Busy Blue Bus Tours Albany

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours

Busy Blue Bus Tours Albany is the premier tour provider on The Amazing South Coast. They pride themselves on always delivering quality tour experiences in Albany, Denmark and Mount Barker in Western Australia.

They offer a variety of day-and-half day tours around Albany and to Denmark, Mount Barker and Bremer Bay. These tours depart daily and take you to the ‘must see’ locations and include the natural, historic and food and wine icons of the region. Be exhilarated by the Orca off the coast of Bremer Bay, experience the pounding ocean at the Gap and Natural Bridge in the Torndirrup National Park or views to the southern horizon at the Granite Skywalk in the Porongurup National Park. Visit historic storehouses of the National Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Centre and Albany’s Historic Whaling Station. Taste the delights of food and wine in the unique cool climate zones of Denmark and Mount Barker.

With local expertise, energy and integrity, their friendly, courteous and passionate team strive to ensure every guest is well looked after and experience more than the journey from Point A to Point B. They live up to their tagline “we’ll show you more!”

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours

Activities

Birdwatching Boating Scenic Drives Walks

Fitness

Basic Moderate

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Disabled access available Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Ready by ATEC

Services

From $180 to $189

Highlights include tasting handcrafted cheese and award-winning wines and enjoying a long table lunch in a picturesque boutique winery sampling fine food. Enjoy tastings of cheese, fudge, vinofood and condiments- the best of food and wine in Denmark Western Australia. In the private tour, taste the quality of internationally-acclaimed Great Southern Distillery Single Malt Whisky.

This is more than just a food and wine tour!

Flavour sensations are explored at Duckett’s Mill where an array of cheeses, tantalising fudge and award-winning wines are available for tasting and purchase.

Relax at a long table lunch, including tastings of local wines. Gourmet condiments blend two passions at The Lake House Denmark, wine and food into delicious combinations of chutneys, relishes, jams, sauces and sweet treats.

In the private tour and tasting, experience nationally and internationally awarded Limeburners Single Malt Whisky of the Great Southern distillery. A boutique distillery, producing premium quality spirits using time-honoured techniques and traditional copper pot stills.

Busy Blue Bus Tours chooses venues where you will get the best tasting experiences in the region.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $133 to $140

Experience a guided walk through the Albany Heritage Park and visit to the National Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Centre. Stroll the Promenade at Middleton Beach, visit Patrick Taylor Cottage and view the Brig Amity and Old Gaol at the historic precinct.

With views to King George Sound and the Southern Ocean, the significance of the history of Albany and the Great Southern is revealed in stories as you start the tour at the Albany Visitor Centre and travel along Marine Drive with a view to King George Sound. From whalers to warships, explorers to entrepreneurs, wool to wheat and story telling to sculptures, amazing Albany comes to life.

On this tour you’ll visit the Brig Amity, enjoy a coffee break at Middleton Beach, see Mount Clarence and the Padre White Lookout and discover Albany’s role in Australia’s ANZAC story at the National ANZAC Centre.

Tour inclusions are courtesy pick up and return to accommodation, commentary from your Busy Blue Bus expert guide, entry to Patrick Taylor Cottage and entry to the National ANZAC Centre.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$140

The highlights of this tour are the new Granite Skywalk and scenic drive through the Porongurups and delicious lunch at a Plantagenet Winery.

Discover the spectacular scenery and bountiful produce of the Porongurups and Mount Barker regions. Castle Rock is a 4.2 kilometre return walk that requires moderate fitness. To reach the spectacular views at the summit requires a final short scramble over granite rocks and a climb in an enclosed ladder to the Granite Skywalk. From there, your guide will show you spectacular views and entertain you with intriguing stories of the area, from the traditional Noongar owners to the European settlers. You’ll learn why the area produces award-winning wines and local produce and sample the best of both.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $133 to $519

Understand Albany’s whaling history and its connection with Australia’s national story.

The tour begins at the Albany Visitor Centre with a journey around Princess Royal Harbour, King George Sound, the Southern Ocean and beyond. Albany’s role as the last station in operation in Australia’s whaling story comes to life at Albany’s Historic Whaling Station. You haven’t seen Albany until you’ve visited the Historic Whaling Station – the only experience like it in the world!

Highlights include a scenic drive through the Torndirrup National Park to view Albany’s amazing pristine marine environment and coastline, private tour through Albany’s Historic Whaling Station and a visit to Stony Hill Lookout for a panoramic 360 degree view.

The tour provides reflection on the significance of whale hunting in the past and recognition of the value of whale watching today.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$189

Taste outstanding wines from award-winning wineries of the Mount Barker sub-region of the Great Southern. The grapes are grown in a cool climate and nestled next door to National Parks. Meander the back roads and meet the owners at the cellar door. An authentic experience of wine growing in diverse soil types and climate that contribute to exceptional Rieslings. The Busy Blue Bus tour guide will take care of the skipper duties whilst you take pleasure in tastings from five cellar doors. Take part in a private guided winery tour and share a luscious lunch platter of local produce.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $103 to $109

Experience the wonder of the outdoors in the great expanses and granite rocks of the Torndirrup National Park.

Your tour begins curving around Princess Royal Harbour with a view to King George Sound and the Southern Ocean beyond. Be delighted by the floral displays of the native vegetation in the National Park. Enjoy the pristine marine environment of the southern Australian coastline seen in magnificent splendour on the journey through the Torndirrup National Park.

Take in the vista of the powerful ocean as it heaves itself against the granite walls and feel the exhilarating force at the Gap. Simply breathtaking.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$505

Experience this amazing gathering of marine creatures in the remote Southern Ocean. A unique wonder! View Australia’s largest collection of marine creatures including killer whales, feeding together at Bremer Canyon from January to April every year.

Journey from Albany Western Australia to the marina at Bremer Bay to board the boat for the journey of a life time. View Orcas as they nurture their young and feed in the nutrient dense waters rising from the Bremer Canyon, deep in the ocean.

Relax and sit back as you reflect at the end of a full day on the water, whilst you’re delivered safely back to Albany. An educational and truly exhilarating experience!

Disabled Access

Carpark

From $135 to $253

Hear about the Pioneers of the Amazing South Coast, they are younger than you think! Be entertained by tales of endeavour and innovation, of soldier settlement and conditional purchase of land and before these Pioneers, there were the Noongar.

Visit the Bremer Bay estuary, enjoy clear water and pristine clean beaches. Taste locally produced wine and produce. Let fourth generation Max Wellstead take you on a journey through his extensive collection at the Wellstead Heritage Museum, where ‘there’ s something for everyone’ to discover.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

$505

This is a full day tour departing daily and seasonally. It’s more than an experience, it’s an education! Learn the language of whales and discover the dinosaurs of the deep with Whale Watch Western Australia – Australia’s Number One Whale Watch Experience. Join their pod and discover more about these world famous apex predators.

Bremer Bay is located five hours southeast of Perth, Western Australia on the amazing south coast. Their dedicated Busy Blue Bus tour guide driver will entertain you with stories of the region’s unique history en route from Albany to Bremer Bay where you will join the expedition vessel. Then journey to the edge of the continental shelf to discover the dinosaurs of the deep – the Orca. Their team of marine specialists and scientists will educate you in the language of the whales with their on-board live commentary. The Bremer Canyon is the feeding grounds of not only the Orca but also Sperm, Beaked and Pilot Whales as they hunt in the nutrient rich up-welling waters.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness one of the wonders of the marine world in the wild natural habitat of the Southern Ocean.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $220 to $245

Enter the wild on an extraordinary wilderness experience on land and on the ocean. A tale is told of whales that have cruised the Australian south coast on annual migration for centuries and today travel on undisturbed.

Full day tour with guided commentary. Tour includes entry and guided tour of Albany’s Historic Whaling Station; entry to Torndirrup National Park, The Gap and Natural Bridge and whale watching on premium vessel with Ocean Guide. Guests enjoy morning refreshments, an Aussie afternoon tea, and lunch of locally caught fish and chips.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

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