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Hippo's Yawn

Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome . Well worth a visit. We all loved it. The walking track also had many different trees, flowers and a lot of bird life.

Thank Meryl B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10min walk along the track from wave rock itself, so dont miss out. Very interesting to look at with signage advising that there are another three like it forming in the area. There is a car park to drive to it, otherwiss its a 10minute...More

Thank TMM818
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This spot is quite pretty and the small cave is beautiful. Was fun seeing the hippo's yawn changing shape from different angles. All round a great spot to visit.

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's all part of the experience of being at Wave Rock. We enjoyed the walk from the Wave through the low woodland over to the Hippo. The wildflowers were beautiful. The Hippo Yawn - yeah, you can see it and it's on the way to...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hippo yawn walk was a lovely easy flat walk along a tree lined track. It only took us 20 minutes. We could see a Hippo formation, but we could also see it as a whale. Well worth the walk. We returned to the camp ground...More

Thank tina s
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Being only a few hundrew meters from wave rock you can either walk along a defined track from wave rock or drive to the car park which is literally just meters from the Hippo. We were fortunate to see a few wild flowers along thebtrack...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you're visiting Wave Rock, don't miss this as the Yawn is only 15 minutes walk away. I thought that it wouldn't look anything like a hippo, or that it would be really small, which obviously it wasn't. I was genuinely impressed. Take some cool...More

Thank Viljami T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We took the Hippo Yawn trail to see the rock and wild flowers. It is a short and well marked 40-60 mins. walk in a loop from the Wave Rock car park. Saw various wild flowers and spider orchids. Worth the time spent. There is...More

Thank lionheart_sg
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is located close by wave rock, in fact an easy walk between the two where you can enjoy the local wildlife on the way. The rock formation is another great work of nature.

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The rock formation was like a hippo is yawning. If someone went to see wave rock they should spare sometime to see this as it is easily accessible by a short walk or drive.

Thank Aurang Z
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