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One of the oldest permanently settled towns, Albany West Australia, is located in the south west of the state, 414 kms from Perth. The ‘Great Southern Land’ is not just for historians and bookworms, as there is an abundance of things to see and do in Albany. Although there is mystery in her history, Albany boasts plenty of adrenalin-charged adventures to undertake in the area. Plus there is a whole range of incredible food and fresh produce experiences that will have you ‘love at first bite’!
Albany offers majestic buildings, shipwrecks, convict relics, ANZAC memorials, museums, forts, ports and evidence of the city’s whaling and agricultural industries. During your visit you must check out:
For the ‘adrenalin junkies’ there are many adventures to be had in and around Albany from cycling, hiking, rowing, horse-riding, surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, whale watching, diving or fishing.
Take your pick from one of these great adventures:
Albany’s incredible food scene would tempt any strong-willed man or woman. Follow your nose on a long list of seductive food and wine and feast your way around Albany.
To whet your appetites here is a short list of what’s on the menu:
Delicious barbecued Marron straight from the dam
Albany area has a wonderful variety of all different types of beaches. Some are virtually deserted and inaccessible, pounded by ferocious waves. Some are long and flat almost endless beaches, where you can walk in peace and solitude. Then there are gentle, protected coves of bright blue calm water bounded by round granite rocks.
Here is a list of some of the most gorgeous Albany beaches:
There are several Albany Accommodation options depending on your budget and preference. The Big4 Middleton Beach Holiday Park is ideally located on the spectacular Middleton Beach with very affordable caravan sites or cabins. Otherwise check out Albany Hotels, Motels and Guest Houses located in town close to historic sites, shopping and eateries. Book your Albany Accommodation HERE
Albany really blew my mind with her natural beauty, her real food experiences were delectable and her history was amazing. So much adventure, adventure, adventure – that it will probably make me want to come back for more!
Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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