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A lovely intimate swimming beach

This is a lovely small swimming beach with adequate parking, great beachside showers and modern... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2019
Brian T
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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Visited on Friday 8th February. This is a small beach which is good for swimming, there are toilets... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2019
Caloundra, Australia
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Parkes Street, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales 2448, Australia
+61 2 6568 2555
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

This is a lovely small swimming beach with adequate parking, great beachside showers and modern toilet facilities. It's also a good starting point for long beach walks.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Brian T
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Visited on Friday 8th February. This is a small beach which is good for swimming, there are toilets and changing rooms there with plenty of parking.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Another perfect feature of Nambucca Heads. This beach has everything - shelter in the southern cove, boat ramp, neat facilities block, and beauty in spades. Brought up with wild swimming and deep instinctive knowledge of the ocean, I detest nanny state stuff and avoid it....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dojii
Reviewed March 7, 2019

Waves are smaller than elsewhere, walking around the headland to the south you'll find amazing rockpools & shell collecting areas - but you must wear shoes. Easy walk through the dunes to Wellington Rock & the v-wall. Toilets & outdoor showers are available at Shelly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

We had never been to Nambucca Heads before and thought we would spend around an hour or so driving around and becoming familiar with the area. The beaches were all beautiful, but mostly unpatrolled. Shelly Beach had clean toilet, shower and change facilities and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gaylem605
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Shelly Beach is a picturesque sheltered beach which is quite popular with swimmers and boaties alike. It is the best and safest boat ramp for boats fishing off Nambucca Heads, so swimmers need to be aware of boats launching and being retrieved onto trailers. Rock-hopping...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brad D
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I went down to Shelly Beach to watch the sunrise and I was treated to some great views. It is a lovely beach and at dawn the local fishermen go out to sea from the beach. It was great watching them go out through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 993anitat
Reviewed June 19, 2018

great place to walk along the beach /clean toilets/easy parking/nice spot for a picnic/ or just watch the surf

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank agclean
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This beach is huge and attractive! The sand was clean. Near the ocean, there was seaweed, that brings it even more romantic. There were only 3 people on the beach. It was noon and the weather was quite warm. Most people would stay in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robby G C
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