Geelong and the Bellarine continue to be popular tourism
destinations with interstate and international visitors.
Whether its teeing off at one of our
renowned golf courses, getting closer
to nature at the You Yangs, feeling the
sand between their toes, or savouring
flavours from craft breweries, wineries
and farm gate provedores, people
visit the region to enjoy our many
In 2017–18 we welcomed over five
million visitors, who spent more than
4.1 million nights in the region. It’s safe
to say that tourism is thriving and many
businesses are directly benefitting from
the impressive $936 million economic
injection. With the recently opened
international terminal at Avalon Airport,
we’re expecting these figures to
continue to grow.
Emerging tourism markets including
international education, cruise ships and
business travel are also on our radar.
This summer, three cruise ships will
berth in Geelong, bringing nearly 2500
passengers to our shores. Volunteers
from Tourism Greater Geelong and the
Bellarine will meet and greet visitors and
help them explore the best parts of our
region to ensure their experience is one
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