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Iconic Geelong winery opens luxury accommodation pods


One of the Geelong region’s most famous wineries has added another string to its bow with the opening of new accommodation facilities at Mt Duneed Estate, thanks to support from the Victorian Government.

The eight boutique one-bedroom pods at the vineyard were backed by a $259,133 investment from the Government.

They enjoy spectacular views overlooking the vineyard and the undulating green hills of the Estate and surrounding farmland.

Each luxurious pod has its own balcony and sleeps two adults in a king size bed, and includes a kitchenette, television, mini-lounge area, and sleek modern bathroom.

They provide guests at the estate the opportunity to soak up the tranquil surrounds, relax after a meal or event, and explore Geelong, the Bellarine and the Great Ocean Road.

Mt Duneed is already an extremely popular winery and event centre in the region, and has been hosting up to 20,000 fans at A Day On The Green concerts for more than 10 years.

The opening of the accommodation pods provides even more incentive for people to come to the region, stay longer, and spend more.

And at a local level, it boosts the supply of luxury accommodation in the area, helping attract more high-spending visitors.

The project is part of the Victorian Government’s investment of more than $41 billion in rural and regional Victoria since 2015, transforming and boosting local economics and generating jobs growth.