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Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve

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Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Seeing different Stromatolities.

Our driver had expert knowledge having some studies and also delivering experts from worldwide. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SkiGrowingOld
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Brisbane
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A stunning location with interesting boardwalk but somewhat ruined by horrendous numbers of flies... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
Pete2012186390
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
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Hamelin Pool Road, Shark Bay | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver had expert knowledge having some studies and also delivering experts from worldwide. A must see to understand who the world started, but an experienced person to explain is essential.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

A stunning location with interesting boardwalk but somewhat ruined by horrendous numbers of flies everywhere. Fly nets a must.

Thank Pete2012186390
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Really cool seeing and learning about the stromatolites, the oldest living objects on earth. Great views of the turquoise ocean as well. However, the flies were so bad here (and we didn't have fly head nets at the time), that we had to run around...More

Thank Brian I
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

One of the attraction spot by Shark Bay, along the Hamelin Pool boardwalk, you can see areas are covered with microbial mats and stromatolites, a well spent of 15 minutes.

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

I wouldnt recommend driving here after you have started your holiday in Shark Bay. We waited until we had finished our stay and looked at this place on the way home to Perth. It's got great jetty to stop and look at the Stromatolites.

Thank Elisa_B
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

A good place to view the Stromatolites. A good stop off point to appreciate the heritage of this diet, something I've not seen anywhere else.

Thank yvonne k
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Well worth a visit. Boardwalk with interpretative signage gave great access and insight into the ancient stromatolite formation.

Thank J S L
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Beautiful place, crystal clear water, clean beach. It is interesting to see the stomatolites, you can see them all the time, best time to visit is during low tide though. Worth a quick visit.

Thank Pavla_123
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

On the way to Denham and Monkey Mia well worth a quick visit. Beautiful bit of ancient earth history with explaination sighnage along the boardwalk as you closely observe the stromatolites. Allow 10-20 minutes or more.

Thank Bross24
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

This was a dud for us. Maybe if we’d had really strong repellent....but really there wasn’t a lot to see. I know they’re important but I didn’t learn much, there wasn’t a lot to see , it was 40 degrees centigrade and the wildlife treated...More

Thank annmcknz
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