Hamelin Pool - WA

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DEG: -26.40115 114.160492
DMS: 26º 24' 4.14" S 114º 09' 37.77" E
UTM: 50 J 7076767mN 216730mE
Altitude: 9.8m


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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 Climatic Station

Shark Bay Airport
Distance from Hamelin Pool 81.12km 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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