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Outdoor Pools in Melbourne

We recently highlighted some of the best outdoor pools in Sydney and now, it’s Melbourne’s turn to show off the public baths, beach rock pools and outdoor pools in and around Victoria’s capital city. The rock pool name comes because most are naturally occurring rock pools, shallow and sheltered from the tides by rocks strategically placed by nature and a part of some of Melbourne’s beautiful coastal beaches. Melbourne’s rock pools are quite different from the ones we highlighted in Sydney. They are more like tidal pools that appear at low tide. Baths are the historic name from many pools because the rock pools and tidal pools at beaches were used for bathing throughout history. But don’t worry, you won’t find anyone bringing a bar of soap to these newer, […]

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