Yes, Melbourne has a reputation for being rainy (we're extremely sick of being asked about the gloomy weather in fact) but the truth is that Melbourne has some ripper sunny days too. It can get hot hot hot in Melbourne during summer and locals know there are plenty of places to cool off in the water, whether at a beach, lake or pool. To keep you cool this summer, we've rounded up Melbourne's best places to go for a swim.
And if you really want to get back to nature, dressed as nature intended, why not try one of Victoria's best nudist beaches.
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