Huntley-Sentinel Saddle Remote Bush Camp
The Huntley-Sentinel Saddle remote bush camp, a tranquil haven nestled deep within the heart of the park, offering a serene retreat surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views in every direction.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2) Generator use: Not allowed.
Things to know
Accessible exclusively by foot, this remote bush camp is reserved for experienced off-track walkers equipped with specialized gear and advanced navigational skills. To reach this secluded oasis, you'll embark on a challenging journey that rewards you with unparalleled natural beauty. Access from the north may require permission from private landowners, while the nearest vehicle access point is via 2WD/4WD to the eastern end of Swanfels Road, east of Yangan. As you arrive at the Huntley-Sentinel Saddle campsite, you'll find yourself within an open forest area west of Mount Huntley, often utilized as part of a western circuit walk. The campsite accommodates self-sufficient walk-in campers who seek an authentic and immersive experience. The Huntley-Sentinel Saddle campsite embraces a minimalistic ethos, with no facilities provided on-site. Campers are required to be self-sufficient, bringing all essential supplies with them. Remember to pack enough drinking water, extra food, a first-aid kit, a topographic map, a compass, a reliable torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, and insect repellent. Due to the fragility of the environment, open fires are strictly prohibited at the campsite. Instead, use fuel stoves for cooking. Mobile phone coverage is Poor.
From this vantage point, you'll also have the privilege of witnessing the weathered western side of the Main Range Volcano. Millions of years of erosion have sculpted the steep, eastern-facing range into an awe-inspiring tapestry of rugged ridges, imposing peaks, sheer cliffs, and gently undulating valleys. The area's geological history is of great importance, and the park is an integral part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Here, you'll encounter ongoing geological processes, a fascinating evolutionary narrative, and a rich tapestry of biodiversity, particularly boasting rare, threatened, and endemic species.