Misery Beach

Don’t be put off by the name, for Misery Beach is anything but a misery. Looking north over Frenchman Bay from a southern slither of land, Misery Beach is largely sheltered from the region’s prevailing winds, making it a good choice whatever the weather.

Close to Torndirrup, its white sands run for 200 metres, and are met by a granite headland at one end, and a rocky point at the other. Behind the beach climb hillsides covered in vegetation native to the region. Rather secluded as a result, Misery Beach is reached via a gravel road.

Its relative seclusion makes it a favourite with seals and dolphins, who aren’t in any way put off by the former whaling station that used to be located nearby.

Nearest town/city

Albany

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2022-12-04 03:00:00

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