Albany in Western Australia, is a one of a kind destination that offers history, culture, adventures, sightseeing and plenty more. There is something for everyone here from wineries, diving, fishing, surfing and bushwalk and not to mention the nature activities such as whale watching, bird watching and many amazing scenic routes to set out on that will provide breathtakingly stunning scenery along the way.
It is a wonderful resort town that exudes style and sophistication, from the grand old buildings to the award winning restaurants and not to leave out the vineyards and wineries that are well worth a visit. There is something for the kids and something for the adults at any time of the year! You can pack a picnic and spend as much time as you like on the pristine beaches that Albany is famous for where you can go fishing, surfing, swimming and enjoy a range of water sports that will provide hours of entertainment for the whole family. Spend time in the many parks and playgrounds or book yourself onto one of the many charters that depart from the harbour daily.
The Albany Harbour not only has a range of exciting tours that you can book onto for both fishing and diving, but there are also cruises for you to enjoy as well. Whale watching cruises between the months of June through to October and when you return you can book a table that overlooks the marina for a view to die for as you dine on sumptuous delights. The fishing and diving just off shore of Albany is the best in Australia, where you can do deep sea fishing at its very best or dive down to see what lies beneath the water level. If you have your own boat you can easily launch it at the harbour or simply fish straight from the rock wall or the beach if you want to.
You may also like to play a round of golf with some friends or do some rock fishing or walk along one of the many coastal walks or paved walk trails from Emu Point to Middleton Beach. You can play tennis or lawn bowls, go cycling through the countryside to admire the wildflowers in spring or even take a trip to Lake Seppings nature reserve for the day where you can get up close and personal with an array of wildlife.
Hit the streets of Albany where you can dine in an array of restaurants, cafes and bars, wander through galleries or see what interesting buys you can find in the retail stores, boutiques and shops or even the weekend markets that are held. Take a step back in time as you experience historic Albany or even take the kids to Whaleworld museum. A day of horse riding is always fun had by all as you go galloping through the National Parks or along the pristine beaches.
For a city that only has a population of around 30,000 Albany really does have so much to offer. There is a tree top walk to do a Walpole, forests and National Parks to hike through, scuba diving one dive wrecks, scenic tours, river cruises and plenty of awesome water sports and water charters to embark on. No matter what your age or what kind of holiday you are planning in Albany you will enjoy every second that you are here. So book your ideal accommodation, whether it be a spacious apartment, resort room, well appointed hotel room, motel room, backpacker dorm bed, B&B or holiday home and see what Albany has install for you!
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