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Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve

#7 of 23 things to do in Denham Features Animals
Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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A rare natural formation that is worth the stop

A largely untouched place, the Coral Coast North of Perth, Western Australia is the perfect place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jenelle W
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Perth, Australia
Nothing To Shout About

Only to give your legs a stretch and if you are interested in stromatolites. If taking a break... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pioneertraveller
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singapore
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Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A largely untouched place, the Coral Coast North of Perth, Western Australia is the perfect place to escape, recharge and unwind. We drove up from Perth, giving ourselves a few days to explore, stop at places like the Shell beach and Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. The...More

Thank Jenelle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only to give your legs a stretch and if you are interested in stromatolites. If taking a break here bear in mind there is no toilets facilities.

Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stromatolites a must-see diversion, if only to give your brain something to boggle at. The whole bay is simply stunning, and we appreciated the simple facilities and explanatory boards that helped us understand their formation and significance.

1  Thank Susanleamington1
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Nature Reserve involves a good walk about the area (1.5km Boolagoorda Walk), a visit of the Old Telegraph station, the Shell Block quarry and of course the Stromatolites. The Reserve is over an hour outside of Denham, so takes a forenoon/afternoon to visit. Coincide...More

Thank PatongaZ
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Interesting area with history from when people first settled in the region, worth the visit but I would not make the trip there just to see this reserve alone.

Thank Dicko1947
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was the first attraction we visited while we were driving towards Denham, we parked the car at the Telegraph Station and did the Boolagoorda Trail. It was noon time, sunny and quite a long walk towards the Stromatolite Boardwalk but on the way, we...More

1  Thank sc_myinitial
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just a short walk to the Pools and an opportunity to walk over the stromatolites on the boardwalk. Stunning photos are to be had - you would have to be a pretty poor photographer to not get a great shot here - even on your...More

Thank Rayleen2013
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were lucky enough to be at Hamelin Pool Nature Reserve earlier this month and take a walk along the boardwalk to see the stromatolites, the ancient living fossils that are here. We had seen the ones at Shark Bay as well a day or...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Was a bit confused by this place. Old telegraph station on this sight but on arriving at end of 5km drive off main road sign indicated accommodation only people to enter but in fact it is a very pleasant picnic ground, camping ground and small...More

Thank Angelangel1
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here twice now. This visit was at low tide and you could see all of the stromatolites the previous visit 8 years ago was at high tide and then you could see the oxygen bubbles coming from them. Stromatolites are the oldest...More

Thank JenniferW1959
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