Yes we have our own airport right on our doorstep 

...  and now it really will be Melbourne's second international airport soon.   Wonderful news!!

"  ....    up to 220,000 passengers,  a new terminal to be constructed and more than 200 local jobs  .... "


 - Avalon Airport  at 80 Beach Road, Lara  (03) 5227 9100  

  • Car Hire - Budget, Avis and Europcar
  • UberX - dedicated pickup and drop off available at the Avalon Airport
  • Shuttle bus service  Avalon Airport to/from Geelong and the Surf Coast - meets all planes. Book at airport counter or pre-book (03) 5278 8788
  • Shuttle bus service  Avalon to Melbourne CBD Southern Cross Station and hotels.  Timetable meets all planes. SkyBus meets every major flight at Avalon Airport. Avalon City Express offers airport transfers to Melbourne City and Werribee including our Free City Hotel Shuttle service.  Buy online, at Avalon Airport or at Southern Cross Station.

Railway Stations at Lara and Little River provide easy public transport to and from Melbourne and Geelong 


Also check more about What's in this Region - there is so much on offer. 

Your input PLEASE!

This website aims to encourage and promote our special region for tourism and recreation.   

Do you have or are you planning - accommodation, tourism activities or recreational opportunities in the region - Little River, Lara, Balliang, Staughton Vale, Steiglitz, Anakie, Brisbane Ranges, and all in between etc?  

"There are opportunities to enhance the tourism industry in rural areas through well designed developments that are associated with the farming or rural use of the land".  [from a City of Greater Geelong Planning Scheme online document].

We will be delighted to provide you with free promotion  [no catch and no upselling!]

Note -  comments, additions, corrections to the website welcome too please - email


Help from Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine!

On 16 May 2017, Deputy Executive Director Brett Ince updated us on the new regional tourism strategy with plans underway to promote the You Yangs Region. They are a membership based organisation and wish to work closely to help promote local businesses.

Di Nelson, TGGB Business Development Manager is keen to talk with local businesses regarding membership and how Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine can assist and promote you  - please call her on 5244 7109 or email