Mount Halifax Remote Bush Camping
Mount Halifax remote bush camping offers a truly rugged and isolated outdoor experience, perfect for seasoned adventurers seeking a wilderness escape. Located in the untamed wilderness southeast of Paluma, this camping area is accessible exclusively by foot, with no defined walking tracks leading to the site.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Not suitable for children and infants
1) Open fires: prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
Access to this camping area is strictly on foot, and there are no established walking trails leading to the site. This means that only experienced and well-equipped bushwalkers should consider embarking on the extended overnight hikes required to reach the remote campsite. The camping area is designed for tent camping, emphasizing a back-to-basics approach to outdoor living. There are no defined camping areas within the site, promoting a sense of solitude and a genuine wilderness experience. Campers must set up their sites at least 1 kilometer away from other camping groups, ensuring privacy and minimizing the impact on the environment. A maximum of six campers are allowed in a single camping group. Open fires are strictly prohibited to protect the fragile ecosystem. Campers must use fuel stoves for cooking and heating. When planning a trip to Mount Halifax, it's essential to come prepared. Some items to bring include drinking water, extra food, a first-aid kit, a topographic map, a compass, a torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, a fuel or gas stove, a GPS and/or GPS-equipped Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) or similar, and a small trowel for burying human waste. Expect poor mobile phone coverage in the area, so it's essential to be self-reliant and prepared for limited connectivity.
The primary activity here is hiking, with opportunities to explore the untamed wilderness. While camping at Mount Halifax, you can immerse yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of the region. Creeks in the vicinity offer a refreshing escape for those willing to brave the cool waters.