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When was the last time you actually took time to explore Geelong? While it's long been regarded as the gateway to the Great Ocean Road, the ex-industrial city is quickly becoming a holiday location in its own right. Its beaches are friendly, its culture growing and its food is five stars. Not to mention it's only an hour's drive from Melbourne and can be easily accessed by VLine train. Here's your guide to experiencing the best of Geelong.
According to advice from the Department of Health, Victorians are currently only allowed to travel for day trips only. From June 1, overnight stays will be allowed across regional Victoria, cultural venues will be permitted to reopen and restaurants and cafés can offer dine-in service. Some restrictions apply and physical distancing measures remain in place. Check with individual venues for specific opening details.