Destination guide

The friendly city of Geelong awaits you

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Geelong. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognized for its shopping, theme park and beaches. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 75°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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Geelong

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Geelong?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 81 vacation rentals near Geelong. From 39 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Geelong for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Geelong?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 39 Houses in Geelong. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Geelong include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 rentals available
  • Studios: 22 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Geelong?

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