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Hippo's Yawn

Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“car park” (13 reviews)
“open mouth” (2 reviews)
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Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cool rock formation. Great to explore it and see it in person. Clear walk trails that go straight through to Wave Rock.

Thank megan_noonan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basically this rock is part of The Wave trail but you either walk or drive ,in the heat drive .The Mouth is just like an open hippo mouth .

Thank gasman111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally a few minutes worth of a visit as not much to see other than taking your photo in front of it. Mulkas cave and the humps far more enjoyable as you can hike up them.

Thank livinlos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You only need a quick look at this unless you're hiking the trail route around the park to Wave Rock and other sights.

Thank Violetferrari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice rock but you’ll only spend a few minutes at it. It’s on the walking paths and there are routes up the rock, so you could possibly park here and forget to pay the entry fee for Wave Rock.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I would not visit just to see this, but it is very near Wave Rock and Mulka's Cave, so t is worth it to visit all three.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I walked the pleasant shaded trail from wave rock to hippos yawn, it’s and easy wander, with information plaques along the way. It really does look like a hippos yawning mouth, You can climb on top of the huge rock along the trail and enjoy...More

Thank smiletravels
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Only a short walk from Wave Rock this formation is true to its name as is the rock formation next to it which I christened 'Bum Crack' ... see if you can spot it. Great interpretive signage explains geology of area.

Thank J S L
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The hippo's yawn walk is an easy, flat walk with an option to climb the back of wave rock on the way. About 1700m this walk is fit for almost anyone. The hippo itself is incredible and there is access to walk in the area...More

Thank Kayla E
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Saw it all - Wave Rock, The Dam up top, Mulka's Cave, gnamma holes, Hippo's Yawn - all worth it. If you don't have to rush, best to drive from perth, stay overnight, do this all as day trip, drive back via Tin Horse Highway...More

Thank Cassie T
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