Shelly Beach has a large park area and a a rocky shoreline with an ocean bath for swimming. Shelly Beach is a great option for parents with younger children. There is a large grassed area, barbeques for public use and a fenced playground (with a liberty swing for children with disability). There is a kiosk and restaurant across the road. The area is easily accessed by prams and people with a disability.
Shaded by trees. Also has a wheelchair swing.
Baby change facilities in the pavilion and good coffee from the Nuns Pool.
The ocean bath is not patrolled by lifeguards.
Dogs are prohibited on the beach. Dogs on-leash are allowed on the walkways and in the park. Dogs are prohibited within 10m of the fenced playground.