At Half Moon Bay, enjoy the sea, sun, and sand without having to leave Melbourne. Situated in an affluent, family-friendly suburb of the city, this crescent-shaped bay boasts a long sandy beach that gently slopes into the sea. The clear waters abound with marine life offering good snorkeling opportunities, and the historic shipwreck of HMVS Cerberus--the only surviving monitor warship of the Australian colonial navies--acts as a barrier reef. The cliffs along the beach, which were featured in the movie "Mad Max," serve as excellent vantage points. Amenities include a yacht club, restaurant, and beach kiosk. Use our Melbourne itinerary planner to add Half Moon Bay and other attractions to your Melbourne vacation plans.
Half Moon Bay reviews
Half Moon Bay in Black Rock is a gem 💎 . Wonderful beaches, stunning views ,my favourite Beach in Melbourne , a must for international and interstate visitors to Melbourne more »
I have been here twice recently, once at sunset [it rained so I left] and the other in the morning. It is a stunning bay / beach. It has exceptional rock formations and cliffs, interesting walking... more »
Great beach. Has public toilets and cafe. People need to pick up their own rubbish. All day parking cost is $17. People smoked on the beach. Otherwise great for kids and paddling.
Gorgeous beach with good facilities (public toilets, cafe etc.) beautiful clear water and a great place to take your kayak for a paddle in the bay. TOP TIP: the beach to the left of the sailing club was a lot quieter but just as pretty!
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