Wave Rock & Aboriginal Culture
Journey through Western Australia’s wheatbelt region to Wave Rock, one of Australia’s most incredible natural geological formations.
Your trip features scenic touring through the Darling Ranges district. Visit historic York and travel through farmlands.
Wave Rock & Gnamma Holes
Enjoy lunch, then take a self-guided tour of Wave Rock, visit a cave with Aboriginal paintings, see local geological land forms and the spectacle of the ancient Gnamma Holes.
Included Meals: Lunch
Full Day Tour
12.5 hours approximately
Daily (Apr & Sep-Mar) and
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun (May-Aug)
8.00am from Perth
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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- Lunch (1)
- Entry Fees
- Experienced Driver Guides
- Detailed and informative commentary
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level of fitness required.
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.
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The colours of the Wave at Wave Rock are caused by the rain washing chemical deposits (carbonates and iron hydroxide) down the face, forming vertical stripes of grays, reds and yellows.
In addition to being a tourist attraction, Wave Rock has been converted in to a catchment for the town's water supplies, with a foot-high concrete wall around Hyden Rock directing rainfall into a storage dam.
Wave Rock's rounded shape has been caused by weathering & water erosion which has undercut the base and left a rounded overhang. This happened about 60,000,000 years ago.