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Interesting Way to Spend an Evening

We drove over to Hearson's Cove to see the Staircase to the Moon. There were quite a few people... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Just brilliant

Was lucky to b in karratha to see this. we saw the moon at 97% and it was great. All the details... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
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| Hearson’s Cove, Karratha, Western Australia, Australia
+61 8 9144 4600
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We drove over to Hearson's Cove to see the Staircase to the Moon. There were quite a few people there so it was lucky our son-in-law's car is rigged to handle driving across the beach. We didn't get a lot of great photos because of...More

1  Thank jotrips
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Was lucky to b in karratha to see this. we saw the moon at 97% and it was great. All the details can be obtained from the visitor centre. Its also a beautiful beach to be watching it from. Dont miss it.

Thank tammymR9701SZ
Reviewed 26 September 2018

so beautiful, so close to town, so easy to get to and so worth the effort. Mad if you don't get here at some point in your visit, sunset, high tide, low tide or whenever.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 31 July 2018

What a wonderful experience .. We viewed this in Broome from the Mangrove Hotel perfect location to enjoy a meal while waiting.. A must on the bucket list

Thank suegregb60
Reviewed 18 June 2018

You can view this most of the way along the coast. To get the best effect a place without a lot of people is ideal. We photographed it at a litt.e place called Cossack on a hill overlooking the sea.

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience. Well worth the journey. It is worth taking a good camera if you want a better photo than this. I got off the plane and had to rush to see it. Only happens with a full moon!

2  Thank Hugh W
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend going to watch the staircase to the moon of you are in Karratha. It is absolutely amazing! I would try to get there a little early as it can get busy and recommend taking a deck chair or blanket with you...More

2  Thank Jo R
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome sight to be seen. You have to see this if your in the area. Nice stunning beach also and good views.

1  Thank Father_of_Bulldogs
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Bring a Camping chair, or a picnic rug and set up before the moonrise. The tide at Hearsons is extreme, and can go out for 2km (you could walk to the airport across the flats) which creates the illusion of a staircase along the lowtide....More

1  Thank Charlotte1331
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Hearson Cove is a beautiful beach made up of small broken shells and coral. The perfect place to spend a few hours walking along the beach, picnicking, swimming and if you are there at the right time watch the full moon rise over the tidal...More

1  Thank NatalieC3680
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
I've been July and September, both good times before it gets too hot.😀