Albany Region, Western Australia
Albany WA Regional Overview

The Albany Region of Australia is a land of waterways, waves & ancient rugged coastline.

Albany, Australia Photographs
Stretching from West Cape Howe National Park in the West through the City of Albany and beyond to the East the Albany Region is a wonderful place to explore. View the many Albany Maps to get an overview (Click to see a map of the Albany Region to get your bearings). It is in Historic Albany that the first Western settlers arrived on sailing ship The Brig Amity which entered the harbour on Christmas Day 1826.
Albany Wind Farm, Albany WAAlbany Wind Farm City of Albany Australia - Amazing AlbanyCity of Albany
Exploring Albany, Western Australia
Visit the City of Albany or visit the eco-friendly wind turbines at the Albany Windfarm. Walk to the top of Mount Clarence and view the magnificent Kinge George Sound from above or try the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum for a glimpse of Albany's ANZAC History.

Like the water? Try whale-watching by motor or by sail or descend into the depths of the Brig Amity Replica and imagine the voyage of the first western settlers.

The Princess Royal Sailing Club is one of the oldest in Australia, having been based in Princess Royal Harbour for the past 98 years.  It hosts the annual Albany Race around Cape Leeuwin from Fremantle.

Visit Torndirrup Peninsula and see The Gap and Natural Bridge which were once connected to Antarctica, or walk up Stony Hill and view the spendor from atop the ancient granite rocks. There are SO many reasons to enjoy amazing Albany. Take your pick!

Princess Royal Fortress

Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum, Albany, Western Australia

Albany Western Australia Overview

City of AlbanyCity 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 City & Surrounds MapAlbany City & Surrounds Map
Map of Attractions and places to visit in Albany City & surrounds. Visit Albany City & Surrounds Map
Albany Regional MapAlbany Regional Map
Map of the Albany Region and a regional overview. Visit Albany Regional Map
Albany WA HistoryAlbany WA History
Albany, is the oldest permanently settled town in Western Australia. Visit Albany WA History
 

Albany City Tourist Attractions & Places of Interest

Brig Amity ReplicaBrig 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 Wind FarmAlbany Wind Farm
Exciting for everyone. Green energy from the wind of the Torndirrup Peninsula, just outside Albany City. Visit Albany Wind Farm
Princess Royal FortressPrincess Royal Fortress
The Princess Royal Fortress is one of the best outdoor military museums in Australia, and has incredible views! Visit Princess Royal Fortress
The GapThe 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
The Albany Agricultural ShowThe Albany Agricultural Show
The Albany Show (Albany Agricultural Show) happens at the Albany Showgrounds, corner of Lockyer and Cockburn Roads, Albany, WA, in November each year. Visit The Albany Agricultural Show
Albany Farmers MarketAlbany Farmers Market
Saturday mornings. Fresh fruit and veggies from local growers. Organic produce available. Visit Albany Farmers Market

Mount ClarenceMount Clarence
Stand atop Mount Clarence and overlook the expansive waterways of Albany or visit the ANZAC Memorial. Visit Mount Clarence


Albany Wind Farm Turbines along the Bibbulmun Track, Albany AustraliaThe Albany Wind Farm Whale Watching in Albany Australia - Humpback Whale Whale Watching, Albany, WA

Albany WA Beaches & Beaches Map

Albany Beaches Map Albany WA
Beaches MAP

There are many beaches in Albany. View an interactive map of the Albany Beaches: Albany Beaches MAP

We love watching the surfers. They're catching waves everywhere. This time off the Torndirrup Peninsula near the Albany Wind Farm.

Middleton Beach - White SandMiddleton Beach
The most popular beach in Albany. Swim or relax under the trees. Cafes and amenities.
Visit Middleton Beach

Emu Point Beach, Albany Western Australia Emu Point
Emu Point is a perfect place for relaxing with a picnic and having a swim. Emu Beach is a great place for the family.
Visit Emu Point

 

Albany WA National Parks

Albany Town CentreWest Cape Howe NP
Western Australia's southern most point. Hang glide from the Shelley Beach platforms or admire the view to the point. Visit West Cape Howe National Park or see what's in the park geographically on the West Cape Howe National Park Map.
Albany Town CentreTorndirrup NP
A few km south west of Albany the Torndirrup Peninsula extends, guarding the Sound from the Great Southern Ocean. Visit the Torndirrup National Park or see geographically on the Torndirrup National Park Map.
Gull Rock National ParkGull Rock National Park
The north side of the Peninsula is Frenchmans Bay. Only minutes away is Gull Rock National Park
West Cape Howe Hang GlidingTwo Peoples Bay NP
Located approximately 25 kilometres north-east of Albany. Rediscovery of the presumed extinct noisy scrub-bird. Visit Two Peoples Bay National Park.
Stony Hill, Albany Western AustraliaStony Hill, Torndirrup National Park
gives amazing views of Torndirrup National Park from above.

Two Peoples Bay - Little BeachLittle Beach, Two Peoples Bay National Park

Albany Accommodation

Albany Relaxation Guides

Accommodation Albany Western Australia Albany WA Accommodation
Self Contained, Bed & Breakfast, Farmstays, Hotels & Inns, Luxury Accommodation, Budjet & Backpacker, Camping & Caravans. Visit the Albany Accommodation Guide
Health & Wellbeing in Albany West Australia Nuture Yourself in Albany WA
Take the time while you're on vacation to nuture your mind, body and soul. Deep relaxation and rejuvination. Visit the Albany Nurture & Wellness Guide
Inspiration Outdoors
Inspiration Outdoors

Guided walking tours in extraordinary natural areas of WA: Fun, safe, small group tours and no roughing it, for people of all ages!
Enjoy guided day walks in extraordinary natural areas of the Bibbulmun and Cape to Cape Tracks. Return to comfortable accommodation and delicious meals each evening. No heavy backpack, no camping. We believe that a guided walking holiday, with the benefits of a shower, a great meal and a comfortable bed at the end of each day, is one of the best holidays you’ll ever have. Our tours are for those who enjoy the simple pleasure of walking in nature, combined with the luxuries of a proper relaxing holiday. We pay attention to the details so that you can relax and enjoy the experience. With the assistance of a team of knowledgeable friends, Inspiration Outdoors aims to provide… Recreation Beyond Expectation. Private Tours can be arranged.
Telephone: Simon or Emily on (08) 6219 5164 or 0411 813 117
Address: Along the Coast, Albany, 6330
Website:

Albany Tours (Flights & Cruises)

Whale Watching in Albany, Western AustraliaWhale Watching
An ideal whale habitat, the sheltered waters are ideal for young whales preparing to take the journey south to the southern ocean surrounding Antarctica. We recommend Whale Watching
Scenic Flights in Albany, Western AustraliaScenic Flights
An ideal whale to see the coast... from above! Fly above 'The Gap' and the 'Natural Bridge' formations. We enjoyed Scenic Flight above Albany
Gull Rock National ParkWalking Tours
A range of options from 'Walking and Sightseeing Holidays' right through to a complete End to End on the 'Cape to Cape Track' or a full section of the 'Bibbulmun Track'. Check 'Our Tours' page for a list of all extended walks offered in 2012.
Walking Tours
Diving in Albany, Western AustraliaDiving Tours
Albany dive sites offer plunging drop offs, awesome canyons with unbelievable colours and fishlife, caves, wrecks, seals and whales. You name it we’ve got it! HMAS Perth is a “must dive” when you visit Albany!
Diving Tours
 

Inlets in Albany Western Australia

Gull Rock National ParkTorbay Inlet, Torbay
Many people find Torbay to be one of the most relaxing and peaceful places along this stretch of coastline. Visit Torbay.
Taylor Inlet NanarupTaylor Inlet, Nanarup
Located between Gull Rock National Park and Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve. 4wd friendly. Taylor Inlet

Albany Tourist and Visitors Information

Albany Western AustraliaAlbany City
& Surrounds

Albany has much to offer. The beaches, the hills, the history... a popluar destination for cruise ships visiting Western Australia.

Torndirrup National Park PanoramaTorndirrup
National Park

Just a few minutes south of Albany you will find Torndirrup National Park, where you can view The Gap and Natural Bridge rock formations.

Two Peoples National Park, Albany AustraliaTwo Peoples Bay National Park

Approximately 40km east via the bridges at Oyster Harbour the drive out to Two Peoples Bay is a delight in itself. A top-class visitors centre and several beautiful beaches...

West Cape Howe Hang Gliding Platform, Albany AustraliaWest Cape Howe
National Park

Visit West Cape Howe National Park which contains the most southern point in Western Australia - only twenty minutes to the west of Albany by car.

Two Peoples Bay National Park

Two Peoples Bay National Park Map

Little Beach

Waterfall Beach

 

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