Home' Great Southern Tourist News : September 2010 Contents 10 -- The Great Southern TOURIST NEWS
SOAK up Geelong's rich maritime history
and stop for a photo with some of the 100
bollards along the waterfront.
The two-metre-high creations were piles
from the city's Yarra Street Pier. A local
artist worked to transform them.
Another characteristic feature of Gee-
long's waterfront and one of the city's most
popular attractions is an historic steam-
It is a colourful reminder of bygone days
and captures the hearts of children and
The carousel has taken years to restore
and is one of only a few left running in the
Dating back to 1892, Armitage Herschell
built the portable steam-driven wonders as
waterfront attractions all over the world.
The hand-carved carousel beside Steam-
packet Quay is housed in a modern build-
ing of steel and glass.
Star in your
FAIRY Park, only 60 minutes
from Melbourne and 30 minutes
from Geelong, is a magical
place for the family.
The expansive amusement
park, set on 10 hectares in
the Brisbane Ranges, features
22 animated scenes housed
in castles, cottages and caves
complemented by digitised
sound and lighting.
Stories include all the classics
that we know and love, rang-
ing from Red Riding Hood to
At the park's medieval Camelot
Playground children can explore
secret passages, climb daring
towers and meet mystical
The summit at Fairy Park
provides breathtaking 360-de-
gree panoramic views of Mount
Anakie's extinct volcano.
Set in a breathtaking modern building is one of Geelong's favourite attractions --- the carousel.
Where history meets modern life
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
Adults $16, Child $8
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