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St Kilda Pier

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It's a good walk, pretty and usually smells of fresh sea air. Well worth the relaxing trip and... read more

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clsodo
Nice walk

We recently visited the place and found it is a awesome place to visit. Get to see pinguin colonies... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

It's a good walk, pretty and usually smells of fresh sea air. Well worth the relaxing trip and stroll.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank clsodo
Reviewed yesterday

We recently visited the place and found it is a awesome place to visit. Get to see pinguin colonies was a big bonus. Closed to city and easy to find car park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EricW178
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the tram to St Kilda from Docklands and it was easy to get to. It is a lovely walk out on the pier and we were fortunate to get to see the "Fairy Penguins" without the expense and the whole day taking up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lemmel7
Reviewed 2 days ago

Victorian history is embodied in this jetty reaching a way out to sea, with a small bar and interpretation boards, a great atmosphere and lots of open sky. The penguins won't be interested though in the marina alongside them, beyond which you see Melbourne in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kmkwilliams
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a taxi to St Kilda. Short 20 min ride from Flinders Lane. Pier isn't much. Hoped to see some penguins but meant waiting until about 9 pm for a possible sighting. It got cold so we left. Would recommend you take a sweater/windbreaker with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 19Chris-Ne
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the place were the penguins hide while changing their feathers, usually they come out at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diana A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of restaurants and bars. Nice park. Wait for the Little Penguins to arrive at the pier after dark!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GAMomof3boys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seen the Pier area whn in St Kilda, lots to see and do in this area. It was very warm so the beach are was busy with families enjoying the sunny day

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit a couple of times a year Great to walk the market and finish with a walk along the Pier and the little cafe at the end. Our dogs love a swim at the beach good parking. A great way to spend a sunday.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank diamondphoenix28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited there around sunset at 8pm-ish, the penguins were just coming back from feeding, We coudl see atleast 20-30 little penguins, mostly singing (!) and sitting. They are quite people friendly (do not touch them) and not afriad of people nearby. very nice little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rachel O
8 December 2018|
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Response from 781hilarya | Reviewed this property |
Probably late in the day.dusk.
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caroleleroy84
15 July 2018|
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Response from babawhitesheep | Reviewed this property |
As it is v cold and windy, I don't advise you to be there too early. We went there past 7pm, we still managed to see quite many. Look out for the marshals, they are there to guide you and point out the penguins to you. Have... More
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caroleleroy84
15 July 2018|
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Response from Campercam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, around 5:30pm. Sooner if it is an overcast day
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