Enjoy the Beach

Enjoy long summer days by the beach and understand where it's safe to swim. 

Popular Beaches

Some of the best beaches to check out when in Victoria are: 

 

Brighton Beach, Melbourne - Have a photo with the famous Beach boxes.

St Kilda Beach, Melbourne - A hive of activity which is popular with locals and tourists. You can watch various water sports such as kite surfers and paddle boarders. 

Woolamai, Phillip Island - A renowned surf beach with strong rips and currents.

Cowes Beach, Phillip Island - Popular for families and swimmers. 

  

 

Lifeguards Top Tips

Thanks to Surf Life Saving there is a wealth of information to allow you to familiarise yourself with beach safety.

Their top 5 tips are: 

  1. Always swim between the red and yellow flags.

  2. Read The Safety Signs

  3. Ask A Lifeguard For Safety Advice

  4. Swim With A Friend

  5. If You Need Help, Stay Calm And Attract Attention

See more information here

Dog Friendly Beaches

Travelling with your pooch? There are a number of dog friendly beaches around but make sure you check the restrictions as they vary throughout the year.

A comprehensive list of off leash dog friendly parks and beaches in Victoria are available here