Frenchman Bay located on the southern side of the King George Sound. Below it's waters lies the HMAS Perth, Dive wreck. Frenchman Bay has a beautiful picnic area with barbecues as well as a boat launch - ideal for a relaxing, eating, and having quiet day out. View a MAP.
The Flinders Peninsula keeps the waters of Frenchman Bay calms and practically wave-less throughout the milder months and is a great location for starting a walk or hike out onto the peninsula.
Just to the south visit Torndirrup National Park, where you can view the Gap and Natural Bridge rock formations as well as the noisy Blowholes and the turquoise waters of Jimmy Newells Harbour. Take a stroll around the nearby Stony Hill for a beautiful view of the entire National Park coastline.
Take Frenchman Bay Road south from Albany City Centre. Frenchman Bay is twenty minutes drive along the Torndirrup Peninsula to the south. SEE the Torndirrup National Park Map to get your bearings. This is an ideal place for a relaxing picnic anytime of year.
Situated on the Torndirrup Peninsula which shelters Albany from the Great Southern Ocean, Torndirrup National Park has some of the Rainbow Coast's most extraordinary natural features including The Gap and Natural Bridge Rock Formations.
Dive into a culinary paradise with breathtaking views and indulge your senses at our hidden gem nestled within Torndirrup National Park. Discover the magic of our cosy café, offering panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase mesmerising vistas of King George Sound. Our menu delights in local seafood specialties, delicious light meals, and tempting treats like milkshakes, sundaes, and homemade cakes. Experience the sublime taste of locally roasted Naked Bean coffee, perfectly crafted for your pleasure. Relax and enjoy breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea on our delightful dining deck, where each bite is complemented by the rhythmic sound of crashing waves. Before or after exploring the historic Whaling Station Museum, Natural Bridge, The Gap, Jimmy Newells Harbour, Frenchman Bay, Misery Beach, Stony Hill or the Blowholes, let us be your gastronomic haven, where a memorable meal awaits amidst nature's embrace. Dine-in or take away, we're open every day from 9am until 4pm. Come join us and experience the perfect blend of culinary excellence and breathtaking surroundings.
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