Geelong Tour Guides
Geelong is not only a top global tourist destination - it has the world's best tour guide. That's according to passengers on the luxury cruise liner Seabourn Odyssey, February 2014.

Biography

Geelong entertainer Colin Mockett was named ‘World’s Best Tour Guide’ by a coachload of (mainly American) Seabourn Odyssey tourists at the end of their four-hour tour in February 2014. Their unsolicited rationale was; “we’re on a world tour, you are the best guide we’ve encountered – that makes you the best in the world!”.
Colin recruited and tutored Geelong’s other cruise-liner tour-guides, too, mainly from the city’s entertainment/theatre community. But good guides are just part of the Geelong tour experience. Our history has gifted us a destination second to none as an Australian destination. We have the lot: The world’s oldest living culture – our Wathaurong community has been here for 60,000 years – our century of wool heritage and fortune made from the gold rushes led to our art-deco landscape waterfront. Our  industrial sector was built on a wealth of migrant/refugee labour – and now we’re re-inventingourselves yet again in the post-industrial era as a university city with a strong tourism culture.
Colin and the guides don’t only show all this to luxury liner passengers. They conduct walking tours for groups and schools, provide ‘step-on guides’ for bus tourists – and provide bespoke tours for conventions and events.

Member of Organisations

Geelong and the Bellarine Tourism
Geelong Heritage Society
Drop Of A Hat Productions

Contact Details

Location

National Wool Museum, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Geelong Tour Guides

National Wool Museum, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

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