Middleton Beach
local gem

Middleton Beach

Mid­dle­ton Beach is the Albany's main swim­ming beach, popular for its clean, clear water, white sand and family-friendly facili­ties.

Ellen Cove, of which Mid­dle­ton Beach is a part, also features a Jetty and Boardwalk, and is the loca­tion of Carols by Candlelight each Christmas.

Named after Captain Mid­dle­ton in 1834, the beach has become famous for its prist­ine con­d­ition and 'healthy air'.

Facili­ties include grass­ed areas, shady trees, barbecues, children's playgrounds, terrac­ed picnic area and public toi­lets with showers.

Walkers can enjoy the 5 km path to Emu Point or the 4 km Ellen Cove Boardwalk with its views of King George Sound.

The pro­tect­ed waters of King George Sound attract South­ern Right and Humpback whales during their annu­al migra­tion between July and October, some­times as close as 50 metres from the beach.

Within walk­ing dist­­ance are a caravan park, sever­al motels, b&b's and local eater­ies.

Mid­dle­ton Beach It is locat­ed approxim­ately 4 km east of the city centre.

updated 17/07/2023