Sand Patch

Natural Attractions

Sand Patch, near Albany is considered one of the best locations along the Southwest coast to see the magnificent Humpback and Southern Right whales. See these gentle giants of the sea glide effortlessly through the Southern Ocean on their migratory journey.

Sand Patch is accessible by road, or the more adventurous can enjoy a fifteen kilometre hike through bushland along the Bibbulmun Track. Walk along the boardwalk to one of the well placed lookouts for panoramic views of the spectacular coastline.

Hikers visiting Sand Patch as part of their journey along the Bibbulmun track will find the Hidden Valley shelter and campsite just an hour further along the track. For the fishing enthusiast the beach and rock fishing at Sand Patch is superb. Herring, salmon, mulloway and shark are known to frequent the waters along this stretch of the coastline.

Just a 20-minute drive from Albany, Sand Patch is a four and a half hour drive from Perth.


Beaches & Surf Carpark Disabled access available Fishing Swimming Walk


Free Entry

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