Go fishing and birdwatching at King River in Albany.
This scenic river flows into Oyster Harbour at its northern end.
Special reserves by the river offer the best chance to see native birds including red-capped parrots, western rosellas, scarlet robins, as well as splendid and red-winged fairy wrens.
King River is a popular place to go swimming and canoeing. Throw in a fishing line and you’re likely to catch black bream, herring or skippy.
King River stretches over 27 kilometres and is joined by the large tributary of Mill Brook. The river flows past picturesque scenery including rocky outcrops, high sandy banks and farmland fringed by paperbark trees.
Small boats can be launched into the river at the upper and lower bridges.
Albany is about a 4.5 hours drive south of Perth or you can fly there in just over an hour.
ActivitiesBirdwatching Boating Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Swimming
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available