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Geelong and The Bellarine Insights

Discover food and wine, historic seaside villages and breathtaking natural beauty in Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula, one hour from Melbourne.

Well-known for

  • Waterfront - The original sea change;
  • Coastal Villages;
  • Culinary - fresh seafood such as muscles and abalone, restaurants, cider brewery, wineries.
Regional Tourism Summary (year ending June 2017)

Geelong and The Bellarine

  • 0 M Domestic and international visitors
  • $ 0 M Estimated visitor spend
  • 0 Approx jobs generated
Key Insights
$542 MillionGross Regional Product generated by tourism industry (2015 - 2016)
6,000Total Employment generated by the tourism industry (2015 - 2016) 
$820 MillionDomestic Visitor Expenditure Estimated (2016 - 2017) 
52,000International Overnight Visitor Estimated (2016 - 2017)
82 MillionInternational Overnight Expenditure Estimated (2016 - 2017)
3,842,000Domestic Daytrip Visitor Estimated (2016 - 2017)
1,404,0000Domestic Overnight Visitor Estimated (2016 - 2017)

Events

Festival and Arts

  • Geelong After Dark
  • Queenscliff Music and Winer Festivals
  • Destination Walking Event
  • Underwater Sculpture Farden
  • Toast to the Coast

Sports

  • Football - Australian Football League
  • Soccer - Melbourne Victory vs Central Coast Mariners (co-funded Sport and Recreation Victoria)
  • Cricket - T20, Big Bash League
  • Motoring - Geelong Revival Festival
  • Golf - Victorian Open
  • Cycling - Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
  • Sailing - Festival of Sails and SuperFoilers