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Ancient life forms

Just s couple ok km outside Cervantes this short boardwalk stroll around the lake is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark K
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Australia
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Nice

On our way back from Jurien Bay, we stopped over for a few minutes on this lake, peaceful and quite... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
NQ8286
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Perth, Australia
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Hansen Bay Lookout Road, Cervantes, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was disappointed that there were not many stromatolites and a lot were breaking up. The boardwalk to go out to them was great and well maintained. The dirt road in of the main Highway is good but we found a lot of kangaroos came...More

Thank Rhondda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just s couple ok km outside Cervantes this short boardwalk stroll around the lake is very interesting. Informative signs tell the story of these ancient life forms.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Clear lake and so peaceful.theres a trail you can walk around the lake.its also wheelchair accessible

Thank Mcjester
Reviewed 1 September 2018

There isn't much to see here except some stromatolites, which, for many people, might be something different worth seeing. If in the area, a quick stop is recommended.

Thank Avidesh S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a very intersting lake as the level rises and falls with the sea tides, however it is much saltier than the sea. There are stromatolites in it as well as fish (pre-salted!)

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

On our way back from Jurien Bay, we stopped over for a few minutes on this lake, peaceful and quite and apparently home to some of the earliest forms of life on earth, it is a beautiful lake.

Thank NQ8286
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The lake itself looks ordinary but it is what lives in it that is special. Looking like little scrunched coral but been there for millions of years.

Thank parbendra
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Corrigated dirt road to get to it Quite a distance to walk around the lake Has board walks well signed

Thank ronald w
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting place to visit if you do have the time you can go on several walks one goes right around the Lake and picnic tables to enjoy your snack or packed lunch.

Thank gypsygirl52
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Sunrise at the lake is beautiful. I went to the lake twice. Once at sunrise and another at sunset. Sunset at the lake is quite chilly. I spotted a group of wild kangaroos hopping in a distance. What a beautiful sight.

Thank HappyWanderer168
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Tracy M
17 October 2018|
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Response from Rhondda C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tracy M. It is about 2 o3 klms along the dirt road, although it is pretty compact to drive on. You reach the car park and then walk out on the boardwalk which is about 500 metres to the stromalites in the lake. Watch for... More
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