for a visit and learn all about Alpacas. The herd lives in the luxury of a 14 hectare clearing inside 28 hectares of virgin remnant bushland,
Geelong Wine embraces some of Victoria's best scenery, local produce and touring opportunities in the Great Ocean Road Region. Whether it is the distinctive maritime flavours of The Bellarine, the ancient richness of the Moorabool Valley Wine Region or the rugged, exposed coastline of the Surf Coast, the Geelong Wine Region is united by boutique, family owned winegrowers producing premium quality hand crafted wines. With each sub region and winery displaying their own unique characteristics, visitors are invited to explore the diversity of the Geelong Wine Region's stunning scenery, touring routes and restaurants whilst sampling some of Victoria's finest cellar door experiences. Geelong's family owned boutique operators maximise their wine's potential by hand pruning, hand picking and hand crafting their wines allowing regional characters to develop. Whether you're a visitor enjoying a holiday/short break in the region or if you're a local looking to explore the wineries in your own back yard, the Geelong Region's wineries are a great place to visit.
Geelong Performing Arts Centre is a hub for live entertainment in the region, attracting some of the best performers from throughout Australia and overseas. Located in the heart of the Geelong city's cultural precinct, Geelong Performing Arts Centre includes two theatres, the recently refurbished 800-seat Playhouse, and the more intimate 325-seat Drama Theatre, as well as a cafe, bar, foyer area, meeting rooms and rehearsal studios. The centre also manages the 2000-seat Costa Hall, located at Deakin University's Waterfront Campus, which is used for large-scale concerts, lectures and conferences. Geelong Performing Arts Centre presents a range of performances through its Family Magic, Musical Mornings and Theatre Season programs, as well film festivals, touring productions, concerts, local theatre and school productions, so there is always something on at Geelong Performing Arts Centre. Visitors to the region will appreciate the venue's central location and proximity to restaurants and accommodation. Since opening in 1981, Geelong Performing Arts Centre has undergone several facelifts, most recently the three million dollar refurbishment of the Playhouse to create a modern, technically superior and accessible theatre. To find out what's on at Geelong Performing Arts Centre, go to their website.
Renowned for style and innovation, Judy Chirnside Flowers delivers only the finest quality flowers, products, designs and customer service to clients. Their team of highly talented florists create stunning, long-lasting fresh flower arrangements for all occasions including birthdays, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, celebrations and funerals. Judy Chirnside Flowers also specialises in corporate and event flowers including parties and weddings and have more than 25 years experience in delivering stylish and striking flowers to enhance your venue. For a further information on different types of arrangements Judy Chirnside Flowers can do and pricing for arrangements, please view their website.
The Old Geelong Gaol museum has a great variety of displays that tell the history of the gaol and visitors get hands on experience of the harsh conditions prisoners and staff endured at the facility Open from 1pm - 4pm Saturdays, Sundays, school and public holidays, Visitors can experience solitary confinement cells, get a taste of prison life, meet some infamous figures who have spent time at the gaol and see the original hallows.
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club is recognised as one of Australia's premier Yacht Clubs and boasts a proud history that stretches 150 years. The Royal Geelong Yacht Club plays host to many major yachting events that cover every facet of sailing from International Cadet racing, Etchell class racing, high octane skiff regattas, club based keel boat sailing, all the way through to Australia's oldest sporting event, Audi Victoria Week held annually on the Australia Day long weekend. The excellent facilities give members the opportunity to enjoy true absolute waterfrontage and enjoy the best view that any yacht club can offer. Take in the views from the Members' Lounge, the Marina Cafe deck or the upstairs balcony. No other facility in Geelong can match the location! Members enjoy subsidised bar prices, access to member exclusive dining and private BBQ facilities that are completely cost free. These are just the beginning of member benefits as there is also a busy social calendar of events to select from. A first class cadet facility provides young sailors with the opportunity to learn from some very accomplished club sailors who include State, National and even World Champions. Novice sailors will be warmly welcomed and encouraged to develop new skills and new friendships. The modern club house allows members and the public to access fresh new conference and meeting rooms, with a larger room that is perfect for corporate events, wedding receptions or other significant events. The many catering options that they provide will suit any occasion. Please call if you have any inquiry, or search the website for concise information on every aspect of The Royal Geelong Yacht Club, drop in to view the facilities or contact by phone or e-mail.
Courthouse ARTS offers a variety of uses from performances, to exhibitions, conferences, meetings, rehearsals, lectures and functions. Together with creating a destination in Geelong where you can experience the latest music, theatre, dance and art. Courthouse ARTS is also a non for profit organisation driven and directed by young people and aimed at young people to escape the everyday, be inspired and have fun. Courthouse ARTS ia a springboard for artistic pathways and industry skills, your connection to some of the best young arts professionals in Australia. Visit the website for more information.
Laser Strike is a safe and exciting outdoor laser skirmish, laser tag based in The Basin, Gembrook, Geelong, Warrnambool, Mansfield-Benalla, Phillip Island, Mt Buller and Mobile! The laser skirmish guns shoot harmless beams of infra-red light, they work both indoors and outdoors, make lots of noise and have sensors on the target lighting up to show a 'hit'. Each hit reduces available health points, until the player gets "killed or retired" from the game. There are several different weapons on offer including short-range sub-machine guns through to long-range telescopic sniper rifles, each with its own tactics and uses. Many different tactical missions and scenarios are battled out and are to be won or lost. Teams must work together on their planning and strategy to achieve their aims and objectives. Games and sessions available both during the day and at night. Laser Strike and it's combat simulation is just like paintball but without the pain or the bruises and is great for birthday parties, sports teams, corporate team building events, school and university groups, social clubs and groups, hens and bucks parties and individuals Laser Strike is also 100% fully mobile. Yes, Combat Laser Strike can come to you! Best of all ----ANY AGE CAN PLAY!
art@wintergarden is a working studio gallery, situated in Geelong, where you will find art works of excellence including landscapes, still life, portraiture and sculptures. art@wintergarden hosts an exciting rotation of exhibitions, traditional and contemporary and operates an active studio space where small painting classes and workshops are regularly held. Artist/Proprietor Jill Shalless, founder of "Dabble 'n' Daub" moved into "The Wintergarden" in late 2004.
Umhauer's has been a name synonymous with quality automotive service in Geelong for over 80 years. The company was founded by Reginald Umhauer in 1928, a small workshop at the corner of McKillop Street and Ormand Road. The company now has a third generation of Umhauer's, Kris Umhauer, Reginald’s grandson. From humble beginnings servicing motor vehicles, UMHAUER'S now continue to service motor vehicles and sell 4WD Accessories, Camping Gear, Roof Racks, Caravan Accessories and Towing Equipment.
Umhauers is an ARB Stockist and a Hayman Reese Specialist Store.
Umhauers is a one stop shop for everything you need to go Exploring whether it’s 4WD Touring, Camping, and Caravanning, It all starts at Umhauers.
We are an ARB Stockist and also a Hayman Reese Dealer.
Gallery and showroom, retailing and wholesaling of in-house designed unique and exotic furniture, architectural pieces, homewares, antiques and bohemian antiques. Including in-house import and export of exotic and unique pieces. Plus a large range of folk art, artifacts and curios, together with local and original artworks. The gallery has over 25 years experience in the design, production and distribution of their in-house products locally, nationally and internationally. Innovative, inspiring, living pieces. In addition to supplying a wide section of local and international clients, gallery clients have also included architects, interior designers, project builders, film producers and advertising agencies who have sought out that special and unique "stand out" piece. Whether it be, a brass and iron table crafted from ancient doors, huge carved double doors salvaged from a remote Indian fort, an ancient hand-carved Tibetan cabinet, an intricately carved and inlaid Indian palace sideboard or a centuries old hand-crafted, hand-painted temple from Kashmir, ONE5ONE Gallery specialise in the creation and import of unique, in-house products...
Located just 15km northeast of the Geelong CBD and only 30 mins from Melbourne, Werribee and Point Cook. Saddle On Riding School’s facilities are set on 78 acres where you can enjoy a casual one on one horse riding lesson, or join your friends for a term of group lessons! We also offer excursion packages for groups of all ages and backgrounds.
While children over 5 years of age are able to take horse riding lessons, we want to make sure the younger children have fun too! That's why we offer led pony rides for 1 adult to lead one child around our beautiful property for 30 mins.
Plus, keep an eye out on the Saddle On website for holiday activities such as horse riding day camps and private lessons.
With canteen facilities, Saddle On also provide cold drinks, hot drinks, and a variety of food to enjoy before or after your ride.
If you haven't heard of them already, Saddle On host extremely fun birthday parties every Saturday during school terms. Choose from a variety of horse riding parties or go for an adventure party! Every party includes a close up encounter with our animals in the animal farm... you can give our goats some bread, hold the bunnies, watch the emu racing his friends (the chooks), give the guinea pigs a cuddle or hold our resident pet snake!
Last but not least Saddle On is a registered training organisation, offering industry recognised courses in the equine industry.
So what are you waiting for? Come get your Saddle On!
The Rock Adventure Centre is a state-of-the-art indoor rock climbing facility located in Geelong, Victoria. The Rock features 1000 square metres of Climbing terrain, walls up to 12 metres high, huge variety of routes, for Beginners to Experts, two abseiling towers, massive Bouldering Area and Bouldering Cave, stretching area and training walls, cafe and specialist climbing equipment shop.
Stand Up Paddle-boarding, or SUP, is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world for adults and kids. SUP lessons, tours and fitness classes are now being offered on Geelong Waterfront, Ocean Grove main beach, and Barwon Heads. These locations are perfect places to learn Stand Up Paddle-boarding in a safe, fun and protected environment. WSUP offers lessons, tours and fitness classes weather permitting. Stand up paddle boarding lessons are a fantastic way to get into the sport and start your journey to the unknown, while enduring general fitness, strengthening and core muscles and balance or just paddling your favourite waterway. SUP lessons are great for groups, families, corporate and school groups. The experienced and qualified instructors ensure water safety, paddling technique, equipment, and of course fun are provided in each lesson, every time. WSUP instructors can assist in the selection of the right equipment for your level of skill. SUP also supply packages of boards, paddles and leg-ropes for purchase.
The Beckley Centre is a new $10 million dollar facility and will validate Geelong as an epicentre for greyhound racing and put the GGRC at the forefront of greyhound racing in Australia. With racing almost every Thursday and Friday night the Club is a great venue for a fun night out with family and Friends. Greyhound Racing has been held in Geelong since 1936 and the Geelong Greyhound Racing Club has just completed the biggest development in the clubs history with a complete re-development of grandstand, restaurant, bar and TAB facilities as well as a newly configured two track complex with both country and city racing configurations. The Club is not just a racing venue with superb catering facilities making it the ideal location for conferences, work functions and Christmas parties.
The National Wool Museum is housed in a beautifully restored 1872 bluestone wool store. You can create your own National Wool Museum adventure experience, a cultural hub in Victoria’s second largest city. A vibrant gathering place between the historic waterfront and central Geelong and a place to collect, share and create stories of our community and region. Here history, science, fashion, handcraft and art come together. Temporary exhibitions and programs combine lifelong learning, hands-on exploration and entertainment for people of all ages. The Museum is Australia's largest comprehensive museum of wool, showcasing the region's wool story - from the sheep's back to the clothes rack, and from the birth of the industry in the 1840's to its place in the world today. Central to the Museum experience is the 1910 built Axminster Jacquard carpet loom. Daily demonstrations by the Museum's skilled carpet weavers show how the loom works, and at the same time produce the Museum's own "Manor House Rug", available for purchase through the Museum Shop. The Museum Shop stocks a wide range of woollen products and unique local crafts while Denny’s Kitchen offers great food. The Museum is fully wheel chair accessible and there are accessible parking spaces located directly in front of the Museum. Bus parking and group tours are also available.
The Geelong Heritage Centre is Victoria's largest regional archive and history resource facility. The Centre provides public access to collection records for family history research, legal administrative recall, establishing citizen's rights and entitlements, cultural enjoyment and historical display purposes. The archive collection embraces the histories of locations in the City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast and Golden Plains Shires, dating back to 1838. The Geelong Heritage Centre has an extensive local and family history collection that includes council records, newspapers, reference works, maps and plans, photographs and oral histories. The Centre provides assistance and guidance to members of the general public in family, local history and school projects. The Geelong Heritage Centre has exhibitions of collection material for free public viewing all year round , and most of these displays are developed to enhance understanding of significant historic events, and, or celebrate anniversaries of major 'milestones' in Geelong and local district history. The Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room is located on Level Two at the National Wool Museum in Geelong. The Centre collection consists of approximately 2 km of shelved archived material including over 40,000 images and more than 30km of microfilm. The Centre has a permanent staff of three, supported by a team of dedicated volunteers who help in a variety of ways. In 2012, the Centre received over 7000 visitor and client inquiries. The local community, as well as visitors from Melbourne and regional Victoria, interstate and international tourists have discovered amazing information about their ancestors who have lived, worked or travelled through the Geelong and surrounding region in the past. Visit online via the Centre's web page and access to the new historic image library is attached to it .
Metropolis Gallery has an impressive range of paintings, limited edition prints, art glass and jewellery and presents an exciting calendar of exhibitions that can be previewed on the website. As well as works by contemporary and indigenous Australian painters including some of the Geelong region's foremost artists, Metropolis exhibits limited edition prints by top Australian printmakers including Jazmina Cininas, Robert Clinch, Graham Fransella, David Frazer, Nicolas and Madeleine Goodwolf, Deborah Klein, Damon Kowarsky, Adrian Lockhart, Marco Luccio, Vida Pearson, Deborah Williams and Joel Wolter. Metropolis Gallery presents Indigenous Art in association with several important Aboriginal Art Centres including Papunya Tula Artists and Ngurratjuta Many Hands Art Centre, and Collectors Shows that feature significant, smaller works by major Australian Artists. Always attracting attention at Metropolis are works by glass artists Philip Stokes, Amanda Louden, Brian Hurst, James McMurtrie and Keith Rowe, and a unique selection of designer jewellery is also helpful for those looking for a special gift. If you're visiting the Bellarine Peninsula and the Great Ocean Road, Metropolis Gallery is well situated in central Geelong with convenient street parking out front in Ryrie Street.
Moorabool Valley Chocolate is a small family-owned business. The chocolates are carefully hand-made in the new chocolate kitchen attached to an 80-year-old farmhouse on the outskirts of Geelong. Moorabool Valley Chocolate use fresh ingredients and natural flavourings, locally sourced whenever possible. They are always experimenting with new flavours and combinations to add to the product range, which means that the range is constantly changing. Moorabool Valley Chocolate make truffles, pralines, fruit and nut clusters, chocolate bars and novelty items. They respond to consumers' needs and will do the best to create the chocolate you want. Most of the chocolates have no preservatives, so it is recommended that you store them in a cool place and consume them as soon as possible. The owner and chocolatier, Lynne Meek, was awarded second prize, Hand-Made Chocolates, Royal Melbourne Show 2006.
From iconic colonial masterpieces to compelling contemporary works of art, the Geelong Gallery is the perfect place to unwind and be inspired.
Since its establishment in 1896 the Gallery has amassed a magnificent collection of 19th and 20th century Australian and European paintings and decorative arts, including 18th and 19th century English porcelain, British art pottery, colonial Australian silver, as well as contemporary Australian paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics. A particular focus of the collection is early images of the Geelong region. The Gallery’s outstanding collection includes many works of national significance such as Eugene von Guérard’s View of Geelong (1856) and Frederick McCubbin’s A bush burial (1890).
Visit the Gallery to view works from the permanent collection as well as a vibrant program of special exhibitions accompanied by talks and events.
The house and 'old world' garden at The Heights dates back to the 1850s. The house was built in 1855 and is remarkable for being the largest (14 rooms) German, prefabricated house in Victoria. During the 1930s, the building was extensively altered to reflect contemporary taste although the extensive gardens, stables, outbuildings and water tower survive intact from the 19th century. The heights retains a small collection of fine Georgian furniture collected by the last owners, Louis and Marnie Whyte. Early 1860s plantings still dominate this beautiful Geelong garden today and the aged oaks and conifers provide great delight to visitors. Garden or self-guided garden walks are available.
Mix and Go FroYo is Australia's Premier Frozen Yogurt. Their premium frozen yogurt is the perfect diet-friendly dessert or snack. Once you try their creamy frozen yogurt made with fresh ingredients, you will be coming back for more! Mix and Go FroYo offer a 98 per cent fat free yogurt in a wide range of fantastic, handpicked flavours, along with a great selection of fresh toppings. At Mix and Go FroYo, they support Australian farmers by stocking A-grade Australian dairy products, the freshest Australian grown fruits. They also have a great range of dry toppings and sweets, all free of artificial colours and flavours. Visit a Mix and Go FroYo store today to try Australia's best self-serve frozen yogurt and delicious toppings.
Eulung Day Spa embraces everything beautiful about a healthy body, mind and spirit. Come on the journey of relaxation and renewal to discover a more vibrant you. Experience the Equisite Aveda skin, body, massage and hair treatments at Eulung Day Spa an Aveda Concept Salon and Spa. Features include a dual room, relaxation lounge and sensational Thermal M Steam and Vichy Cocoon.
The Palais Bingo Centre is a family business that operates in the CBD of Geelong, Victoria. Win fabulous prizes! If you are over 18 and wanting to play bingo, come visit the Palais and meet the friendly staff who will welcome you day and night between Monday and Saturday. Full canteen facilities, free tea and coffee, and car parking.
How Bazaar Geelong is an antiques and collectables market place with 1000 square metres of books, furniture, jewellery and interesting memorabilia. An extensive range of antiques and collectables all in the one building. A definite must for any collector or bargain hunter. Pieces include the likes of antique furniture and kitchen wear right through to the odd dodgem car and petrol bowser.
The Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens were founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit community organisation to support the Geelong Botanic Gardens by providing a range of on-site activities for the members as well as the public. These include the Growing Friends’ Nursery open every Wednesday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm at the rear of the Geelong Botanic Gardens and seasonal weekend plant sales. Guided walks in the Gardens through their Discovery walk series including free guided walks on Wednesdays at 11 am and Sundays at 2 pm. Maintenance of the Perennial Border and the Heritage Rose Garden, and management of the Geelong School of Botanical Art. For more information about the Friends’, how to get involved and what's happening at the Geelong Botanic gardens visit their website www.friendsgbg.org.au
Market Square Shopping Centre is Geelong's original shopping centre offering over 80 fashion, health and beauty, food, services, electronics and homewares retailers. Open seven days a week for your shopping convenience, Market Square provides cheaper and easier car parking in Geelong, with over 600 easy to access car parks, including disability and parent's with prams spaces. It is only one dollar for up to two hours of undercover parking! Market Square is the people's Centre where friends and family meet for lunch or coffees at one of their great cafes and youth can enjoy great events and shopping. Mature adults enjoy Market Square for its easy to navigate Centre, wheelchair services and freebies for over 50s every Tuesday as part of 'Market Square's Experience With Us' program. Check their website for the latest freebies. Market Square provides a wide range of services, such as Australia Post, Medicare, Centrelink, many of the banks as well as oriental massage, American Nails and Harvey World Travel to name just a few. Other retailers include JB HiFi, Harris Scarfe, Cotton On, Cotton On Kids, Ghanda, Jay Jays, Witchery, Sportsgirl, Tonia T, Man To Man, Duff's the Jeweller, Dymock's Bookstore and Novo Shoes are just a few of the quality retailers you can enjoy at Market Square Shopping Centre. A visitor information booth is located on the ground floor at the Moorabool Street entrance. The friendly staff can provide information on local Geelong attractions, events and answer any other questions. Parents rooms are located on the ground floor and level one with changing facilities, private feeding rooms, microwave and nappy dispensers. There are free school holiday activities, every school holiday for children aged between three to 12 years. Please see Market Square Shopping Centre's website for information on events, stores and latest offers available.
Endota day spa Geelong, the day spa Geelong turns to for truly tempting treatments. Endota day spa Geelong has recently received several awards. endota's franchisee of the year runners up for 2011. 2011 Geelong Business Awards finalist for Health and Wellbeing Small Business. Located one hour South West of Melbourne, on the Bellarine Peninsula, day spa heaven awaits. This polished Bellarine day spa sits on Geelong's brilliant, busy Pakington St. But inside, sublime spa massage, organic facials and spa body treatments melt stress away. endota day spa Geelong's five eco-fabulous treatment rooms include a double room for group or couples' day spa treatments. Get in for the best Bellarine beauty therapy. The greatest Geelong massage. Manicure or pedicure with a friend in the double treatment room. If it is just the bits n bods you need done they also offer waxing, tinting and spray tans. For your product needs they stock endota organic skincare, endota glycolic skincare and dermalogica. You belong in endota day spa Geelong.
Boom Gallery is a vibrant and active contemporary art gallery. It represents a cross section of work from emerging and established artists, with a strong regional bias. Boom Gallery exhibits most media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, design and small objects. Boom Gallery gives artists a platform to exhibit and sell their work and provide information to the customers about art investment.
Waterfront Geelong train tours run for 20 minutes from the Carousel to Eastern beach pools and return. The 20 minute rides leave every half hour, or quarter hour during peak season. Operates weekends, school and public holidays, all year. More than a kids ride! Enjoy the Four Bay Bungy Trampoline with a five minute jump guarantee, longer when there is no queue. Next to Carousel, Steampacket Place, September to Mothers Day, weekends, school and public holidays. Somersault and jump to seven metres high! Weather permitting. Events on and off site for trackless train and on-site for Bungy Trampoline.
The Carousel is an Armitage-Herschell portable steam driven, hand-carved wooden carousel that was constructed circa 1892 and is one of only 200 in operation around the world. Featuring 36 Dare horses and two chariots, it was purchased by the Steampacket Place Development Board in 1996 and painstakingly restored. The Carousel is housed in a beautiful Glass Pavilion located on Waterfront Geelong.
The Carousel has become an ideal accessible meeting place for the community, and City of Greater Geelong take pride in providing a memorable experience for all ages and abilities. This has been made possible with improved access to the pavilion, the welcome installation of a mobility lift and recharge point.
The Carousel also offers Children’s Birthday Parties, Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions and Corporate Functions.
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The Carousel is located on Waterfront Geelong, which is only a block from the CBD of Geelong.
Narana Creations is an Australian Aboriginal cultural tourism and educational enterprise, which is committed to providing a welcome entree to today's indigenous culture. Visitors can experience exhilarating cultural demonstrations, amazing didgeridoo playing and try 'hands-on' boomerang throwing. Also available for purchase is genuine Aboriginal art and craft of the highest quality.
Geelong Helicopters operates scenic flights daily from the Geelong Waterfront on the Yarra Street Pier and also by appointment from Barwon Heads Airport. Whether you live in Geelong, travelling down for the day or are passing through, a helicopter ride is a guaranteed way to make your trip even more memorable. Let Geelong Helicopters show you Corio Bay, Geelong CBD, Barwon River, the famous Bells Beach and Torquay, the Gate way to the Great Ocean Road from a view not seen by all. Once you've experienced vertical flight you'll understand why everyone loves the feeling of flying in a helicopter.