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some good pathways and signage make this an easy visit to learn about these interesting relics of... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Ancient life forms

Just s couple ok km outside Cervantes this short boardwalk stroll around the lake is very... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Mark K
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Hansen Bay Lookout Road, Cervantes, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very interesting and I have long wanted to see stromatolites but unfortunately these ones sere damaged. Very sad too see such ancient lifeforms vandalised, even if unintentionally. The path in is easy and well maintained. The road is a bit rough but fine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mittagongprint
Reviewed 25 October 2018

some good pathways and signage make this an easy visit to learn about these interesting relics of the earliest life forms on earth

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I was disappointed that there were not many stromatolites and a lot were breaking up. The boardwalk to go out to them was great and well maintained. The dirt road in of the main Highway is good but we found a lot of kangaroos came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rhondda C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Just s couple ok km outside Cervantes this short boardwalk stroll around the lake is very interesting. Informative signs tell the story of these ancient life forms.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Clear lake and so peaceful.theres a trail you can walk around the lake.its also wheelchair accessible

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mcjester
Reviewed 1 September 2018

There isn't much to see here except some stromatolites, which, for many people, might be something different worth seeing. If in the area, a quick stop is recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ASeenath
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a very intersting lake as the level rises and falls with the sea tides, however it is much saltier than the sea. There are stromatolites in it as well as fish (pre-salted!)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

On our way back from Jurien Bay, we stopped over for a few minutes on this lake, peaceful and quite and apparently home to some of the earliest forms of life on earth, it is a beautiful lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NQ8286
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The lake itself looks ordinary but it is what lives in it that is special. Looking like little scrunched coral but been there for millions of years.

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

Corrigated dirt road to get to it Quite a distance to walk around the lake Has board walks well signed

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ronald w
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Tracy M
17 October 2018|
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Response from Rhondda C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tracy M. It is about 2 o3 klms along the dirt road, although it is pretty compact to drive on. You reach the car park and then walk out on the boardwalk which is about 500 metres to the stromalites in the lake. Watch for... More