Tag: Things to See and Do in Albany

Cruise ship Silver Whisper – Albany WA – 27 Mar 2020

Information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Silver Whisper 27/03/2020 388 0800 – 1500

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Silver Whisper is in Port of Albany Busy Blue Bus may work with your cruise ship for the provision of tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements. Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.

  • Private Tours can be arranged with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or guide. Please request a quote ahead of time.
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Cruise ship Sea Princess – Albany WA – 19 Mar 2020

soutInformation from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Sea Princess 19/03/2020 2,016 0700 – 1600

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen the Sea Princess is in Albany there are different tour options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your Cruise Ship. Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of tours and your cruise ship representative will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements. Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    When the Sea Princess is in Port of Albany, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tour options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses, ship arrival and departure times, time in port and weather conditions. Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more.  Seats are limited and your are encouraged to purchase tickets early.  Tickets are sold on the day and not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (a surcharge applies to Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or tour guide we can quote on this for you.  We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of Cruise Ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Sun Princess – Albany WA -11 Mar 2020

Information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Sun Princess 11/03/2020 1,950 1200 – 2000

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Sun Princess is in Albany there are different tour options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship. Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of tours and your cruise ship representative will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements. Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    When the Sun Prices is in Port of Albany, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tour options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses, ship arrival and departure, time in port and weather conditions . Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more.  Seats are limited for these tours and we recommend that you purchase tickets early. Tickets can be purchased the day and not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (a surcharge applies to Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or tour guide we can quote on this for you ahead of time. We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the Cruise Ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of Cruise Ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Vasco da Gama – Albany WA – 30 Jan 2020

Information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Vasco Da Gama 30/01/2020 1,220 0800 – 2000

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Vasco da Gama is in Albany there are tour options for cruise ship passengers.

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship. Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements. Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    When the Vasco da Gama is in Albany some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tour options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses, arrival time of your ship, time in port and weather conditions. Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Note seats are limited; buy tickets early. Tickets are sold on the day and not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (a surcharge applies to Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or tour guide we can quote on this for you ahead of time. This option  is possible when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of Cruise Ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Vasco Da Gama – Albany WA – 10 Jan 2020

Information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Vasco Da Gama 10/01/2020 1,220 0800 – 2000

Port of Albany Southern PortsOptions available for Vasco da Gama cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship to guarantee availability (Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of many of these tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements). Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book Tours “on the street”.
    When your cruise ship is in port, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tour options on the day. These will vary depending on availability of and may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Note that limited seats are available for these tours. Tickets are sold on the day and not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (a surcharge applies to Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or tour guide we can quote on this for you ahead of time.  We can respond with this option when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of cruise ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Sun Princess – Albany WA 9th Jan 2020

Cruise ship Sun Princess – Albany WA 9th Jan 2020. Source information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Sun Princess 09/01/2020 1,950 0700 – 1600

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Sun Princess is in Albany, there are a couple of different options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship to guarantee availability (Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of many of these tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements). Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    On most cruise ship days, the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tours and options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses (For example: if your cruise ship company has us doing all the tours from the ship, this may limit what tours we provide on the street). Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Please note: Limited seats are available for these tours. Sales are on the day, not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (A surcharge applies to all EFTPOS and Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or guide we can quote on this for you.  We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of cruise ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Busy Blue Bus Tours moves to Stirling Tce

Don’t know where to find us?  We’re coming out of hiding and into our first retail outlet in Albany,

January 2nd 2020

Busy Blue Bus Tours will open the doors at

Shop 1, 96 Stirling Tce in Albany

Opening hours

Mon – Thurs 8am – 5pm

Fri – 8am-7pm

            Sat – Sun and Public Holidays – 10 – 2pm

            Closed Easter Sunday

Busy Blue Bus Tours moves to Stirling Tce Albany.  Call in to talk about your next experience on The Amazing South Coast.  In store see and purchase products from our tour partners like The Lake House Denmark, Mt Romance Sandalwood Factory, photographer Carol Duncan and Albany’s Historic Whaling Station.

Our day and half day tours depart daily for wine tasting, history and discoveries in the National Parks all fully guided.  Our tour guides are passionate locals who know the region and the stories you won’t hear from anyone else! Travel with an Quality Tourism Accredited Business; Albany Chamber of Commerce and Industry Winner of Tourism Business of the Year 2019. Relax with us and let us do the driving.

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Cruise ship Regatta – Albany WA 28th Dec 2019

Cruise ship Regatta – Albany 28th Dec 2019. Source information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Regatta 28/12/2019 684 1300 – 2100

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Regatta is in Albany, there are a couple different options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your Cruise Ship to guarantee availability (Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of many of these tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements). Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    On most cruise ship days, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tours and options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses (For example: if your Cruise ship company has us doing all the tours from the ship, this may limit what tours we provide on the street). Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Please note: Limited seats are available for these tours. Sales are on the day, not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (A surcharge applies to all EFTPOS and Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or guide we can quote on this for you.  We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of cruise ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Boudicca – Albany WA 21st Dec 2019

Cruise ship Boudicca – Albany 21st Dec 2019. Source information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Boudicca 21/12/2019 900 0730 – 1500

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen cruise ship Boudicca is in Albany, there are a couple different options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship to guarantee availability (Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of many of these tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements). Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    On most Cruise Ship days, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tours and options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses (For example: if your Cruise ship company has us doing all the tours from the ship, this may limit what tours we provide on the street). Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Please note: Limited seats are available for these tours. Sales are on the day, not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (A surcharge applies to all EFTPOS and Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or guide we can quote on this for you.  We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the cruises ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of cruise ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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Cruise ship Queen Elizabeth – Albany WA 8th Dec 2019

Cruise ship Queen Elizabeth – Albany 8th Dec 2019

Source information from the Southern Ports website:

Ship Name Date Due Number of Pax Time in Port
Queen Elizabeth 08/12/2019 2,101 0800 – 1800

Port of Albany Southern PortsWhen the Queen Elizabeth is in Albany, there are a couple different options available for cruise ship passengers:

  • Book Tours directly on board your cruise ship to guarantee availability (Busy Blue Bus works with your cruise ship for the provision of many of these tours and your cruise ship representatives will contact Busy Blue Bus to confirm arrangements.)
    Questions regarding these tours should be directed to your cruise ship representative, not Busy Blue Bus.
  • Book “Tours on the street”.
    On most cruise ship days, some of the amazing staff at Busy Blue Bus Tours + Charters are down “on the street” near the Albany Visitor Centre selling tours and options on the day. These will vary on the day depending on availability of buses (For example: if your cruise ship company has us doing all the tours from the ship, this may limit what tours we provide on the street). Tours may include our Hop On Hop Off Service, The Gap & Coastal Wonders tour, The Historic Whaling Station, Beer Wine Spirits Tour and more. Please note: Limited seats are available for these tours. Sales are on the day, not prior. Payment can be made with cash or Credit Card (A surcharge applies to all EFTPOS and Credit Card transactions).
  • Private Tours Where you would like a private tour with one of our buses and a chartered driver and/or guide we can quote on this for you. We only offer this option when all bus requirements from the cruise ship have been confirmed (usually in week prior to arrival of cruise ship to Albany). Where possible we will recommend other suppliers for charter services if we are unable to fulfill your request.

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