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Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve

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Nice detour of main road while driving between Geraldton and Carnarvon. Great walkway that is best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Stopped for a look, what an amazing place. Lots of information boards telling you about the place... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Lyn M
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Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice detour of main road while driving between Geraldton and Carnarvon. Great walkway that is best enjoyed at low tide. Be aware that the flies here are a menace. Haha

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Beautiful and worth a stop off to see this national preservation. Doesn't take too long to stop here but worth a little visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emnaj8
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vi201360
Reviewed 30 September 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 24 September 2018 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 👌 👌 👌

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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).

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JensC725
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Corey_in_Orlando
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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