The best waves are often found to the west of the surf lifesaving club. Beware though, the rips here are very dangerous, as ... More
Portsea Back Beach
The best waves are often found to the west of the surf lifesaving club. Beware though, the rips here are very dangerous, as former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt found out in the 1960s, when he disappeared while taking a dip. If you can get there on mid-tide and there is a south-westerly swell with a north-easterly wind, you will find yourself in some pretty good conditions. The beach is quite long, but also very popular with holiday-makers. If the area near the surf club is too busy, a short walk will bring you to a less crowded spot.
Brighton Beach is famous for one of Melbourne's most picturesque sights, the colorful row of "bathing boxes" that runs along
its shore. These vividly decorated little sheds are basically privately owned changing rooms, but can sell for as much ...
Albert Park is one of the most popular inner city beaches for swimming and sunbathing. Just 20 minutes by public
transport from the city center, it is a narrow strip of sand easing gently into Port Phillip Bay's shallow ...
With its markets, funfairs and nightclubs, St. Kilda's actual beach is often overlooked. Just 20 minutes from the city by
tram, it runs between the St. Kilda marina and the Royal Melbourne Yacht Club and is backed by parks ...
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