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Address: Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia

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Great beach, but exposed

Elwood Beach is a clean sandy beach heading South from the Point Ormond hill. There are cycling and walking tracks through it and toilets and food facilities, too. There is no... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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829 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Elwood Beach is a clean sandy beach heading South from the Point Ormond hill. There are cycling and walking tracks through it and toilets and food facilities, too. There is no shelter to speak of and when a cool change arrives, you had better rush for cover. It is a great place to look across the bay at sunset. It... More 

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Morpeth, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about an hour walking along the track, over the canal bridges, up to the lookout. It was a very nice calm and sunny Autumn day and was a delightful experience. Not sure what it would be like on a colder, wetter or windier day but today it was just perfect. We sat on a bench and could look... More 

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Thank antlaw
Christchurch, New Zealand
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a hot day in Melbourne so off to the beach for the afternoon. Went initially to St Kilda beach then Brighton beach - both beaches packed with no parking. Ended up at Elwood - found plenty of parking close to the beach. The beach was busy but not packed - real clean. The water was warm and surprisingly clear,... More 

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Thank peter_fussell
Brighton, Australia
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great time, 5 or 6 free public BBQ' , large tables with sea view. We went there for a birthday. Great time with a lovely sunset. Friendly people and nice beach. I highly recommend that spot.

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Thank GUILLAUME D
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Relatively clean and never too busy even on hot days!! New bathrooms and showers make it easy for parents of little ones.

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Thank Karen B
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 636 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a good beach with white sand and is fairly shallow and has the benefit of a large park at its rear, good parking and toilet facilities. Probably one of the better beached between Port Melbourne and Brighton.

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Thank Oldjack
Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Elwood beach's wide, clean and groomed sand invites you to jump into the bay and indulge. One of Melbourne's finest.

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Thank Psychmyke
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely long beach with white sand. Good lookouts, 2x restaurants, a decent sized play ground, male/female and disabled toilets and a great paved walk that follows the curve of the beach. Lots of parking in the car park but parking is fairly expensive. It's a good beach to unwind and relax at and only 10km from Melbourne CBD. Good alternative... More 

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Thank Steve S
Panadura, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to relax in the white sandy beach or playing or just floating/ swimming in the shallow water. Family/ Kid friendly beach. Cold water in the middle of summer ( 32 degrees) in comparison to a tropical beach.

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Thank Prasanna A
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Elwood Beach is not as touristy as surrounding St Kilda and Brighton. It's a lovely little spot with a nice beach. There are a couple spots for food near the beach, but if you walk a couple blocks in to Ormond Rd you'll find plenty of coffee shops, restaurants and shops. A perfect little spot if you're looking for beach,... More 

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