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St Kilda Pier

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Very busy at weekends but worth seeing. Like Santa Monica California. Good cafes. Difficult to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susan L
Taunton, United Kingdom
Lovely sunny day

We took a nice walk out to the end of the pier to the restaurant , Look for the starfish on the way.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very busy at weekends but worth seeing. Like Santa Monica California. Good cafes. Difficult to park.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 5 days ago

I just find St Kikda overrated and not the best part if Melbourne to visit. There are better views from other parts of Melbourne than this pier. A long walk for not much reward

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a nice walk out to the end of the pier to the restaurant , Look for the starfish on the way.

Thank janicemay2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a sunny day so caught tram to St Kildas. Walked along pier and stopped for coffee at the end. Bit breezy, but lovely views back to Melbourne.

Thank Chriscrisp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a bit disappointed with this visit, it was really crowded and people were pushing in to get a glimpse of the few penguins that were there, the staff were doing their best trying to make sure everyone had a glimpse Very few penguins on...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bonus seeing cute little Penguins. Amazing scenery, sunset, lighthouse & city views. Cafe Bar Restaurant on the Pier. Great place to hang out & view..

2  Thank Munkee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's always a meeting or stopping point for locals who wish to walk along St Kilda Road. On a blue sky day, it's beautiful & on a windy day, you know it's grey & windy. Can't honestly tell the overseas travellers that it's a must-go....More

Thank intjpk
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was a good way to see Melbourne from a different perspective. Unfortunately the penguins were out today, oh well.

Thank Russ1470
Reviewed 7 August 2018

No trip to Melbourne is complete without a walk along the iconic St Kilda seafront and St Kilda Pier. Fantastic views of the city. Amazing place for photographs. The Fairy Penguin colony is a must. Little Blue/Kiosk is a lovely place to stop at the...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 4 August 2018

At StKilda beach you must take a stroll along the Pier,the views are tremendous,the pier cafe warm and friendly,and at night if you are patient you can watch the little penguins heading in from the ocean into their rookery,there were very informative Volunteers Penguin Guides...More

1  Thank possumtan981
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15 July 2018|
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Response from babawhitesheep | Reviewed this property |
As it is v cold and windy, I don't advise you to be there too early. We went there past 7pm, we still managed to see quite many. Look out for the marshals, they are there to guide you and point out the penguins to you. Have... More
15 July 2018|
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Response from LindatNewZealand | Reviewed this property |
Around 5.30pm
15 January 2017|
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Response from Steph_5891 | Reviewed this property |
I'd go for the tram because it is so cheap and easy. A taxi could cost a lot if the traffic is thick but probably $20-$30. You could always ask the taxi driver and if it's too expensive just get on the tram :)