USEFUL INFO

Brighton nestles against Port Phillip Bay's remarkable coastline. It's here that visitors can enjoy pristine beaches, picturesque cliff-top walks, the foreshore bike trail, interesting shopping villages with cosy cafes and superb restaurants. Golf courses, yacht clubs, nature reserves and over forty parks are dotted throughout the municipality.

There are several historic mansions as well as the iconic Middle Brighton Beach bathing boxes which date back to 1862.

Brighton is accessible by train on the Sandringham line (North Brighton Station) and by car along either Beach Road or Nepean Highway. Local facilities within walking distance of Brighton Bay Apartments include the beach bike trail, Middle Brighton beach, Palace cinema, Brighton Sea Baths Gym, Royal Brighton Yacht club, Bay and Church Street's eclectic selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes. A supermarket and wine store is just next door and is open from 7am to 9pm every day of the week, a larger 24 hour supermarket is located 500 meters along Bay Street.

Trains

Middle Brighton Station is conveniently locate, only 450m (5 min walk). The normal journey to Melbourne's CBD is around 18 minutes by train, with a train departing around every 10 minute during peak times.

Taxis

Telephone 132227 from your apartments free call telephone

Cafes & Resturants

Shoppers and diners flock to Bay Street in North Brighton for hip and trendy cafes with boutique shops. You’ll find both take away and gourmet food outlets here so there is plenty to choose from! If you’re not a morning person but love a good breakfast, there are plenty of cafes with filling, all-day breakfasts on their menu!

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach and its famous Bathing Boxes are only 1.3km from Brighton Bay Apartments - just a short walk, or about 3 minutes by car. Whether you are a local to Melbourne or a visitor, definitely put a day or two aside and spend it at Brighton Beach.

Brighton Beach Boxes

Nearly all of us have seen photos of the famous Brighton Bathing Boxes - those colourfully painted sheds lined up along the beach. Plenty of Australian TV shows based in Melbourne have shot at least a few scenes there. If you ever find yourself in Melbourne, visiting Brighton Beach is a must.

Brighton Beach is not only famous for these colourful bathing boxes, but the beach here is one of the best in Melbourne. With a view of the Melbourne CBD in the background, it poses great photo opportunities plus an unforgettable experience for tourists and locals alike. Walk down the foreshore path to Middle Brighton Pier – the perfect opportunity to check out all the artwork on the Bathing Boxes.