Shelly Beach campground
Myall Lakes National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Shelly Beach campground.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Shelly Beach campground is in the Myall Lake precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. The campground can only be accessed by boat or foot. To get there:
- From either end of Mining Road fire trail / Old Gibber Road fire trail follow the signs to the campground. Allow around 3 hours to walk to the campground.
- Unsealed roads
Parking is available at Violet Hill campground, Hearts Point picnic area, off Seal Rocks Road and at Boomeri campground.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Myall Lakes National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A good time to visit when the weather is a little cooler and the park is less busy.
Magnificent wildflower displays as they bloom across the heathlands.
Look for dolphins swimming among the waves.
Head to Sugarloaf Point to watch for whales on their annual migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
19°C and 27°C
10°C and 19°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Water is not available at this campground.
There are toilets that you can reach via a ramp, but to get to them you'll need to cross over grass and sand.
- Non-flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
The campground is step-free and mostly flat, but there are no pathways. You'll need to cross over grass mixed with sand to get to your camp site and the toilets.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
- The campground is mostly flat and there is step-free access but there are no pathways.
- You'll need to cross over grass and sand to reach your campsite and the amenities block.
- There's an accessible toilet that you can reach via a ramp.
- The campground is boat-access, walk-in or cycle-in only. If you're walking in, Shelly Beach trail is a flat gravel trail that is accessible for specialised all-terrain wheelchairs.
- in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
Myall Lakes 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 coin/card operated pay machines at Mungo Brush campground. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency. You can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.
Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).Buy annual pass