Guidebook Hit the beach or pool

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Hit the beach or pool

Melbourne has some beautiful bayside beaches (no big waves) and splendid spots to cool down on a scorcher, says Time Out. One of the best beaches is Half Moon Bay, around 30 minutes from the city in Black Rock, with its "beautiful water" and "gorgeous red cliff face that surrounds the bay," says The Melbourne Kid, as well as kid-friendly fish and chips from the Cerberus Beach House. And even closer to the city is Elwood Beach with its sandy beach and nearby playground at Elwood Park. And if a pool is more your pace, here's Time Out's guide to Melbourne's best.

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