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We begin our tour curving around Princess Royal Harbour with a view to King George Sound and the Southern Ocean beyond.  Imagine for a moment, the spume of spray and the playful leap of a whale as it makes its way along the Great Southern coast on a long journey north.  Today it travels safely; uninterrupted on its path.  Albany’s role in the Australia’s whaling story comes to life on this tour at Albany’s Historic Whaling Station, Discovery Bay.  Climb aboard the famous whale chaser to experience life on board an actual whaling ship, and explore the movie, photos, artefact galleries and marvel at the enormous whale skeletons on display. Relax with tea/coffee and cake, in Whaler's Galley with views across King George Sound. You haven’t seen Albany until you’ve visited the Historic Whaling Station, the only experience like it in the world!   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, enjoy the pristine marine environment of the southern Australian coastline is seen in magnificent splendour on the journey through the Torndirrup National Park.  Simply breathtaking!

Key Info

  • alarm Duration: 240
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1

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  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from $133.00pp
  • Beginners Welcome
  • All Equipment Provided


  • All Equipment
  • Full Instruction
  • Refreshments Available
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Licensed bar
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Toilets

question_answer Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the minimum age for Animal Encounter at Albany?

    The minimum age for Animal Encounter at Albany is suitable for all ages.

  • How long does an Animal Encounter session at Albany last?

    The average Animal Encounter session at our Albany centre is around 7 hour.

  • Is Animal Encounter Albany open for bookings during the week?

    Absolutely, however Animal Encounter is busiest at the weekend - and our Albany centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.

  • Is Animal Encounter Albany open for bookings at weekends?

    Animal Encounter at Albany is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Animal Encounter bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!

  • How popular is the Animal Encounter Albany center?

    Geronigo® aims for all of our Animal Encounter locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Animal Encounter Albany center is no exception. Book with confidence!

  • Can I buy a gift voucher for Animal Encounter Albany?

    Yes you can buy Animal Encounter Albany gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Animal Encounter Albany vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).

  • What is the postcode for Animal Encounter Albany?

    The postcode for Animal Encounter Albany is Frenchman Bay WA 6330. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find from a postcode and satnav. We will supply detailed directions to Animal Encounter Albany on your booking receipt.

  • Where is Animal Encounter Albany?

    The Animal Encounter Albany center is located at the following address: Whaling Station Rd, Frenchman Bay WA 6330, Australia. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!

  • How much is Animal Encounter at Albany?

    The average package price of Animal Encounter at Albany $220.00. The lowest price is $133.00 with the most expensive option being $505.00.

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