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St Kilda's historic pier is where you can see some of the best sunsets in Melbourne, along with a colony of little penguins who call the breakwater home

Perch yourself on the weathered footbridge, dangle your feet into Port Phillip Bay, cast out as the sun sets – and stick around to catch the post-dusk penguin parade. Yes, that's right. You can see little penguins right at St Kilda’s breakwater as twilight falls and the colony of around 100 teeny guys heads home.

Volunteers may be on hand to answer questions, but even if they’re not, do the right thing and turn off your camera’s flash.

Updated on 13 Jan 2016.

St Kilda Pier details

Jacka Blvd, St Kilda 3182

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