Local Attractions

Albany Farmer’s Markets

Every Saturday morning you can catch one of the best fresh food markets in WA. Albany Farmer’s Market showcases the best Great Southern produce - fresh fruit, vegetables, honey, seafood, meats, milk, artisan products such as bread, pastries and preserves, coffee and more. 

Visit Collie St 8am to 12pm every Saturday.


Albany Boatshed Markets

The Boatshed Market offer relaxed, oceanside Sunday vibes for locals and visitors alike. Showcasing local arts, crafts and small batch producers, plus live local music, coffee and food, you can easily spend a handful of hours perusing the stalls and enjoying the atmosphere. 

Visit Albany Boatsheds 9am to 1pm every Sunday.

Middleton Beach

Fantastic swimming beach with seasonal pontoon and various activities and festivals over the summer months. With beach volleyball courts, playground, grassed picnic area, barbecues, jetty and seaside pub, there is plenty to do for the whole family.

Ellen Cove Boardwalk

The boardwalk climbs above the rocks of Point King, following the coast around the Princess Royal Harbour to the Albany town centre. Stop at the whale-watching lookout for stunning panoramic views, and spot native marsupials and birds along the way.

National ANZAC Centre

The award-winning National Anzac Centre is one of Australia’s most important cultural pilgrimages. Immerse yourself in the Anzac Legend and follow personal stories through state-of-the-art technology, multimedia and historic artefacts.

Cosy Corner Beach

Cosy Corner beach is a safe swimming beach with squeaky white sand, blue waters and stunning views of the coastal cliffs on the other side of the bay. 

With line fishing, camping areas, public barbecues and picnic spaces, this is one of the Great Southern’s favourite family beaches a short stroll from the Cosy Corner Cottages.

West Cape Howe National Park 

Cosy Corner is on the northern border of the stunning West Cape Howe National Park, and a short, leisurely drive from your apartment door. 

We recommend checking out the incredible views at Shelley Beach lookout, as well as the snorkelling and paddling favourite Mutton-bird Beach and Shelter Island.

Follow the Art Trail 

The South West is a haven for artisan producers and crafty talent. The closest studios to check out are the Torbay Glass Studio and the Southwest Woodworks Gallery - and definitely worth a visit in our opinion. 

If you are willing to venture a little bit further, there’s a wide range of artists working from Albany, Denmark and Walpole. Check out ArtSouth WA for more.

The Amazing South Coast

Albany is the nexus of the Amazing South Coast, an incredible region with much to offer visitors. Visit wineries and artisan producers all over the region; Explore the walks and sights of the Porongurup mountain range; paddle or hike the beautiful Kalgan river; Drive through the forests to the west; and more!