St Kilda’s beach is in St Kilda, which is a suburb of Melbourne. This is the most popular beach in Melbourne and is sprawling at a distance of 6 km south-east of Melbourne’s Central Business District. The beach side is flooded with up-scale cafes and restaurant, where tourists can relax and spend a lazy day.
Wind surfing, sailing, kit surfing, rollerblading, beach volleyball, jet skiing, water skiing and sunbathing are few of the most popular activities people can enjoy here. The beach has also served as host to various international events like the 2007 World Aquatics Championships and 2006 Commonwealth Games triathlon and cycling time trials that were held here.
Besides the beautiful beach, tourists should not miss exploring the popular cultural and heritage attractions of the region. One of the most famous attractions here is the St Kilda Pier which has a long breakwater and the St. Kilda Harbours is also located here. The Little Penguin Colony is a major draw of the St Kilda Pier. Numerous parks, gardens, historical hotel buildings, eye catching terrace houses, grand ancient mansions and various architectural splendors make St Kilda, a must visit place in Melbourne.