Discovery Bay Tourism Experience, Albany

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Now a museum, the Cheynes Beach Whaling Station was Australia’s last operating whaling station when it closed in 1978. Discovery Bay Tourism Experience displays the largest whale skeleton in Western Australia, a 22 m (72 ft) long pygmy blue whale skeleton. The former cutting-up decks and processing factory display whole vessels, harpoons, and ship models. Inside, view movies about marine life and whaling operations. Outside, explore the rusting Cheynes IV whale chaser and equipment. Using our world travel planner, Albany attractions like Discovery Bay Tourism Experience can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Was an interesting insight into the history of Whaling, the tour was good but ticketing covers three attractions, but with no interest in the other two the price seemed expensive 
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here recently. We had a guide who did an excellent job. She was informative, amusing and very knowledgable about the whole whaling industry. The 3D cinema was lovely to w...  read more »
  • A place I have visited multiple times since childhood, it still holds the charm it did originally while having incorporated new attractions such as the botanical gardens and the wildlife park as well ...  read more »
  • I really liked it when i went , awesome to learn about some albany history , but I did think it was over priced , aspecially the gift shop ☺
  • Impresive and so explanatory, highly recomand to everyone. It is eye opening information
  • Amazing views, good food, nice staff!
  • Good spot to learn about Albanys whaling history with a lot of historic photos buildings and equipment present
  • Place of Cruelty display Actually should be demolished and can be replaced with some innovative monument... Helpful and innovative staff.
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