Shelter bookings at Parramatta Park can be made for gatherings, each picnic shelter is subject to its own capacity limit, including adults and children. More details can be found on the Picnic Shelters page.
According to current guidelines up to 200 people from different households can gather in an outdoor public place such as a park, reserve, beach, garden or public space (May 2021). Covid-19 restrictions may change shelter capacities, these will be updated as required. Please see our Park Notices for more information.
We understand that some people like to bring in extra items to their functions. The Gawi shelter or Mana Shelter are the only suitable locations for inclusions like:
These additional items need to be approved by the Trust before you can bring them to a booking. There is also an inclusion fee of $70 per item. To arrange this, please read our Entertainment / Food Inclusions Policy and then complete our Manual Shelter Hire Application.
You can call our Visitor Services Officer on 9895 7500 to discuss your specific requirements.
If shelters and dates are greyed out, it means bookings aren’t available. Bookings can be made a minimum of 3 days in advance and a maximum of 31 days in advance. Please note due to COVID-19 and ongoing changes in restrictions we have limited the number of days in advance a booking can be made to 31 days. We appreciate your patience on this and hope to return to our normal booking conditions as the situation changes.
Please refer to our shelter booking Terms and Conditions for more information.
The period you have selected is not open for bookings. Bookings can be made a minimum of 3 days and a maximum of 31 days from today. Please note due to COVID-19 and ongoing changes in restrictions we have limited the number of days in advance a booking can be made to 31 days. We appreciate your patience on this and hope to return to our normal booking conditions as the situation changes.
For further information please see our shelter booking Terms and Conditions.
When a shelter has already been hired or is not available, an X will appear under the date. Please select another shelter or date for your booking.
The hire times and booking type are selected at the start of the booking process and can’t be changed once you move through to the checkout. If you go back to the beginning you can change the hire time and move through again.
To cancel your booking, you will need to email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting your booking number, area and date. If you wish to cancel your booking you must do so in writing at least 7 days prior to your booking date. Cancellation fees may apply and vary depending on the notice provided. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of Hire for more information.
The booking type is selected at the start of the process. If you go back to the start, you can change the booking type.
You are not able to change the shelter or area you have hired once your booking has been confirmed. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of Hire for more information.
Yes all bookings must be paid in full with a valid credit card when the reservation is made. No other payment methods are available.
You are able to decorate the shelter with streamers, balloons (not helium), signs and similar decorations. All decorations must be attached with string or streamers and must be fully removed after your booking. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of Hire for more information.
We will place a ‘reserved’ sign at the shelter so other park users know it has been booked. Our rangers will be able to assist if there are any issues. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for further information.
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