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Geelong Australia

INTRODUCTION

Geelong is the second largest city in the state of Victoria, Australia. It is a port city located on Corio Bay, 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne.

HISTORY

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

ATTRACTIONS

The city is a gateway to many renowned tourist attractions, namely the scenic Great Ocean Road, the Shipwreck Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula. Geelong is also home to the second oldest Australian Rules football club in the world, the Geelong Football Club, known by locals as The Cats.

Great to stop through if you are on your way down Great Ocean Road.

The Waterfront

Art Gallery

Since 1896, the Gallery has amassed a comprehensive collection of 19th and 20th century Australian and European paintings. Interspersed throughout the nine galleries are exhibitions of decorative arts, including 18th and 19th century English porcelain, British art pottery, and colonial Australian silver, as well as contemporary Australian paintings, sculpture and ceramics.

National Wool Museum

Take a fascinating journey through the history of the wool industry and learn about the characters and events that has made it one of Australia's greatest industries.

Maritime Museum

Displays include typical luggage of an early passenger, scaled models of ships that either visited Geelong or called the port home, and relics of trade and navigation. View photographs of the navy's first-class of thirteen-year-old boys, which produced three Admirals and many heroes in the Royal Australian navy. Wonder at an early 'fold out' canoe used for secret missions during WWII,or imagine diving in the turn-of-the-20th-century gear, or working the apparatus that pumped pure oxygen to the diver below.

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