Misery Beach Named Tourism Australia Best Beach 2022

Published on Sunday, 30 January 2022 at 10:52:26 AM

Misery beach, located just 20 kilometres south of Albany has been named the best beach in the country by Tourism Australia. Described as a "picture perfect" beach, Misery Beach was praised for its uncrowded white sand, turquoise water, noticeable granite outcrop and interesting historic backstory. 

Beating award winning spots along New South Wales, Queensland and even Tasmanian coastline, Tourism Australia's beach ambassador, Brad Farmer, said Misery Beach was world-class.

The list below shows the winners of this years 2022 Tourism Australia award.


1. Misery Beach, WA

2. Horseshoe Bay, NSW

3. The Spit, Queensland

4. Flaherty’s Beach, SA

5. Loch Ard Gorge, Victoria

6. The Neck, Tasmania

7. Blue Pearl Bay, Queensland

8. Depot Beach, NSW

9. Murray Beach, NSW

10. Dundee Beach, NT

For more information on this award check out ABC's article here

Albany’s coastline is one of Western Australia's most spectacular, already hosting award winning beach, Little Beach within Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve.

If you'd like more information on other beaches surrounding Albany, check out Beaches and Coastline on our website. Or visit us for a detailed map of our beaches and their locations.

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