Spend a day exploring the world’s only complete whaling station tourism attraction and gain fascinating insight into Albany’s colorful past. Join a 40-minute guided tour (operating on the hour from 10am to 3pm daily) or follow informative trails to learn the stories of the men and women whose livelihood depended on Australia’s whaling industry. There are a variety of activities to experience and see such as short films within the converted whale oil tanks, a giant blue whale skeleton display, precious scrimshaw art, and a world-renowned marine animal art collection. You may even climb aboard the Cheynes IV, the world’s only preserved Whalechaser ship. Afterwards, relax in a café overlooking one of Albany’s most picturesque bays and enjoy free BBQ facilities in a beautiful Regional Wildflower Garden.
What You'll Get
Visit: Albany's Historic Whaling Station, 81 Whaling Station Rd Torndirrup, Great Southern Region, Western Australia, Frenchman Bay, Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia
Enjoy the 20-minute scenic drive from Albany CBD on your way to Albany's Historic Whaling Station. On arrival head to the entrance complex where you will be greeted by a friendly team who will guide you through your visit. Join one of the knowledgeable tour guides on a complimentary 40-minute tour through the restored whale processing factory, where you will find yourself immersed in the sights and sounds of the whaling industry. Tours operate on the hour from 10am to 3pm daily, or you can self-guide yourself through the entire site. After the tour, enjoy short films within the converted whale oil tanks and hop aboard the Cheynes IV, the world’s only preserved Whale chaser ship. Be amazed by a giant blue whale skeleton, enjoy a world-renowned marine animal art collection, and view precious scrimshaw art. If you have some spare time before the tour, you can visit the museum exhibits filled with authentic, whaling artifacts and memorabilia, or relax in the café overlooking one of Albany’s most picturesque bays. This unique, biodiverse location is also home to many native plants which are on display in the Regional Wildflower Garden. Enjoy free BBQ facilities in the gardens and learn about the friendly collection of native animals at the Australian Wildlife Park. With so much to explore you can spend the entire day at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- All activities
- Professional guide
- Free BBQ facilities
- Entry/Admission - Albany's Historic Whaling Station
- Food and drinks
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
5/1/2019 - 3/31/2021
|Monday - Sunday:||09:00 AM - 05:00 PM|
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
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