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.
Situated on the Torndirrup Peninsula which shelters Albany from the Great Southern Ocean, Torndirrup National Park has some of the Rainbow Coast's most extraordinary natural features including The Gap and Natural Bridge Rock Formations.
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