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Elwood Beach

Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
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My Backyard

I have lived in Elwood for 57 years and whilst a large number of Car Parking Spaces have been... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dale P
Sandy family-friendly inner-city bay beach

Elwood Beach sits on Port Phillip Bay, close to the main city of Melbourne (which has only the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John G
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lovely sunset” (2 reviews)
“clear water” (2 reviews)
“sailing club” (2 reviews)
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Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have lived in Elwood for 57 years and whilst a large number of Car Parking Spaces have been removed, the beach has more amenities on offer and is well patronised with people exercising, having BBQs, and simply enjoying the beach.

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elwood Beach sits on Port Phillip Bay, close to the main city of Melbourne (which has only the Yarra River actually in it -- fine for boating sight-seeing, but not for swimming!), beside the traditional bayside suburb of Elwood. Elwood Beach is typical of many...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely municipal beach with facilities. Not crowded. Also on a bike trail. If you want a busier beach then St Kilda has more people and more things to do and wild penguins after dusk but is more touristy.

Thank JackPenny
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Until November Elwood Beach is open to dogs and kids. On a lovely evening we went for a stroll and a sit and watched dogs and kids enjoying themselves on the sand. Top marks to Port Phillip Council for keeping it groomed in the off...More

Thank Library flower
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very popular and worth acday to relax and enjoy yourself. Lovely sand, clear water and amazing sunsets

Thank Jules S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best beaches in Melbourne. Nice wide open with large grains. Good swimming. Good toilet facilities and on beach cafe. Great walking path.

Thank ann c
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a good beach with a wide expanse of sand and good facilities and an excellent park for picnics. It is a great place to walk the beach. and there is ample parking around the Life Saving Club.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a nice walk along the foreshore of Elwood beach. Cold sunny days all rugged up was beautiful. There were even people in there bathers.

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

As you walk from Elwood beach to St Kilda there are tiles etched into the path that tell a story of the how things were in Elwood. If you are lucky you might spot a dolphin. The hustle and bustle of this walk is shared...More

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

One of the Best Walking spot in melbourne! Plus: every Sunday is market in St.Kilda, that the Best place Where to start the walk

Thank Ninacek
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