Bayonet Head

Bayonet Head is an outer north-eastern suburb of Albany, in the Great Southern WA region, on the west bank of Oyster Harbour, and is approximately 400km from Perth (4 and a half hours) via the Albany Hwy/State Route 30.

Established in 1981, Bayonet Head, a suburb with a rich history dating back to the 1980s, was originally known as Flinders Park—a farming property that underwent a transformation into the vibrant neighbourhood it is today. The suburb acquired its unique name when an early French bayonet was discovered during development, and Bayonet Head carries a historical depth that enriches the fabric of the community.

Situated between Elizabeth Street to the north, Lower King Road to the west, Yakamia Creek to the south, and Oyster Harbour to the east, Bayonet Head it is a sanctuary characterised by natural beauty and communal spaces.

The suburb has lots of natural bushland along the winding Yakamia Creek, giving residents a beautiful view. There are several reserves, like the Bayonet Head Lookout, scattered around, offering places for recreation and peaceful picnics. This creates a strong sense of community in the calm surroundings. Bayonet Head combines history, nature, and communal spaces, painting a peaceful picture of suburban life.

Families are well catered for with Flinders Park Primary School, Australian Christian College – Southlands (combined) and St Joseph’s College (combined) all close by.

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

The average population of Bayonet Head sits around 2,960 and median average land prices sit around $170,000 (as of November 2023)*

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