Looking to get out and about in Central Geelong with the kids? We've listed some venues and activities here to keep in mind.
Guf is your center for all things gaming (including Minecraft) and Internet! Offering PC, consoles, Tabletop gaming, collectibles & more.
Where: 28 Malop Street
Enquiries: 5222 8441
Timezone & Laserquest
Enjoy some friendly family competition at Timezone
Where: 89 - 91 Malop Street
Enquiries: 5222 6050
Eastern Beach Reserve, Sea Baths & Children’s Pool
Cool off in the enclosed sea baths and children’s pool. Eastern Beach amenities include: BBQ’s, picnic facilities, a playground and public art.
When: Daily - Lifeguards on duty from 11am to 7pm
Where: 95 Eastern Beach Rd
Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market
The Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market, on the lawns of Steampacket Gardens, is held on the first Sunday of each month between 10am to 3pm. The market offers local produce, tasty gourmet treats, beautiful art and hand crafts from regional makers and growers in a stunning setting. There is also local live music, activities including a jumping castle for the kids and tasty hot food on offer.
When: 1st Sunday of every month
Where: Steampacket Gardens, Waterfront Geelong
Spend some magical time at the beautifully restored Carousel at the Geelong Waterfront. The Carousel is loved by children young and old.
When: Monday – Friday, 10.30am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10.30am – 6pm.
Where: 1 Eastern Beach Rd
Cost: Children & Pensioners: $4.20, Adults: $4.70. Entry to the pavilion free.
Enquiries: 5224 1547
Where: 194-200 Ryrie Street
Enquiries: 5221 2372
Museum of Play and Art (MoPA)
Where: 51 McKillop Street
Enquiries: 1800 006 672
Over 100 sculptured bollards are installed around the Geelong waterfront. The bollards chronicle characters from the city's past and present. A bollard guide book can be purchased from The Carousel.