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Wallington

These suggestions are unsolicited and not paid editorials. They are places in our region that the Intown team think have something unique or special to offer both locals and visitors to our region.

Adventure Park

Billed as the biggest theme park in Victoria, Adventure Park is a great day out for the family. The park features  a  huge waterpark including one of the country’s biggest water attractions ‘The Tornado’ a huge waterslide with a conical exit.  The waterpark also features a lazy river, water slides, water play areas for toddlers and smaller children and a range of carnival attractions including a huge Ferris wheel, coaster and grand carousel. There is a archery range, mini golf and even a kids train that travels around the park. Adventure Park is open from late October until after Easter.

Flying Brick Cider Co,

Located on opposite Adventure Park in Wallington is one of Geelong’s favourite gastro bars, Flying Brick Cider Co and as the name suggests they specialise in cider. Brewed on the beautiful Bellarine the cider has become a well-known brand throughout the region and fast becoming known Australia wide for its boutique brews.  The venue has lush lawns that are perfect for relaxing on a sunny day, and a modern pavilion offering a modern style menu with plenty of interesting choices.  The venue also features musical entertainment during certain times.

Wallington Strawberry Fair

Every March the Wallington Primary School puts on one of the most popular fairs held in the Geelong Region. The Wallington Strawberry Fair as the name suggests celebrates the sweet and succulent strawberry that is a popular crop in the rural township.  The day sees thousand flock for a day of food, market stalls and entertainment while enjoying the friendliness of this rural community. Read More

 

About

Wallington is part of the Bellairne Peninsula’s food belt growing many of the regions tasty strawberries, apples and pears, which are often sold in small stalls along the roadside. Cattle, some sheep and horses are also raised in the area, and some of the more interesting animals like deer and alpaca are becoming popular. …Read more

Highlights

The kids will want to go straight to the great fun parks but Wallington has so much more, how about strawberry picking, horse riding or a short trip into Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads or Queenscliff. …Read more

History

Named after Wallington in Hertfordshire, England. Wallington dates back to the 1850s when landholder, Fairfax Fenwick subdivided his property where Wallington now stands. In its heyday it was a popular stopover spot when on the way to Queenscliff or Ocean Grove. …Read more

Places to Stay

Bed and Breakfasts and farm stays are the best way to enjoy the rural life when visiting Wallington. Being only minutes from Geelong and many of the bustling seaside towns Ocean Grove, Queenscliff and Barwon Head, Wallington is a perfect place to explore the wider region and go back to a quiet rural evening. …Read more

Map

Wallington is about 20 minutes drive from the centre of Geelong along the Bellarine Highway. Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale are about a further 15 minutes to the east.. The seaside resort towns of Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads are around 10 minutes to the south while the rural centre of Drysdale is about 10 minutes to the north. …Read more

Attractions

Wallington is home to some of the region’s best fun parks with the huge water park Adventure Park, giant Maze and Mini Golf all located along the Queenscliff / Geelong Road. Wallington has some great wineries and is home to some of the Geelong regions best plant nurseries. …Read more

Photo gallery

Wallington is all about the land, farming animals, crops or orchards. The tranquil rolling hills are a nice mix from the bustling vibrant seaside resorts only a few kilometers away. …Read more

Nearby Ocean Grove

Wallington closest neighbour is the large coastal town of Ocean Grove that has grown at a huge rate in recent years. It’s proximity to Wallington make for a great combo of sea and tree change. …Read more

Did you know

The annual Strawberry Fair is one of the Bellarine Peninsula’s biggest events with thousands attending to try some of the beautiful produce produced in the Wallington area including some of the juiciest strawberries- they are just delicious!