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Heard of Albany WA? Book a car rental and visit Albany!

If you haven't, you are going to be in for a major surprise as we point out some of the major attractions that you can expect to enjoy in Albany with your car hire.

Albany is a port city located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, at about 409 km car drive from the capital city, Perth. Albany is the 6th largest city in the state.

Nowadays, Albany is one of the most important tourist destinations in Australia. Albany was discovered in 1791, but founded in 1827, under the name of Frederickstown. The city was renamed only in 1831. Having a car rental means you can get around Albany that has an amazing history, being a colony for many years.

Book a car rental and experience tourism which is the most important industry in Albany, the city being appreciated for its natural beauty and great historical heritage.    

Use your cheap car hire to explore the Top attractions in Albany


Middleton Beach 

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3 words starting with 'S' - Sun, Sand and Surf. Albany is located on the beautiful southern coastline of Western Australia. If you ever wanted a holiday by the beach, Albany is the perfect destination. Middleton Beach provides the perfect backdrop for a family day as the calm waters can be enjoyed by everyone. Or visit the 'Cleanest Beach in 2011' which was awarded to 'Emu Point'. So if fishing, swimming or surfing is on the agenda, Albany will have a beach nearby to suit you.

Whale watching

With the abundant coastline at your fingertips, you can have a 'Whale' of a time. Literally! Albany is popular for whale watching enthusiasts and those that are just curious. During the cooler winter months May to October, you can sign up to take part in a Whale Watching Tour. You are sure to get up close and personal with one of nature's most beautiful creatures, and have an unbelievable experience that will blow your mind and leave you with amazing memories.

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Why not get back to nature. In most places, this would mean hiking or camping or something similar. In Albany, this simply means getting to one of the city's markets to purchase some local fresh produce. Straight from the farmer to your shopping bag. Albany hosts a market on Saturday - The Farmers Market, and Sunday - The Boatshed Markets. You can relax and visit both in the one weekend. Fresh produce will never mean the same to you.

Albany Convict Gaol Museum is a fascinating construction in which convicts were imprisoned starting with the 1850s. In fact, this location was built in 1852 and all imperial convicts were jailed here. Visit Albany Convict Gaol Museum in a rental car that offers a clear understanding on how prisoners were treated, while part of the building is kept the exact same way it looked during those years, as the museum underwent a restoration process to its original appearance.

Goode Beach is an amazing location in Albany. Surrounded by numerous islands and with an amazing view, the Goode Beach is one of the few places in Australia in which tourists are able to see the sunrise over the ocean. The view is really spectacular.

Kalgan River is a popular place in Albany. The location is great for boat cruises, fishing and also bird watching. Park your rental car and experience the Kalgan River which is 140 km long and during a boat cruise planned here, tourists are amazed by the beauty of the natural sites surrounding the river.

Emu Point is the perfect place for swimming and planning a picnic, as the waters here are calm, with lawn and trees surrounding them. Emu Point is also a great place to go for fishing and boating, but also for enjoying a relaxing afternoon.

Albany Wind Farm is formed by 12 giant wind turbines, of 100 meters height, which generate more than 75 percent of all green electricity of Albany. Learn about The Albany Wind Farm by driving your rental car in the area which is open every day of the year, being one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. 

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