Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Albany, WA
It’s hard not to fall in love with Albany. Known for its beautiful beaches, rich history and stunning landscapes, Albany is creeping up tourists lists as a must-visit during their travels through Western Australia. Stay with us at ibis Styles Albany, centrally located, offering a range of accommodation options. Read on to discover our top 5 tourist attractions, for you to see for yourself during your visit!
Step back in time at the National ANZAC Centre
Opened for Albany’s Anzac centenary commemorations in late 2014, this superb museum remembers the men and women who left by convoy from Albany to fight in WWI. Excellent multimedia installation provide realism and depth to the exhibitions, and you can follow soldiers life stories via the interactive installations.
Explore Torndirrup National Park
Iconic to Albany and home to The Gap, Natural Bridge and the Blowholes, the Torndirrup National Park is a must-visit. Lookouts and walkways connect these natural attractions formed over millennia by the surging power of the Southern Ocean.
Sip your way through wineries
The Great Southern Wine region has a reputation for quality wine production to rival its more famous Margaret River neighbour. Award-winning Singlefile Wines, Forest Hill Vineyard, and Plantagenet Wines are just some of many on offer in this acclaimed region. Learn about organic winemaking at Oranje Tractor, where you can book in for a personalised wine tasting and roam through its extensive organic fruit and vegetable gardens.
Visit Little Beach
Voted #5 of Australia’s Top Secret Spots, Little Beach cannot be missed during your visit to Albany WA. With a combination of white sand, turquoise water and surrounding greenery, it easily surpasses some of the world’s most famous beaches.
Nip into a whisky distillery
Resting on the edge of the beautiful Princess Royal Harbour, Great Southern Distilling Company leverages Albany’s pristine waters and pure air to create whisky that’s among the best in the world. Learn about the award-winning spirits from their expert staff before you sip through the selection of whisky, gin and other bespoke blends. Go behind the scenes with a distillery tour and discover the art of distilling.
Where to stay? Stay with us at ibis Styles Albany, centrally located close to tourist attractions including the Historic Whaling Station, The Gap, ANZAC Memorial and Bluff Knoll. Book your stay today!
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