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Boatshed & Bathing Box

Boatsheds and bathing Boxes are features on the beaches surrounding Port Phillip and Westernport. They are often brightly coloured and have historical significance. There are 190 Boatsheds and bathing boxes which takes in 13km of Port Phillip foreshore, including the largest stretch of unbroken beach in metropolitan Melbourne.

The State government Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has appointed Council as the Committee of Management of the Foreshore Reserve in Kingston.

Any policies or guidelines set by DELWP will be the governing document. The management of the Foreshore Reserves in the area covered by this policy has been delegated to the Committee of Management under section 14 of the Crown land (reserves) Act 1978.

To report damages or other maintenance issues concerning boatsheds and bathing boxes please call 1300 653 356 or email