Albany

Albany is an exquisite coastal city of 30,000 people, located 409 km’s South East of Perth. Albany is a thriving multicultural city with many attractions. It is well known for its natural attractions including its dramatic granite coastline and is surrounded by magnificent scenery and pristine white beaches. During the months of July through to October Southern Right and Humpback whales arrive in King George sound to frolic and play. Whale watching has become a major pastime in Albany since the whaling industry ceased in 1978. Whales can be viewed from the shore or you can take a closer look by taking one of the whale watching cruises available during the season.

Albany has a wide range of accommodation and the area caters for many different types of adventures and experiences including, fishing, canoeing, boat cruises, whale watching, wildflower viewing, coach and off-road tours, scuba diving, sailing and hiking. Albany boasts approximately 50 historical buildings, most being used as museums, art and craft galleries or restaurants. Albany was the first European settlement in the state of Western Australia, the area was discovered by Captain Vancouver in 1791 and later settled by Europeans in 1826.

Albany takes just 50 minutes to fly to from Perth. Contact Skippers to organise your Albany experience. With so much to do in Albany we can tailor a package that suits just about any bodies interests and budget. Airport transfers, restaurant bookings, ground touring, even booking your dive gear. Let us take care of everything for you.

Albany Visitors Centre

Phone: (08) 9841 1088
Email: atb@albanytourist.com.au

Albany Harbourside

Phone: (08) 9842 1769
Email: harbourside@albany.agn.net.au

Balneaire Seaside Resort

Phone: (08) 9842 2877
Email: martin@balneaire.com.au

Kalgan Queen Scenic Cruises

Phone: (08) 9844 1949
Email: captain@albanyaustralia.com


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