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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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  • The dog's head is actually visible without much imagination. It's funny, but extra here drive must therefore not, but if you're already there.
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  • this is definitely shaped like a dogs head and is amusing to see one of the interesting things to view in Albany  more »
  • When you first see it it really does look like a dogs headsticking out of the ground close to the centre of town Albany has all these interesting granite rocks poking up in town which makes for intere...  more »