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You need some imagination, but our visitor saw the dog’s head. Bit “ho-hum” if you’ve seen it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
A granite rock

A granite rock that is the shape of a dogs head. Not worth visiting on its own but you can easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
K31vin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need some imagination, but our visitor saw the dog’s head. Bit “ho-hum” if you’ve seen it previously. Standing as a sentry to the car park entry. Good for a quirky photo.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A granite rock that is the shape of a dogs head. Not worth visiting on its own but you can easily drive by. The shopping centre behind is called dog rock shopping centre

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K31vin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove by this rock in Albany multiple times. It's something you don't have to stop at, but it's nice to know it's name as you drive by.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You haven't been to Albany if you miss taking a photo at Dog Rock. Took the kids and grand kids there during my last visit to take a photo just like I did with my young kids all those years ago. Don't forget a Dog...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Part of Albany that must be seen, even if just a whistle stop. Park in the nearby shopping centre and it takes a short stroll to get a good look, but be aware of the traffic as it sits on a busy street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Our first view was from the road as we drove past. We decided to go back a have a closer look, and glad we did. The natural rock formation does look like the head of a dog, and the traffic warning paint taking on the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Worth a quick stop if driving by to take a picture, and easy to see the dog head shape. Few shops closeby too and accommodation.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing rock formation that certainly look like a dog. Apart from photo there is nothing much worth to mention

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AKKL
Reviewed 29 June 2018

At 1st glance, you may have difficulty to make out the shape. My son was like going - Its just a rock! However, after a while of staring at it and making out the shape, its really in a shape of a dog looking up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank G_Cliffy
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Not hard to find, it actually looks like a dog head great for a photo opportunity,the collar looks good,it’s a good way to get your bearings you know if you see the dog the shops are close

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank quicksi1ver
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