Mount Huntley Saddle Remote Bush Camp
Mount Huntley Saddle Remote Bush Camp offers an exhilarating and physically demanding hiking experience for those seeking a true wilderness adventure. Located in the Main Range National Park, approximately 120 kilometers southwest of Brisbane, this remote campsite is a hidden gem for experienced off-track walkers with specialist skills and a passion for challenging terrain.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Not suitable for children and infants
1) Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2) Generator use: Not allowed.
Things to know
The only way to access Mount Huntley Saddle Remote Bush Camp is by a challenging walk-in. This is not a destination for the faint of heart. here are no separately-defined sites; it's an open area suitable for a maximum of 8 people. There are no facilities on-site, so you must be self-sufficient. Treat creek water before drinking and carry out all rubbish, including food scraps. Open fires are prohibited; only fuel stoves are allowed. Bring drinking water, extra food, a first-aid kit, topographic map, compass, torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, a fuel or gas stove, and a small trowel for burying human waste. Mobile Phone Coverage is poor.
You can challenge yourself with a 248-meter climb to the summit of Mount Huntley, which offers even more breathtaking vistas. Alternatively, relax at the campsite and try to spot the distinctive zigzag markings on trees created by red-triangle slugs, which are Australia's largest slug species. Nestled amidst an open forest between Mounts Huntley and Asplenium, the campsite offers spacious surroundings covered in clumping kangaroo grass. The stunning panoramic views include the Fassifern Valley, Moogerah Peaks, and Mount Huntley. The Main Range National Park, including Mount Huntley Saddle, is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. This area is renowned for its geological processes, evolutionary history, and biodiversity, particularly rare, threatened, and endemic species.