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Albany's Historic Whaling Station

Benefit: Single Entry
Regular Price: Adult USD 23.30; Child USD 7.99

Attraction Highlights

  • The only complete and accessible whaling station existing in the world
  • Australia’s last operating whaling station, closed 1978
  • The only restored and accessible whale chaser in the world, Cheynes IV
  • The largest marine mammal skeleton display in Australia
  • Significant collection of whaling artefacts & memorabilia
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Single Entry

Address 81 Whaling Station Road, Torndirrup WA 6330
Collection Information Please present your pass to the staff at the ticket counter for entry
Phone +61 (0)8 9844 4021
Email: [email protected]
Work Hours Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm (last entry 4.15pm)
Closed Days Christmas Day

What to expect

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.

Things to look out for

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.

Helpful Tips

An experience for all ages. Spend a couple of hours exploring the Historic Whaling Station, including multiple movie threatres and whale chaser ship, then visit our Regional Wildlfower Garden and Australian Wildlife Park, access to all attractions is included in your admission ticket. Onsite cafe open daily, or bring your own picnic to enjoy in our undercover bbq areas.
Address 81 Whaling Station Road, Torndirrup WA 6330
Phone +61 (0)8 9844 4021
Work Hours Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm (last entry 4.15pm)
Closed Days Christmas Day