Middleton is a small coastal town located in the Fleurieu Peninsula region of South Australia, about 79 kilometers south of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. It is situated between the towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot.

Middleton is a popular destination for surfers and beachgoers, as it is home to one of the longest surf breaks in South Australia. The town is also known for its beautiful beaches, including Middleton Beach and Basham Beach, which are popular for swimming, surfing, and fishing.

In addition to its beaches, Middleton is home to a range of walking and cycling trails, including the Encounter Bikeway, which runs from Goolwa to Victor Harbor and passes through Middleton. The town also hosts a range of events throughout the year, including the Middleton Country Fair and the Middleton Surf Classic.

Overall, Middleton offers visitors a relaxed and scenic coastal experience, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration.

Things to Do in Middleton

Pipi at Middleton

Cute little cafe, behind the palms, on Goolwa Road at Middleton with Coffee and a delish all day menu.

Middleton Tavern

Situated in the centre of Middleton, the Tavern offers a range of Bistro meals at an affordable price in a family friendly atmosphere. ​Featuring a large open Bistro, private function room, modern gaming room, lotto & keno facilities as well as a Cellarbrations drive through bottle shop, a Sports bar and two 8-ball tables. Follow the link for more details and menu options: https://www.middletontavern.com.au/

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Middleton Surf Lessons

Fleurieu Adventures host Surf lessons off Middleton Beach. Perfect for kids and adults to enjoy. 2 hour surf classes available with all the equipment at one of South Australia’s most popular surf beaches! For more information: fleurieuadventures.com.au/surf-lessons-middleton-moana/learn-to-surf

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Whale Watching

Middleton is a great location for Whale Watching during the June to September periods. The Southern Right Whale can often be seen from the most common locations of Middleton Point and Basham Beach, as they migrate from Antarctica to the warm waters.

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