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Address: Shelley Beach Rd, Via Coombes Rd, 30 Km West of Albany | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Great 4wd tracks. Loved dingo beach in particular. Be careful of the soft sand on dingo beach! Some of the 4wd tracks are pretty hardcore. Shelley beach doesn't seem that shelley... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great 4wd tracks. Loved dingo beach in particular. Be careful of the soft sand on dingo beach! Some of the 4wd tracks are pretty hardcore. Shelley beach doesn't seem that shelley and was quite busy when we went but there are plenty of other spots in the park with fewer people. Great day exploring.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful spot and great for an array of activities! Opportunities to take dirt/sand tracks, cycle and do some bush walking. Excellent views! I loved this national park!

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Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Take first the look from above to the Shelly Beach! Breathtakeing! The beach is as well smooth! Maybe, stay for more than just a couple of eyeblinks.. Try also nearby Cosy Beach, just around the corner.

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Thank Stefan S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Another stunning Western Australia beach set among the boulders. The clear green water is amazing. Don't miss a visit if you are in the area.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to camp in the Shelley Beach campground, apart of the West Cape Howe National Park over Easter. The scenery of the whole National Park is nothing short of stunning, a favoured spot of campers, hand gliders and fisherman, plus beach goers. Over Easter the shire install additional portaloos & a skip bin to handle the busy... More 

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Perth WA
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Stunning scenery wherever you look in this area. The coast line is beautiful, good for bird watching and sighting of native wildlife. Wildflowers in abundance. One of the best areas in our state of WA.

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Thank LynQPerth
Albany, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

West Cape Howe National Park is about a half hour drive from Albany, and is a beautiful national park. With a two wheel drive, you are limited in what you can see. You can only access Shelley Beach, which is at the end of a long gravel road. Shelley Beach has its own entry on tripadvisor, so see the reviews... More 

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Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful park with an amazing view. You need a car to get on top, but it's defintely worth it. Amazing view and a perfect spot to create a panoramic-picture for your new wallpaper at home...

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Perth Hills, Australia
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very picturesque! We drove to the lookout for views of this spectacular beach and later drove into the beach to take photos and did some beach fishing! Most beautiful beach ever!

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Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Shelley Beach and Dingo Bay DO have access for conventional vehicles but the main park area is 4x4 country. Good fishing at both Shelly and Dingo all year. Hang Gliding from the ridge above Shelley. Limited camping at Shelly with fresh water running in all year.

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