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Shell Beach

Address: Shark Bay Road | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Denham
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Geraldton, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's an interesting place - especially with all of the information signs strategically placed that explain how this beach formed, worth a visit

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Perth, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had two stops here when we stayed in Denham, both times we visited Shell Beach the tide was a long way out and the exposed location was very windy. That said, the beach is fascinating and the location and morphology is very interesting. Well worth a stop, and if the weather was more inviting we would have stayed a... More 

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Hawthorn East
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is a beautiful natural spot. Walking around the beach is quite pretty and the water is very clear but shallow.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If your driving past, don't miss this stop. This beautiful beach of not sand but shells. The waters is crystal clear & contains double the salt of any other beach. We stopped for a swim, the sun & salt on our skin felt amazing. You will be amazed at the beauty

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The beach is amazing in its morphology, shape and feel. The waters offshore are crystal clear and warm.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We made a short stop on our way up to Denham, an awesome location and you'd never believe the beach was entirely made of shells until you step on it! Water was also very calm and shallow although we didn't go for a swim. Definitely worth a stop off!

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rasco81
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Beautiful beach of shells, that's it!! It is made up of these tiny clam shell, pure white, very isolated. WE were the only ones there. Information on the quarrying of these tiny shells for building.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

One of the more beautiful beaches classed in the world. Go and take pictures! It's so beautiful!!! We saw jellyfishes (not dangerous) and a little ray. Better on high tide for the pics. Be careful: not allowed to take shells with you. No entrance fee :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

very different with a great view (even though we were nearly blown away). I think it is worth a visit either while driving into or leaving the area. If it is just to see the beach you only need 15-30 minutes. You can swim there ( very salty with more buoyancy) but they say you will be covered with salt.... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Shell Beach truly lives up to its name. It is a beach layered by seashells as far as the eye can see. You have to see it to believe! Besides the dolphins at Monkey Mia, this is another must do when in Denham / Monkey Mia.

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