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Address: 4 Esplanade | Melbourne Victoria, Brighton, South Australia 3186, Australia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Box's on the beach

Beach box's is a lovely thing to see. Paid parking meters are pricey just to see the box's so turn into a side street and grab a park. Sand will give your feet a scrub in some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was early March, summer when we visited. was there on a midday and was scorching hot. Alighted at Brighton Beach Station and walked 15min to the beach. Very Windy, sea water was clear, cooling and many people were sun tanning. There's no café/restaurant nearby at the beach itself. Only mobile food van can be found. Nice to take pictures... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach box's is a lovely thing to see. Paid parking meters are pricey just to see the box's so turn into a side street and grab a park. Sand will give your feet a scrub in some places as its gritty. Under and hour to see unless you want to swim.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute boat houses on the sand. They're all painted differently with lots of colours making the row full of them very colourful. Great for photos. The sand was pretty rough with lots of broken shell. The water was not great but clean enough.

Thank Lilly_traveljournal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is really clean, the weather is nice during our visit. The colorful boxes sure add an unforgettable view. Not to many tourist in the area so you can surely take a great picture.

Thank Indrasantoso
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A clean beach , great outlook and not too many people , unlike others . Perfect for all activities, safe for children and good for swimming , paddling or just admiring the view. A favourite !

Thank MaxD859
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful houses with nice weather. Easy to go at the south part of Melbourne A nice visit with breeze. Awesome

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach itself is a good one but no better than St. Kilda or South Melbourne which also have excellent beaches but Brighton beach is lined with Iconic Beach Huts which give it its own personality and a little flavour of England especially for me the beach at Wells next the Sea.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Only thing to see are the historical change sheds. The beach has rough unpleasant sand and the water is shallow. This place is boring. The Beaches in NSW and WA have much more to offer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

No matter you like beach activities or not, no matter you like sun bath or not, no matter you like taking photos or not, no matter you are alone or with friends or family, you should definitely go to Brighton Beach if you visit Melbourne. It's the place I like most in Melbourne.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights within walking distance of the cafe strip. We have stayed in Glenelg before and found it too bustling and a bit tacky. Brighton is less pretentious and v pleasant. The temp was a scorching 40 for 4 days but the beach was not crowded. At nights people arrived to cool off. Friday night was a bit... More 

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