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Hippo's Yawn

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Address: Wave Rock Road, Hyden, Western Australia 6359, Australia
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Not a great cave but a great setting off point to walk to Wave Rock!

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 Yawn. Worth seeing !

Thank Almostgreynomad
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We walked from Wave rock instead of driving there which was a good idea and not hard. Great scenery along the way

Thank Paulfreo
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

A short 15 minutes walk from Wave Rock on good walking paths. Good photographic spots, bring selfie stick if you go solo like me. The rock is exactly like the picture

Thank Kim C

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