Albany is a fantastic base to explore the South Coast and surrounding areas. The area has abundant natural beauty with fantastic coastal vistas and the opportunity to get close to nature. Learn about the history of Western Australia’s oldest European settlement. Or simply enjoy local foods and wines which the area is famous for. Spend a few days exploring Albany and you will see why Albany is truly amazing.
For general information on Albany see www.albanygateway.com.au
Albany has an array of diverse walking trails to suit all levels of fitness. The world class Bibbulmun Track stretches nearly 1,000km from Kalamunda near Perth, finishing inAlbany. If you want something a little shorter there are plenty of bush walking opportunities along our pristine coast line or the Stirling and Porongurup Ranges. For more information try:
For a complete walking package see
Albany Walking Holidays (The Ultimate Albany Experience)
Albany Walking Holidays aims to showcase this special South Coast environment encouraging visitors to experience the diverse coastal landscapes and unique flora and fauna found in this world class biodiversity hotspot. Discover the history of Western Australia's earliest European Settlement and our deep connection to our ANZAC Heritage.
Self Guides packages of 3 - 7 days available customised to suit your interests and abilities. Accommodation and Transport to and from walks included.
Enjoy the sites by day and relax and enjoy a good nights rest at Dunmoylen House each night.
There are plenty of day activities to do in Albany. Play a round of golf on the world class links course at Albany Golf Club. Visit the worlds largest sandalwood distillery, Mt Romance. Sample award winning whiskey at Great Southern Distillery. Go on a fishing charter, hire a bike or take a cruise on the Kalgan Queen
Albany Golf Course: www.albanygolfclub.com.au
Mt Romance: www.mtromance.com.au
Great Southern Distillery: www.distillery.com.au
Fishing Charters: www.spinnerscharters.com.au
Kalgan Queen: www.albanyaustralia.com
Bike Hire: www.albanybicyclehire.com
Car Rental Australia:www.rentnewcars.com.au
Wine and Food.
Award winning wineries, local fresh produce, fantastic restaurants and a gourmet breakfast at Dunmoylen House make for a culinary sensation whilst in Albany.
Wignalls Wines: www.wignallswines.com.au
Albany Farmers Market: www.albanyfarmersmarket.com.au
Boatshed Markets: www.albanyboatshedmarkets.com.au
Albany Marron Farm: www.albanymarronfarm.com.au
Oranje Tractor Wines: www.oranjetractor.com
Albany offers exceptional Whale Watching opportunities from June to October each year. Southern Right and Humpback whales can be easily seen in good numbers from beaches, headlands and whale watching charters.
Whale Watching Charters: www.albanywhaletours.com.au orwww.whales.com.au
Albany offers excellent surfing all year round with the best time of the year being March to June. Try Nanarup, Muttonbird, Middleton Beach or for the more experienced Blowholes or Sandpatch. Albany is in the unique position of being surrounded by bays so there is a break to handle most swell and wind directions. Andrew, your host, is a keen surfer and can point you in the direction of a few waves.
Albany Surf Life Saving Club: www.albanysurf.com.au
Albany Board Riders: www.albanysurf.com
Beaches, snorkelling and diving.
Pristine white beaches, sheltered bays, and crystal clear azure water make for excellent beach going and diving. Try Two Peoples Bay, Nanarup, Gull Rock, Middleton Beach,Frenchmans Bay or Muttonbird.
Diving Charters: www.albanydive.com.au or www.divealbany.com.au
Albany is steeped in history being the oldest European Settlement in WA. There is plenty to see and learn. Visit The Albany Forts, The replica of the Brig Amity, The Old Gaol,Albany Museum and Whale World.
Albany Museum: www.museum.wa.gov.au/museums/albany
Whale World: www.whaleworld.org
Albany Forts: www.forts.albany.wa.gov.au
Old Gaol: www.historicalalbany.com.au