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Hippo's Yawn, Hyden
(3.5/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
A highly unusual rock formation resembling, as the name suggests, the gaping chasm formed by the yawning mouth of a hippopotamus, Hippo's Yawn sits among the wildflowers and scrub of the Wave Rock area. The wardens can take you on a tour of the immediate surrounds and will offer plenty of insight into both the formation and its environs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Hippo's Yawn by using our Hyden trip itinerary maker.
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  • You would not travel to such a remote area just to see this but given its proximity to Wave Rock it is worth the diversion. The story of Mulka is well signed. 
  • It was a very hot day when visiting this area and you'd have to have a very big imagination to see a Hippopotamus here. Flies are everywhere so a hat net is advisable or loads of fly spray a must. Did...  more »
  • Part of our hour or so circuit walk through Hyden and the Wave Rock walk we checked out the Hippo’s Yawn and that was so intriguing. Took some pics, enjoyed the silence and continued on.