Shapes formed by the crumbling sandstone cliffs at Penguin Island off the Shoalwater Beach in Western Australia.

It is well worth taking the short ferry ride from Shoalwater out to Penguin Island which is the only island in the Shoalwater Marine Park where people are permitted to walk. Fascinating rock outcrops, plenty of birds, flat sands and calm water on one side and rocky shores and waves on the other. Oh yes, there is the penguin conservation section there too !

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  • Nancy Richard
    Nancy Richard7 months ago

    Crumbling for sure ! Good eye, Kala.

  • Thanks Nancy, it is fence off, but the lens could reach it :)

    – kalaryder

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you most kindly for this feature

    – kalaryder

  • Graeme  Hyde
    Graeme Hyde7 months ago

    great spotting – scary edge

  • Yes, I would not like to stand near it

    – kalaryder

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlon7 months ago

    Fantastic capture.

  • Thanks Rosalie

    – kalaryder

  • lezvee
    lezvee7 months ago

    Wonderful shot. This looks like they should slot together

  • It was barricaded off, so this was the closest I could get

    – kalaryder

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyer7 months ago

    Great shot … they sure are crumbling !
    A visit to the island sounds like a good day’s outing ♥

  • Yes it is a most interesting place to visit, I shall be going back for another trip in mid January

    – kalaryder

  • Margaret Stevens
    Margaret Stevens6 months ago

    Quite a spectacular sight! Nicely captured.

  • Thanks Margaret

    – kalaryder

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