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Hamelin Science Fair

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  • Hamelin Station Reserve
    Shark Bay Road, Hamelin Pool WA 6532, Australia

Bush Heritage Australia’s Hamelin Station Reserve in Western Australia is hosting its annual Science Fair this August, so if you’re interested in learning about science while soaking up the sights and sounds of a conservation reserve then register today.

Catering: Saturday lunch and dinner, as well as Sunday breakfast are provided.

Relax and stay the night: Bring your swag and camp at Hamelin Outback Station Stay. Cooking facilities are available. Please bring your own food for self-catered meals and remember to take your rubbish and recycling with you. To book accommodation, please visit Hamelin Station Stay.


Friday 18 August

  • campfire yarns with Bush Heritage Australia volunteers from 7 pm

Saturday 19 August

  • Bird watching to start the day 
  • Presentations from scientists and community members
  • Stromatolite viewing with Therese Morris
  • Science Fair greeting with Kerrie Bennison, Head of Region WA & SA, Bush Heritage Australia
  • Welcome to Country 
  • Activities with Shark Bay School and Arts Council
  • Bush poetry
  • Field trip with Therese Morris, Colin Crane and Malgana Aboriginal Corporation
  • Long table dinner with the Shark Bay World Heritage Association
  • Film screening of THE GIANTS, the incredible and long overdue biopic of environmentalist Bob Brown. As the founder of Bush Heritage, Bob has a very special place in our hearts and history and we are excited to share this fantastic film experience with you. Register to attend.

Sunday 20 August

  • Bird watching to start the day 
  • BBQ breakfast
Location Information

Located on Malgana Country on a beautiful nature conservation reserve, Hamelin Station Stay is a peaceful place to immerse yourself in the stunning landscape and learn about national conservation organisation Bush Heritage Australia’s work across Hamelin Station Reserve. A range of excellent unpowered sites are set amid the beautiful semi-arid landscape, with natural bush corridors surrounding the sites. Hamelin can cater for the largest caravans to those who only require a site to pitch a tent. Groups are also warmly welcomed. Located only 1km off the main road, the Station Stay is easily accessible for all vehicles. Communal modern bathroom facilities, with toilets and hot showers, are available to all guests, as well as a fully equipped powered camp kitchen, dining and barbecue area for a relaxing meal after a big day exploring. There is limited rainwater available.