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    Cervantes Tavern

    by aussirose Updated Jul 4, 2007

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    Can't miss this place.
    Tavern = Pub = Beer!!
    So we exited stage left for a couple of quick beers before lunch. Rather a nice atmosphere sitting out the back with a cool drink, checking out our great pix :o)

    Cervantes Pub
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    Wildlife at the Pinnacles

    by aussirose Updated Jul 4, 2007

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    We were thrilled to see an emu in the wild. It made for some great pictures.
    I think this fella was wondering what all the fuss was about.

    One thing that amazed me was the amount of bush surviving out here in desert conditions. We visited at the end of the dry period and we hadn't had a lot of rain and yet here in the middle of nowhere there was still quite a bit of greenery. Interesting how plants adapt hey.

    Emu in the Pinnacles
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    Pinnacles Desert

    by didgeridorien Written Mar 1, 2006

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    The Pinnacles Desert is about 15 km from Cervantes. The road there is unsealed but you can get there with a normal car. If you get there early, you'll avoid the tourists. Seeing all these pillars standing in the desert really is an amazing sight.

    Me at the Pinnacles
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    The Pinnacles

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 17, 2003

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    The Pinnacles are an amazing attraction which have been described as a moonscape by some depending on the time of day you view them. This sight is the biggest draw card of the area between Perth and Carnavon and a photographers delight. The formations range from a few centimetres tall to some that around 5 metres high.
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    Address: 260 kilometres North of Perth

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    Hangover Bay

    by keeweechic Written Nov 6, 2002

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    Hangover Bay has a white sandy beach and the bay is good for snorkelling, swimming, windsurfing and surfing. Bottlenose dolphins and sea lions can be spotted in the area also. There is a boat launch with 4WD access only and an area with picnic tables and gas bbq’s.

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    The Tombstones

    by keeweechic Written Nov 6, 2002

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    To see the Pinnacles Desert, you can either drive the 257 kms or take a half day tour of Perth. If you can, they are best viewed either early in the morning when the sun is rising or later in the afternoon as the sun is going down. The main group of formations is known as the Tombstones.

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    Not to Mention a Long One

    by keeweechic Written Nov 6, 2002

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    Overtime the lowest layer of soil between the surface and the limestone formed a hard cap. With the drier weather in the area, the top layer of plants and soil were removed and the pinnacles were exposed to appear like they do today.

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    An Amazing Process of Creation

    by keeweechic Updated Nov 6, 2002

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    A series of unique conditions occurred which fashioned the pinnacles. There was a stabilisation of huge sand dunes. Then rain which fell on the dunes leaked down through the sand carrying with it calcium which resulted in the lower levels of the dune solidifying into a soft limestone. When this occurred a layer of soil formed on top of the dune which allowed vegetation to grow which further reinforced the limestone beneath.

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    The Pinnacles in Nambung...

    by hokeypokey Written Oct 22, 2002

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    The Pinnacles in Nambung National Park.
    It´s best to go either very early or very late when the sun hangs low so the pinnacles cast long shadows. You can walk among them which i think is best you can do. It´s a quite large area and is has some dunes aswell. There´s also a gravel road going through the park but that´s just half the fun.

    Directions: One option is to go on a daytrip from Perth. The other is to base yourself in Cervantes from where it is about a half an hours drive to the Park and the Pinnacles. Though Cervantes doesn´t really have

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    Hangover Bay

    by Openseas Written Dec 16, 2007

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    Hangover is a fabulous isolated and pristine beach tucked within the Nambung National Park. There are NO shops, so bring plenty of water and food.

    Directions: $s3Hangover Bay is located within the Nambung National Park and it approx half bay between the entrance of the National Park and the Pinnacles.

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    The Pinnacles 1

    by icyjo24 Written Nov 30, 2004

    Spectacular limestone rock pillars of various shapes and sizes that are the remnants of the processes of wind erosion in the desert.

    The Pinnacles
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    An Accidental Find

    by keeweechic Updated Jun 17, 2003

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    This desert of rock formations were first discovered in 1849 by Major Logue and his stockmen while searching for strayed cattle.
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    Wander Freely

    by keeweechic Updated Nov 6, 2002

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    The Pinnacles area is under careful control and there is only a one way road system through the area. You can however park and walk around freely.

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