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This is a beautiful spot along our southern coastline. The beach is a curved bay protected with a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Befriending the Stingrays

Wonderful spot to see the local stingrays up close. An interesting piece of Western Australia... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Dave S
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“eagle rays”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
via Hamelin Bay Road | Near The Boat Ramp, Hamelin Bay, Western Australia 6288, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful spot along our southern coastline. The beach is a curved bay protected with a few islands & a major outer reef so is mostly calm. The remaining timbers left standing on the beach are a reminder of days gone by and...More

Thank Sunshine101530
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The ruined jetty itself isn't much - you can use it for a bit of photography but the real reason to come here are the stingrays and the beach (reviewed separately)

Thank Waddler
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Wonderful spot to see the local stingrays up close. An interesting piece of Western Australia history with logging in the 1800's being shipped to Europe

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

There are some great views and if you’re in to photography there is a few good places to take some shots. Unfortunately we didn’t get to see the stingrays as there was a lot of waves so hopefully next time I visit I’ll get to...More

Thank Lukejdstravels
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in at Hamelin for the first time today on the way back to Margaret river in hope of seeing the rays and staying a bit longer. Windy and water was choppy, lots of seaweed, rays were wise to stay away but keen to come...More

Thank TMM818
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Having done a substantial amount of the region on previous trips, we took the opportunity to visit Hamelin Bay for the first time on Friday morning. The views are absolutely breathtaking and we enjoyed the easy going walk around the headlands as well as paddling...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We had heard about Hamelin Bay from friends but never thought we would have the experience we did. If you haven't heard about the Hamelin Bay sting rays then it's something you should add to your to do list when in the South West. We...More

1  Thank Gazza G
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was such a cool experience! Got to see some sting rays very close up! The beach and surrounding area was beautiful. A great activity for friends and family alike. Free parking and rest rooms available.

1  Thank Elyse D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Had read in several review books about going down to see the rays, clearly you can't guarantee that they will be there, but being honest the beach was covered in seaweed and stank...., may be we were just unlucky but i don't think i will...More

Thank agill2407
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Spent the morning there with daughter in law and the grandkids. Feed the sting rays which was fantastic and the kids loved it many friendly rays that swam right up to you and, over your feet and between your legs. An amazing experience that is...More

2  Thank BrentFran
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