Visit the Thrombolites ‘Living Rocks’ of Lake Clifton and see glimpses of what life looked like three and a half billion years ago. We will tell you the story of the earliest life on Earth and the role these organisms played to make life habitable for us today. Along the shallows of Lake Clifton is one of the world’s largest Thrombolite communities that are extremely rare on Earth.
- Trip Outline
- Trip Includes
Thrombolite Discovery Tour
2 Hour tour
Meet at the end of Mount John Rd in Lake Clifton at the car park for the Thrombolite viewing platform.
Your geologist guide will greet you and give you an overview of where you are before you head to view and learn all about the Thrombolites.
After you cover 3.5 billion years of history in a fun an easy to understand way, you will head off under the 20m tall Tuart trees to learn about the natural values of the area.
Mid walk we will stop under the shady Peppermint trees for a morning or afternoon tea and will carry on our guided walk taking in the sights and sounds of Yalgorup National Park. Returning back to the car park to conclude your tour.
What your tour includes:
- Geologist/ Naturalist Tour Guide
- Morning or Afternoon Tea and snack
- Water Refills
What to Bring:
- Insect Repellent
- Reusable Water Bottle
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Walking pole if desired