Half-Day Tour of Discovery Bay in Albany

Tours & Sightseeing in Albany

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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.
Enjoy hotel pickup from your accommodations prior to the departure time.  Your guide will bring to life Albany's role in Australia's whaling story as you curve around Princess Royal Harbor, King George Sound and the Southern Ocean in the distance.At Albany’s Historic Whaling Station at Discover Bay, the history of whaling along the southern coastline of Western Australia is presented in animation, image and relic as you are guided through this educational and historic site. Climb aboard the Cheynes IV and imagine you are on the prow of the whale chaser, wind whipping through your hair and salty spray in your face as you scan for the tell-tale spume. Complete your journey and exploration of the impressive coastline as you journey through Torndirrup National Park. As you head back towards Albany, see the magnificent splendor at the Gap and the Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park. You will be returned to your pick-up point in Albany.

What’s included

  • Afternoon tea and cake
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Albany's Historic Whaling Station
  • Entry/Admission - Torndirrup National Park

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Led by a local guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Family friendly