Moorrinya National Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: Fiona O'Grady © Queensland Government

Photo credit: Fiona O'Grady © Queensland Government

Shirley Shearing Shed camping area

Shirley Shearing Shed camping area features a camping area near the old shearing shed.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
Camping at the Shirley shearing shed.

Camping at the Shirley shearing shed.

Photo credit: Tony Salisbury © Queensland Government

Features: camp near the old shearing shed near Bullock Creek.
Location: 15.3km from the park entrance. From the park entrance travel 6.5km to Shirley Homestead, the track crosses Bullock Creek and passes through acacia and bluegrass communities. Turn right, just past the Shirley Homestead and travel 4.5km to a Y intersection. Follow the Y intersection to the right, the camping area is another 4.3km.


Access: the camping area can be reached by four-wheel-drive only. It is accessible for four-wheel-drive caravans and camper trailers driven with caution.
Number of sites: seven separate and numbered sites.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, camper trailers and large groups.
Camp site surface: dirt.
Facilities: composting toilet.
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.
Generators: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent and a fuel stove. Read more about before you visit.
Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.
Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Moorrinya safely and camp with care.

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