best nude beaches in melbourne

4 Best Nude Beaches in Melbourne Victoria

Our list of the 4 Best Nude Beaches in Melbourne is admittedly brief but done to the best of our ability and includes many of the most well-known places to visit if you’re a naturalist at heart. Nude Beaches are not necessarily the norm in Melbourne, Victoria or Australia for that matter. For no doubt, a multitude of asinine reasons the free and easy atmosphere of nude beaches have not been adopted in the land of nearly 50,000 kilometres worth of coastline. These days body image and body positivity are major mental health dilemmas, so it seems fitting we highlight the best 4 places where every human form is accepted for its incomprehensible beauty.

An experience like no other, bearing the flesh at a nudist beach is truly one of the most natural things a person can do. Here are the officially designated 4 best nude beaches in Melbourne, the naturist’s dream if you will. Remember, confidence is key, but also having a bit of fun and enjoying nature’s splendour is equally important. Go on, Give it a crack.

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sunnyside north nudist beach

1. Sunnyside North Nudist Beach

This nudist beach in Mount Eliza, a short distance past Frankston on the Mornington Peninsula is notoriously difficult to find. That being said, if it’s easy, it’s probably not worth it. Moreover, it may be a bit of a hunt to try and find a spot on the beach during summer as it is one of Melbourne’s most popular nude beaches. The relaxed atmosphere makes up for the effort though, with many people agreeing this is a perfect place to have your ideal first nude beach experience. Visitors travel from far and wide to experience this natural oasis. Sunnyside North might be the most beautiful nudist beach Melbourne has to offer.

Address: Sunnyside Rd, Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia

southside nudist beach

2. Southside Nudist Beach

Another beach that is a bit further away from the city, Southside Beach is located halfway between Torquay and Anglesea. This area is popular amongst naturists due to the fact that the beach is sheltered from the wind. It goes without saying that cold weather and your nakedness don’t necessarily go together, but when the conditions are right this beach is sensational. As a matter of fact, this particular beach became a designated legal nudist beach under the Nudity (Prescribed Areas) Act of 1983, hmm there you go. The Southside nudist beach is your classic Melbourne nude beach and worth the longer journey.

Address: Jarosite Rd, Bells Beach VIC 3216, Australia

point impossible nudist beach

3. Point Impossible Nudist Beach

Despite the name suggesting otherwise, Point Impossible is actually quite the accommodating area. With a large carpark and toilets available you’d be sure to find a spot of your own. This is an ideal location for anyone looking to make a connection with nature. With it’s beautiful sandy beaches and pleasant swimming conditions Point Impossible, allows individuals and groups who wish to partake in the primal tradition of swimming in the sea sans bathing suit with comfort and acceptance. Enjoy the beauty of Victoria. Point Impossible is possibly the most picturesque nude beach Melbourne has to offer.

Address: 425 The Esplanade, Torquay VIC 3228, Australia
Phone: +61 1300 614 219

oaks east nude beach

4. The Oaks East Nude Beach

While there is not a great deal of information about this particular beach, The Oaks East Nude Beach appears to be an accompaniment of the actual Oaks East Beach. According to online discussion forums and reviews, there is an unofficial nude beach around the rocks to the left. Apparently containing a nice thin, protected and tranquil strip of sand beachgoers are encouraged to don the birthday suit and enjoy nature spoils. Furthermore, natural rock pools are located nearby that are apparently very pleasant of freshly tanned nude bodies. The Oaks might be the most unique nude beach Victoria has to offer.

Address: Cape Paterson-Inverloch Rd, Cape Paterson VIC 3995, Australia
Phone: +61 3 5671 2211

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General FAQ

Is Sunnyside a nudist beach?

Yes, this long-established and famous naturist beach is located in Victoria.

Is Point Impossible a nude beach?

Yes, there is a one-kilometre clothing-optional zone on the beach between Point Impossible and Whites Beach.


Mr Mark Jessen

Mark Jessen studied English at Brigham Young University, completing a double emphasis in creative writing and professional writing/editing. After graduating, Mark went to work for a small publisher as their book editor. After a brief time as a freelance writer, Mark entered the corporate world as a copywriter. These days, his hours are spent mostly in proofing and editing, though he continues to create content for a wide variety of projects. In 2017, Mark completed UCLA's Creative Writing Certification. A prolific writer, Mark has over 20 years of experience in journalism.