Hamelin Pool - WA

  Populated Place


DEG: -26.40097 114.165604
DMS: 26º 24' 3.49" S 114º 09' 56.17" E
UTM: 50 J 7076798mN 217240mE
Altitude: 9.8m


Place Type

Population - Populated Place


636.99kms North of Perth - Driving 731 km (7 hours 49 mins)

Address & Contact

161 Hamelin Pool Rd
Hamelin Pool WA 6532
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Marine Nature Reserve and location of stromatolites growing in the hypersaline waters of Shark Bay. Informative boardwalk just a short stroll from historic Telegraph Station. Nearby, privately run tearooms offer snacks, drinks and souvenirs. Staff also run tours of the small museum. It is also possible to stay overnight at Hamelin Pool in the campground located at the Old Telegraph Station. Toilets, showers, water and kiosk facilities are available for people using the campground.

The Boolagoorda Walking Track is a 1.4km loop track linking the Old Telegraph Station with the stromatolite boardwalk. The walk’s key attraction is the stromatolites, however, there are other interesting historic sites that can be found along the way, including the old shell block quarry, a grave and remains of the old telegraph line. Information signs explain the significance of these features.
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Closest Weather Station

Shark Bay Airport at 02/05:00pm WST
Distance from Hamelin Pool 81.47km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Shark Bay Airport
Distance from Hamelin Pool 81.47km NW
Mean Max. °C33.734.434.230.927.623.922.724.025.828.230.332.2
Mean Min. °C21.422.
Mean Rain mm10.

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