Hamelin Pool Caravan Park - Hamelin Pool WA

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Hamelin Pool is home to the most diverse and abundant examples of living stromatolites in the world. These creatures are monuments to life on Earth over 3500 million years ago; a time when no other complex creatures were present on the planet.

You can visit these stromatolites easily at Hamelin Pool where a boardwalk provides easy access to their marine environment. Other visitor facilities nearby include the Old Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station, built in 1884 as part of the vital communication line between Perth and Roebourne. The original building is now a museum housing many fascinating artefacts.

It is possible to stay overnight at Hamelin Pool Caravan Park located at the Old Telegraph Station. Toilets, showers, water and kiosk facilities are available for people using the campground. Bookings can be made by telephoning the park on 08 9942 5905 and please tell the park that you found them on Caravan Park Photos. 

Photos on this page were kindly supplied by our roving reporter Harry Willey in December 2011.

Recent photos and reviews on this page were kindly supplied by our roving reporter Roger Sando in March 2016.

REGION: > WA > Northern > Gascoyne > Hamelin Pool

Contact and Location
Hamelin Pool Caravan Park
Hamelin Pool Rd - End
Hamelin Pool WA 6537
P: 08 9942 5905
F: 08 9942 5989
GPS:S26 24 04,E114 09 57
GPS:S26 24.0742,E114 09.9541

  1. Roger Sando  of  Whyalla Mon March 21, 2016 at 7:35 PM

    We stayed at the old Telegraph station in August 2013 for 2 or 3 nights. While there were some powered sites available, we chose to camp unpowered as all three vans set up with solar. It is a good base for exploring some of the local attractions such as the stromatolites, the aquarium and shark feeding, shell beach, shell block quarry and Denham. There is a rustic dining room at the rear of the small shop/reception area and they specialise in large hamburgers that were very tasty.
  2. Paul Woolston  of  Perth Wed March 12, 2014 at 5:22 PM

    I love this place stayed a lot trish the owner has spent a lot of time doing it up
    just put a pool in still the same price to stay might be going again in april
  3. Harry  of  SCONE, NSW Sat January 7, 2012 at 11:53 AM

    You may be right JIMBO but wasn't the expierienc worth it?
  4. JIMBO  of  PERTH, WA Thu January 5, 2012 at 5:23 PM

    Last time I was there, the water to each site was not drinkable and you had to carry water from a tank. Thought the place a bit overpriced for facilities provided.
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