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St Kilda Pier is a Melbourne landmark and has traditionally been one of Melbourne's most popular tourist attractions. Providing panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline and Port Phillip Bay, the pier is a popular destination for strolling, cycling...more
Pier Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed today

This Pier is special: beautiful sandy coast, free penguins encounter and a nice restaurant where to eat (Little Blue).

Thank jadina2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Kilda Pier is an excellent place for sunset or sunrise, particular if there is a full moon rising. Not many people go to watch the sunset so it doesn't get really that crowded. Most crowds go for the Little Blue Penguin colony at the...More

Thank Billy007863
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is really good at night as the volunteers are there but if you go in the morning it is a lot less busy. Definitely wrap up warm if you are going (even in the summer). Also be prepared to wait a while . Definitely...More

Thank EleanorBall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely evening stroll along the pier. Finding the blue penguins and the very helpful guide at the end of the pier capped the evening off.

Thank 256berniea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely short walk along the esplanade and up the pier at dusk to maybe see some penguins, we were really lucky to see some up close. Lovely experience and all for free.

Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolling along St Kilda Pier is one of Melbourne's favourite recreational pastimes. You'll share your walk with the fisher types who are dangling a line in the hope of making a big catch. At the end of the Pier is a kiosk selling ice-creams and...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk across the pier looking out into the sea and also back on the city. Great for a walk, cycle or jog. Would highly recommend taking a walk along and taking in the scenery.

Thank determinationispower
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This historic pier with its pretty kiosk is a local favourite, full of couples, families and friends out for a stroll. From the pier you get great views of St Kilda's shoreline and Melbourne's skyline, and you might be entertained by other sights like the...More

1  Thank beantony15
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice walk along the pier, great views and felt like we were way out in the sea . food place at end but we didn't try it out

Thank Jeanette R
Reviewed 28 June 2018

While waiting for the Spirit of Tasmania ferry we wandered out onto the pier, passing rod fishermen and then groups of tourists attracted by the little penguins that have moved into the man-made breakwater. Go penguins! There's a little tearoom out near the end of...More

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Esien C
23 July 2018|
Response from Jenna R | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! I was there in summer and we saw no penguins so not too sure on that, but yea it’s just a short walk to local restaurants and cafes :) you’d definitely want to bring warm clothing for night-time in Melbourne as it can... More
Esien C
23 July 2018|
Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I think the penguins can be there any time of day, but sunset may be the best time. There are plenty of food places on nearby streets. In winter it gets very cold st night,,. Bring warm clothes.
4 April 2018|
Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't answer the question it needs to be in English.