Travel to Geelong in Australia. Geelong is a city located 70 km south west of Melbourne, Australia, on Corio Bay, part of Port Phillip Bay. Greater Geelong, with just on 210,000 population it is the second-largest city in the state of Victoria. Geelong is more than just a country town – it is a sophisticated and cosmopolitan city. It has a diverse range of activities for all the family from nearby wineries to an antique carousel for the kids of the magnificent waterfront. Its close proximity, and good transport links, to both the Great Ocean Road (including Torquay, Twelve Apostles etc) and the state’s capital Melbourne make Geelong an ideal city to spend a few days. Whether you want to indulge in Australian History at the award winning National Wool Museum or spend you day at an Adventure Park – Geelong has it. Geelong is serviced by Avalon Airport, with Jetstar operating domestic flights to Sydney, the Gold Coast, Hobart and [[Adelaide], as well as international flights to Kuala Lumpur, and Denpasar. The airport is approx 20 minutes out of the CBD, with a shuttle bus operating to the city centre.Avalon Airport also doubles as Melbourne’s second airport.Frequent V/Line trains run from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to Geelong and take about an hour. Expect to pay roughly $9 one-way from Southern Cross to Geelong Main Station, or $4 for concession travellers (students, children, senior citizens). Travel on these services is now exclusively using a myki card.Car/passenger ferries cross the mouth of Port Phillip Bay between Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula and Sorrento on Mornington Peninsula. They depart each terminal on the hour every hour 7AM-6PM every day. From 26 Dec. until end of daylight saving there are also 7PM sailings. Foot passengers adult $11, 4-15 years $8, tandem $3

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