Seal Cove

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The Amazing South Coast Inc

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Seal Cove is a bucket list attraction located off the coast of Albany in Western Australia. Popular for sea lion animal encounters and scuba-diving tours.

Hang out with the playful and curious teenagers of Seal Cove - a colony of New Zealand fur seals and Australian sea lions that have made their home on the north side of Breaksea Island near Albany. This top-rated dive site sits in King George Sound, 12 kilometres south-east of Albany and is easily accessed by boat or with a local dive charter.

The seals are the stars of the show here. Watch them lazing on the nearby rocks or gliding gracefully through the water as you swim over giant rock bommies, southern black corals, brittle stars and Gorgian fans, or explore caves filled with bullseyes and swallowtail nannygais. As this spot is sheltered from the currents of the Southern Ocean, with a depth range of two to 18 metres, Seal Cove is suitable for divers of all levels of experience.


  • Wildlife watching
  • Sight-seeing
  • Scuba-diving
  • Snorkelling


  • See tour operators website for bookings, pricing and information on facilities.

Important Information


  • Always do some research before heading out for your journey. Visit the local visitor information centre for the most up to date information.
  • Stay safe and get the most out of your visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.
  • Wear suitable footwear and ensure to wear appropriate clothing to protect yourself from the elements when outside exploring.
  • Plan ahead and ensure to take enough food and water for your journey.
  • Always stay on the marked tracks where possible. Never climb fences, they are there for your own safety.
  • Please consider the environment, take your rubbish with you or place in the bins provided. We want to ensure these beautiful places are still here for our future generations to enjoy.
  • Ensure to let a responsible adult know of your plans and report back into them once you have finished exploring for the day.
  • National park fees may apply for national parks in Western Australia. Check the parks website for bookings and/ or further details.
  • Entry fees may change at anytime at the discretion of WA Parks and Wildlife Services, check their website for the most up to date information.

Photo credits: The Amazing South Coast Inc

Content credits:The Amazing South Coast Inc & Aussie Bucket List®

Location & Supplier

Seal Cove

Address: Seal Cove, Breaksea Island, Albany, Western Australia 6330


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