Albany is located 419 km south of Perth on the Albany Highway via Kojonup and Mount Barker. The coastal scenic route via Busselton, Margaret River and Denmark is 648km.

Origin of Name:
Albany was originally a military outpost named Frederick Town. On 7 March 1831 it was formally proclaimed¬† part of the Swan River Colony. In 1832 the outpost’s name was changed to Albany to honour the son of King George III, Prince Frederick, the Duke of York and Albany.

Read more at: www.aussietowns.com.au/town/albany-wa 


Torndirrup National Park, Western Australia

platypus websites