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  • Address: Nambung National Park, Pinnacles Drive, Cervantes 6511, Australia
  • Hours: Pinnacles Desert Discovery Centre open daily 9:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Dec 25
  • Admission: AU$11

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Pinnacles Desert

The eerie limestone shapes of the Pinnacles are a popular day trip from Perth, rising out of the desert floor like something from a lunar landscape. The weather-worn pillars were formed by zillions of seashells blown here from the sea many thousands of years ago.

The surrounding landscape is made up of desert and dunes. Bottlenose dolphins can be seen in nearby Hangover Bay, and in the park you’ll also see gray kangaroos, emus, cockatoos and other birds.

Learn more about the ecology and biodiversity of this country at the Pinnacles Desert Discovery interpretive center, with displays, information, shops and lookout.

While you’re here, take the opportunity to swim and laze on white-sand beaches, try fishing or snorkeling, or bring a picnic and cook up a storm on the park’s barbecues.

Practical Info

The Pinnacles are in Nambung National Park, 245 km (152 miles) north of Perth, around a three-hour drive by 4x4 or coach tour.

The best time to visit is spring (September to October) when Western Australia’s famous wildflowers bring the desert alive with color.

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Pinnacles Desert, Koalas and Sandboarding 4WD Day Tour from Perth, Perth, null
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Pinnacles Desert, Koalas and Sandboarding 4WD Day Tour from Perth

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Take an exciting full-day tour by coach to Western Australia's fascinating Pinnacles Desert. See koalas and other native animals at a wildlife park, have the ...  Read more

Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Pinnacles Day Trip from Perth Including Caversham Wildlife Park and Lancelin Dunes Sandboarding, ... 
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Pinnacles Day Trip from Perth Including Caversham Wildlife Park and Lancelin Dunes Sandboarding

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Take a day trip from Perth to the spectacular Pinnacles Desert. On the way you will visit Caversham Wildlife Park, here you can get close and personal to the ...  Read more

Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Pinnacles Hummer 4WD Day Trip from Perth Including Moore River and Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth, ... 
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Pinnacles Hummer 4WD Day Trip from Perth Including Moore River and Caversham Wildlife Park

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Enjoy a personalized small group 4WD tour by Hummer for a maximum of four passengers departing from Perth. Visit the incredible Pinnacles, Lake Thetis,Thirsty ...  Read more

Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

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Pinnacles and Yanchep National Park Day Trip from Perth Including Lobster Shack Lunch and ... 
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Pinnacles and Yanchep National Park Day Trip from Perth Including Lobster Shack Lunch and Sandboarding

Enjoy a fun packed day exploring the Pinnacles, Yanchep National Park, Lancelin Sand Dunes and the wonderful Lobster Shack in Cervantes. On this full day tour ...  Read more

Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

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Pinnacles Day Trip from Perth Including Yanchep National Park, Perth, Day Trips
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Pinnacles Day Trip from Perth Including Yanchep National Park

Discover the exquisite beauty of the Pinnacles on this 10.5-hour tour from Perth, and see for yourself why these ancient limestone pillars are a favorite ...  Read more

Location: Perth, Australia
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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