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West Cape Howe National Park

Shelley Beach Rd, Via Coombes Rd, 30 Km West of Albany | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Black granite of West Cape Howe - it's massive

We took a drive down to West Cape Howe from Shelley Beach Rd. It definitely requires a high... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
James B
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Newcastle, Australia
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Beautiful area

What a beautiful area! Wintery weather couldn't spoil the view or beauty of the place. The beach... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
784kathy
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Collie, Australia
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
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“shelley beach” (10 reviews)
“soft sand” (2 reviews)
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Shelley Beach Rd, Via Coombes Rd, 30 Km West of Albany | Great Southern Region, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We took a drive down to West Cape Howe from Shelley Beach Rd. It definitely requires a high clearance 4WD through soft sand and we dropped our tyre pressure down to 20 psi. The track didn't present any major problems and the views at the...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

What a beautiful area! Wintery weather couldn't spoil the view or beauty of the place. The beach looking out at Mutton Bird Island is a gem, will be back here in summer for sure.

Thank 784kathy
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank Steph R
Reviewed 15 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!

Thank FabGab13
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.

Thank Stefan S
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.

Thank happyasalark15
Reviewed 31 March 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....More

Thank Destination_wherever
Reviewed 5 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.

Thank LynQPerth
Reviewed 3 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...More

2  Thank AlbanyRick
Reviewed 22 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...

Thank Robin V
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