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Dog Rock, Albany

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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2.7/5 based on 180 reviews on the web
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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  • Stayed at a motel in front of me, so I visited also and natural. Is recommended from the town centre to dock rock go towards. Heading in the opposite direction and, Hey? The one with CHAN to will.
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  • I can't really give this rock any less than 4 stars because it doesn't profess to be anything more than a rock, and that is exactly what it is; a rock. It does look a bit similar to a dog though. 
  • this is a big rick and situated in the middle of town and it does look like a dogs head, there is no cost you just drive past. 
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