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Stromatolites of Shark Bay

Denham-Shark Bay Road, Hamelin Pool | Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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I can't believe what I'm reading in this forum; "very basic accommodation" and "don't bother making... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John F
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Again in WA one of the must see places

Oh Western Australia, there are so many places to visit and so many places that is different. Thta... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jens U
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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Denham-Shark Bay Road, Hamelin Pool | Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I can't believe what I'm reading in this forum; "very basic accommodation" and "don't bother making a detour here" etc etc. I agree "whingers" don't bother coming here because they will only expect 5 star hotels and fully catered tours instead of appreciating what this...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh Western Australia, there are so many places to visit and so many places that is different. Thta is why we love this australian state so much. Stromagolites, google it please, is strange and if you stop a second and think about it when you...More

Thank Jens U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second visit to the Stromatolites, amazing to think how long they have existed. A very easy walk from the car park!

Thank HenReeTess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These historic "rocks" are well worth a visit. We spent about an hour wandering around. Loads of information to read about these little wonders.

Thank Mel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the oldest living organisms in the world, worth the time to stop and see. Our young kids didn't find it that interesting, just looked like some rocks to them.

Thank lefamily5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're a scientist then I'm sure this place would have you in raptures, but it was a long way from what we expected. We travelled a little over 100 kms in each direction to see it and wouldn't bother again. If you're passing, pop...More

Thank MayEbony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was interesting to visit and learn more about these life forms, Nice walkways to get you close to them. Would spend too long there.

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stromatolites have got lots of information about them on easy to read plaques. They are a short walk from the shell block quarry and the Hamelin pool telegraph station and post office/shop. We camped at Hamelin pool telegraph station and walked down at high...More

Thank justhugo2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is amazing this is how it all started life itself. Definately worth a look, but would do on the way in or out of Denham would not drive specificly for this.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you don't have time and you don't stop here you aren't missing much. I understand they are important geologically but they aren't that much to look at compared to all of the other amazing scenery in the area.

Thank Kiwisok
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