Welcome to Hamelin Outback Station Stay and our first blog post for 2018. We opened for the season on 11 March, and so far 307 visitors have come through our gates. The sun has been shining most days and it has been quite warm. It's been nice for our guests to sit in the camp kitchen and dining area with the indoor fans to escape the heat, or under the roof of the BBQ area.
Easter saw many visitors staying at Hamelin and using the campground or the shearers' quarters to spend a few nights. We've had visitors from all over the world including groups from China, South Africa, Spain, Germany and from different states in Australia. Hamelin is a great place to base yourself to explore beautiful Shark Bay, Francois Peron and Steep Point National Parks. In the afternoons visitors were treated to spectacular sunsets with colours varying from day to day. This one highlights a magnificent Minni Ritchi tree with a pink sky.
Lots of birds come for a visit to Hamelin, and many make this their home. We're usually woken by the joyful song of the Chiming Wedgebill whose unusual sound amazes many of our guests. He is easy to hear but hard to find but we're lucky enough to see them most days foraging around our garden area.
If you're planning a trip to this lovely part of the world, you can bring your tent, caravan, campervan or swag. Or if you want a bit of luxury you can stay in our shearers' quarters.
Come and enjoy the serenity of Hamelin with us.