Stretching from West Cape Howe National Park in the West, through the City of Albany and beyond to the East, the Albany Region is a wonderful place to explore.Natural beauty abounds and Albany City is a thriving seaside tourist destination with glorious beaches and fun things to do for all ages.
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Old Gaol & Museum
Walk to the top of Mount Clarence and view the magnificent Kinge George Sound from above or try the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum for a glimpse of Albany's ANZAC History at the excellent new National ANZAC Centre.
Like the water? Try whale-watching by motor or by sail or descend into the depths of the Brig Amity Replica and imagine the voyage of the first western settlers. Sail? The Princess Royal Sailing Club is one of the oldest in Australia, having been based in Princess Royal Harbour for the past 98 years. It hosts the annual Albany Race around Cape Leeuwin from Fremantle.
Explore the city and fabulous natural locations close to Albany.The south coast is a world recognised biodiversity hot-spot which has flora and fauna not found anywhere else on earth. The Rainbow Coast is in one of only six regions in the world that have a wet winter / dry summer climate.
Visit Torndirrup Peninsula and see The Gap and Natural Bridge which were once connected to Antarctica, or walk up Stony Hill and view the spendor from atop the ancient granite rocks, all close to Albany along Frenchman Bay Road.
Explore the white beaches of Flinders Peninsula and Frenchman Bay.
More information on the south-west coast in our other Western Australian travellers guides:
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