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Hippo's Yawn

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Address: Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Amzing rock formation

A short 15 minutes walk from Wave Rock on good walking paths. Good photographic spots, bring selfie stick if you go solo like me. The rock is exactly like the picture

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked from Wave rock instead of driving there which was a good idea and not hard. Great scenery along the way

Thank Paulfreo
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short 15 minutes walk from Wave Rock on good walking paths. Good photographic spots, bring selfie stick if you go solo like me. The rock is exactly like the picture

Thank Kim C
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going to walk the wave rock walk then you may as well take a look at hippos yawn! Love that this country has the most amazing geological sites.

Thank debstagreen
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hippo Yawn is a short drive from Wave Rock or there is an easy walking track from the caravan park. This is worth a look if visiting Wave Rock. Car parking available.

Thank Ingrid A
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

After visiting the wave, you follow the trail that will you bring you up to Hippo's Yawn, or you take directly your car until the parking just in front :) The trail does not offer much interest except walking, and definitely not pleasing when you are attacked by flies

Thank BLshanghai
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Don't make a special trip here, but worth a look if you have made the trip to wave rock. Bring the bug spray though!

Thank Sean M
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you visit Wave Rock, I would make the effort to walk here as well. It is a fairly easy walk from the Wave.

Thank Uptownerd
Truro, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

An amazing natural structure which was very welcome to shelter under on the scorching hot day we were there.

Thank Margaret J
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is just a short walk from Wave Rock. There is a nice walking track through sparse bush, with some wild flowers. The rock formation is so aptly named as it looks just like a hippo.

Thank CMB425032
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

It really does look like a Hippo yawning. Very impressive and a lovely, easy walk to see the cave. The site is easily accessed by people of all fitness levels.

Thank Feen63

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