Wave Rock – a Natural Wall in Hyden, Western Australia

Wave Rock – a Natural Wall in Hyden, Western Australia

Wave Rock, Hyden, Western Australia. A wonderful inselberg, which is surprisingly similar to a breaking ocean wave, soars abruptly in Hyden Wildlife Park. The formation is 14 m (46 ft) high and 110 m (360 ft) long. The wall attracts around 140 000 tourists annually.

The multicolored granite wall was formed millions of years ago. Surrounded with a nature reserve and bushland, the site offers a great spot to admire the unique landmark. Wave Rock of course has a significant cultural value to Aborigines, who cherish and appreciate their majestic land.

Why to go there?

Great natural wonder, nature reserve and hiking trails.

When to go there?

All year round.

How to get there?

The site is 296 km (184 mi) southeast of Perth and 3 km (2 mi) of Hyden. Get there by car or bus.

Lead photo by Christof In Oz

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Wave Rock-Photo by AlanM images

Photo by AlanM images

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Wave Rock-Photo by Scott Barnett

Photo by Scott Barnett

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