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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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Fascinating spot....

Make sure you pop in. A great triangular boardwalk keeps you dry and lets you enjoy these amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Deborah S
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Brisbane
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Stop here and lean some history

Learn about how these species produced oxygen and gave life to earth as we now know it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter S
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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 yesterday via mobile

Make sure you pop in. A great triangular boardwalk keeps you dry and lets you enjoy these amazing structures. Keep an eye out for the fish and jellyfish. Lovely area for photography.

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Learn about how these species produced oxygen and gave life to earth as we now know it. Fascinating. The scenery is gorgeous

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tide was coming in so we couldn't see these formations in their gloty?. However the board walk and interpretive sign explained the importance of this amazing place. The boardwalk there was well used

Thank marshfish
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We found this place extremely interesting. Plenty of parking and all done very well. Lots of information and the boardwalk was excellent.

Thank SandyFord16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the Stromatolites were nice they were a quite "non exciting" tourist attraction. The Boardwalk was very well built and the signage was very informative, still worth a visit but not must do......

Thank am0ustafa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really interesting place that I would not have been bothered with if it wasn’t for our tour guide who is very familiar with the area! It was really quiet and beautiful. I had no idea of stromatolites before this visit so a...More

Thank JodieOneKnobie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well sure did some learning today about Stromatolites, such a unusual Creature?. The very informative boards/signs on the walk down to the Boardwalk were great to see. Well worth a visit.

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A unique opportunity to view from platform on Hamelin Pool stromatolites, which are oldest and largest living fossils on earth. Stromatolites are considered "living fossils" , part of the Earth's evolutionary history. Well presented information about it on the boards.

Thank Larissa M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The history and live of stromatolites are well explained on different information boards along the walk/ boardwalk! Make sure to go during lowtide to better view the living organisms! Worth the visit as opposed to the shellbeach.

Thank Beatli D
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

See what David Attenborough came to see...a bunch of bacteria formed into what look like rocks over many thousands of years.

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