The Pinnacles in Western Australia, are one of the country’s natural wonders.

Thousands of limestone pillars rise from golden sand dunes in the midst of heathland. The pillars rise up to four meters tall, some sharp edged and jagged, others more like tombstones.

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A four kilometre drive has been marked out in the sand, a one way track with parking bays, allowing visitors to meander amongst the pillars. A Discovery Centre provides information about the pinnacles, the landscape and inhabitants.

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This fascinating region of Nambung National Park is just two hundred kilometres north of Perth, well worth a day trip.

The small town of Lancelin on the coast is ideal for a lunch stop and a walk along the beach to watch kite surfers and where dune surfing occurs on the white sands .

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