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Picnic shelters

 

A range of picnic shelters are available for booking at Western Sydney Parklands. Our beautiful parks are the perfect choice for your next get together in the great outdoors for celebrations with family and friends.

 Our wonderful facilities within our beautiful parks are now all open for you to enjoy.

  • Shelter bookings can be made for gatherings, each picnic shelter is subject to its own capacity limit, including adults and children. 

  • Bookings can be made a minimum of 3 days and a maximum of 3 months in advance. Booking times coincide with the Park opening hours;
  • Each shelter is subject to its own capacity limit, please check shelter capacities here;
  • Entertainment or food inclusions (e.g. jumping castles, food vans) can only be booked at the Acacia Shelter located at Lizard Log Park in Abbotsbury, or the Bung Shelter located at Bungarribee Park in Doonside. Prior approval is required and some fees apply. Read our FAQs for the booking process. 
  • For information on BBQs e.g. shared-use BBQs, BYO gas and BYO charcoal BBQs please also see FAQs .

Please see our Terms and Conditions and Parklands Notices for more information.

 

Inclusions

A shelter booking at the Acacia Shelter at Lizard Log or the Bung Shelter at Bungarribee Park is essential if would like to bring any structures or are to engage a service provider for your function at Western Sydney Parklands (additional fees apply).

These items are considered an inclusion and include items like: 

  • Amusements such as jumping castles, go karts, inflatable costumes, etc.
  • Children's entertainment such as soft play, ball pits, etc.
  • Children's entertainer such as a face painter, clown, fairy, magician, etc.
  • Onsite caterers like pizza vans, coffee carts, gelato carts, popcorn machines, etc.
  • Commercial hirers and external providers, e.g. picnic hire.
  • Decorations like balloon garlands, backdrops, cake stands, etc.
  • Marquees or shade structures larger than 3m x 3m.
  • Stalls (information or commercial).
  • Animals and/or mobile petting zoos, reptile displays, etc.
  • Amplified music, public announcement systems, musical performances, acoustic ensembles.
  • Generators.
  • Signs like banners, corporate displays or directional signage. (Happy Birthday banners or general shelter decorations are allowed without any special approval, refer to the Terms and Conditions of Hire for further information).
  • Read our FAQs to plan ahead for your gender reveal.

These additional items need to be approved by the Trust before you can bring them to a booking. Applications require a minimum of 10 business days' notice for processing.

 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations and amendments must be received in writing or via email. The cancellation and amendment fee is calculated based on the amount of notice given. Where 7 days or more notice is provided a $55.00 administration and processing fee will be deducted from any fees paid. If less than 7 days’ notice is provided all fees will be forfeited.

 

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  • Bung - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Bung - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ7m
    • Toilets165m
    • Playground335m
    • Water Taps7m
    • Car Park25m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Buurah - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Buurah - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ20m
    • Toilets200m
    • Playground145m
    • Water Taps20m
    • Car Park195m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Dyanmila - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Dyanmila - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ6m
    • Toilets60m
    • Playground200m
    • Water Taps10m
    • Car Park60m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Gamarada - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Gamarada - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ25m
    • Toilets125m
    • Playground100m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park150m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Gulyangarri - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Gulyangarri - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 80 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ15m
    • Toilets95m
    • Playground60m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park30m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Guwing - Bungarribee Park, Doonside

    Guwing - Bungarribee Park, Doonside
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ30m
    • Toilets255m
    • Playground195m
    • Water Taps30m
    • Car Park215m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Mudjin - Bungarribee Park

    Mudjin - Bungarribee Park
    Capacity: 90 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ20m
    • Toilets175m
    • Playground165m
    • Water Taps20m
    • Car Park75m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Warami - Bungarribee Park

    Warami - Bungarribee Park
    Capacity: 80 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ25m
    • Toilets160m
    • Playground115m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park35m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Wida-la - Bungarribee Park

    Wida-la - Bungarribee Park
    Capacity: 90 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ25m
    • Toilets145m
    • Playground130m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park105m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Yuru - Bungarribee Park

    Yuru - Bungarribee Park
    Capacity: 60 (with 45 seated)

    • BBQ15m
    • Toilets190m
    • Playground140m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park85m
    • View Map1.9 MB
    Acacia - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury

    Acacia - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 70 (with 35 seated)

    • BBQ190m
    • Toilets150m
    • Playground320m
    • Water Taps30m
    • Car Park20m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Grevillea - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury

    Grevillea - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 70 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ175m
    • Toilets130m
    • Playground300m
    • Water Taps5m
    • Car Park20m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    GreyBox - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury

    GreyBox - Lizard Log, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 60 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets70m
    • Playground50m
    • Water Taps5m
    • Car Park150m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Ironbark - Lizard Log

    Ironbark - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 100 (with 60 seated)

    • BBQ15m
    • Toilets70m
    • Playground100m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park220m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Kurrajong - Lizard Log

    Kurrajong - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 60 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ10m
    • Toilets50m
    • Playground90m
    • Water Taps10m
    • Car Park145m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Myrtle - Lizard Log

    Myrtle - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 70 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ165m
    • Toilets130m
    • Playground300m
    • Water Taps20m
    • Car Park20m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Paperbark - Lizard Log

    Paperbark - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 60 (with 24 seated)

    • BBQ20m
    • Toilets65m
    • Playground50m
    • Water Taps30m
    • Car Park150m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Pimelea - Lizard Log

    Pimelea - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 100 (with 60 seated)

    • BBQ30m
    • Toilets35m
    • Playground275m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park245m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Redgum - Lizard Log

    Redgum - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 70 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ20m
    • Toilets30m
    • Playground260m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park245m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Spotted Gum - Lizard Log

    Spotted Gum - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 70 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ30m
    • Toilets35m
    • Playground275m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park245m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Wilga - Lizard Log

    Wilga - Lizard Log
    Capacity: 60 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQ10m
    • Toilets10m
    • Playground45m
    • Water Taps10m
    • Car Park120m
    • View Map2.3 MB
    Cuckoo - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury

    Cuckoo - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 80 (with 50 seated)

    • BBQ120m
    • Toilets30m
    • Playground80m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park15m
    • View Map238 KB
    Fantail - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury

    Fantail - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets165m
    • Playground120m
    • Water Taps165m
    • Car Park50m
    • View Map238 KB
    Finch - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury

    Finch - Plough & Harrow East, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets115m
    • Playground130m
    • Water Taps115m
    • Car Park30m
    • View Map238 KB
    Hobby - Plough & Harrow East

    Hobby - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ15m
    • Toilets115m
    • Playground165m
    • Water Taps100m
    • Car Park130m
    • View Map238 KB
    Ibis - Plough & Harrow East

    Ibis - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ15m
    • Toilets35m
    • Playground75m
    • Water Taps30m
    • Car Park40m
    • View Map238 KB
    Kestrel - Plough & Harrow East

    Kestrel - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets115m
    • Playground165m
    • Water Taps100m
    • Car Park130m
    • View Map238 KB
    Kite - Plough & Harrow East

    Kite - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 20 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets115m
    • Playground165m
    • Water Taps100m
    • Car Park130m
    • View Map238 KB
    Lorikeet - Plough & Harrow East

    Lorikeet - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets130m
    • Playground70m
    • Water Taps130m
    • Car Park75m
    • View Map238 KB
    Parrot - Plough & Harrow East

    Parrot - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets110m
    • Playground50m
    • Water Taps110m
    • Car Park55m
    • View Map238 KB
    Robin - Plough & Harrow East

    Robin - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets150m
    • Playground105m
    • Water Taps150m
    • Car Park40m
    • View Map238 KB
    Rosella - Plough & Harrow East

    Rosella - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets140m
    • Playground80m
    • Water Taps140m
    • Car Park85m
    • View Map238 KB
    Spinebill - Plough & Harrow East

    Spinebill - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 80 (with 50 seated)

    • BBQ120m
    • Toilets30m
    • Playground65m
    • Water Taps25m
    • Car Park15m
    • View Map238 KB
    Swan - Plough & Harrow East

    Swan - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets50m
    • Playground90m
    • Water Taps45m
    • Car Park55m
    • View Map238 KB
    Teal - Plough & Harrow East

    Teal - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets20m
    • Playground60m
    • Water Taps15m
    • Car Park20m
    • View Map238 KB
    Warbler - Plough & Harrow East

    Warbler - Plough & Harrow East
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets110m
    • Playground120m
    • Water Taps110m
    • Car Park15m
    • View Map238 KB
    Corella - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury

    Corella - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 50 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets50m
    • Playground700m
    • Water Tapson site
    • Car Park120m
    • View Map238 KB
    Falcon - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury

    Falcon - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 90 (with 60 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets80m
    • Playground700m
    • Water Tapson site
    • Car Park160m
    • View Map238 KB
    Galah - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury

    Galah - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets165m
    • Playground705m
    • Water Taps150m
    • Car Park100m
    • View Map238 KB
    Heron - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury

    Heron - Plough & Harrow West, Abbotsbury
    Capacity: 90 (with 60 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets85m
    • Playground700m
    • Water Tapson site
    • Car Park25m
    • View Map238 KB
    Kookaburra - Plough & Harrow West

    Kookaburra - Plough & Harrow West
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ10m
    • Toilets160m
    • Playground700m
    • Water Taps145m
    • Car Park95m
    • View Map238 KB
    Magpie - Plough & Harrow West

    Magpie - Plough & Harrow West
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets150m
    • Playground640m
    • Water Taps150m
    • Car Park90m
    • View Map238 KB
    Raven - Plough & Harrow West

    Raven - Plough & Harrow West
    Capacity: 30 (with 10 seated)

    • BBQ5m
    • Toilets160m
    • Playground650m
    • Water Taps160m
    • Car Park90m
    • View Map238 KB
    Weebil - Plough & Harrow West

    Weebil - Plough & Harrow West
    Capacity: 50 (with 30 seated)

    • BBQon site
    • Toilets85m
    • Playground700m
    • Water Tapson site
    • Car Park25m
    • View Map238 KB

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