Captain Mark will give you a personalised tour of Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound. With his local knowledge and relaxed, fun style he will educate and entertain you. With only up to 12 passengers on board, you get a unique chance to engage with an Albany local and hear some of the folklore surrounding the area. Ask Mark why the lighthouse is haunted? Why is the small island surrounded by pristine, turquoise water called Mistaken Island? If you have children, get them to take our fun quiz and learn fun facts about Albany using Facebook Messenger while you travel to Albany. Just click Safari Alerts on our website or on Messenger.
You are welcome to BYO food and drinks, including alcohol and we have a BBQ available on request (No extra charge).
We look forward to welcoming you on board!
Explore the beauty of our rugged coast from Torndirrup National Park out to Frenchman Bay. Admire the giant wind turbines at the Albany Wind Farm, Be awed by the fierce ocean at The Gap and Natural Bridge, Step back into history at Mistaken Island (site of the old Quarantine camp), Explore an intact whale processing factory and whale chasing ship at Albany Whaling Station, Visit Australian Native Animals and Wildlife at the Australian Wildlife Park and Regional Wildflower Garden, and admire the views of the Salmon Holes, Jimmy Newells Harbour and Stony Hill.
Explore Albany’s historic whaling station, Discovery Bay, on this guided half-day tour. Head out to Discovery Bay where you’ll learn about Australia’s whaling history: climb aboard a whale chaser, view artifact galleries, and see enormous whale skeletons. On the trip back, travel through the native bushland of Torndirrup National Park and visit the Gap and the Natural Bridge.
Naturaliste Charters has been operating whale watching tours for over 25 years and is highly experienced at finding the whales, we have a comfortable 60 FT Conquest with multiple viewing platforms, BIG boat with small passenger numbers.
Kids are welcome to have a turn at driving the vessel!
Visit Albany's Historic Whaling Station to learn about a piece of Australian history through activities, short films, and other exhibits. You can take one of the 40-minute guided tours, if you wish, or follow trails that tell stories of the whaling industry. Stand inside converted whale-oil tanks, marvel at the skeleton of a blue whale, see marine animal art, and climb aboard the Cheynes IV ship.
A full Day Eco Tour immersing yourselves in the essence of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, the Porongurup Range. Join Down Under Discoveries as they take you behind the scenes on their unique 'Porongurup Meet Your Maker Eco Tour'. This is a special invitation to connect with the local culture, meeting local farmers, wine makers, environmental enthusiasts, blacksmiths, saddle-makers and history buffs. An authentic, immersive experience that is bound to provide you with memories that will last forever.
Head to Torndirrup National Park, just south of Albany across Princess Royal Harbour, on this tour that features some of the natural attractions of Western Australia's southern coast. You'll have the chance to take in a 360-degree view of the ocean and rugged shoreline from the summit of Stony Hill, admire native bush scenery, and see the Gap and Natural Bridge, where waves crash against granite walls.
A full day tour exploring the amazing south coast from the Walpole Wilderness exploring the Mount Frankland Wilderness Lookout, to the Swarbrick Art Trail and Giant Tingle in the karri forest to walking through the Valley of The Giants and Ancient Forest, admiring rugged Cliffs and Greens Pool, marvelling at the unique Elephant Rocks and sampling fine wine, cheese, honey and chocolates.