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Simonds Stadium

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Address: 370 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australia
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Huge Stadium

This is a huge stadium used for the local Australian rules football team. I was fortunate to be able to walk around during the off season it is really a remarkable stadium

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a huge stadium used for the local Australian rules football team. I was fortunate to be able to walk around during the off season it is really a remarkable stadium

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

absolutely 5 star arena. was a bit sceptical before renovations as I've enjoyed visiting ground for 20+ plus years. but its improved an already great ground. tickets can be hard to get and geelong rarely plays blockbusters here. but still a great place to watch footy. I come here frequentky for vfl games which allows you better access

Thank JohnG3121
Bell Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The last home ground in the AFL in Victoria, home to the Geelong Football Club. Also hosts A-League soccer and soon limited over cricket internationals There are free tours available but must be booked in advance.

Thank Worzel2014
City of Greater Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

When in Geelong make your way down to kandina park , have a look at the best ground out side of Melbourne . I f you ring first and ask about the museum or the walk around the ground talking about the history of the geelong football club very interesting......

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We visited this past Saturday night and have never been here before, we were most impressed. We were on the 3rd floor and we glad that there were no steps, it is all ramps. The staff were lovely and very helpful. Drinks and food prices were not over the top. We walked from the Mecure a nice easy walk. Will... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This venue is in Geelong which is about 1 hour by car/train/bus from central Melbourne. Geelong is the second largest "city in the State of Victoria. This stadium is best know as the home of the Aussie Footy League (AFL) team "Geelong Cats". AFL is substantial in Australia and this stadium is excellent given the size and population of Geelong.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Simonds Stadium is the home of the Geelong Cats, the successful Australian Football League (AFL) team. It is one of only three stadiums in Victoria used for AFL games. The ground is also known as Kardinia Park, renowned for being a lion's den for opposing teams. Geelong is a provincial city about an hour by car southwest of Melbourne. It's... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The fans can be feral when Geelong is playing a different team I have been spat on sworn at things thrown at be (and I had two young children with me). But I have also been at the bistro and the meals are nice

Thank Rhonda V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

What a stadium! Regional Australia' best stadium the home of the mighty Geelong Cats. The stadium is currently undergoing a $91 million refurbishment and will accommodate up to 36500 once completed in May 2017. Wish to see more sports more often. Great spot to watch AFL football and I am sure it will be a great sport to watch T20... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Simmonds, in my experience gives the true feeling and passion of the Geelong football club and its supporters. The bars are aplenty and easily accessible. The crowd are friendly and hospitable. Always a good afternoon out for any footy AFL fan.

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