Albany History and Highlights Tour

Fitness level low
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

Hear stories about Australia's military history
National ANZAC Centre admission
Morning or afternoon tea included
Learn about British settlement of region
Visit Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum
Glimpse whales & calves in the bay

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Wed, Jun 26, 2024

What you can expect

Albany in Western Australia is rich in colonial history and national heritage. Join this half-day tour of Albany and you’ll unearth the touching stories of fallen soldiers from WWI at the ANZAC Centre and visit some of the landmarks from the early colonial years. The ANZAC Centre overlooks the harbour where thousands of men and women departed Australia and sadly, many never returned.

Pay tribute to Australia’s military history and then join a scenic tour to Mt Adelaide and Middleton Beach to appreciate the views and a cuppa tea and scones before a quick visit to Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum, one of the oldest residences in Western Australia. The 4 hour tour departs Albany at 9am and 1.30pm and is a fantastic way to learn about the history of Albany.


What you need to know

  • Entry to the National ANZAC Centre, Mount Clarence
  • Stop at Middleton Beach for morning or afternoon tea
  • Visit to Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum
  • Lunch is not included
  • Discover the journey of our soldiers at the National ANZAC Centre
  • See the Avenue of Honour, Memorial of the Desert Mounted Corps and Padre White Lookout
  • Drive past Mt Adelaide and see views of Breaksea Island
  • Hear stories about the lighthouse and it's connection to the ANZAC narrative
  • Glimpse whales and calves in the bay
  • Stop at Middleton Beach for morning or afternoon tea
  • Visit to Patrick Taylor Cottage Museum, the oldest surviving dwelling in WA
  • Learn about the history of British settlement in the region
  • Tour departs daily at 9am
  • 4 hours
Departure Location
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off to Albany accommodation is available if needed
What To Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • 1L water bottle
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • Tour operates with a minimum of 2 guests
  • Children aged 16yrs or under must be accompanied by a paying adult on the tour
Booking Information
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience