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Best Hiking Trails Near Albany

Best hiking Trails near albany

Located on the South Coast of Western Australia, Albany is home to some of the best hiking trails in the state and will leave you in awe of the variety of scenery on offer. You want mountains, go explore some mountains. Feel like the beach then find your feet gracing endless pristine white floors of perfection. Ancient forests, staring into the wild abyss of the Southern Ocean, urban walks exploring the town's rich history, gentle wildflower filled river walks and so much more awaits you just 450km south of Perth. 

There are so many reasons to consider spending a week or two exploring this piece of hiking paradise nestled on the rugged south coast of Western Australia. With so many different experiences, take a look at the map and choose your own adventure. Besides the occasional day or two over 30 degrees, Albany is perfect all year round provided you don't mind a bit of rain.

Torndirrup National Park
Explore the Wild Coast

Best Hiking Trails Near Albany

Bald Head Walk Trail

Length - 12.5km (Return)

Vertical Climb - 570m

One of the best day hikes in Western Australia, the Bald Head Walk Trail takes you on a journey to the edge of the Flinders Peninsula where you will find plenty of spectacular views.

Peak Head Walk trail

Length - 4.4km (Return)

Vertical Climb - 219m

Experience one of the best spots to watch the sunset from Albany with a hike down and then up to the amazing granite dome of Peak Head, this trail won't disappoint.

Hikes in Torndirrup National Park
Best Hikes in Albany

Point Possession Heritage Trail

Length - 5km (Loop)

Vertical Climb - 164m

One of the 1988 heritage trails, this stunning hike gives you a feeling of isolation despite being a stones throw away from town. Explore granite and beaches on this lovely trail.

City Walks
History, Hills and Views

Walks near Albany Western Australia

Ellen Cove to Albany Port

Length - 6.1km (One Way)

Vertical Climb - 125m

Showcasing the stunning views along the edge of King George Sound, there is plenty of history to explore including the ruins of the Point King Lighthouse.

Lake Seppings

Length - 2.9km (Loop)

Vertical Climb - Flat

A haven for bird life, this 2.9km loop trail close to Middleton Beach is a fantastic way to experience the great variety of birds that call this place home.