Quick Top 5 See & Do


Looking for inspiration to fill a few hours, or a few days, in Albany? 

There’s something here for everyone. In no particular order, here’s our top picks of places to hit while in Albany.


The Albany Heritage Park

Don’t miss the lookouts at Mt Clarence and Mt Adelaide. With more time, set aside a couple of hours to explore the Princess Royal Fortress and the National Anzac Centre.

The Torndirrup Peninsula

This area could take a whole day, but if short on time, must sees are the Gap & Natural Bridge, the views from Stony Hill and the Albany Windfarm. With half a day or more, you could add a visit to Albany’s Historic Whaling Station and further explore the Torndirrup National Park.

Albany’s Historic Precinct

Clamber about on board the Brig Amity, see inside the cells of the Old Convict Gaol and take in the exhibits at the Museum of the Great Southern. History buffs should check out Landmark & Laneways for more details on Albany’s many historic buildings, including Western Australia's oldest surviving dwelling, the Patrick Taylor Cottage.


Get your shoes off and feel the fine white sand between your toes at one of our many beautiful beaches. Take a dip, fish or paddle and make use of the barbecue facilities available at many of our beaches.


Take a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk at Ellen Cove, or for a bit more of a challenge, get your hiking boots on and hit one of our many fabulous trails. There are also some stunning day walks on the world famous Bibbulmun Track which are easily accessible from a number of locations near Albany.