Just because it is cold outside, is no reason to become a couch potato. Layer up with some warm clothes and get out and explore!
Federal Woollen Mills
One of the city’s most iconic and historic buildings, the Federal Woollen Mills were opened in 1915. The mill produced woolen cloth, powered by the mills own power plan. It created stable employment for many residents.
It is now home to a number of businesses, including Anther Distillery, and restaurant, 1915.
Polished concrete, lofty ceilings, bright pendant lighting, exposed beams, and weathered red brick feature across the open-plan restaurant, with a grand staircase leading to a sweeping second floor.
The menu is inventive, elegant and Mediterranean-inspired; with a focus on sourcing the best local ingredients to make this a truly unique and memorable experience.
Explore the history of gin around the globe, be guided through the flavours and delectable Australian native ingredients used in Anther Gin and learn about the process of distillation. Enjoy a cocktail while the team at Anther take you on a journey of taste, creation and fun.
Opening in 1853, the Geelong Gaol is one of Australia's most intact 19th century convict prisons.
Enter these prison gates after dark and be haunted by stories of convicts, murderers and lunatics who once called this three story bluestone building home.
The tour will take you back to a time when the building housed male and female prisoners, as well as children from the Geelong industrial school.
X-Golf state of the art indoor golf simulators offer players unparalleled accuracy and realism. Through a combination of camera systems, infrared lasers, impacts sensors and advanced gaming software. Their dedicated kiosks combine virtual reality gaming, food and beverages, competitions, golf lessons, memberships and social events
BOUNCE is the perfect place to get active, have fun and unleash your free spirit.
The trampolines, padding and airbags create the perfect freestyle playground to develop and practice your skills. Whether you are trying to master your first flip into the Big Bag or learning how to run The Wall, it’s the ultimate environment to get a taste of Freestyle.
Nestled amongst native trees, walkways, gardens and the resident emus and wallabies, is the cultural display and performance building, Art Gallery, Café Narana and retail outlet.
Cultural Education programs are delivered by expert staff who will fill your mind with the wonders of Australia's Indigenous culture, connection to the land, spirituality, laws, cultural designs, Dreaming stories. You can even learn to throw a boomerang.
Established in 1896, the Geelong Gallery is one of Australia’s leading and oldest regional art galleries.
Since its establishment, the gallery has amassed a magnificent collection of 19th to 21st century Australian and European paintings and decorative arts, including 18th and 19th century English porcelain, British art pottery, colonial Australian silver, as well as contemporary Australian paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics
Located in a beautifully restored 1872 bluestone woolstore near Geelong’s waterfront, the Museum is a vibrant and inclusive gathering place. Here history, wool, fibre, textiles, science, fashion, handcraft and art come together.
Aligned with Geelong’s UNESCO City of Design designation, the National Wool Museum explores 60,000 years of human endeavour and industry of the region. From Australia’s first Nations living culture and heritage to the emerging and advanced industries of today.