Geelong travel guide

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You're Going to Love Geelong

With a population of 226,034, Geelong is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Geelong

If you’re looking for affordable options, Parkers Steakhouse - Geelong (2 Shorts Place) and Emerge (112 Ryrie Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Black Sheep Geelong (66 Brougham Steet) and Edge Geelong (1/6-8 Eastern Beach Road) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Geelong.

When to visit Geelong

Geelong in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Geelong in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Geelong in January, when the average temperature is 19 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 5 °C, with an average temperature of 9 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 50 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Geelong, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Geelong


When flying to Geelong, you’ll arrive at Melbourne Avalon (AVV), which is located 15 km from the city centre.


Located 1.3 km from the city centre, South Geelong is the busiest station in Geelong. Another popular train station is Geelong, located 0.5 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Geelong is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 65 km from Geelong. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Geelong

Airlines serving Geelong

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Where to stay in popular areas of Geelong

Hiring a car in Geelong

Expect to pay $2.05 per litre in Geelong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $24.58 and $32.77. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Geelong, while also 65% cheaper than other types, on average.