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Hippo's Yawn

Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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“wave rock” (116 reviews)
“short hike” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (6 reviews)
Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A short walk from Wave Rock is this other investing rock formation. It is also good at sunset. From here you can do a great walking circuit around the salt lake and back to Wave Rock Carpark.

Thank Mon55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its just a modest cave really. But nice walk from Wave Rock and you can park here without paying the Wave Rock fee and take the trail....

Thank Hedgehog44
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a cool spot for photos and family outings. It really does look like a hippo yawning, almost cute... another of life's mysteries! It's just 1km past Wave rock and there are walks to do and things to see around here!

Thank Bronwyn G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The rock formation with makes up Wave Rock starts almost from this point and the 25 minute walk takes you through the bush at the base of the huge rock with interesting formations, that eventually turns into Wave Rock.

1  Thank 1CHR2015
Reviewed 14 May 2017

You can do a Hippo Yawn loop walk - takes about half an hour, or ... when you are in the car park at Wave Rock, go out onto the road, drive ? 100 metres further along, and go into a car park at Hippo...More

Thank Almostgreynomad
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This certainly looks like a hippos yawn! It is an easy walk from the Wave Rock car park and certainly worth having a look at. You can also drive to it and only have to walk about 50 metres to see it

Thank Marierobo
Reviewed 4 May 2017

You can walk around the base of Wave Rock to hippos yawn or drive directly to it. Interesting rock formation that looks like a hippo with their mouth open. No toilets or picnic tables at this site.

Thank Sharyn1958
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Free parking for the wave rock! A trail leads towards wave rock, it's short walk. Hippos yawn is alright for a quick visit. Many, many flies landing on your face though.

1  Thank François V
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this it is literally huge. Definitely an highlight I knew nothing about. Wave rock and Hyden have so much more to offer than I first thought.

Thank Fleur B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It is not that spectacular on its own but was a great part of the visit to Wave Rock. We had a good walk to get there from Wave Rock.

Thank gmo37227
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