Shearers Quarters (Murray - Sunset National Park)

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Shearers Quarters (Murray - Sunset National Park)

The Shearers Quarters is a historic self-countained cottage that can sleep up to 10 people. Nestled in the remote heart of Murray-Sunset National Park, the iron-hut were the sleeping quarters of men who hearded livestock through this remote region.

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Shearers Quarters (Murray - Sunset National Park)

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Shearers Quarters (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

    • None applicable

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

All Tracks closed around Lake Walla Walla

For Cultural Heritage Protection ALL main roads/tracks are now closed around Lake Walla Walla that lead off the Old Mail Road and Walla Walla Track . There are Road Closed signs in place and unauthorised entry into these closed areas could result in significant/major fines. These Roads will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Access to the Lake is still permitted, however only directly from the Old Mail Road and on already defined park tracks. Please note that any powered vessels must only use an electric motor when on any water body within the park.

Road closure on the western side of Lake Walla Walla due to Cultural Heritage protection.

For Cultural Heritage Protection roads are now closed on the western flank of Lake Walla Walla off the Old mail road and Walla Walla Circuit track . Entry into these closed areas could result in significant/major fines. These Roads will be closed for the foreseeable future, Visitation of the eastern side of the Lake is still permitted.

Attachments: Lake Walla Walla Road Closure Map (56KB)

Lindsay Island (MSNP) - Road Closures

Due to prolonged flood levels within the Murray River, large areas of park estate, frontage and waterways within Lindsay Island are being impacted. 

The Little Mullaroo Creek crossing on the Sandford Track has exceeded recommended crossing levels, currently fluctuating between 1.2 – 1.5m and is no longer safe to cross. Signage remains in place. There is no access to Websters Lagoon or Kulkurna Cliffs.

The Lindsay River crossing on the eastern entry point to Lindsay Island has exceeded recommended crossing levels, currently fluctuating between 1.5 – 1.8m and is closed to all traffic. Entry gates are locked, signage in place.

The inner Lindsay River stony crossing on the eastern end of the island has exceeded recommended crossing levels, currently fluctuating between 1.2 – 1.5m and is no longer safe to cross.  Signage remains in place.

Access across the stony crossing to the Mullaroo Mouth / Boat ramp has exceeded recommended crossing levels, currently fluctuating between 1.2 – 1.5m and is no longer safe to cross.  

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