We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (339)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“boat ramp”(33 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(42 reviews)
“eagle rays”(20 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hamelin Bay Road | 40 Ks South of Margaret River, Margaret River, Western Australia 6288, Australia
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Hamelin Bay
from USD 107.91
More Info
from USD 1,665.68
More Info
Reviews (452)
Filter reviews
438 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews boat ramp beautiful beach eagle rays caravan park white sand shallow water friendly stingrays toilet facilities jewel cave caves road amazing experience shore swallows bait scraps stroke fishing
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 438 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying in Margaret river and went for a drive to Augusta through the Karridale forest which is breathtaking then diverted to Hamlin bay having no expectations......WOW....what can I say the beach/bay was FAB but to top it off there were about 12 stingrays...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karen t
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You will enjoy the uniqueness of the beach and sting rays. You can go in the water wading and they may come Up to you or observe others in the water. Both are fun!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ColleenL778
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Hamelin Bay at around 10.30 and were very excited to see the stingrays swimming right up to our legs. The beach is also beautiful but it was very windy the day we were there so wasn’t ideal for hanging out there. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Two_fat_turkeys
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG moment you stand in the water and stingrays glide right up to you. Not only is this a breathtaking spot but seeing stingrays up so close was a divine experience

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarlily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big open and crystal clear waters!! Enough room for everyone even if it does get busy you can spread out all up the coast. The stingrays hang around up near the boat ramp. It is not supervised by any coast guard or ranger so please...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped there on our way back to Yallingup. Just loved that beach which is like heaven on earth . Fantastic!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cecile1611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight was the stringrays coming literally to shore. The views were similar to other locations along this amazing coastline.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beach with the unique opportunity to see stingrays in their natural habitat! Definitely worth a visit - for all the family. Recommend coming around 3pm to see the stingrays and also when it’s not quite so hot and the sun is reflecting beautifully...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JenileeR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful beach fully sheltered, the highlight being the eagle rays that come into the beach and can be hand fed, A must see in the wonderful south west

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely beach! The beach was nice and quiet with lots of scenery to take in! The Stingrays are awesome too.. a great visit for all of the family

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank CJO193
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Augusta Molloy Motel
95 reviews
13.39 km away
Augusta Hotel Motel
179 reviews
13.73 km away
Margarets Beach Resort
627 reviews
26.76 km away
Grand Mercure Basildene Manor
842 reviews
30.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 89 nearby restaurants
Hamelin Bay Winery
115 reviews
8.34 km away
Blue Oceans Fish & Chips Augusta
260 reviews
13.65 km away
41 reviews
22.81 km away
Karridale Crossroads General Store
16 reviews
6.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 154 nearby attractions
Hamelin Bay Jetty
51 reviews
1.35 km away
Jewel Cave
1,185 reviews
6.31 km away
Whirlwind Olives and Oil
22 reviews
6.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Janet R
22 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from dccowles1977 | Reviewed this property |
I am also not 100% sure . The beach I believe is not a national park. I feel if they are on a lead that should be fine. When your contact the accomodation places you want to stay at they will know what the rules are. There... More
25 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from pook1963 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the stingrays hang around the beach all through the day. There are no specific times to see them. They are protected in the bay so they tend to hang around a lot. Hope that helps 👍☺️
15 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from mlb186643 | Reviewed this property |
we have been there twice and both times we saw the Sting Rays in the early evening around 4pm. First time we were there there was a local man feeding them , I dont know of anyplace to purchase food locally , try Agusta if... More