Albany is alive with history

The Albany Heritage Park consists of the historical monuments and attractions on Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide.

These include the Princess Royal Fortress the National ANZAC Centre and Convoy Lookout on Mount Adelaide, and the ANZAC Desert Mounted Corp Memorial, Padre White Lookout and the Avenue of Honour on Mount Clarence.

A single entrance to the park makes it easy to find the place you're looking for.

Albany Heritage Park - National ANZAC Centre

Mount Adelaide - Irrerup

Mount Adelaide the the location of Princess Royal Fortress wherein the National ANZAC Centre is located. At the summit, the Convoy Lookout over King George Sound is incredible. The underground bunkers and big guns at the Fortress are unforgettable.

Visit:

Mount Adelaide (Irrerup)

Mount Adelaide offers incredible views over King George Sound and the barrier islands. The historic gun emplacements guarding the harbour are impressive. The National ANZAC Centre is worth a visit.


Mount Clarence - Corndarup

Mount Clarence is the location of the Dawn Service, began by Padre White in 1930. A lookout named in his honour is the location of the dawn service every ANZAC Day. The ANZAC Desert Mounted Corp Memorial faces east, into the rising sun.

Further up the mountain, the Apex Lookout overlooks Princess Royal Harbour, the City of Albany and Mount Adelaide.

Visit: Albany Heritage Park, Apex Drive, Albany, WA, 6330

Mount Clarence (Corndarup)

Mount Clarence Parklands stretch from Mount Clarence over Mt Adelaide and down the mountainside to the CBD, Point King Lighthouse and Ataturk Memorial around to Middleton Beach. Just above Point King Lighthouse and Ataturk Memorial you'll find other gun emplacements and bunkers on the rocks.

Albany Heritage Park

The Albany Heritage Park surrounds the peaks of Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide and includes the National ANZAC Centre, the ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, Princess Royal Fortress and Padre White Lookout are among the most popular locations in the heritage park. Tap the markers for information about the locations on the Map below.

What's on the map? These are the locations plotted above:

Mount Clarence Mount Clarence
Visit the ANZAC Desert Corps Memorial and view the coast from Padre White Lookout or Apex Lookout at the summit. Visit Mount Clarence
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial sits atop Mount Clarence. Visit ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Ataturk Channel Ataturk Channel
Ataturk Channel connects King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour allowing safe access to the Port of Albany. Visit Ataturk Channel
Ataturk Memorial Ataturk Memorial
Ataturk Memorial stands prominently above Point King overlooking Ataturk Channel. The memorial offers amazing views of the channel. Visit Ataturk Memorial
Princess Royal Fortress Princess Royal Fortress
One of the best outdoor military museums in Australia. The Fortress is within the Albany Heritage Park, atop Mount Adelaide. Visit Princess Royal Fortress

ANZAC Centenary, 2014 Flotilla Reenactment


The Princess Royal Fortress is one of Australia's best outdoor military museums and site of the National ANZAC Centre. Located in the Albany Heritage Park atop Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide.

The Princess Royal Fortress on the top of Mount Adelaide was built as a result of all the Australian states contributing money and the Imperial British Government providing guns. It was the first federal defense of Australia and it opened in 1893. The National ANZAC Centre is the most recent addition to the Fortress complex and Heritage Park.

Visit Priness Royal Fortress now.

Salmon Holes, Torndirrup National Park

Albany Region Attractions & Information:

The Gap The Gap
An impressive rugged granite channel carved by the waves of the Great Southern Ocean crashing against the granite coastline forming a spectacular sheer drop of almost twenty five metres. Visit The Gap
Natural Bridge Natural Bridge
The Natural Bridge is a granite formation caused by the gradual wearing away of the rock by the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Natural Bridge
Brig Amity Replica Brig Amity Replica
Experience the first settlers arrival in Albany, the first settlement in Western Australia, from onboard a replica of the Amity. Visit Brig Amity Replica
Albany Agricultural Show Albany Agricultural Show
The Albany Show (Albany Agricultural Show) happens at the Albany Showgrounds, corner of Lockyer & Cockburn Rds in November each year. Visit Albany Agricultural Show
Albany Farmers Market Albany Farmers Market
Saturday mornings. Fresh fruit and veggies from local growers. Organic produce available. Visit Albany Farmers Market
Albany Heritage Park Albany Heritage Park
The heritage park consists of the parklands and monuments of Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide including the National ANZAC Centre. Visit Albany Heritage Park
Albany Wind Farm Albany Wind Farm
Beautiful and productive green energy from the wind of the Torndirrup, just outside Albany City towards Frenchman Bay. Visit Albany Wind Farm
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial sits atop Mount Clarence. Visit ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Ellen Cove Ellen Cove
Ellen Cove, Ellen Cove Boardwalk and Ellen Cove Pier are at the far southern end of Middleton Beach, Albany. Visit Ellen Cove
Former HMS Perth Dive Wreck Former HMS Perth Dive Wreck
The Location of the Former HMS Perth Dive Wreck for scuba divers. Visit Former HMS Perth Dive Wreck
Princess Royal Fortress Princess Royal Fortress
One of the best outdoor military museums in Australia. The Fortress is within the Albany Heritage Park, atop Mount Adelaide. Visit Princess Royal Fortress
WA Museum Albany WA Museum Albany
The Western Australian Museum Albany has exhibitions and information on the natural and social history of the region. Visit WA Museum Albany

Attractions in Albany and surrounds:

Brig Amity Replica Brig Amity Replica
Experience the first settlers arrival in Albany, the first settlement in Western Australia, from onboard a replica of the Amity. Visit Brig Amity Replica
Mount Clarence Mount Clarence
Visit the ANZAC Desert Corps Memorial and view the coast from Padre White Lookout or Apex Lookout at the summit. Visit Mount Clarence
Emu Point Emu Point
The northern end of Middleton Beach, on the shores of Oyster Harbour at the channel to King George Sound. Visit Emu Point
Middleton Beach Middleton Beach
The most popular beach in Albany. Swim or relax under the trees. Cafes and amenities. Visit Middleton Beach
City of Albany City of Albany
Located between the hills of Mount Melville and Mount Clarence, the Nestled along the Princess Royal Harbour & King George Sound. Visit City of Albany
Albany Farmers Market Albany Farmers Market
Saturday mornings. Fresh fruit and veggies from local growers. Organic produce available. Visit Albany Farmers Market
Albany Heritage Park Albany Heritage Park
The heritage park consists of the parklands and monuments of Mount Clarence and Mount Adelaide including the National ANZAC Centre. Visit Albany Heritage Park
Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching) Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching)
Albany Pier for embarking on a whale watching tour. Visit Albany Pier (Cruises & Whale Watching)
Albany Wind Farm Albany Wind Farm
Beautiful and productive green energy from the wind of the Torndirrup, just outside Albany City towards Frenchman Bay. Visit Albany Wind Farm
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial sits atop Mount Clarence. Visit ANZAC Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Ellen Cove Ellen Cove
Ellen Cove, Ellen Cove Boardwalk and Ellen Cove Pier are at the far southern end of Middleton Beach, Albany. Visit Ellen Cove
Frenchman Bay Frenchman Bay
Located on the southern side of the King George Sound this is a beautiful setting with picnic area and barbecues and a boat launch. Ideal for relaxing, eating, and having quiet day out. Visit Frenchman Bay
Oyster Harbour Oyster Harbour
Oyster Harbour, on the north eastern side of Albany flows into the King George Sound past Emu Point. Visit Oyster Harbour
Princess Royal Fortress Princess Royal Fortress
One of the best outdoor military museums in Australia. The Fortress is within the Albany Heritage Park, atop Mount Adelaide. Visit Princess Royal Fortress
WA Museum Albany WA Museum Albany
The Western Australian Museum Albany has exhibitions and information on the natural and social history of the region. Visit WA Museum Albany

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