Home' Great Southern Tourist News : March 2010 Contents SOAK up Geelong's rich mari-
time history and stop for a photo
with some of the 100 bollards
along the waterfront.
The two-metre high creatures
were piles from the city's Yarra
Street Pier. A local artist worked
to transform them.
Another characteristic feature
of Geelong's waterfront and one
of the city's most popular attrac-
tions is an historic steam-driven
It is a colourful reminder of
bygone days that captures the
hearts of children and adults
alike. The carousel has taken
years of restoration and is one of
only a few left running through-
out the world.
Dating back to 1892, Armit-
age Herschell built the portable
steamdriven wonders as water-
front attractions all over the
world. The hand-carved carousel
beside Steampacket Quay is
housed in a building of steel and
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These bollards add to the foreshore's personality.
Piles of fun at the foreshore A Taste of Classic Queenscliff
Tickets are on sale for A Taste of
Classic Queenscliff --- a lunch to be
held on Sunday, March 14.
It is one of 70 regional events that
are part of Melbourne Food and
Showcasing premier produce, beer
and wine from the Bellarine Region,
the progressive lunch includes a
visit to the historic Vue Grand Hotel.
Further information is available at
Charity Restaurant At Queenscliff
The end of the Queenscliff Pier will
be transformed into a sophisticated
Charity Restaurant for one week
from Good Friday, April 2. During
the week Charity Restaurant will
offer exceptional views and exciting
seafood cuisine while hosting
philanthropic events. The grand din-
ing room can accommodate 300
guests for lunch and dinner daily.
Reservations can be made at www.
Adults $16, Child $8
SEE OUR WEBSITE
Club Cats Players Bistro &
Tabaret offers great customer
service and affordable
hospitality to every family.
Delicious meals available for
lunch and dinner 7 days. The
new kids room with a handball
target and plenty of fun.
Chef's specials daily. So dine
in the new alfresco area with
views over Kardinia Park
Club Cats welcomes all
new and existing patrons.
Experience the hospitality!
Bookings are essential.
P 03 5225 2355
F 03 5229 0524
Kardinia Park Geelong
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