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Nice for a short break

Altona Beach is ok. Great for swimming with kids as the water level is quiet low (knee height) for... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
WildflowerAdventures
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Nice beach

Swam here today ( 12/12/18) hot day . Swimming here is possible but you have to walk about a 100... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
mariannah378
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Tauranga
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Esplanade, Altona, Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia
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All reviews fish and chips nice beach kite surfers walk along the beach pier street clear water cafes and restaurants across the road tables and chairs clean sand play equipment local beach close to shops plenty of parking family friendly beach sunny day pizza
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great clean beach with wide walking paths and great parks. Close to lots of delicious cafes, bars and restaurants. Perfect for fish and chips on the beach too. Lots of kite surfers out on the water, interesting to sit and watch.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Melejackbeneli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Long Beach and great promenade to walk, fun to watch kite surfers and spectacular sunset. However 3-4 wide strip of seaweed on beach and in water makes this not a great beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nedelakttraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Kids love it, adults love it and teenagers jump off the pier. Clean sand and easy access and clear water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bishka2017
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Great Fish and Chips and ice cream. This is a take-out but the service is good. Fish and Chips, Souvlaki, Burgers, Snacks and a Garden Salad. The service was good and there is a little nook just a few steps from the ice cream shop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annbO1798SN
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Even though it was a rather hot morning, our walking group chose to walk along the beach trail on a Sunday morning. The path was very busy. Bikes, walkers, strollers all taking up the path. Unfortunately the bikes, and in groups, seem to think that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 48rosa
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Altona Beach is ok. Great for swimming with kids as the water level is quiet low (knee height) for quite some way out. Sand is a little gritty, and dry -or too wet where water is- to make a decent sandcastle but kid’s had fun...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WildflowerAdventures
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

It shocks me that anyone would actually go to this beach. But if you like bad smells, slime, seaweed, pollution, the scum of the outer western suburbs...etc. then this is the place for you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 501jayv
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This beach is safe for families with children because of the gentle entry slope. Plenty to occupy the whole family and the ships in Pier Street are only a short walk away if you forget to bring something

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mysha57
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Go for awalk to the beach evertime we go nice long pier close to shops and restaurants sandy beach nice ice cream place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisa s
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Swam here today ( 12/12/18) hot day . Swimming here is possible but you have to walk about a 100 metres to get a reasonable depth when the tide is out. But it’s wonderful soft sand so easy to walk on.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariannah378
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Response from Juliana L | Reviewed this property |
No booking required at all. And you are allowed to take your own food and drinks if you wish to do a picnic as well. There are very clean public toilets available and shops if you rather eat out while there.
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