Wave Rock

Travel Guide | Wave Rock Tour (Perth)

Wave Rock is a natural rock formation in Western Australia that is shaped like an ocean wave. It is made of granite and the rock is around 15 metres high and 110 metres long. It is one of the things to do while traveling in Perth.

Tour agency

There are several tour agencies that run day tours from Perth. The day tour is around 10 to 12 hours as Wave Rock is approximately 340 kilometres from the city of Perth. I took a day tour with Aussie Perth Tours. They were really good as a travel agency. They took extra efforts to ensure I get on to the tour.

  • Tour provider: Aussie Perth Tours
  • Contact number: +61-08-92212400
  • Cost: AUD 185

My experience of the tour

The driver/tour guide was Brendon. He is one of the kindest and approachable guides I have ever met. He is very knowledgeable and was very considerate with all the guests on board.


The day comprised of many quick stops. The first stop was at a quiet town of York. This was a stop for breakfast and coffee. York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia and is along the bank of Avon River.

The second stop was at an information centre which talked about the longest fence in the World. This fence was built to keep the rabbits away from the state.

The third stop was after our lunch at a cafe, and it was at the Hippo Yawn. This rock formation gives an image of a Hippo yawning.

The fourth stop was at the Wave Rock.

There is also a path and stairs that can be taken to go on top of the Wave Rock. This is a very short walk and one can climb the stairs to get pretty views of the surroundings.

The last two stops were just the quick 5 minute stops.

The whole tour took about 12 hours and it was really long. Even though the tour guide and the company were great, I would not recommend Wave Rock tour itself with any agency, unless there is nothing else remaining to do in Perth or you are doing a road trip by yourself. I personally felt it was waste of money, just to go see a rock formation.

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    • Travel has definitely changed a lot here. I am still worried to go and stay at a hotel or AirBnB. Hostel is out of the question right now. Have been only doing some road trips here and there.

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