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Hippo's Yawn

Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 5 Attractions in Hyden
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors

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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We took a few pictures and we were on our way back to Perth. not something fantastic. It was alright.

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Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews 91 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Saw this on the way to Wave Rock. If not would have given this a miss I did not manage to read further information on the geography of this place

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Sydney
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Hippos yawn is found about 2 Km around the base of wave rock. It is a pleasant bush walk in the morning before it gets too hot. On the walk there are signs explaining the vegetation and you get to see several varieties of wildflowers (in spring). Also there are some interesting shapes on the sides of wave rock to... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Hippo's yawn has been perfectly sculpted by mother nature and looks EXACTLY like a yawning hippo. For the nimble and adventurous, you can climb into the yawning mouth, down the throat and back out through the mouth again!

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Hippo's Yawn is a large tafone which certainly does look like a big hippo's mouth. Nice walk on a sunny day to see it if you are visiting Wave Rock.

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North Lakes, Australia
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79 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is a short walk or drive from Wave Rock - you can drive right to it. I think the whole area is best seen by walking from one site to another.

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Perth
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148 reviews 148 reviews
25 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Well worth the walk from the Park. Good signage and good information on how the rock has formed. Recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in Hyden as it was halfway on our trip from Perth to Esperance, visited Hippos Yawn as part of the trip. Nice walk & interesting rock formation to visit.

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's so a Hippo, very big, easily accesible by car or walking. Wild flowers were out which made it even more pleasant.

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Perth, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Awesome to see in real life, hard to get a good picture that shows it is obviously a 'hippo's yawn' due to the amount of bushland around it. Easy access and lots of parking.

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