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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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Lest we forget

A great memorial and some good views to the town and beaches around. Make your way up and don't miss the fortress and lookout on Mt Adelaide!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stefan S

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Johnsburg, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a well done memorial with great views. If you are in the area, this is worth a visit but does not encompass enough to warrant a special trip.

Thank PattiM13
Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the war memorial and rod my bicycle from the port. There is a 223 m climb to the memorial with a steep grade approaching 20% at the end. From the memorial, there is a view of Albany and the region. At the memorial, there is a statue and foundation that were salvaged from Egypt after the Suez incident.... More 

Thank Richard D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great memorial and some good views to the town and beaches around. Make your way up and don't miss the fortress and lookout on Mt Adelaide!

Thank Stefan S
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a quick walk early one morning and was so captivated by the great walks, ended up here. The view alone was spectacular, but the statue and the visage of the stairs leading up to it, added another dimension. The quotes and information contained on either side of the stairs leading up to the statue were really effective and... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't drive past this memorial on your way in or out of the ANZAC memorial, the views are spectacular and the memorial itself just gives you another appreciation for what we have and what our heirs went through

Thank Ryan W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This memorial avenue with plaques, long staircase and cenotaph is exceptionally well designed and built in 2014, so it's in pristine condition. It's refreshing but a little sad to read excerpts from letters etc sent from the front by our young heroes, thousands of whom never came home. Nearby is the impressive ANZAC Memorial and views from the top of... More 

Thank Robin H
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tastefully done memorial. Quite a few steps but worth it. Look out for the skinks along the way. The views from the top are quite special. Enough parking. View over the gholf course half way up. Bird life too. There are gum trees lining the road up commemorating the fallen. Well done.

Thank Travelbarista
Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best war memorial in Australia. A must see for all visitors to Albany. The views are spectacular.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The memorial sits close to the top of Mt Clarence at the back of Albany and has been well designed and is an excellent memorial. You can use the lower car park and walk the 500 meters of steps to the memorial or drive to the upper level car park. There are excellent views of Albany and surrounding areas from... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting the National ANZAC Centre, be sure to attend this memorial too to pay your respects to those who have gone before us and given their lives for our freedoms today

Thank Roy O

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