St Kilda Harbour (St Kilda Pier and Breakwater)


St Kilda Harbour (St Kilda Pier and Breakwater)

The St Kilda Harbour precinct is home to the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. The harbour is a vibrant, recreational boating harbour that exists in harmony with the local ecology and provides a great experience for tourists, local residents and recreational boat operators.

The marina section is a private area managed by the yacht club however it does allow public pedestrian access. The moorings are also managed by the yacht club. The area is a shared windsport zone for kiteboarding, paddle boarding and windsurfing.

How to get there

St Kilda Harbour (St Kilda Pier and Breakwater)

Need to know

St Kilda Harbour (St Kilda Pier and Breakwater)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Boating zones apply
  • Fees apply
  • Load, weight restrictions
  • No swimming
  • No vehicles
  • No jumping or diving off piers or jetties


  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Animals and pests
    • Sharks
    • Stingers
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

COVID-19 closures - penguin viewing platform

In response to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer about COVID-19, the pier remains open however, the penguin viewing platform is closed until further notice.  For more information, please visit

St Kilda Pier redevelopment

Following a $50.3 investment from the State Government, work is underway to rebuild the iconic St Kilda Pier. Find out more

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