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Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

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Address: Summit of Mount Clarence, Apex Drive | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia

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Be prepared to walk further up stairs and to the look out. This was under repair when I visited but fantastic views all around.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to walk further up stairs and to the look out. This was under repair when I visited but fantastic views all around.

Thank 696HelenS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Albany is a very attractive place to visit with many beautiful and interesting place to see The drive up Mt Clarence is most worthwhile over the years the site has been improved A must

Thank Ross S
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best places I've been to in Western Australia. I love history. A bit of a climb up the steps but well worth it. I loved the Lone Pine at the side which was grown from seeds from the Lone Pine in Galipolli. Don't miss it, take the kids you'll all learn something. Makes one grateful

Thank DebraLetica
Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides the fact that the memorial was under scaffolding, due to it's being cleaned, the summit is a great place to view Albany and surrounds. It is easily accessible to those with infirmities or the aged, who can be taken right up to the top next to the memorial almost. Well worth a visit! Can be very cold & windy... More 

Thank glynish2015
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With alot of focus on the Gallopi campaign this is a reminder of the far more successful desert campaign of the mounted corps

Thank Darrel J
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole area around the Desert mounted Corps Memorial and the National ANZAC Museum is beautifully set out. The memorial itself is striking and very moving and there is a wealth of information provided to explain the history of the memorial and the reason for its relocation in Albany. The location of the memorial is also spectacular with panoramic views... More 

Thank Chris O
Jurien Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the beautiful stories and walk up to the memorial. Look out for the skinks on the way up and the friendly magpies. The views from the top are stunning - and if you go on a sunny day they are even more spectacular.

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited the Anzac Memorial in Albany. What a moving time it was. The centre is extremely well organized and you get a card that links to an actual soldier and you can follow his story through the time he / she were overseas. The soldier I followed had a very tough time, getting injured then suffering illness and... More 

Thank Kevin M
Appleby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

The view is excellent from here as long as you get a clear day. The steps are well worth the effort.

Thank LellieK
Sydney Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Before you get thoroughly immersed in the National Anzac Centre, turn left at the roundabout and drive up the Avenue of Honour. Stop along the way and read some of the engraved metal stations on each side of the road which leads eventually to the Memorial. It has a huge stone base surmounted by a bronze statue of 2 soldiers... More 

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