Jewel beetle

Bejewelled in colour

Mother Nature was feeling particularly creative when she fashioned jewel beetles, bejewelling them with an iridescent cloak of colour. But they are not just known for their good looks. Jewel beetles have the remarkable ability to detect fire up to 80 kilometres away, perhaps because some prefer to lay their eggs in freshly burnt trees.

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Pinnacles Desert Discovery Centre

Open your eyes to the natural world

The other-worldly looking structures of the pinnacles in Nambung National Park are so intriguing that they capture your full attention. But look a little closer and stay a little longer and a whole...


Indian Ocean Highway
South of Cervantes
Cervantes WA 6511

Open Hours
7 days 9.30am - 4.30pm

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