Things to Do

40 Things to do in Albany

Finding something to do will definitely not be a problem when you are down in the Great Southern. Here is a list of only some of the activities available for you to do in Albany and the surrounding areas.

Havana Villas is an ideal base to explore our sensational region - be sure to allow plenty of time in Albany to explore all there is to do. From nearby walks to day trips, there is just so much to do.

    1. Get a free map at check-in

   2. Take a stroll down York Street

   3. Find "Dog Rock"

   4. Visit the Mt Clarence Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

   5. Explore the tunnels of the Princess Royal Fortress

   6. Hear the sand squeak on Middleton Beach

   7. Enjoy the freshest ever fish & chips

   8. Go bird watching around Lake Seppings

   9. Canoe up the King and Kalgan Rivers

  10. Visit the Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve Interpretive Centre

  11. Take the 9km Luke Pen Walk on the Kalgan River

  12. Make a reservation for dinner at a local restaurant

  13. Explore the Torndirrup Nation Park - the Blow Holes, The Gap, and the Natural Bridge

  14. Visit the Albany Wind farm interpretation trail

  15. Take in the sensational views from Stoney Hill

  16. Try spotting dolphins or schools of salmon at Salmon Holes

  17. Visit Whale World for the whaling history of Albany

  18. Take a free tour of the Sandalwood Factory

  19. Visit Strawberry Hill, the first farm settled in WA

  20. See the Porongurup region, only 40km inland

  21. Climb Bluff Knoll in the Stirling Range National Park

  22. Pack a picnic & take in the beautiful scenery

  23. Keen for a round of golf?

  24. Call into the Visitor Centre and get a fishing guide

  25. Take a scenic flight or paraglide over the coastline

  26. Go on a scenci cruise - river or harbour

  27. Sample locally distilled spirits

  28. Book a tour - farmgate, history or scenery

  29. Visit Saturday's Albany Farmers Market and Sunday's ROSS markets

  30. Walk Albany's historic Amity Trail Guide

  31. Try a beer at Albany's Microbrewery

  32. Take the children down to the 'see & touch' gallery at the WA museum

  33. Go aboard Albany's historic icon, the Brig Amity

  34. Take a candlelit evening tour of the Old Convict Gaol

  35. Walk a section of the Bibbulmun Track

  36. Hire some bikes and follow the "Go Cycle Albany Map"

  37. Visit Albany's very own coffee roasters warehouse

  38. Browse through the Albany History Collection at the Albany Public Library

  39. Try fresh marron from the marron farm

  40. Watch the sunset over the Sand Patch


 And that's not all........

  • Fantastic clean beaches and safe swimming area
  • Great beach fishing, rock fishing plus deep sea fishing charters
  • Well-equipped playgrounds
  • We are situated right on the paved walk trail that runs from Emu Point to Middleton beach and joins the Boardwalk through to the Albany Port.
  • Tennis courts and lawn bowls
  • Harbour and/or river cruises
  • Whale watching cruises
  • Boat ramp and marina
  • Wildflower Walks

Plus our guests are welcome at the nearby sportsman's club.

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Where to Eat
Albany has something for everyone on any budget. Restaurants, Cafes, Take-Away, Pubs & Taverns- you name it.

What to Do
Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's always something to do in Albany and the Great Southern. Click on the above link for a comprehensive list of things to do in the Great Southern region

Things to do with Kids
Keeping the kids occupied is easy with this list of what Albany has to offer. Young and old can enjoy the Great Southern without having to spend a fortune.