Albany's Historic Whaling Station
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Torndirrup (Albany), WA
- Product code: EntryTicket
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.
Use your map to start your adventure and 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 Whalechaser 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 café 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.
Your one entry ticket gives you access to the Historic Whaling Station, Australian Wildlife Park and Regional Wildflower Garden.
Opening hours JULY & AUGUST:
We are open 7 days a week, including all public holidays.
The Historic Whaling Station is open 10am - 4pm daily, last entry 3.15pm.
The Australian Wildlife Park & Regional Wildflower Garden is open 11am - 4pm daily.
The only day we are closed is Christmas Day, 25th December.
We are located 25 minutes drive from the Albany city centre, at the end of Frenchman Bay Rd.