Shirley Shearing Shed Camping Area
Shirley Shearing Shed camping area is a rustic and remote camping spot located near the old shearing shed in Moorrinya National Park, Queensland, Australia. This camping area offers a unique and back-to-basics camping experience in a beautiful natural setting.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Tents
1) Open fires: Camp fires are permitted in the fire rings provided, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place Bring clean firewood such as untreated, mill off-cuts—collecting firewood from the park is prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
Access to Shirley Shearing Shed camping area is limited to 4WD vehicles. It's suitable for four-wheel-drive caravans and camper trailers, but caution is advised due to the rugged terrain. There are seven separate and numbered camping sites, providing options for different groups and preferences. The camping area has a natural dirt surface, giving you a genuine bush camping experience. The camping area provides space for tent camping, allowing you to set up your tent right beside your car. Campfires are allowed in designated fire rings, but certain conditions may apply. It's important to check for any fire prohibitions or bans in place before lighting a fire. Make sure to bring clean firewood, as collecting firewood from the park is prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended as an alternative. It's recommended to bring a fuel stove for cooking, especially if there are fire restrictions in place. Ensure you bring an adequate supply of drinking water as there may not be a water source available on-site. Leave no trace by packing out all your trash and using provided rubbish bags. Mobile phone coverage is not available in this remote area, so be prepared for limited or no connectivity.
If you enjoy exploring on foot, there are likely walking trails or paths in the vicinity that you can take advantage of. The journey to Shirley Shearing Shed camping area offers a scenic drive through the park's diverse landscapes.