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St. Kilda Beach

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Address: Jacka Boulevard | West St Kilda, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia

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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St Kilda Stand-Up Paddle Board Rental
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St Kilda Walking Tour
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USD 72.25*
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Melbourne City Tour: Sporting Icons and the Bayside

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Sunday Funday!

Our large family group spent the weekend in Melbourne and found St Kilda Beach/the Esplanade to be a great place to gather for brunch and a short walk. Parking was easy to find in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa C
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My hubby and I walked the boardwalk twice most days. The air was crisp and fresh in the mornings and there was usually a nice sunset in the evening. There's a few spots to sit and enjoy the nice calm beach, grab a drink or a bite to eat. It's also the perfect spot to watch your footy team train... More 

Thank Stacey N
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Miles of golden sand a great pier with a colony of small blue penguins to see. Boating, kite surfing, paddle boarding an indoor sea water swim pool St Kilda has the lot, shopping and eating in buckets. Really enjoyed our stay. And only 10-15 mins by team to Melbourne City centre.

Thank anitainjune
County Waterford, Ireland
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The area in front of the Saint Kilda Sea Baths, Beachcomber, Stokehouse and down to Donovan's Restaurant should be for pedestrians only. At certain times of the day it is owned by skateboarders and cyclists who speed though with little regard for walkers, children or parents with prams.

Thank Ian D
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our large family group spent the weekend in Melbourne and found St Kilda Beach/the Esplanade to be a great place to gather for brunch and a short walk. Parking was easy to find in the streets adjacent to the beach.

Thank Lisa C
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to St Kilda a few times since being in Melbourne and have loved it every time! it's a very lively, quirky place, with loads of lovely restaurants and bars. The main strip of restaurants along the sea front are a bit more expensive, but if you go at happy hour and stay until the evening, you are... More 

Thank Hayley A
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked awful, we took a walk around to see if anything worth having a go on and walked straight round and out. Very small and everything was cramped together, the "roller coaster" looked unsafe and the guy operating the brake was standing in between the carriages! Standing! Looked like an accident waiting to happen and we got out of there... More 

Thank StokesyBoy
Dunedin, New Zealand
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a beautiful sunny day catch the tram to St Kilda Beach and take a walk along the promenade. Enjoy an ice cream or coffee at the Cafe surrounded by the sea. See penguins, and fish swimming around the rocks.

Thank Karen L
Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach was overall good, nice walking path along the beach which was pretty good too. Pretty much no shaded areas which I thought was an oversight when building the walkway and seating areas, so if you want shade bring your own umbrella

Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is only 5-7 Kms from Melbourne city center , costed me 18$ taxi fare from Shrine of Rememberance and 20$ back to Federation Square . And that day was Good Friday , so took only less than 10 minutes to go to . That was one amazing thing in my life . Anyway that was autumn so I... More 

Thank Vudh
Borås, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of a big city you feel you are ona beach holiday! Pop over to Acland St for some beautiful food or coffee - you will not be disappointed.

Thank Anette J

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