Delve Deeper into Albany’s Whaling History – Tour Experience

Celebrate International Museum Day, and discover Albany’s unique whaling story, with this exclusive Historic Whaling Station experience, Saturday 18 May. Delve deeper with our knowledgeable guide into this State Heritage site, home to Australia’s last whaling station, morning/afternoon tea included.

Albany’s Historic Whaling Station is home of the Australia’s last whaling company, and now provides a fascinating insight into Albany’s colourful past. Recognised as a heritage site, we are an engaging and educational tourism attraction for all ages.

To celebrate International Museum Day on Saturday 18 May, join us for an exclusive experience at 9:30am or 2:00pm, to delve deeper into Albany’s unique whaling story.

The experience starts with a special guided tour through the whaling station by one of our knowledgeable guides. Find yourself immersed in the sights and sounds of the whaling industry, discover what it was like to work for the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company, and why it closed in 1978.

Then climb aboard and explore the Cheynes IV, the world’s only preserved and accessible whale chasing ship, and finish the experience with a relaxing morning/afternoon tea at Whalers Galley Café.

National Trust members will also receive a complementary gift bag.

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81 Whaling Station Road, Torndirrup, Western Australia

Albany's Historic Whaling Station is located at the end of Frenchman Bay road, a 25 minute drive (20km) from the Albany city centre.

Bookings are essential, as spaces are limited.


Saturday 18 May - Morning Experience 9:30am to 11:15am, Afternoon Experience 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 45, Children $ 22, Concession $ 40
Prebooking required
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities: