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Elwood Beach

Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
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Great beach for a bay

I spend most sunny weekends here. Nice place for friends and family to hang out and go for a swim... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
logan b
via mobile
Great safe beach

The beach appears safe with life guards present. The day we went was cloudy and the place was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“yacht club” (3 reviews)
“bike trail” (2 reviews)
“lovely sunset” (2 reviews)
Ormond Esplanade, Elwood, Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I spend most sunny weekends here. Nice place for friends and family to hang out and go for a swim. Great place to watch the sun go down

Thank logan b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach appears safe with life guards present. The day we went was cloudy and the place was almost empty with free car parking spaces available. The waves were just right and probably due to 41C temperature the previous day the water was nice and...More

Thank gjoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really romantic spot to watch the city fireworks or a simple sunset. Beautiful beaches and parks with plenty of parking and just perfect to go for a stroll up and down the area Will be bringing the kids back next time to enjoy a play...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elwood is an expansive sandy beach which caters for all sorts of activities in and out of the water. After a day in the sun the parking lot changes over for people wanting to enjoy dinner and the sunset. There is a path for bikes,...More

1  Thank RELLE2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous thing for couples to do is have a drink and dinner in one of the many restaurants/bars in Ormond Road or just get some fish and chips then head down any of the streets and you will be at the beach take a stroll...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 16 November 2017

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 13 November 2017

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

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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 13 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 14 August 2017

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

Thank Jules S
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