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A wide stip of sand for play

We last visited Elwood Beach on a sunny, but cold, winter's day. One lone swimmer braved the icy... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
nocatnow
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Melbourne, Australia
Mesmerising Views

Excellent and Awesome view from the beach... Must visit during Sun Set time. Just 1 drawback. There... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
KauVartak
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Melbourne, Australia
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Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed in st kilda for a few months and definitely proffered cycling to Elwood for the day as it's much less busy and more enjoyable. Some areas the water is a bit dirty but others it's fabulous, the colour and temperature is lovely! Went almost...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Leigh-Anne M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We last visited Elwood Beach on a sunny, but cold, winter's day. One lone swimmer braved the icy water, which was as still as a mill pond and bright blue. Dozens of people walked their dogs along the footpath close to the sand, and cyclists...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank nocatnow
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Excellent and Awesome view from the beach... Must visit during Sun Set time. Just 1 drawback. There aren't many restaurant near the beach...

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank KauVartak
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoy a walk from Brighton to St Kilda with a matcha latte from Combi. Well protected and safe place for a swim. Soak up the sun. Or watch the world go by.....

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank DeebeeMelbourne
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Elwood is a cool, family-friendly beach to watch the tide come in and soak up the sun. Great place to people watch, and a lot cleaner than St Kilda up the road.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Monique_Elouise
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favour and don't swim around this area. The water can be filthy sometimes, especially after a heavy downpour of rain.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank fleabear
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Elwood Beach, here one can swim, sun bake, paddle a board, walk, cycle, picnic, take splendid photos, dine, or just sit and dream. There is also a Life Saving Club, The Elwood Yacht Club, toilets and benches to sit on. A wonderful place for the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank pixiegypsie
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Love walking the dog.. there is a shallow bay (low tide) where the dogs love exploring in the rocks etc. Great proximity to St Kilda n Brighton!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The water at Elwood can be very choppy and is known to have drops and obstacles below the surface. It also has quite a current so if your no a particularly strong swimmer you might be better just padding. The beaches at Elwood are great,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank YvonneG501
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Great place to learn to paddle board. The paddle board kiosk is present weekends and holidays and a fun thing to do at this beach

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank sydneywanda
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