Just over an hour’s flight out of Perth, Western Australia is the great port city of Albany. With sheer cliffs that reach down into the deep Southern ocean and a rich colonial history dating back to early European settlers, Albany is an excellent destination for those looking to catch a glimpse of a time that was while basking in the regions natural beauty. The added convenience of Budget Car Hire being located at Albany Airport means you can step off the plane and into a vehicle to enjoy the city and surrounds at your pace.
Albany, WA 6330
There is no shortage of places to go and things to do in Albany to suit any traveller. With the advantage of being able to drive to some of the regions more remote locations you can soon find yourself hiking around Torndirrup National Park or venturing out along the Middleton Beach boardwalk trail to view King George Sound. For those more interested in modern comforts there is no shortage of exceptional restaurants, cafes and pubs nestled in amongst the convict era buildings.
For something entirely unique it is worth visiting Whale World. The only museum to be located inside a former whaling facility. There are several whale watching tours that operate out of Albany though there is every chance you can catch a glimpse of a humpback or southern right by driving along the coastline and finding your own special spot.
Use Skedaddle to book your Budget Car Hire from Albany Airport, which is located a short 11km drive from the city centre. With flights going to and from Perth several times a day, Albany makes the perfect weekend getaway for those looking to get out of the capital and enjoy what the oldest permanent settlement in Western Australia has to offer.