The best camping near Moorrinya National Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Moorrinya National Park adventure.

Discover the rugged beauty of Moorrinya National Park's outback wilderness.  

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The best camping near Moorrinya National Park guide



Moorrinya National Park invites adventurers to explore its vast grassland plains and rich woodlands. With activities ranging from birdwatching to stargazing, and the opportunity to camp amid historic shearing shed ruins, this park offers a unique outback experience. Venture into the heart of Queensland's Desert Uplands and immerse yourself in the park's natural and cultural heritage.

Notable campgrounds

  • Shirley Shearing Shed camping area: Nestled in the park's historic heart, offering a rustic outback camping experience with basic facilities.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book online in advance to secure your spot at the Shirley Shearing Shed camping area, as spaces are limited.
  • Plan your visit during the cooler months for the best camping experience and easier booking.
  • Keep an eye on park alerts for updates on campsite availability and conditions.
  • Explore nearby camping options if the park's campgrounds are fully booked.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Moorrinya National Park is during the cooler months from April to September. Temperatures are more pleasant, making it perfect for exploring. The wet season, from November to April, can make access difficult, and the park may be closed due to extreme weather.

Know before you go

  • Prepare for a remote experience; carry sufficient food, water, and a first-aid kit.
  • Check for park alerts before your visit for the latest information on access and conditions.
  • Remember, domestic animals are not permitted within the park boundaries.
  • Be mindful of the park's conservation efforts; take all trash with you when you leave.
  • Ensure your vehicle is suitable for rough tracks, especially after rain when conditions can deteriorate.

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