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A clean wide sandy beach

From St Kilda Beach to Point Ormond, the beaches disappear. At Elwood they recommence with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Clean bayside beach

Great beach with adjoining parklands and has views towards city skyline , excellent swimming beach... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria 3184, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elwood beach has a long expanse of sand so one can relax on the beach or play frisbee or beach cricket or meditate on the rocks Sailing boats glide past catching the wind There is a rotunda cafetaria which makes the best coffee and sells...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynette S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From St Kilda Beach to Point Ormond, the beaches disappear. At Elwood they recommence with the usual Port Philip beaches that are clean, wide, and sandy. Facilities such as public toilets and car parking can be found and there is the long distance cycle/pedestrian path...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank platypus150
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of people at this bayside beach and small waves for children to play in. Good facilities such as public toilets and electric BBQs. A bike track runs all along it from the restaurant/bar Riva at the city end to Brighton. At the Brighton end,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CharmedLife11
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice, modern seaside location that is very quaint. Good place to have a sunbake or a walk, but if you come to Australia and consider this a 'beach' then try any actual coastal city. Despite being very popular, there isn't many options for a quick...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juzzi0
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Elwood beach is one of the popular spot in Melbourne, for walk, bbq, picnic, jogging, also u can sun bathing there 😉😉, the view is very instagrammable, nice view from the top of the hill. Check it out guys.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 6rizkia
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great beach with adjoining parklands and has views towards city skyline , excellent swimming beach in summer

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peterhay2018
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the busiest beaches along the bay. On a hot day it is packed and quite noisy. Water is generally nice unless there’s been recent rain. If you want a quieter beach, then drive a bit further out to Hampton, sandringham or black rock.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ray B
Reviewed April 27, 2018

I walk along this stretch of beach on a regular basis. The walking path is wide and pedestrianised as there is a separate path for cyclists. It is well lit, so is ideal for evening walks after dinner. Nothing blows out the cobwebs like walking,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank fionatn2
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Elwood Beach is much quieter and chilled out than it’s cousin St Kilda Beach just North and has a walking track (the Foreshore trail which runs from Port Melbourne to Elwood) running parallel to the water surrounded by Elwood Park (complete with playgrounds and picnic...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Just another of Melbourne's great beaches. They are perfect for families with good expanses of clean sand and water levers very good for the smaller children Toilets and a kiosk are present

Date of experience: January 2018
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