Albany Showcase Tour


Thank you for choosing to travel to Albany for the National Local Roads and Transport Congress. The following itinerary will provide a snapshot of our City. Your planned tour will highlight key transport issues in the Great Southern Region as well as providing opportunity to explore some of the key attractions of the region.

Although it is impossible to fit all aspects of the region within one familiarisation, we have endeavoured to provide you with a broad overview.


Casual dress for travelling and daily activities is recommended. Include enclosed walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent and a waterproof coat/jacket (for sea spray at the Gap!). Your hosts and tour guides are a wealth of knowledge, please ask lots of questions along the way.

For more general information on Albany head to If you have follow up questions post-tour please direct these toward your City of Albany contact and they will redirect your questions accordingly:

Andrew Sharpe
Chief Executive Officer
City of Albany, 102 North Road, Yakamia
(08) 6820 3000


How to Register
Delegates attending the Roads Congress can be part of the Albanyshowcase Tour demonstration for $75, non-Congress delegates for $100. The registration form is available through the navigation above or by clicking here


Monday 6 November 2017



SHOWCASE TOUR - Departing from Albany Entertainment Centre

Tour of Albany Port from where grain and woodchips are shipped worldwide.


Drive via Chester Pass Road, along Menang Drive (Stage 1 of Albany Ring Road and through to Cooperative Bulk Handling (CBH) receival site on Down Road. CBH is Western Australia’s main agricultural grain handler, using a combination of rail and road transport to shift grain from all parts of the Great Southern region to the Albany Port.



Oranje Tractor Winery and enjoy their lovely selection of organic wines and fresh local produce

1:00pm Drive along Link Road - proposed Stages 2 & 3 of the Albany Ring Road..
1.30pm Drive back towards town via Hanrahan Road and along Frenchman Bay Drive, visit Albany Wind Farm with views of the stunning Albany coastline.
2.00pm Head further along Frenchman Bay Road to the new universally accessible lookout and platform over the crashing waves at the Gap and Natural Bridge.
2.30pm Travel to the Mounts to visit the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial and Padre White Lookout for stunning 360 degree views.

Transfers to Congress Hotels



















Download a pdf of the tour information here