Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Tourist Attractions in Australia's South West, Western Australia Australia
Visit the only complete whaling station tourism attraction in the world! Albany's Historic Whaling Station was the last operating station in Australia and provides a fascinating insight into Albany's colourful past. Recognised as a heritage site, the whaling station is an engaging and educational tourism attraction for all ages to enjoy.
Find yourself immersed in the sights and sounds of the whaling industry. Enjoy short films within the converted whale oil tanks. Climb aboard the Cheynes IV, the world's only preserved Whale Chaser ship; see our giant blue whale skeleton; enjoy our world-renowned marine animal art collection and view our precious scrimshaw art. Visit our museum exhibits filled with authentic, whaling artefacts and memorabilia or relax in our cafe overlooking one of Albany's most picturesque bays. Our unique, biodiverse location is also home to over a 100,000 species of native plants which are now displayed in our Regional Wildflower Garden. Families can enjoy free BBQ's in the gardens and learn about our friendly collection of native animals at our Australian Wildlife Park. Join us for a memorable day on The Amazing South Coast.
Albany's Historic Whaling Station is a captivating historical site located in Albany, Western Australia. This museum and heritage center offers a remarkable glimpse into the region's whaling industry's rich and complex past. Established in 1978, the site showcases the fascinating history of whaling, focusing on the period from 1826 to 1978 when Albany was a hub for whaling operations.
Address81 Whaling Station Road, Torndirrup WA 6330
Phone number(+61) 8 9844 4021