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Shell Beach

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Address: Shark Bay Road | Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Unusual Beach

A must stop when visiting Shark Bay, especially when considering the rich shell industrial heritage here. The beach is easily accessible, with a car park and toilets. The beach is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alanna P
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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach name's wrong! Should be Fly Beach. Also you can't find shells on the beach, I didn't have enough time, the flies kick me out of the beach. Don't loose your time in this place, they will give you a unforgettable Aussie salute. I'm traveling all Australia and you can find flies in a lot of places, but there... More 

Thank RenPardo
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256 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must stop when visiting Shark Bay, especially when considering the rich shell industrial heritage here. The beach is easily accessible, with a car park and toilets. The beach is vast and quite incredible; especially striking when the tide is out.

Thank Alanna P
Cairns, Australia
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183 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the entrance of the National Park it is worth a stop. The rolling waves of the shell beach is interesting. Take your shoes off for some natural exfoliation!

Thank Travelgypsyisme
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful beaches that I have ever been too. This is not a beach that you would normally expect when you hear about a beach with shells, it literally had no sand and it was made up of fully formed shells. Amazing, actually breath taking how beautiful the beach and water was. definitely call in... More 

Thank BjhTravels
Perth, Australia
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41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting and amazing place. The whole beach is covered in shells. Well worth the trip but be ready for the flies they can be a problem.

Thank Tlsk12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are nicer beaches in the area with less flies. Go to Monkey Mia instead or any of the other beaches in that area.

Thank Claudia M
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of only two all shell beaches in the world, screaming white sand and aquamarine waters it is well worth stopping off on your way to Monkey Mia. And you don't have to go off the 'beaten track'.

Thank PeterCruskall
Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Nice beach, water clear, good for that quiet walk or a splash on the edge for kids, would visit again one day

Thank 64Travellerone
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

It's a really nice beach, water is crystal clear, all remote and everything. I thought the shells would be more visible, they have been quite crushed and are quite small. But still a really cool place!

Thank Shannon A
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292 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to visit it is literally a beach of small shells and there are millions of them. The water is a beautiful light blue and it is warm and very salty. The water is twice as salty as normal sea water due to the tides and the wind. You are not allowed to remove any shells... More 

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