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Geelong is the tenth largest city in Australia, located some 10 km to the north-east from Belmont. The capital city Canberra is in 700 km to the north-east. According to the latest census, the population of Geelong is about 226,100 people. Many people visit Geelong to experience its trails and theatres.

It is served by Geelong Airport (IATA: GEX) airport, which is 20 km away.

Interesting places in Geelong

1. Geelong Waterfront
The Geelong Waterfront is a tourist and recreation area on the north facing shores of Corio Bay in Geelong, Australia. The area was once part of the Port of Geelong, falling into disuse before being redeveloped during the 1990s.

2. Geelong Performing Arts Centre
The Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) is a performing arts, functions, and events venue located in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The centre has two major theatres, a number of smaller performance spaces, and a bar, restaurant and cafe. It is located between Little Malop and Ryrie Streets in central Geelong.

3. Eastern Beach, Victoria
Eastern Beach is a popular swimming and recreation area in Geelong, Victoria on the shores of Corio Bay. Built during the 1930s in the Art Deco style, a shark proof swimming enclosure is provided, as well as a children's swimming pool, kiosk, and dressing room pavilion. A number of Art Deco buildings in the area are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.

4. Geelong Art Gallery
The Geelong Art Gallery is a major regional gallery in the city of Geelong in Victoria, Australia. The gallery has approximately 4, 000 works of art in its collection. The gallery forms Geelong's Arts Precinct with the adjacent Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Geelong Heritage Centre, Geelong Courthouse centre, and the Geelong Library.

5. Geelong Botanic Gardens
The Geelong Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden in the city of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The gardens are located within Eastern Park on the eastern outskirts of the central business district. They were established in 1851 and are the fourth oldest botanic garden in Australia.

6. Johnstone Park
Johnstone Park is a landscaped garden in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. It is bounded by Railway Terrace, Gheringhap Street, Little Malop Street, Fenwick Street, and Mercer Street. The park is surrounded by civic buildings including the Geelong Town Hall, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong Library, Geelong Law Courts, and the Geelong Railway Station. A war memorial and bandstand feature in the centre of the park.

7. HM Prison Geelong
HM Prison Geelong was a maximum security Australia prison located on the corner of Myers Street and Swanston Street in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The prison was built in stages from 1849 to 1864. Its panopticon design is based on Pentonville Prison in. The prison was officially closed in 1991 and prisoners were moved to the newly built HM Prison Barwon in Lara.

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Geelong Waterfront

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Geelong Performing Arts Centre

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Adventure Park, Geelong

Adventure Park is an amusement and water park in Wallington, Victoria,

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Eastern Beach, Victoria

Eastern Beach is a popular swimming and recreation area in Geelong,

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Geelong Art Gallery

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Geelong Botanic Gardens

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Geelong Racecourse

The Geelong Racecourse is a major regional horse racing venue in

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Johnstone Park

Johnstone Park is a landscaped garden in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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Balyang Sanctuary

Balyang Sanctuary is a public park in the suburb of Newtown, Geelong.

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HM Prison Geelong

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Novotel Geelong Hotel

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Gatehouse on Ryrie

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Eastern Sands City Centre

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Rydges Geelong

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Bay City Geelong Motel

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Nireeda Apartments

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