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Welcome to GEELONG, population 190,000, and 75 Km south west of Melbourne on Corio Bay,
where the Barwon River flows into Port Phillip, and gateway to the Great Ocean Road.
Geelong is the 6th largest port in Australia, and is the business, service and education hub
of Western Victoria - starting as the main entry port for the Gold Rush of the 1850s,
then the great wool centre of Victoria and now the focus of manufacturing,
including the major 'Ford' plant in the nation.
World class health facilities, excellent schools, great sporting facilities and home of AFL founding team,
the Geelong Cats.
Research centre for the CSIRO, a major region for the film industry, and main rail centre in Victoria.
Recreation - Wonderful water facilities, rowing, sailing, fishing centred on the waterfront precinct
and Eastern Beach, boat cruises, diving, power boats, thoroughbred, harness
and greyhound racing, golf, tennis, bowls, kite flying.
Accommodation - a full range of hotels, apartments, resorts, motels, caravan parks - all price ranges.
Dining - the lot - traditional, Asian, Continental, cafes, fast food, and all the takeaway shops.
Entertainment - night clubs, casino, pubs, clubs.
Access - Avalon airport,
expressway from Melbourne, fast rail and bus services and
ferry from Sorrento.
EASTERN BEACH HOUSE
ELEPHANT & CASTLE
GOLD DIGGERS ARMS
STICKS & GRACE
ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
ACTION INDOOR SPORTS
EAST GEELONG GOLF
FREEDOM BAY CRUISES
GEELONG BOWLING LANES
GEELONG LAWN TENNIS
JET BOAT WILD RIDES
POWER DRIVE MARINE
RAY LONG FISHING
RENT A TINNY
TEN PIN BOWLING
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