Albany

  • Prepare to be blown away by Albany’s dramatic convict history, set against a backdrop of rugged granite coastline, green seas and a wild beauty that tugs at the heartstrings. Situated on the southern coast of Western Australia, Albany is a five-hour drive from Perth. Step back in time and explore convict jails, old taverns, whaling ships and settlers’ cottages and grand National Trust homes in beautifully landscaped grounds. Discovered by Captain Vancouver in 1791 and settled in 1826, around 50 colonial buildings have survived – now housing museums, art and craft galleries and restaurants. The best way to take it

  • King River
    King River

    Go fishing and bird watching at King River in Albany. This scenic river flows into

  • King George Sound
    King George Sound

    One of Western Australia’s most spectacular harbours, King George Sound protects the historic city of

  • Desert Corps Memorial
    Desert Corps Memorial

    The Desert Corps Memorial near the top of Mount Clarence is an impressive war memorial

  • Mount Clarence
    Mount Clarence

    Mount Clarence provides spectacular views out across the town of Albany and the surrounding bays.

  • Torndirrup National Park
    Torndirrup National Park

    *** The Gap and Natural Bridge will be closed from Monday, 24 November 2014 until

  • Sandpatch
    Sandpatch

    Sandpatch, near Albany is considered one of the best locations along the Southwest coast to

  • Luke Pen Walk, Albany
    Luke Pen Walk, Albany

    The Luke Pen Walk trail, located 20 kilometres from Albany in Western Australia's Great Southern

  • Old Post Office
    Old Post Office

    The Old Post Office is a distinctive historic building in the centre of Albany. The

  • Old Farm Strawberry Hill
    Old Farm Strawberry Hill

    The Old Farm Strawberry Hill was once the home of the first Government resident in

  • Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve
    Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve

    You’ll find unspoilt coastal scenery and a beautiful beach perfect for swimming at Two Peoples

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