Department of Environment and Conservation

Shelley Beach Camping and Day Use Area, West Cape Howe National Park


Summary
  • A camping and day use area in West Cape Howe national park
  • The parking area is next to the beach and camping area
  • The camping area is small and not suitable for caravans
  • Camping fees apply
  • There is a unisex accessible toilet on site
  • Parking is in unmarked bays on a level firm surface
Location (View Map)
Shelley Beach Road, Albany, WA Australia (about 30 kms west of Albany)
Opening Hours
  • Open 24 hours
Telephone
  • 08 9844 4090

Parking
  • Parking is in unmarked bays in a carpark with a level surface of compacted sand and gravel
  • Carpark area overlooks the beach and is next to the campground.
Car Park
Click image to view larger
Internal area
  • The beach is next to the parking area.
  • The path to the beach rises and falls over sand dunes and has a gate which obstructs vehicle access.
  • The area is used mainly for recreational surf and fishing as well as for commercial net fishing for salmon and as a landing strip and exit point by hang glider pilots. 
  • The camping and day use area next to it has panoramic coastal views and is level with the parking area.
Access to beach Access from beach Beach
Click image to view larger
Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • An information bay is located near the park entry (about 3.4 kms from the camping area). 
  • Clear directional signage is provided to key park attractions.
  • Directional signage identifies the location of the accessible toilet.
Barbecues
  • There is one barbecue with the cooking surface 90cm high and the controls at sitting height.
  • It is set on a concrete pad with level access.
Accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Shelley Beach, West Cape Howe National Park, near Albany

Rooms

Camping Area
  • The grassed campsites are about 10 metres by 12 metres is size.
  • They are located right next to the car park.
  • Camping fees are payable.
Camping area Camping area Barbecue
Click image to view larger

Information collected by: Department of Environment and Conservation

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.