Department of Environment and Conservation

Blowholes, Torndirrup National Park, Albany


Summary
  • A natural attraction located in the Torndirrup National Park, about 19 km south of Albany
  • It is a 1.5 km walk from the carpark to the blowholes, via a staircase with handrails. This walk requires a medium level of fitness
  • There are some coastal views from the carpark, however the blowholes are not visible from this point
  • Closest accessible toilet is located at Frenchman Bay, about 3.8 Kilometres by road, details of this toilet are currently not available online
Blowholes
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Location (View Map)
Frenchman Bay Rd, Albany, WA 6330 Australia (Approximately 19 kilometres south of Albany)
Opening Hours
  • Open 24 hours
Telephone
  • 08 9844 4090

Parking
  • There are no designated accessible car parking bays on site.
  • Parking is in unmarked bitumen bays.
  • Bays are 3 metres wide and 6 metres long.
Car Parking Bays Car Parking Bays
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External access and entrance
  • The path to the blowholes is a 1.5 kilometre round trip and requires users to have a medium level of fitness.
  • The first 260 metres of the pathway comprises a 2.5 to 3 metre wide crushed stone track which is reasonably level.  It provides good views of the coastline, though the blowholes cannot be seen.
  • Past this point the path continues though it becomes steep with gradients of up to 1:5.
  • About halfway to the blowholes, the path changes to a 1.7 m wide sealed walkway that includes a long flight of stairs which has handrails on both sides.
  • Along this section of path there is a bench, 54 cm high.
  • The sealed pathway finishes approximately 600 metres into the walk and the trail continues across granite outcrops.
Initial section of path Steep section of path Stairs on path End of path onto granite outcrop
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Display boards have information at sitting height.
  • Information has large, clear print in good colour contrast.

Information collected by: Department of Environment and Conservation

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.