Geelong is known for its Adventure tourism and adrenalin-pumping adventures – that’s because this natural playground is filled with fantastic activities. You’ll find something to take your breath away in Geelong. Adrenaline junkies can dive, through the sky or underwater, take a thrilling flight or meet the marine life on a boat tour to swim with the seals and dolphins or tackle some fantastic mountain trails on foot or on a mountain bike.
Snorkelling and Diving
Geelong is home to some fantastic snorkelling and wreck diving locations – Queenscliff is a short drive away and from there you can launch tours out to explore the historical sites and fascinating reefs of the bay.
Geelong also offers great indoor rock climbing experiences from a variety of venues. Try your hand at abseiling or tackle some truly gravity defying climbs.
There are tracks that lead up to hidden lookouts and trails that take you through quintessential Australian bushland. Take the Great Ocean Walk or visit the Grampians for a wild adventure. Take tours or explore the region yourself, activities range from half day to two week long adventures and can be family friendly or professionally challenging.
For those who love to feel their adrenaline rushing, Skydive from Geelong where the stunning airborne vista will take your breath away, if the thrill of jumping from a plane doesn’t already! The Great Ocean Road skydiving adventures are some of the best in the country.
Whether you’re after a cross country trek or a single-trial thrill, Geelong has some great mountain bike trails to check out. Head to the You Yangs with it’s renowned single track mountain bike trails, or explore some great eco-tourism tours.
From the Port of Geelong itself there are some awesome sailing adventures to be had out on the great Southern Ocean. Ride the wind and brave the seas on a sleek and extraordinarily fast modern vessel and find out why people who have sailed come back with that wistful look in their eye.
Adventure Flights / Helicopters
Barrell through the sky in a nimble warplane in an exhilarating tour out over Geelong and the bay. Helicopter tours are also a great option for those who want to see a lot in a short amount of time and experience an unforgettable vantage point.