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Long, well-maintained and clean beach just outside Melbourne, lined with markets, amusement parks and nightclubs.
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Jacka Boulevard | West St Kilda, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach everything close tram from town to beach swimming pool near going to the beach buy a tent for the beach to keep sun off

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GlasgowJasper
Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice city beach walk. Lonely Planet says that St Kilda does not have the best sand, neither the best and clearest water. Thats correct. But going on a walk and enjoing the atmosphere and the surroundings is all great. You see people sun-tanning, playing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Z4480MRmichaelk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beach is nice, lots of photo opportunities and of course swimming! Have to pay for parking and parking meter hard to use.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Moana M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Waves are so soothing..unlike waves in sea in Goa. Cleanliness is beyond comparison. We can bask in sun there, lay on sand, or get drenched in water; depending on weather of the day. People of all age groups enjoy a lot there. Food outlets are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GK1971g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great clean beach ..open area ..lovely for tanning or jogging..also goo to relax but I wish if there were more facilities around for beach activities..good for walks and kids

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mohammedaltamimit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Groomed daily to rid it of rubbish and seaweed as well as smoothing the sands makes it an ideal place to swim, sunbathe, or simply walk along (or on). Certainly, by the crowds that attend, one of the most popular Melbourne beaches.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a lovely beach with a long jetty which is a good place to walk around and relax. Best part was the wonderful experience of watching the penguins returning to their homes after sunset.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anuragsetia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Police have been unable to create a safe environment here at Elwood beach, which is the subject of random attacks on families by gangs of teenage youth. Visible police presence is not enough

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roz D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in St Kilda and loved walking around the beach area here and learning all about the adorable Little Blues penguin colony here. They are protected and leave the pier rocks at sunrise returning at sunset. The beach itself is home to a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Full of adventure. So many wonderful bars. Staff were helpful and we had heaps of fun. Well worth a wonder down best to book online and go with friends so do not just arrive and expect to get in

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 4, 2019|
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Response from StiffleEverywhere | Reviewed this property |
I agree - not too many penguins to see there! We sat for three hours and only saw one swim in and a few chicks in the rocks. Go to Phillip Island much better!
October 16, 2018|
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Response from MisterMichael6 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that.. But if you have been staying at a hotel/motel in the area I'm sure they would look after it for you.. However there us baggage storage at Southern Cross Railway Station if you don't mind getting... More
October 6, 2018|
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Response from ajackson404 | Reviewed this property |
Novatel hotel is still open but will be demolished in the near future to make way for apartments.