Port Phillip Bay Melbourne has, through its exposure, natural protection. The city beaches are ideal for swimming, but do not allow to indulge in surfing.
We must move away to the beaches of the ocean that they offer the best conditions.
The most accessible surfing beaches outside Melbourne are on the Mornington Peninsula and along the Great Ocean Road near Torquay.
The most popular beaches are very popular during weekends and holidays. They are guarded by lifeguards (the lifesavers) in summer from November to March.
The Central Melbourne Beaches
Albert Park Beach
Address: Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Melbourne VIC 3206
Melbourne Central beach with magnificent views. Among the activities include bike trails, play parks for children.
Address: The Esplanade, Middle Brighton, Melbourne VIC 3186
Its 82 cabins of all colors are emblematic places! Brighton Beach is located south of St Kilda, about 13km south of central Melbourne and has a beautiful yellow sand beach with beautiful blue water.
Address: Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Melbourne VIC 3184
Popular with families, it offers facilities for children. Behind the beach, a park with tables and barbecues for picnics are available, as well as lots of activities for fun or for a quiet drink (lawns, tennis, fishing, sailing , skating, biking, cafes and restaurants).
Green Point Beach
Address: The Esplanade, Brighton, Melbourne VIC 3188
Swimming, windsurfing, swimming, picnics are among the most popular activities in Green Point Beach, located south of Brighton Beach.
Half Moon Bay Beach
Address: Beach Road, Black Rock, Melbourne VIC 3193
nudist beach removed and located in East Melbourne neighborhoods.
Middle Park Beach
Address: Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, Melbourne VIC 3206
Lovely golden beach with a blue and calm sea, ideal for swimming and a bit of lazing in the sun …
Enjoy a short break to walk along the pier on piles to Kerferd Pier Road.
Port Melbourne Beach
Address: Beach Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3207
Port Melbourne Beach is the closest beach from central Melbourne and certainly one of the most popular.
Rather narrow and bordered by lawns from which spring a few palm trees, the water is shallow.
Around you will find some cycling and walking paths.
Address: The Boulevard, Port Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3207
Residential beach rather with a calm sea, Sandridge Beach is ideal for families. Park and picnic areas are located nearby.
St. Kilda Beach
Address: Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda, Melbourne VIC 3183
You may be lucky enough to see penguins in the corner Strolling along the beach of St Kilda!
One of the most famous beaches in Melbourne, St Kilda Beach is sometimes compared to Bondi Beach in Sydney, certainly for its size.
Large golden sandy beach, with a nearby park, bike paths, barbecue grills, a playground and cafes.
Address: Black Rock Road, Barwon Heads VIC 3227
13th Beach, on the outskirts of Melbourne, has remote areas and large waves that make it an ideal place for surfing.
Address: Bells Boulevarde, Torquay VIC 3228
Very popular for surfing, Bells Beach regularly hosts surfing competitions, attracting surfers from the 4 corners of the world.
Address: Woolamai Beach Road, Phillip Island VIC 3922
Besides being a beach with all the conditions to surf well, Woolamai Beach also offers hiking trails to admire beautiful landscapes.
Address: Ventnor Road, Phillip Island VIC 3922
Known for its waves of moderate strength, the beach of Cat Bay is especially popular with novice surfers.
Address: Golf Links Road, Flinders VIC 3939
Locals and tourists come to Flinders Beach surfer known for its great waves.
Gunnamatta Surf Beach
Address: Truemans Road, Rosebud VIC 3939
Gunnamatta Surf Beach features an extensive beach and attracts many pro surfers for its famous waves.
Jan Juc Beach
Address: Avenue Carnarvon, Jan Juc VIC 3228
Another popular beach and close to Melbourne, renowned for its powerful waves.
Point Impossible Surf Beach
Address: Fishers Lane, Torquay VIC 3228
With waves at moderate height, Point Impossible Surf Beach is far from impossible to surf because it attracts mainly beginners surf!
Portsea Back Beach
Address: Back Beach Road, Portsea VIC 3944
With powerful waves and beautiful, it is best to master surfing as the sea can sometimes be dangerous …
Rye Back Beach
Address: Sandy Drive, Rye VIC 3941
Rye Back Beach is among the beaches with the best conditions for surfing. It is also the venue of annual events centered around surfing.
Address: Smiths Beach Road, Phillip Island VIC 3922
Great views, a lovely sandy beach a little withdrawn, ideal cocktail to unwind in Smiths Beach.