Altona Beach is Melbourne’s western suburbs largest and most pristine swimming and recreational beach.  The beach is patrolled over the summer. It is home to many recreational and water sports activities such as kite surfing, paddle boarding, sandcastle building, and volleyball.  There is free parking, tree-lined parks, barbecue areas, and public amenities all within walking distance to shops, cafes and public transport. Content: Hobsons Bay City Council