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Popular places to visit in Avalon

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Werribee Open Range Zoo

4.5/5(6 reviews)

Why not visit the animals who live at Werribee Open Range Zoo and see why this is a popular attraction in Melbourne? Amble within the gardens or visit the spas in this romantic area.

Queenscliff Ferry
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Queenscliff Ferry

4.5/5(10 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Queenscliff with a trip to Queenscliff Ferry. Visit the area's spas or amble around its beautiful beaches.

The Carousel
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The Carousel

Learn about the local history of Geelong with a stop at The Carousel. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or visit the shops in the area.

Werribee Mansion
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Werribee Mansion

Find out about the history of Melbourne when you take a trip to Werribee Mansion. Amble within the gardens or visit the zoo in this relaxing area.

You Yangs Regional Park
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You Yangs Regional Park

Explore the great outdoors at You Yangs Regional Park, a lovely green space in Geelong. Amble around the area's seaside or visit its theme park.

Geelong Botanical Gardens
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Geelong Botanical Gardens

4.5/5(2 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Geelong Botanical Gardens, a lovely green space in Geelong. Stroll along the beautiful beaches or visit the shops in this relaxing area.

Top things to do in Avalon

Queenscliff Seal & Dolphin Swim Cruise
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Queenscliff Seal & Dolphin Swim Cruise

¥5,791
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Tandem Skydive Over Bells Beach, Torquay - up to 12,000ft
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Tandem Skydive Over Bells Beach, Torquay - up to 12,000ft

¥18,723
Per adult
Full day - Bellarine Food and Wine Taste Trail
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Full day - Bellarine Food and Wine Taste Trail

¥13,627
Per adult
Balloon Flights over Geelong
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Balloon Flights over Geelong

¥33,496
Per adult
Torquay Beach Surfing Lesson
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Torquay Beach Surfing Lesson

¥4,996
Per adult
Melbourne Airport (AVV) to City Center to Airport - Private Transfer
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Melbourne Airport (AVV) to City Center to Airport - Private Transfer

¥14,957
Per adult

Top Hotels in Avalon

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Wyndham Resort Torquay
Wyndham Resort Torquay
4 out of 5
100 The Esplanade, Torquay, VIC
The price is ¥12,749 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Situated by the ocean, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Front Beach, Torquay Central Farmers Market, and Surf World Museum. Torquay Visitor Information ...

4.2/5Excellent! (914 reviews)
Another lovely night in Torquay

"Good position & location - have stayed before but on higher levels not in ground floor Our only slight disappointment - no coffee available from coffee cart in morn (after checking what time u could get a cuppa - 7am!!!) because somebody forgot to Have it turned on !!!!!! We had to go elsewhere ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Wyndham Resort Torquay
Rydges Geelong
Rydges Geelong
4 out of 5
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers St, Geelong, VIC
The price is ¥10,186 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in the heart of Geelong, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Geelong Performing Arts Center and Westfield Geelong. Old Geelong Gaol and National ...

3.7/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Our first trip away since COVID-19. They did their best but not quite the same as previous experiences with the bar etc open"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Rydges Geelong
Devlin Apartments
Devlin Apartments
3.5 out of 5
312 Moorabool St, Geelong, VIC

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Simonds Stadium and Kardinia Park. Geelong Performing Arts Center and Old Geelong Gaol are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (390 reviews)

"Great stay, comfortable bed. Lovely place"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Devlin Apartments
Vue Apartments Geelong
Vue Apartments Geelong
4.5 out of 5
6 Bellerine St, Geelong, VIC
The price is ¥11,063 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in the heart of Geelong, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Eastern Beach, Steampacket Gardens, and Westfield Geelong. National ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,170 reviews)

"Good value at a great location with friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Vue Apartments Geelong
Ocean Grove Chalet
Ocean Grove Chalet
3.5 out of 5
99 The Terrace, Ocean Grove, VIC
The price is ¥13,221 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Situated by the sea, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Raffs Beach and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Barwon Heads Golf Club. Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Ocean Grove Chalet
Novotel Geelong
Novotel Geelong
4 out of 5
10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC
The price is ¥14,098 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in the heart of Geelong, this beach hotel is steps from Steampacket Gardens, The Carousel, and National Wool Museum. Deakin University and Eastern Beach ...

4.2/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Great Night In, very welcoming. Great Food and Great Service. Highly Recommend"…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Novotel Geelong

Other neighborhoods in Geelong

View from big rock at you yangs regional park. There is a walk to the rock from the picnic area.

The you yangs used to be volcanos. Big rock is just one example of the granite boulders you can find in the area. #localgem
Photo by Jade Craven

Little River

You'll enjoy the restaurants and parks in Little River. You might want to make time for a stop at You Yangs Regional Park or Freshwater Swamp-Little River Wildlife Reserve.

Little River
Walking distance from the South Geelong train station, the Little Creatures Brewery is a fun place to spend the day. It's like the Willy Wonka factory for beer lovers! White Rabbit is also on the premises. #SMDdoesOZ #Geelong #Australia
Photo by Steph Dobson

South Geelong

If you're spending some time in South Geelong, Kardinia Park and Little Creatures Brewery are top sights worth seeing.

South Geelong
Balyang Sanctuary in Geelong is a great place for families to visit. The area was converted to a haven for various waterbirds including ducks, pelicans and cormorants. It is very close to the Barwon River Trail and has many tables for picnics. 

Birdwatchers can find many interesting animals here if they explore it in depth. #localgem
Photo by Jade Craven

Newtown

Unique features of Newtown include the restaurants and shopping. Make a stop by The Heights Heritage House and Garden or Balyang Sanctuary while you're exploring the area.

Newtown
Geelong - Bellarine Peninsula featuring general coastal views and a bridge as well as an individual male

Leopold

When in Leopold, you can plan a visit to Adventure Park Geelong and Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Leopold
This is a lovely place to go exploring at any time of the year. There is a walking track along the river that leads to a number of platforms, which has beautiful views over the falls.

After a decent winters rain, it's great for photographers. In summer you can find a lot of skinks here. Great biodiversity. #lovemytown
Photo by Jade Craven

Highton

Highton might not have many top sights, but Kardinia Park and Geelong Performing Arts Center are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Highton
A couple of minutes drive off Ballan Road. You will see the fields along the road. Find your spot and shoot!
Photo by Marc Raffaele

Anakie

Travelers like the parks in Anakie, and Fairy Park is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Anakie

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