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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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One of the oldest places in the world

You are driving past it so you need to see it. This place could be were the world started and one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob J
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Quite fascinating

When bored driving do stop and stretch your legs here. There is some interesting information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susanhilary1313
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Sydney, Australia
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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 3 days ago via mobile

You are driving past it so you need to see it. This place could be were the world started and one of the reasons the area is world heritage listed!

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When bored driving do stop and stretch your legs here. There is some interesting information available and worth a photo.

Thank Susanhilary1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to see here, unless you honestly love reading about living rocks that tramsform in 4 stages..

Thank Jazy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess you really need to be a particular type of scientist to get into a lather over a bunch of prehistoric organisms that just look like rocks. While they are mildly interesting for the parents to look at, we had a hard time getting...More

1  Thank TippOz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner studied geology so this was the best experience for her. This was the main thing she wanted to see in WA and she absolutely loved it. I, myself, don't really care about stromatolites. That being said, definitely worth a visit in the afternoon...More

Thank Tala S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lesson we've learnt! This is a must see for everyone. He boardwalk a s brilliant and the information very informative.

Thank Kanga-roo11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good informative boards along an easy short walk. It's worth a look as they are scientifically significant. We stopped here with a long caravan so easy to get in and out with one.

Thank Shayster23
Reviewed 11 September 2017

An interesting place with ancient growths in a really hostile environment. The boardwalk over the stromatolites is a short walk from the car park and gives a very good view of them. Its worth a visit.

Thank Stevejomac
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We got there at low tide providing great photo opportunities. Interesting subject matter, worth the detour.

Thank Bobbo1943
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We are fortunate to have two geologists in our family who explained the evolution of these interesting stromatolites. The car park is fairly close and a boardwalk goes out into the water for better viewing.

Thank 4942foodie
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oldtimer4007
14 October 2017|
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Response from janet m | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately not. Sorry. Hope you find him.
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