Albany's Scenic Attractions

Famous for its Princess Royal Harbour, there are many other scenic attractions to visit while in Albany, from its coastal beaches to national parks.

Albany Wind Farm

The Albany Wind Farm is the largest and newest wind farm in Australia. The wind farm walk offers spectacular views of the twelve eco-friendly turbines along the Torndirrup peninsula. The turbines lower WA's greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 77,000 tonnes per year.  

| Albany Wind Farm |

Bibbulmun Track

The Bibbulmun Track is a 1000 km long walk trail, stretching from the outskirts of Perth to Albany. Many of our guests have made this walk, camping along the way or stopping at towns along the track.

| The Bibbulmun Track |

Michaelmas Island

Michaelmas Island is a national estate and nature reserve located in King George Sound and managed by the Department of Environment and Conservation. It covers an area of 91.9 ha (227 acres) and is approximately 13km from the nearest stretch of Albany coastline.

| Michaelmas Island |

Valley of Giants & Tree Top Walk

The Valley of the Giants and Tree Top Walk are west of Albany, in the Shire of Denmark.The name derives from the large red tingle trees which are found there, and is famous for its Tree Top Walk, which meanders around, and sometimes through the old trees.

| Valley of Giants and Tree Top Walk |

Middleton Beach

Middleton Beach is located approximately 4 km from Albany city centre. This is the main swimming beach for Albany, and offers swimming and recreational beach activities.

The beach has a jetty, and in the summer, a pontoon.

| Middleton Beach |

Porongurup National Park

Porongurup National Park is known for its massive ancient granite domes. The Porongurup Range is 12km long and 48km north of Albany.

The Granite Skywalk has spectacular scenic views, and also has day-use picnic tables and a barbecue.

| Porongurup National Park |

Princess Royal Harbour

The Princess Royal Harbour is one of the largest natural harbours in the world. Originally used as the debarkation point for the convoy of Australian troops, it boasts spectacular views and is usually teaming with boats of all sizes.

| Princess Royal Harbour |

Stirling Ranges

The Stirling Range is a range of mountains. The plains in this region were the hunting grounds for small groups of Indigenous Australians for thousands of years before European settlement. One of the richest areas for flora in the world, the range supports populations of various endangered bird species.

| Stirling Range |

Torndirrup National Park

Torndirrup National Park covers almost four thousand hectares and is home to the famous 'Gap' and 'Natural Bridge' rock formations which have formed over thousands of years. These granite outcroppings have been slowly worn away by the Great Southern Ocean.

| Torndirrup National Park |

Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve

Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve is a protected area 35km east of Albany. It boasts unspoilt coastal scenary and is a vital area for threatened animal species. There are beaches with path access that are suitable for swimming and snorkelling. Facilities within the reserve include a boat ramp, toilets and barbecues, however there is no drinking water available and visitors need to take their own.

| Two Peoples Bay |

Kalgan Queen Riverboat

The Kalgan River flows into Oyster Harbour, and is one of the oldest Rivers in the World and home to the Kalgan Queen Riverboat. Many people believe its scenic beauty and wildlife far exceed the French Riviere des Fancaise after which it was named in 1803 by the French explorer Nicholas Baudin.

| Kalgan Queen Riverboat |

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