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Land Lovers Whale Watch and History tour

Land Lovers Whale Watch and History tour

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Earliest whaling history in Albany dates to 1898, it ceased in 1978, those who were active in the industry in the early years are now long gone and only memories and fragments still exist, and the're are hard to find. Come along with me, a guide with a long tradition of seafaring in the district and i'll give a unique perspective of the marine life and sites of significance in the fishing and…
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What we’ll do

Meet at the picturesque Middleton Beach in the early morning when the light is just right and we will take a short drive to see whales, often with calves in tow, during the whale season. (May to early October) From here we can see the sites and derelict machinery of the Cheyne's Beach Whaling Company and some of its fleet. We will move onto Frenchman's Bay to see the sites of the Frenchman's…

What else you should know

Hat and sunscreen is a must. You may also wish to bring swimming attire for a quick dip in King George Sound at Frenchman's Bay. Windy days calls for some warm clothes too so be prepared.

What I’ll provide

Coffee, Tea and Water
Coffee, Tea and Water Morning tea consisting of tea or coffee and water for the journey
Car
Car Air conditioned 7 seat 4 wheel drive vehicle

What to bring

Hat and sunscreen is a must. You may also wish to bring swimming attire for a quick dip in King George Sound at Frenchman's Bay

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Where you'll be

Starting at Middleton Beach, the iconic white sand beach on the sheltered King George sound, we will move to a special Whale Lookout on Marine Drive Albany, here you will get a perspective and panorama of why King George sound is a hot spot for whales and other marine creatures. Then we move onto the Frenchman's Bay historic site, the Cheynes Beach Whaling company, Fish Farms, the marina and port including the city facade on Stirling Terrace.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests aged 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Hat and sunscreen is a must. You may also wish to bring swimming attire for a quick dip in King George Sound at Frenchman's Bay. Windy days calls for some warm clothes too so be prepared.
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Land Lovers Whale Watch and History tour
New experience
From €77/person
New experience
From €77/person