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Dog Rock, Albany
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The Albany region was first home to the Menang Noongar people, who often camped near a granite outcrop they called "Boondie Yokine," roughly translated as Dog Rock. Subject of numerous local legends and once believed to be so dangerous the city’s officials nearly had it blown up, this giant rock is now one of the region’s main tourist attractions. Thousands of visitors passing through the area stop by this rock, which unmistakably resembles the head of a dog. The site has long been a popular photo spot for local families, who cleverly painted a dog collar around the big boulder’s base. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Albany holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Dog Rock and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Located near the centre of Albany is Dog Rock, a granite outcrop which is shaped like the head of a dog. Many years ago (in the late 30's I think...) a "collar" was painted around the base of the outc...  more »
  • By the great of the rock is our car but small. It is a beautiful landmark what not to miss.
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  • If you are in Albany you must see this massive rock that looks like a dog. Weird but good and it makes a great photo for your album