Take in the 360 degree views of the coastline from the summit of Stony Hill in the Torndirrup National Park. From here, amidst the pristine bushland, it is possible to see the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean and the rugged coastlines that early explorers first encountered as they rounded the peninsula for the sheltered waters of Princess Royal Harbour. Get closer to the edge! At The Gap, feel the power of the wind and water from the masterfully crafted, protected walkway. See the pounding waves as they thrash the granite walls and surge into the spaces below. Exhilarating! Travel on, and complete your journey and exploration of the impressive coastline with some delectable afternoon tea.
• 3.5 hours
Cruise the sheltered waters of Oyster Harbour and the ancient Kalgan River whilst listening to a live and humerous commentary about the history, wildlife and why Albany is the home of ANZAC. With more the eighteen years of us cruising the wildlife has accepted us as part of the eco system. You will get up close and personal at the same time as learning about what you are seeing. The vessel also has a glass bottom.
• 4 hours
Departs at 9am from Emu Point Boat pens for 4 hours of wildlife history and fun. This is a sheltered water cruise with no open sea. Wecross to Green Island which was Western Australia’s first vegetable garden andis now home to one of only four Pelican breeding grounds in Western Australia.Then cross Oyster Harbour to the Kalgan River. Seen regularly are PelicansEagles Hawks and a wide range of other bird life. Stopping on the banks of theriver we get into a motorised wagon where we get up close and personal toKangaroos in the wild. You are served Tea Coffee and a hot savoury Damper whilelisting to a live and humorous commentary. Returning across the harbour to theboat pens at 1pm. Oh yes did I mention it’s FUN?
• 4 hours
Download a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour. This remarkable audio guided tour will take you through the historic town of Albany where you will see sights such as the memorable ANZAC Peace Park, the beautiful Foundation Park and the deep-rooted Old Convict Gaol.
• 3 hours
Naturaliste Charters has been operating whale watching tours for over 25 years and is highly experienced at finding the whales, we have a comfortable 60 FT Conquest with multiple viewing platforms, BIG boat with small passenger numbers.Kids are welcome to have a turn at driving the vessel!
• 2 hours
Spend 6.5-hours exploring Denmark, Western Australia, tasting local treats such as cheese and wine. Your drive/guide will entertain you as you ride in an air conditioned bus to your first destination. Enjoy a delightful lunch at The Lake House and taste whiskey at Limeburners Great Southern Distillery before heading back to Albany.
• 6.5 hours
This new expedition is an all day experience as we discover and research the apex predator, the ORCA at the Bremer Canyon an extraordinary eco marine frontier. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness one of the wonders of the marine world in the wild natural habitat of the Southern Ocean.Bremer Bay is located 2 hours from Albany in the pristine Great Southern region and from this small township we journey to the edge of the continental shelf whales with our live on board commentary. The Bremer Canyon is the feeding ground of not only the Orca but also Sperm, Beaked & Pilot Whales as they hunt in the nutrient rich upwelling waters.Other species sighted in the Bremer Canyon include • Dolphins (many diﬀerent species) • Sea Lions • Migratory Antarctic Sea Birds • Sunﬁsh • Sharks (many species including Great Whites)It's more than an experience... it's an education!
• 13 hours
Spend 3.5-hours discovering Albany’s historic whaling station, Discovery Bay. Your guide will take you through the native bushland of Torndirrup National Park before you tour Discovery Bay and see Australia’s whaling story comes to life. Climb aboard a famous whale chaser to experience life on board an actual whaling ship, and explore the movie, photos, and artifact galleries. You will marvel at the enormous whale skeletons on display.
• 3.5 hours
Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the National ANZAC Centre and Heritage Park. Your guide will accompany you as you walk through Albany’s historic precinct and view Middleton Beach from the promenade. The history of the Great Southern region is revealed in stories during your guided tour at Mount Clarence and the Padre White Lookout. Discover Albany’s role in Australia’s ANZAC story at the National ANZAC Centre. Enjoy a coffee break at Middleton Beach, visit Patrick Taylor Cottage and see the Brig Amity at the Museum Precinct.Your tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off.
• 3.5 hours
Leave Albany behind for a 5-hour bus tour to Porongurup National Park. Savor local foods and wine tastings at a Plantagenet Winery. Visit the National Park to reach Castle Rock and exhilarating views from the Granite Skywalk.
• 5 hours