Guided tour

Albany's Whale Story

Albany's Whale Story

From £75.58 per person

Scenic route around Albany’s natural harbor, Princess Royal Harbor. Guided tour through Albany’s Historic Whaling Station. Journey through the native bushland of Torndirrup National Park.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Albany's Historic Whaling Station
  • Go on a guided tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station
  • Enjoy morning/afternoon tea/coffee and cake
Full description
Begin the tour curving around Princess Royal Harbor with a view to King George Sound and the Southern Ocean beyond.  Albany’s role in Australia’s whaling story comes to life on this tour at Albany’s Historic Whaling Station, Discovery Bay.  Climb aboard the famous whale chaser and marvel at the enormous whale skeletons on display. You haven’t seen Albany until you’ve visited the Historic Whaling Station, the only experience like it in the world!   Imagine yourself spotting on the prow of a whale chaser scanning the water to the tell-tale spume. Wind in your hair and salty spray in your face, you lean out and shade your eyes to the sun. Is your prey to be hunted or honoured? At Albany’s Historic Whaling Station, 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 the Whaler chaser Cheynes IV. Complete your journey and exploration of the impressive coastline as you journey through the Torndirrup National Park.  What tales these granite mounds could tell. This tour provides reflection on the significance of whale hunting in the past, and recognition of the value of whale watching today. On return to Albany, journey through the Torndirrup National Park.  Simply breathtaking!
Includes
  • Entry to Albany's Historic Whaling Station
  • Private guided tour
  • Morning/afternoon tea/coffee
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Albany Visitor Centre 221 York St Albany WA

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Product ID: 163848