Pink Lake, Port Gregory

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Pink Lake, Port Gregory

Though it may look like another planet, don't be fooled, this incredible natural wonder is located in Port Gregory, a five-hour drive from central Perth.

Famous the world over and used in campaigns for prestigious brands such as Lancome the arresting sight of the Hutt Lagoon, or the 'Pink Lake' as it's more commonly known, is due to the algae Dunaliella salina becoming trapped in the salt granules.

The algae is harvested and used in food colouring, make-up and more thanks to its pink hue.