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Shelley Head campground

Yuraygir National Park

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Walk-in Shelley Head campground in Yuraygir National Park is a great stopover on Yuraygir coastal walk, offering superb fishing and swimming near Angourie.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 10
Camping type Tent, Remote/backpack camping
Facilities Picnic tables
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water
Price There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.
Please note
  • Check in 2pm, check out 10am.
  • Sites are not marked
  • This is a remote campground so please arrive well-prepared.
  • Vehicle entry fees are not included in your accommodation or camping fees.

This lovely walk-in campground is a stone’s throw from Shelley Caves and Little Shelley Beach, where you can swim, fish and explore. It’s a perfect spot for adventurous walkers looking for a remote nature getaway as it’s a 7km hike north of Lake Arragan, or a 6km walk south of Angourie along Yuraygir coastal walk.

Spring is a particularly wonderful time to camp here, as the surrounding woods come alive with an array of blooming coastal wildflowers, including Christmas bells, flannel flowers and native orchids in purple, red, yellow and even black.

There’s also plenty of wildlife to see here, from emus and long-nosed bandicoots to sugar gliders, owls, eastern grey kangaroos and red-necked as well as swamp wallabies.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Park info

  • in Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
  • Yuraygir National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.  The park has self registration stands with envelopes - please bring correct change.

    Buy annual pass
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