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nice views

We were staying nearby so decided to have a look - very nice views of the city and harbour... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2019
Perth, Australia
Great view

Good view of Albany and the surrounding bays and ocean. Probably one of the easiest and cheapest... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
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Melville Drive | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 23 January 2019

We were staying nearby so decided to have a look - very nice views of the city and harbour. Completely free and easy to get to :-)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 254pervezm
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Good view of Albany and the surrounding bays and ocean. Probably one of the easiest and cheapest (free) things to do, that is also worthwhile. The drive up is short but narrow. The parking exists but it is not great. There are toilets as well....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NFHarry
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Fantastic vantage point over the whole of Albany. The comms tower gives you a clear view over the trees and out to the bays. Walk around the rocky surrounds, but be careful as they can be a bit slippery depending on the weather.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This was our first stop when we had arrived in Albany. You don't have to walk far to witness the most spectacular views of Albany. It is a good spot to take photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We took our car to see the lookout. It was the best lookout so far in Albany. We had a perfect view on the city of Albany and the nearby islands.The ocean was there as well! I liked that view! Worthwhile to see!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Nice and relaxing place under sun with a view of the city as well as river...watch tower is a must to have a proper view.... Enjoyed!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank frankF5956VP
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Might be hard to find this place but with Google Maps, it is easy. A drive to this place is good for amazing views of Albany.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DNAseI
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I decided to climb right up the Tower and enjoyed the views on each side and all the way up. It's great to see the whole of the harbour, surrounding area, etc. The steps are safe and good.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jacquie L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Drove up to Mr Melville on Christmas eve. We saw many skinks around... Harmless I heard, but better to be alert.. Nice place to have a birds eye view of Albany city and the coast... We had the whole place to ourselves - almost. Managed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank travelbug9113
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The lookout has great views over all of Albany and the coast, we walked past the first point to some of the outcrops on the other side facing towards the wind farm, the ground is a bit uneven in this area as expected so take...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jared L
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