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St. Kilda Beach

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Address: Jacka Boulevard | West St Kilda, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Long, well-maintained and clean beach just outside Melbourne, lined with...

Long, well-maintained and clean beach just outside Melbourne, lined with markets, amusement parks and nightclubs.

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Relaxing place to visit

We went here during the St. Kilda Festival and its quite good place to relax, family friendly and alot of restaurants around. Few minutes away from Melbourne CBD and very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a nice city beach, lots of amenities nearby. Next to bars and luna park. I'm not entirely sure what to write in a review of the beach, it's a good local beach. That's pretty much it. Sea goes shallow then deep then shallow as it is a bay and the sea bed has been shaped by the currents so... More 

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Thank Dave A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is just a beach, but go over to the pier at dusk and check out the fairy penguins hanging out on the rocks and going for a swim, so cute! They aren't afraid of people either, so you can see them closeup :)

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Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here during the St. Kilda Festival and its quite good place to relax, family friendly and alot of restaurants around. Few minutes away from Melbourne CBD and very accessible with trams.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't expect too much going on along this short stretch of beach front...there wasn't much going on or people here, mainly locals taking a walk or cycling, which is good if you are into cycling. Do expect to see many dogs with their owners along this beach, as in other parts of St.Kilda. A theme park nearby may be exciting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty little beach with plenty of places to eat. It is also right on the tram line so it's easy to access by train. The beach was clean and not too crowded during the week. Go back to the pier at sundown and you can see the little blue penguins come in from the sea and return... More 

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Thank Susan M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is really different to what I expected. Can't compare at all with Bondi in Sydney or LA. Really not a must see location if you are on a tight schedule. Restaurants there and not cheap at all so better eat before somewhere else. Luna park is right next to it in case you travel with small kids which... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed walking along the beach, amazing views of sun set. It was quite cold so we did not swim but the water was clean and inviting....

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite ordinary basic beach. Mainly shallow water and rough sand. Disappointing food options, only expensive pub and restaurant choices.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eclectic , artistic , fantastic restaurants and coffee baristas!! The beach is beautiful and the park is spectacular . Loved the kite surfing ! The people were fantastic and Fitrovia coffee amazing :)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It gets crowded and some time a bit dodgy when there are lot of teenagers gathers. but, usually a great and safe beach. There is also a section where you can take your dog in the water (separate section) Great spot to watch sunset.

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