Mount Clarence

via Apex Drive Albany Australia


Mount Clarence provides spectacular views out across the town of Albany and the surrounding bays. Walk along the heritage trail which starts at the memorial and winds around the edges of Mount Clarence. Appreciate the panoramic views of Princess Royal Harbour, King George Sound and Middleton Bay. Make sure you keep a look out for signs of humpback whales and dolphins that visit these waters. Climb the mountain to see the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, a tribute to the soldiers that fought at Gallipoli in World War One. It stands near the peak of Mount Clarence as a tribute to the soldiers whose last view of Australia would have been of Mount Clarence. The Memorial is also the site of Albany's annual Anzac Dawn Service. Situated in Albany, four and a half hours drive south of Perth, Mount Clarence offers views of the region unsurpassed by any other look out. Albany is the gateway to the southern regions natural highlights including the Stirling Ranges and neighbouring Porongurup Ranges. Mount Clarence is located within the Albany Heritage Park.