One of Cronulla’s favourite BBQ and picnic spots, Shelly Park is just off Ewos Parade and The Esplanade and also has access to the beach and ocean baths.

Getting to Shelly Park, Cronulla

Location and Address

The park is located on Ewos Parade in Cronulla between Richmount Street and Wilshire Avenue. It is also accessible via the Esplanade walkway, south from Cronulla Beach and north from Oak Park.


There are parking bays that run the length of the park along Ewos Parade. There is also street parking along Wilshire Avenue, Richmount Street, and other streets nearby.
Shelly Park is popular, and so is the beach, so you might want to get in early, particularly on weekends and school holidays.


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Things To Do

Picnics and BBQs

With BBQs close to the beach and plenty of shade, tables and benches, Shelly Park is a popular picnic spot for families, social groups, kids parties and schools.

Ocean Baths

The Shelly Beach Rock Pools are popular year round, with regular water temperate schedules posted in the shaded dressing area nearby. The waters are not patrolled, so always exercise caution.


Shelly Park has a creative children’s playground that is fenced and includes a sandpit, swings (including liberty swing) and obstacle platforms.

Shelly Park Cronulla


  • Toilets

    There are toilets, showers and change rooms in the pavillion building near the steps down to the beach.

  • Food

    There is a takeaway across the road from the beach and some cafes and shops scattered along Ewos Parade. There are also bsrbecues in the park.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are rubbish bins in the park near the picnic areas.

  • Can I take my dog to Shelly Park?

    Dogs are permitted on leash in the park. and on the Esplanade. They are not permitted on the beach or ocean baths, or within ten meters of the children’s play area.



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Oak Park | Cronulla

Just south of Shelly Beach, Oak Park is smaller but shares several features with Shelly Park, including pavilion bathrooms, rock pool and beach access.

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Blackwoods Beach | Cronulla

Popular beach just north of Shelly Park and close to Shark Island.

Shelly Beach & Ocean Pool

Shelly Beach & Ocean Pool

This ocean pool is popular all year round. It’s a great place to do laps, even in the winter!

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