Frenchman Bay located on the southern side of the King George Sound. Below it's waters lies the HMAS Perth, Dive wreck. Frenchman Bay has a beautiful picnic area with barbecues as well as a boat launch - ideal for a relaxing, eating, and having quiet day out. View a MAP.
The Flinders Peninsula keeps the waters of Frenchman Bay calms and practically wave-less throughout the milder months and is a great location for starting a walk or hike out onto the peninsula.
Just to the south visit Torndirrup National Park, where you can view the Gap and Natural Bridge rock formations as well as the noisy Blowholes and the turquoise waters of Jimmy Newells Harbour. Take a stroll around the nearby Stony Hill for a beautiful view of the entire National Park coastline.
Take Frenchman Bay Road south from Albany City Centre. Frenchman Bay is twenty minutes drive along the Torndirrup Peninsula to the south. SEE the Torndirrup National Park Map to get your bearings. This is an ideal place for a relaxing picnic anytime of year.
Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing break and experience the natural beauty of Albany's unique waterfront settlement at Goode Beach. Walk down the private path from the front lawn to two pristine and secluded beaches. Indulge in outstanding panoramic views from this comfortable 3 bedroom house with a spacious well appointed kitchen overlooking Frenchman Bay. Spot a whale from the dining room in winter time or curl up with a good book on the comfy couch. Other features include wood fire, BBQ, 2 entertainment areas, table tennis and balcony.
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