Torbay Destination Guide
Delve into Torbay in Australia!
Torbay in the region of Western Australia with it's 273 residents is a city in Australia - some 1,770 mi (or 2,849 km) West of Canberra, the country's capital.
Current time in Torbay is now 01:42 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Perth" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Youngs, Tennessee, Redmond, Perth, Grasmere or Cuthbert. While being here, make sure to check out Torbay, Marbellup, Kronkup, Elleker and Bornholm as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Torbay Inlet, Torbay, Albany, Western Australia
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Cosy Corner, Torbay, Western Australia
Uhuru Chalets in Torbay
Uhuru Chalets in Torbay are in a perfect central position to access all the attractions of the Great Southern region of Western Australia Uhuru is the Swahili word for freedom and independence and tha...
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Torbay, Western Australia
Torbay is a small township in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 25 kilometres west of Albany. There is a crater on Mars named after it. The town is named after a bay on the coast that is south of the town, believed to be named by Governor James Stirling in 1831 after Torbay in Devon. The area was initially utilised for its timber and had a number of sawmills operating close by; in 1889 a railway was constructed and one of the stations was named Torbay.
Located at -35.02, 117.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Elleker, Western Australia
Elleker is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, situated about 16 kilometres west of the regional city of Albany. The town was planned by the Western Australian Land Company, who built the Great Southern Railway in 1886-1889. It was originally known as Lakeside, due to its proximity to Lake Powell, but did not develop initially. The Government purchased the railway in 1896, redesigned the town and gazetted it as Lakeside in 1899.
Located at -35.02, 117.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Albany Regional Prison
Albany Regional Prison is a maximum security prison located 8 km West of Albany, Western Australia, Australia. Albany Prison was commissioned in 1966 with a capacity of 72 minimum security cells. In 1979 it was upgraded to maximum security and in 1988 expanded to a capacity of 126. In 1993 it expanded again, to 186 standard-bed cells.
Located at -35.02, 117.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Hay River (Western Australia)
The Hay River is a river in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The river is part of the Denmark catchment along with the Denmark River (West of the Hay River) and the Sleeman-Cuppup River (to the east of the Hay River). The river rises West of Mount Barker near Wilpuna Park and flows south east as far as Ungerup then flows in a south-south-westerly direction through the Mount Lindesay National Park then crossing the South Coast Highway and discharging into Wilson Inlet.
Located at -35.02, 117.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Plantagenet County, Western Australia
Plantagenet County was one of the 26 counties of Western Australia that were designated in 1829 as cadastral divisions, and was centred on the coastal settlement of Albany. It approximately corresponds to the modern-day Plantagenet Land District which forms the basis for land titles in the area.
Located at -35.02, 117.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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