Located along the southern coastline of Western Australia is a boutique city called Albany where you will find the ideal holiday location for all occasions. Here is a city that is steeped in history and culture where you can experience the rugged south coast of WA, a beautiful countryside and hinterland that has so much to offer and inspiring natural beauty that will engulf you no matter where you are. Albany is a place where you can come to escape from it all, soak up a vibrant city lifestyle without the hustle and bustle or simply get out and about and see and do the many highlights that this part of the region has to offer.
Within the surrounding region around Albany you can taste some award winning wines from the wineries, sample tasty treats and awesome foods or walk through forests, National Parks or visit one of the neighbouring towns. There is the Treetop walk at Walpole to do as well as adventure horse riding to embark upon and no to leave out scenic flights that will give you the ideal view from above. You can visit the Wind Farm at Sandpatch or take a drive to Porongurups and the Stirling Ranges.
Within Albany there are restaurants, cafes, shops and galleries to enjoy as well as the Whaleworld Museum where you can learn about the fascinating history of the whaling industry that once drove this economy. Today you can see the migrating humpback whales on a number of excellent whale watching charters as well as being able to go diving upon beautiful coral gardens, sunken shipwrecks and dive through swim throughs, caves and tunnels. Fishing in these waters is said to be some of the best so throw a line in or two, no matter if it is from the beach or on board a boat.
There are a variety of dining choices to select from when wishing to dine out, whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can grab a light snack at the bakehouse or delicatessen or sit down to a pub meal or lunch at one of the al fresco restaurants that have views to die for. Chefs prepare mouth watering meals for you to try that will have you coming back, time and time again using only the best and freshly caught local seafood, local produce and treats from around the world. Once you have started your day out right with a good breakfast you can fill up your day with swimming, surfing, kite boarding, snorkelling from the beach, coastal walks or simply a walk through the city where you can see old heritage buildings, grand statues and historic museums that all have a story to tell. With everything from sailing adventures, charters and days spent out on the ocean waters through to outback adventures, horse riding trips, hiking tours and guided walks through the wildflowers of the region in spring time, you can only start to imagine what you can look forward to when you come to Albany for your next holiday.
Get away from it all and begin a holiday that you have been thinking about for some time now! There are many ways in which you can get here and once you arrive you can check into your choice of accommodation ranging from campsites and caravan sites as well as hostels, bed and breakfasts, guesthouse, holiday homes and apartments. Bring the family, plan a romantic trip away, business trip or weekend away from the rat race and discover Albany and its many highlights and treasures that have really put it on the map!
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