Department of Environment and Conservation

Shelley Beach Lookout, West Cape Howe National Park

  • A coastal lookout located above Shelley Beach in West Cape Howe National Park
  • The lookout area links with the Bibbulmun Track and has panoramic views of the coast and recreational gliders
  • The car park also has panoramic views along the coast
  • Unmarked parking is provided on level compacted limestone
  • The closest accessible toilet is located about 2 kms away at the Shelley Beach Campground and Day Use Area
View from lookout
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Location (View Map)
Shelley Beach Road, Albany, WA Australia (About 30 kms west of Albany)
Opening Hours
  • Open 24 hours
  • 08 9844 4090

  • Parking is in unmarked compacted limestone bays.
Car Park
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External access and entrance
  • There are two walking tracks leading from the car park.
  • The Tarbotton Track is a 1 kilometre return walk.  The track is sandy and has segmented boardwalk sections that are difficult to access.
  • Alternatively, a path links from the parking area to a nearby hang-glider and para-glider launch site and ramp. This area has panoramic views along the coastline and is a popular site for watching recreational gliders in action.
Accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Shelley Beach, West Cape Howe National Park, near Albany

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.