Albany is a port city in the Great Southern region of WA, 418km southeast of Perth. Located at the southern tip of WA, it is known for its beaches and migrating whales.

Living in Albany offers a vibrant and historically rich lifestyle amidst natural beauty. As Western Australia’s first European settlement established in 1826, Albany showcases its heritage through original colonial buildings transformed into museums, restaurants, and galleries, adding a unique charm to the town. The rugged coastline features sculpted rocks, serene sandy beaches, and nature trails winding through fragrant bushland, providing an adventure for those seeking outdoor pursuits. For enthusiasts of local wineries, small wine bars, and historic architecture, leisurely walks around town offer a delightful experience.

Access to Albany is convenient, with a just over four-and-a-half-hour drive from Perth, a one-hour direct flight, or coach services. For the more adventurous, the Bibbulmun Track, a 1000-kilometer bushwalking trail, connects Perth to Albany, while the Munda Biddi offers a similar experience for mountain bikers, being the longest off-road cycling track of its kind globally.

From May to October, residents have the opportunity to witness humpback whales breaching, either up close on a whale-watching cruise or while exploring the Vancouver Peninsula, where secret beaches meet bushwalking trails.

Albany residents enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle with abundant amenities, including cafes, parks, pubs, and shops. The town’s fusion of history, natural wonders, and modern conveniences makes it an appealing and dynamic place to call home.

The population of Albany averages 1,313, and median average land prices currently sit at $257,500 (as of November 2023) *

Families have some great schools to choose from, including Albany Senior High School and Albany Primary School as the local schools, however there are several other schools nearby in neighbouring suburbs.

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