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“as seen on the ABC!”
Review of Lake Clifton

Lake Clifton
Reviewed 20 July 2013

I had seen Professor Brian Cox talking about this place south of Perth on his programme on the ABC on Thursday night - I think it was called 'wonders of the universe' in which he describes Australia's different sized animals. He comes here to talk about one of the smallest, a bacteria that ultimately creates the Thrombolites. I went here for a drive on a day off from Perth, it is very easy to get to, just drive about 90km down the Kwinana Freeway, there is a sign to turn off to the right. There is a short boardwalk where you walk a short way out over the lake to look at the thrombolites. At the time I went they were underwater, but they looked kinda cool like that. There is a trail off to the right that goes for about 5km through some bushland and some plaques talking about the different species of animals. You walk though the bush, on top of some limestone and through a peppermint grove. Although it was a nice quiet walk for me, children would probably get bored quickly. There is a program going whereby you take photo at a set angle and send them into the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council to document the change taking place. the website is:

http://www.peel-harvey.org.au/?page_id=1326

I think it's a very cool idea, should be taken up by more conservation areas!
There are some picnic benches there, 2 longdrop toilets. There is not convenience stores nearby, but the is the Cape Bouvard Winery and Brewery about 20metres down the road, but I didn't go here.

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Reviewed 25 April 2013

I went to a wedding held there and it was beautiful scenery and good staff, well organised. plenty of room outside and inside. food was delisious. It was vey relaxed. clean toilet area.

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Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

We did the thrombolites boardwalk and loved every minute. Excellent, informative sign postings everywhere and truly makes for amazing photos. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank esmari3
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

Lake Clifton Caravan Park, 135kms south of Perth, 35 kms south of Mandurah. This was situated on the main road, with the Forrest Hwy now taking all traffic, what a great little caravan park, shady, friendly and clean. Thrombolites are nearby, 20kms to Preston Beach, fishing, general store, café, restaurant..........cant beat it.

Thank Old88
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Good access, parking and timber walkway out over the stromatelites which are amazing.
Surrounded by birdlife and other creatures.

Thank Crosxman
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