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Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve

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Stopped for a look, what an amazing place. Lots of information boards telling you about the place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lyn M
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Worth a visit.

Pretty little place. Lovely beaches, great camping spot, good food and very friendly staff. Worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
sassy23956
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Perth, Australia
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Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a below average caravan park, the amenities are pretty poor and needed a good clean. It was a nice walk to the Stromatolites which are very different. We had a nice English breakfast the morning we left, but that was about all. The...More

Thank Vi201360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hamelin Pool Stromatolites - We started at the Hamelin Pool and took an hour to go along the boardwalk and take a look at the stromatolites, in existence for over 2200 million years, and growing in an extremely salty sea, these are thought to be...More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a look, what an amazing place. Lots of information boards telling you about the place. Never seen anything like it before. Great boardwalk above the water so you can look down on the stromatalites. Great place to visit. Lyn M 👌 👌 👌

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Pretty little place. Lovely beaches, great camping spot, good food and very friendly staff. Worth a look!

Thank sassy23956
Reviewed 30 August 2018

You might thing nothing of the stromatolites, but if you read the panels and realize what you are actually looking at, it becomes obvious that you are watuching something impressive. In addition, the beach and the surroundings are really beautiful.

Thank rosabatlleicaria
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit right off the main road to Denham and Monkey Mia. To be honest, I wouldn’t just drive the way to Monkey Mia just for the dolphins. Combine with a visit to Francois Perron NP (4WD only).

Thank Jens C
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Sometimes glimpsing into the dawn of time to see something that can only be seen in a few places on earth can, to the uneducated eye, appear very boring. The Hamelin Nature Preserve is the kind of place you have to do a little homework...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Our driver had expert knowledge having some studies and also delivering experts from worldwide. A must see to understand who the world started, but an experienced person to explain is essential.

Thank SkiGrowingOld
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A stunning location with interesting boardwalk but somewhat ruined by horrendous numbers of flies everywhere. Fly nets a must.

Thank Pete2012186390
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Really cool seeing and learning about the stromatolites, the oldest living objects on earth. Great views of the turquoise ocean as well. However, the flies were so bad here (and we didn't have fly head nets at the time), that we had to run around...More

Thank Brian I
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