Shannon National Park

Phone: 08 9776 1133

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Address: Shannon BasinPembertonWA6260

Shannon National Park
Category: Tourist Attractions

Key contact details for Shannon National Park
Phone
08 9776 1133
Website
www.naturebase.net/national_parks
Address
Shannon Basin, Pemberton WA, 6260
 

Tourist Attractions

Business profile

The Shannon National Park covers nearly 60,000 hectares and the entire drainage system of a river. This area is a reserve for the conservation of native plants and animals and for public recreation. ACCESS The park is between four & six hours drive south of Perth, 358 kilometres, on sealed road all the way. Take the South Western highway, turn left at Bunbury, (follow the signs to Manjimup). Half an hour 53 kilometres south of Manjimup you arrive at the abandoned mill town site of Shannon. FAUNA Towering Karri forest; gnarled Jarrah forest and looming Marri forest. The Shannon is also: wild coastal wetlands; paperbark swamps, river, sand dunes; granite monadnocks that rise above the flat lands near the coast; cliffs & more. ACTIVITIES The Shannon Dam trail (3.5km, the first 1.5km is suitable for wheelchairs); the rocks trail (5.5km); the Bibbulmun track (500km) golf; boating (canoeing, sailing & windsurfing); fishing (freshwater, sea fishing); horse riding. CAMPING Signs show where camping is permitted. Camp fees are collected by way of a self-registration system. Information about how this system works can be found on site. $8 - 1 to 2 persons per night $3 - for each additional adult per night $1 - for each school age child under 16 years of age per night $5 - extra for hut accommodation use FACILITES Level campsites catering for tents, vehicle based camping, buses & caravans. Sites for generator use & an area where generators are not permitted. Upgraded car park & hut accommodation parking areas. Improved vehicle access. New picnic & barbecue facilities. Upgraded walk access to ablution area. Improved camp ground - firewood provision. Potbelly stoves & skylights in the huts. FURTHER INFORMATION Department of Conservation & Land Management (CALM) 50 Hayman Road, Como WA 6152 Telephone: 08 9367 6333 Brain Street, Manjimup WA 6258. Telephone: 08 9771 1988 Kennedy Street, Pemberton WA 6260 Telephone: 08 9776 1207 South Western Highway, Walpole WA 6398 Telephone: 08 9840 1027

  • Business profile

    The Shannon National Park covers nearly 60,000 hectares and the entire drainage system of a river. This area is a reserve for the conservation of native plants and animals and for public recreation. ACCESS The park is between four & six hours drive south of Perth, 358 kilometres, on sealed road all the way. Take the South Western highway, turn left at Bunbury, (follow the signs to Manjimup). Half an hour 53 kilometres south of Manjimup you arrive at the abandoned mill town site of Shannon. FAUNA Towering Karri forest; gnarled Jarrah forest and looming Marri forest. The Shannon is also: wild coastal wetlands; paperbark swamps, river, sand dunes; granite monadnocks that rise above the flat lands near the coast; cliffs & more. ACTIVITIES The Shannon Dam trail (3.5km, the first 1.5km is suitable for wheelchairs); the rocks trail (5.5km); the Bibbulmun track (500km) golf; boating (canoeing, sailing & windsurfing); fishing (freshwater, sea fishing); horse riding. CAMPING Signs show where camping is permitted. Camp fees are collected by way of a self-registration system. Information about how this system works can be found on site. $8 - 1 to 2 persons per night $3 - for each additional adult per night $1 - for each school age child under 16 years of age per night $5 - extra for hut accommodation use FACILITES Level campsites catering for tents, vehicle based camping, buses & caravans. Sites for generator use & an area where generators are not permitted. Upgraded car park & hut accommodation parking areas. Improved vehicle access. New picnic & barbecue facilities. Upgraded walk access to ablution area. Improved camp ground - firewood provision. Potbelly stoves & skylights in the huts. FURTHER INFORMATION Department of Conservation & Land Management (CALM) 50 Hayman Road, Como WA 6152 Telephone: 08 9367 6333 Brain Street, Manjimup WA 6258. Telephone: 08 9771 1988 Kennedy Street, Pemberton WA 6260 Telephone: 08 9776 1207 South Western Highway, Walpole WA 6398 Telephone: 08 9840 1027

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