Things to do in Albany
Albany Self-Guided Audio Tour
Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour. This remarkable audio guided tour will take you through the historic town of Albany where you will see sights such as the memorable ANZAC Peace Park, the beautiful Foundation Park and the deep-rooted Old Convict Gaol.
National Anzac Centre General Entry Ticket
In 1914 over 41,000 service men and women left from Albany bound for World War I. For many this would be the last time they saw home. Today at this very location stands the state-of-the-art award winning National Anzac Centre which uses multimedia, interactive technology and historical artifacts to create a deeply personal connection with the past, as well as pay tribute to those who served. Through traditional museum display and highly interactive multi-media content, visitors assume the identity of one of 32 actual service men or women, and follow their experience of the Great War: From recruitment, through training and embarkation, ship-board life on the convoys, the conflicts at Gallipoli, the Middle East, and the Western Front. Finally, for those lucky enough to survive, you will witness their return home and the difficulties they faced adjusting back into normal society.
Albany's Historic Whaling Station Admission Ticket
Spend a day exploring the world’s only complete whaling station tourism attraction and gain fascinating insight into Albany’s colorful past. Follow informative trails to learn the stories of the men and women whose livelihood depended on Australia’s whaling industry. There are a variety of activities to experience and see such as short films within the converted whale oil tanks, a giant blue whale skeleton display, precious scrimshaw art, and a world-renowned marine animal art collection. You may even climb aboard the Cheynes IV, the world’s only preserved Whalechaser ship. Afterwards, relax in a café overlooking one of Albany’s most picturesque bays and enjoy free BBQ facilities in a beautiful Regional Wildflower Garden.
Albany Heritage Park Explorer
Enjoy a fully guided Segway tour through the scenic 260 hectare Albany Heritage Park: Home to the National Anzac Centre. After been trained to ride your Segway you'll get to experience this unique machines abilities. Segways are a great way to visit a number of the Park's many highlights, while learning some of its rich history. Take in the amazing coastal views as you ride to various lookouts and cruse down Mt Clarence along native bush tracks.
Kalgan Queen Scenic Cruises a four hour sheltered water wildlife tour daily fun.
Cruise the sheltered waters of Oyster Harbour and the ancient Kalgan River whilst listening to a live and humerous commentary about the history, wildlife and why Albany is the home of ANZAC. With more the eighteen years of us cruising the wildlife has accepted us as part of the eco system. You will get up close and personal at the same time as learning about what you are seeing. The vessel also has a glass bottom.
Albany Wildlife and Scenic Cruise
Departs at 9am from Emu Point Boat pens for 4 hours of wild life history and fun. This is a sheltered water cruise with no open sea. We cross to Green Island which was Western Australia’s first vegetable garden and is now home to one of only four Pelican breeding grounds in Western Australia. Then cross Oyster Harbour to the Kalgan River. Seen regularly are Pelicans Eagles Hawks and a wide range of other bird life. Stopping on the banks of the river we get into a motorised wagon where we get up close and personal to Kangaroos in the wild. You are served Tea Coffee and a hot savoury Damper while listing to a live and humorous commentary. Returning across the harbour to the boat pens at 1pm. Oh yes did I mention it’s FUN?
The Gap and Natural Wonders
Take in the 360 degree views of the coastline from the summit of Stony Hill in the Torndirrup National Park. From here, amidst the pristine bushland, it is possible to see the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean and the rugged coastlines that early explorers first encountered as they rounded the peninsula for the sheltered waters of Princess Royal Harbour. Get closer to the edge! At The Gap, feel the power of the wind and water from the masterfully crafted, protected walkway. See the pounding waves as they thrash the granite walls and surge into the spaces below. Exhilarating! Travel on, and complete your journey and exploration of the impressive coastline with some delectable afternoon tea.
Albany Summit to Sea Adventure - Guided Segway Tour
Enjoy a fully guided Segway tour through the scenic 260 hectare Albany Heritage Park: Home to the National Anzac Centre. After been trained to ride your Segway you'll get to experience this unique machines abilities. Segways are a great way to visit a number of the Park's many highlights, while learning some of its rich history. Take in the amazing coastal views as you ride to various lookouts and cruse down Mt Clarence along native bush tracks. Glide along the scenic Ellen Cove Board Walk down to the sandy shores of Middleton beach.
Albany History and Highlights Tour
Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the National ANZAC Centre and Heritage Park. Your guide will accompany you as you walk through Albany’s historic precinct and view Middleton Beach from the promenade. The history of the Great Southern region is revealed in stories during your guided tour at Mount Clarence and the Padre White Lookout. Discover Albany’s role in Australia’s ANZAC story at the National ANZAC Centre. Enjoy a coffee break at Middleton Beach, visit Patrick Taylor Cottage and see the Brig Amity at the Museum Precinct. Your tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off.
Granite Skywalk Porongurups
Leave Albany behind for a 5-hour bus tour to Porongurup National Park. Savor local foods and wine tastings at a Ironwood Estate Wines. Visit the National Park to reach Castle Rock and exhilarating views from the Granite Skywalk.
Albany's Whale Story
Spend 3.5-hours discovering Albany’s historic whaling station, Discovery Bay. Your guide will take you through the native bushland of Torndirrup National Park before you tour Discovery Bay and see Australia’s whaling story comes to life. Climb aboard a famous whale chaser to experience life on board an actual whaling ship, and explore the movie, photos, and artifact galleries. You will marvel at the enormous whale skeletons on display.
Discover Torndirrup National Park: The Gap & Natural Wonders Tour
Visit Torndirrup National Park, enjoy morning/afternoon tea with cake, and get guided commentary during your experience.
Mt Barker Grape Escape
Meander through back roads to taste outstanding wines from four award-winning wineries of the Mt Barker sub-region of the Great Southern, grown in cool climate and nestled next door to national parks. Our Busy Blue Bus guide will take care of the skipper duties, whilst you take pleasure in tastings from award-winning cellar doors. Share a platter lunch of local produce. Take part in a private guided winery tour and journey through a cool, clean, natural environment that creates hallmark wines. ‘Magical and memorable!’
Taste of the Great Southern
Spend 6.5hrs exploring Denmark, Western Australia, tasting local gourmet gems of the Great Southern. Sample cider, cheese, wine, honey and chocolate. Relax into the care of your Tour Guide. They'll tell stories as you ride in air conditioned comfort, direct to the door. Small group sizes ensure personalised attention. Enjoy a delightful lunch of local produce including cheese, bread, condiments and cold meats all crafted on the premises. Take home treats to savor with friends and family.
The Gap & Natural Wonders Guided Tour
Visit Torndirrup National Park Enjoy morning/afternoon tea with cake Get guided commentary by professional guide
Higlights Of Hictoric Albany City: the National ANZAC Centre
Visit the National ANZAC Centre See Patrick Taylor Cottage Enjoy morning/afternoon tea/coffee, scones, jam and cream
Full-Day Killer Whale Expedition from Albany
The Bremer Canyon is the only place in Australia where tourists can experience large pods of killer whales, who are active in only one location. Sit back and relax as we do the driving on this marine experience like no other, aboard an expedition vessel to view Australia’s largest collection of marine creatures, including killer whales, feeding together at the Bremer Canyon from January to April every year. This full-day shared tour includes food and drink, as well as transportation to and from your accommodation in Albany.