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Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most scenic drives, and you can easily visit when you book return flights to Geelong. The road stretches for 243 kilometres (151 miles) along the Victoria coastline, and there are many beaches and landmarks to see along the way. Some top spots to see along Great Ocean Road include Bells Beach, Great Otway National Park, the Twelve Apostle and Loch Ard Gorge. The Great Ocean Road is best explored over several days, making time to stop in the towns and at the attractions at an easy pace.
Bellarine Taste Trail
Exploring the Bellarine Taste Trail is a must-do for foodies and wine-lovers who book flights to Geelong. The trail loops around the Bellarine Peninsula and includes stops at a variety of vineyards, restaurants, cheese shops, farmers markets, and more. You’ll find about 50 places along the Bellarine Taste Trail that show-off the food and drink of the region. Spend some time at different spots along the trail, or purchase wine and food to go and have a delicious picnic on one of the Bellarine’s scenic beaches.
Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Head to the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre while holidaying on flights to Geelong to learn more about the region’s traditional landowners. The centre explores Aboriginal history and culture through artwork, educational talks, Dreamtime stories, and displays with traditional tools, clothing, and instruments. Explore the cultural centre while visiting Victoria on cheap flights to Geelong, then head out back to see the native garden. Have a look at native plants and wildlife, such as wallabies and emus. You can even learn the proper way to throw a boomerang!
What is the best way to get around Geelong?
There’s some public transportation around Geelong, but the best way to get around in between return flights to Geelong is by car. Have a look at Webjet’s rental car options after booking your airfare to Geelong. Having a car opens up opportunities to visit whichever destinations interest you around the region. Take a road trip to landmarks and beaches along the Great Ocean Road, or explore the Bellarine Peninsula.
A SkyBus is available from Avalon Airport (AVV) to the city, and this is a great option for visitors who choose not to rent a car while holidaying on flights to Geelong. The SkyBus stops at the corner of Moorabool and Malop Streets, Geelong Station, and South Geelong Station, so you can pick the stop that’s closest to your hotel.
Geelong’s CBD is easily walkable, and you could also plan to get around by bus when you book tickets to Geelong. CDC Victoria operates 10 bus routes around the city, and McHarry’s Buslines has 18 routes around Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula – an excellent option if you’re hoping to see attractions around the Bellarine while visiting Victoria on cheap flights to Geelong.
What is the cost of visiting Geelong?
Get your airfare to Geelong booked, then continue planning your holiday with Webjet’s selection of hotels and rental cars. Budget about $150 to $200 NZD per night for your hotel when you book cheap flights to Geelong. Rental cars are available in a range of sizes and styles with rates starting at about $45 NZD per day.
You can pick your rental car up from Avalon Airport (AVV) or catch the SkyBus after arriving on flights to Geelong. SkyBus tickets from the airport to the city centre cost $11 AUD ($11.80 NZD). There are a couple of fare zones for the public buses of Geelong. A bus ticket around the city and inner suburbs costs $2.40 AUD ($2.60 NZD) for a two-hour period or $4.80 AUD ($5.15 NZD) for a full day. Catching the bus between central Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula costs $3.40 AUD ($3.65 NZD) for two hours and $6.80 AUD ($7.30 NZD) for 24 hours.
There are plenty of free activities to enjoy while holidaying on return flights to Geelong. Explore the beaches and landmarks of the Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road, and visit free attractions such as the Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens, and Geelong Gallery. Taking a vineyard tour of the Bellarine Peninsula is a fun activity to plan when you book tickets to Geelong, and joining a tour means you won’t need to worry about driving. Budget about $125 AUD ($133.90 NZD) for a wine tour. Another exciting tour option is the Great Ocean Road. A day tour departing from Geelong costs about $120 AUD ($128 NZD).