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Mount Wood Shearers Quarters

Sturt National Park

Overview

Mount Wood Shearers Quarters in Sturt National Park offers accommodation in an interesting historic outback setting, near Tibooburra.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Other
Bedrooms 8
Maximum guests 32
Please note
  • Bedding configuration: 8 x 2 bunks
  • Minimum booking of 8 guests
  • Please bring your own bed linen, towels, tea-towels and pillows and blankets as they are not provided. 
  • Eco-friendly accommodation – please be aware that power is in short supply so ensure that appliances are turned off.
  • Mount Wood Shearers Quarters are in a remote location so it’s a good idea to pick up your supplies before you arrive
  • There is no access to land-lines, public phones or internet facilities at Mount Wood Shearers Quarters. Mobile phone coverage may be limited and/or unavailable.
  • As water is in scarce supply, please be mindful of your water use and ensure all taps are turned off securely.
Price

$15 per night per adult and $7.50 per night per child under 15 years.

Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Contact the local park office to make a booking.

Kick back and immerse yourself in the vast expanse of the spectacular outback in true pioneer style. Located in Sturt National Park, Mount Wood Shearers Quarters is an affordable and unique alternative to camping. This unique historic accommodation will give you a real feel for life in outback Australia during the time of the early European settlers.

Originally built for shearers working on what was once a pastoral property, the quarters now offer bunk-style accommodation. They are located in a beautiful part of Sturt National Park, just a 20-minute drive from the town of Tibooburra.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Operated by

  • Tibooburra
  • 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • (08) 8091 3308
  • (08) 8091 3309
  • Briscoe Street, Tibooburra NSW

Park info

  • in Sturt National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Tibooburra
      (08) 8091 3308
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Briscoe Street, Tibooburra NSW
    • Fax: (08) 8091 3309
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Mt Wood Shearing Shed, Sturt National Park. Photo: Boris Hlavica