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Hippo's Yawn

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by Olive Butler (subscribe)
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Published July 11th 2021
Hippo's Yawn is a rock formation located nearby Wave Rock. This rock formation can be accessed by a roughly 20-30 minute walk from the base of wave rock. It's an easy, grade 1, trail that loops back to the Wave Rock carpark. Just be careful when it rains because it is an unpaved trail. However, during spring, there will be many beautiful wildflowers growing.

The Hippo's Yawn is a large gaping rock formation that reaches 13 metres tall and resembles a hippo yawning. It was thought to be originally a part of a larger outcrop. The attraction is equipped with a bench and information plaque.

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The Yawn!


The formation is a short distance from the Wave Rock Cafe and wildlife park for visitors that want a richer experience.

Viewing the Hippo's Yawn is an interesting experience and worthwhile seeing if you happen to be in the area!
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Why? An interesting tourist attraction
When: 24 hours
Where: Hyden WA 6359
Cost: $12 parking fee
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It really does look like a hippo's yawn. Isn't the natural world amazing
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|9626) 183 days ago
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