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Shack by the Sea Middleton

Bedrooms 3
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedroom beach shack with open plan kitchen, dining and loungeroom. Renovated throughout including kitchen and bathroom. Decking along front and back of property with grassed areas for kids to play and landscaped to fit within the surrounding nature reserve. On the bike path between Goolwa and Victor Harbor. Great bakeries, restaurants and hotels 5minute drive.

Please note during peak period Dec/Jan full payment is required 5 weeks prior to commence of booking date. Cancellation 4 weeks prior to booking will incur 50% of total booking fee. Cancellation 3 weeks or less prior to commence of booking will incur full payment.

Please note we no longer make the shack available to Schoolies.


Middleton is a town in South Australia on the eastern end of the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. It is situated between the towns of Port Elliot and Goolwa. A holiday and tourist destination with a popular surf beach. Some Southern Right Whales calve and mate in the waters off Middleton's beaches and can be viewed from Middleton Point or Bashams Beach during the whale watching season (June or July to October).

Goolwa end of Middleton

Beach access - can see path from the front deck, tuck your board under your arm and head for the beach - takes a whole 2 minutes.

No through road, close to Encounter Bike path that runs from Goolwa to Victor Harbour, nature reserve behind and sea out front.

Unspoilt views from back deck of nature reserve

Long unspoilt beach suitable for swimming, boarding & surfing.

Close to restaurants and pubs in Middleton, Goowla & Pt Elliot

Best bakeries - Middleton, then Pt Elliot

Things to see and do

in Middleton

Surfing and swimming beaches

Whale watching

Steam train rides

Walk or cycle the Encounter Bikeway

Walking distance to the beach,





Arts and Crafts





Bushwalking and Scenic Flights

River Cruises

Historical Buildings

Surf & Sun Surf School - Surf & Sun Learn to Surf South Australia offer a range of Learn to Surf options to suit you. They are a licensed surf school with Surfing Australia and focus on providing you with a fun, exciting and most importantly a safe Learn to Surf experience. If you are after a once off lesson or wish to take your surfing further, we can help you. Located at Middleton Beach Surf & Sun has qualified instructors, new equipment and a professional and fun approach to surfing.

Town Facilities

Cafe, Take Away, Tavern, Bakery,

Blues Restaurant, Medical Centre, Chemist, Massuse, Beautician, Surf Shop, Bus Service.

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Middleton Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surfing


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Shack by the Sea Middleton
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

Loved our stay !

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this shack ! All the things we needed for a weekend away . very family and kid friendly . The back deck was a winner for us . Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karli. We're very happy that you had such a lovely time. Cheers Sue & Russ
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Great holiday Shack

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Shack. Great casual-beach style, very clean & comfortable, in a quiet area close to the beach, good landscaping, and had everything we needed for a relaxing stay. Would stay again if in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janice... I'm very pleased you enjoyed your time at the shack. Our aim is to have a clean and comfortable shack for people to stay in. Cheers Sue
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Great spot close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped shack.comfy bed too! Very relaxing and so close to the beach.beautiful landscaping

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeannie & Leigh. Thank you for your review. I'm pleased the shack suited your needs and I hope you got to see the whales too. Take care Sue
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Ararat, Victoria, Australia

We loved staying at the shack

  • 5 of 5

It had everything we needed and was close to the beach. We will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Nice place, pets welcome and back deck views

  • 4 of 5

This place was really nice. It's super close to the beach, and although there are no ocean views there are ocean sounds and you have a view from the back deck onto a nature reserve and so a really nice place to sit with your morning coffee or afternoon cider (or both!). It took us (we timed) 1 minute and 9 seconds to walk to the beach and because it's a little bit further along than the main strip, we had the entire beach to ourselves. One of our major deciding factors to stay here was that it is 'pets allowed' so our dog could come with us. There is no fencing around the property though (which we did ask so we did know when we finalised our booking!) so it is definitely more suited to chilled out dogs happy to sit by you on the deck rather than a boisterous explorer. All in all, would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Middleton South Australia

Excellent property!

  • 4 of 5

The shack was just the right amount of everything for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sue Hill
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 4, 2018


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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