Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus
Geelong Waterfront Campus is located on Corio Bay, in the central business district of Geelong. Originally built as Woolstores in 1893, the buildings have been extensively renovated to create a modern and impressive campus centre.
The city of Geelong is a great place to visit during the summer with December being one of the hottest months of the year. The City is home to many local beaches and parks, such as the botanical gardens, so you can enjoy every minute of the sunshine. Central Geelong offers a diverse range of cuisine, wine and activities ranging from cultural, recreational and family friendly.
Greater Geelong is also famous for excellent surf beaches and an amazing wine region with plenty of opportunities to visit local cellar doors and taste some great Australian wines on offer.
WHAT TO DO IN GEELONG
Geelong is southwest of Melbourne, Australia. Lining its bay, The Waterfront esplanade has a 19th-century carousel, plus a curved art deco boardwalk and sea bath at Eastern Beach. Scattered along The Waterfront are the Baywalk Bollards, colourful sculptures chronicling city history. The Geelong Botanic Gardens lie at the eastern end of the bay. The central National Wool Museum hosts changing exhibitions.
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TRAVELLING TO GEELONG
The Waterfront Campus is located approximately one hour’s drive from Melbourne (Tullamarine Airport). All the major rental car companies have information desks on-site at the airport. The following Google Map shows the route from Tullamarine Airport to the Waterfront Campus.
Avalon Airport is approximately 20 kilometres from Geelong’s central business district. Some of the major rental car companies have information desks on-site at this airport. The following Google Map shows the route from Avalon Airport to the Waterfront Campus.
From Tullamarine Airport you can use the Gull Airport Service to travel direct to Geelong. Contact, booking, price, and timetable information can be found on their website. The pick-up and drop-off point for this service closest to Waterfront Campus is the Geelong Railway Station. From there you can take a taxi to your hotel.
From Avalon Airport you can use the Avalon Airport Shuttle to travel direct to Geelong. Contact, booking and price information can be found on their website. Please contact this company directly for information on pick-up and drop-off options in Geelong.
Train travel to Geelong is available but it is not convenient for visitors arriving by plane.
From Tullamarine Airport you can take the Skybus Service to Southern Cross Station in the Melbourne central business district. From Southern Cross Station you can take a V/Line train service to Geelong Railway Station. See the V/Line website for the Geelong timetable, details about fares, bookings, etc. Once you arrive at the Geelong Railway Station you can take a taxi to your hotel.
Please see the information about the Geelong Railway Station for further details.