Shell Beach

West Coast Australia

Some 55km past the Hamelin turn-off is the road to the wide sweep of Shell Beach, where tiny cockle shells, densely compacted over time, were once quarried as building material for places such as the Old Pearler Restaurant in Denham. The 1.5km Boolagoorda walking trail swings by the old quarry. The water is often warm, but very salty.

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