Replica of the Brig Amity, Albany

4.4
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. Put Replica of the Brig Amity into our Albany trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create an itinerary including Replica of the Brig Amity
map
Replica of the Brig Amity Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
280 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • Our 10yr old love doing the tour on the Amity so much she asked if she could go again the next day. Listening to the tour is a great way to immerse yourself into life at sea many years ago.  more »
  • This is a great way to spend an afternoon - or even whole day. Start off on the Brig then move over to the museums - skip (or walk your choice) up York Street or Lower Stirling Terrace for lunch. Then...  more »
  • Very nice to see. There is an audio tour that really guides you through the ship in an interactive manner. Beware: a ship has ladders, not stairs. Always face the ladder when going up/down, else you m...  more »
Google
  • We just went to see it cause our 4 year old wanted to see it. I had no idea what I was stepping into. The history, the impact, the craftsmanship and the knowledge gained was twenty times worth the price. I really liked the way they had dramatised the audio tour. The 21 audio markers are effective yet only two spots in the cargo were disappointing. I’m sucker for history and for me this was the highlight of my trip. This is where Albany began.
  • The Brig "Amity is a replica of the origin Brig that brought the original first settlers to Albany. It is an amazing exact copy. The lady who was the person who gave us the information telecoms pieces that relayed to you the history of the brig was a mine of information, she was also very friendly and chatty who was extremely enthusiastic about the history of Albany and the "AMITY".
  • Certainly not there when I lived in Albany Also local gaol was in ruins and used to go in and look at the terrific sketches on the cell walls I hope they were kept when gaol was renovated Also I used to ride out whaling station to watch them flensing I was about 10yrs old then I am now 72yrs old Memories are made of this
  • Touristic place. You can go in and take photos and there is a small fee if you want to com into the boat for a tour. Friendly staff and therr is a nice view of the ocean. There is parking available but unfortunately the surroundings are not good enough compare with the ship. Just took the pictures and did not do the tour so I cannot say whether the tour is worth it or not.
  • Great replica. Helpful staff. Great story of life on brig.
Places to stay near Replica of the Brig Amity

Plan your trip to Albany

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Replica of the Brig Amity by other users

52 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 50 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Albany BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 48 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 58 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 45 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Denmark BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Denmark BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Denmark BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Albany BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans