Shelley Beach Lookout is located high above Shelley Beach in West Cape Howe National Park offering amazing views of the eastern side of the park, the start of several trails and of course the ability to fly, if you have a hang glider or paraglider. It's a pretty awesome place.
Shelley Beach Lookout is amazing as you can see far across Torbay into the Great Southern Ocean as well as get a wonderful view of Shelley Beach itself.
Shelley Beach Lookout is also cool because it is from here where people FLY.
Two large wooden platform / ramps, purpose built for hang gliding and paragliding, lead off into the air from the western end of the Great Australian Bight. The Great Australian Bight is defined as a line joining West Cape Howe (ta da!) to South West Cape in Tasmania, 2, 640km (1640mi) to the east.
You also get a great view of Torbay Head, out on the point of West Cape Howe, the most Southern Point in Western Australia.
The Bibbulmun Track passes directly through the Shelley Beach Lookout with pathways from Albany and Walpole directions meeting less than 50metres from the carpark.
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