Shannon is a large campground close to the South Western Highway in the Southern Forests.
Bookings are essential and can be made up to 180 days (approximately six months) before arrival.
If you are an outdoor education provider, licensed commercial tour operator or are organising an event (friends, family and other social groups camping together does not constitute an event), contact Parks and Wildlife Service Donnelly District Office (Pemberton) to discuss your requirements.
Forty-one campsites on the site of the former forestry workers settlement and twenty-seven campsites in the adjacent pine forest. Campsite surfaces and sizes vary.
Two campsites in the pine forest have small timber cabins with bunks.
All campsites are unpowered.
Check campsite details and the campground map carefully when booking.
Drinking water is not provided. Water may be available but supply is not guaranteed and treatment is required to make safe for consumption.
Chemical toilet dump point.
Sheltered food preparation area with gas barbecue, dishwashing sink and food preparation surfaces.
Chopped firewood may be available. Bring your own in case none is available. Collecting firewood and kindling is not permitted in national parks and other conservation reserves.
Dogs are not permitted.
Generator use is permitted between 9am and 7pm only.
Do not empty chemical toilet waste into campground toilets. Use the dump point or carry waste out of the park for disposal in an authorised dump point.
Dispose of non-toilet waste in the bins provided at the campground or carry out of the park.
A per person camping fee and a per vehicle park entry fee apply.
Camping fee must be paid by Mastercard or VISA when booking.
Vehicle entry fee may be paid when booking, on arrival at Shannon National Park or by purchasing a park pass and is required for motor vehicles only. Payment is not required for trailers including camper trailers and caravans.