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Replica of the Brig Amity, Albany

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Replica of the Brig Amity was built in 1975 to commemorate Albany’s first settlers, who arrived from Sydney in 1826. The settlers were part of a British Army expedition, led by Major Edmund Lockyer, who became famous for rescuing Aboriginal Australian women kidnapped and enslaved on the offshore islands by local sealers. Lockyer’s courageous rescue cemented the good relationship between native tribes and the European settlers. The full-size replica of the famous brig was designed and built as the focal point of celebrations held in honor of the 150th anniversary of the settlers’ arrival. Guided tours of this iconic attraction are available daily, but keep in mind that advanced bookings are required. Take a look at our Albany itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Replica of the Brig Amity and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Not expensive at all! Just the price as much as a coffee! With a sense of the history of the convicts that came to Albany. With an idea of what life was on the Amity back in the day. Don't miss out on...  more »
  • I didn't think I would enjoy this attraction but I was wrong. The 'phones' that you get with the commentary about The Brig are informative without being long and boring. Well worth the trip. 
  • Really enjoyed our visit to the Brig. It was great to go down below and see the conditions that people travelled in. Word of warning - mind your head. very low cielings :)