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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
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
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
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
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
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