Destination guide

The friendly city of Geelong awaits you

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Geelong. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its shopping, theme park and beaches. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Geelong

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Geelong has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Geelong Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Waterworld (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Saint Regis Winery (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Warbird Air Adventures (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Thirteenth Beach Golf Links (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Geelong

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Geelong

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Geelong is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steampacket Gardens (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Rippleside Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Balyang Sanctuary (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lake Connwarre (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Serendip Sanctuary (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Geelong

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Geelong?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 77 holiday lettings around Geelong. From 36 houses to 18 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Geelong? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Geelong. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Carousel: 1,053 holiday lettings
  • Geelong Art Gallery: 1,030 holiday lettings
  • Deakin University: 1,041 holiday lettings
  • Steampacket Gardens: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • National Wool Museum: 1,046 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Geelong listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Geelong?

Yes, of course. offers 36 Houses in Geelong. Our other popular types of Geelong holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Geelong?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Geelong. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.