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1 Head off the beaten track with a 4WD drive out to West Cape Howe National Park. Stand on the southernmost point of WA and peek over the dolerite cliffs if you dare! Self drive the 4WD track, or embark on a 4WD tour with a knowledgeable guide.
2 Take the plunge! HMAS Perth is a must-do for divers while in Albany. Explore the wreck, dive or snorkel at Whaler’s Beach at Frenchman Bay.
3 Paraglide over the pristine Shelley Beach and admire the panoramic views over the ocean and national park landscape. Fly like a bird above the ocean panorama in the safe hands of your paraglider instructor. Learn to paraglide in 10 days or get a taste of the adrenaline-pumping sport in just one weekend.
4 Surf’s up! Surfing and body boarding conditions in and around Albany vary. Beginners start at Middleton Beach, while Nanarup and Muttonbird beaches are for those with some experience. Board hire is available, as are surf coaching lessons for all levels.
5 Get on your bike! Bike paths take you to some of Albany’s most breathtaking sites including beaches, harbours, and into native bush land. Take in the
harbour and wildflower hotspots via winding paths and tracks and past spectacular coastal scenery. When you’ve reached the end of your ride, refresh
with a swim and a picnic.
6 Embark on an off-road adventure and hop on your mountain bike through the Munda Biddi Trail, or hike the Bibbulman Track, both stretching from Mundaring to Albany.
7 Canoe or kayak down the Kalgan River, or snorkel at the picturesque inlet of Waychinicup National Park.
8 Windsurfers are paradise in Albany, with the protected waters of Princess Royal Harbour and adjacent coastline offering some of Western Australia’s best wind and kite-surfing hotspots.
9 Adventure seekers look no further. Extreme sports and escapades are all part of the journey in Albany, and not just for the uber-fi t. Take rockclimbing. Some Porongurup Range climbs can be explored by the inexperienced, while the spirited climber may venture further to the Stirling Ranges. A hike for everyone, the 3km return Castle Rock Granite Skywalk offers panoramic views of the Porongurup region. The Bluff Knoll climb at the Stirling Ranges is a must-do.
10 Beach and rock fishing around Albany offer rich rewards. Skippy, sand whiting, flathead, herring, sweep, squid, salmon and more can all be caught. Visit a local tackle shop to hear about the best spots.