Mount Superbus-North Peak Remote Bush Camp
If you're an adventurous and experienced off-track walker seeking a truly remote camping experience, the Mount Superbus-North Peak bush camp in Main Range National Park is a rugged and rewarding destination. Situated on Mount Superbus, the highest point in the national park, this camp offers an immersive wilderness experience that's not for the faint of heart.
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
This campsite is only reachable by foot, and it's a challenging trek to reach it. The campsite is designed for tent camping, but be prepared for a long walk to the tent area. There are no established amenities, so self-sufficiency is crucial. This campsite is suited for experienced off-track walkers with specialized equipment and strong navigational skills. The journey to the camp involves navigating through thick forest on unmarked trails, making it a demanding adventure. There are no separately-defined sites; a maximum of 8 people are allowed. campers must be self-sufficient. There's no nearby water source, so water from creeks should be treated before drinking. Campers should also be self-sufficient and bring extra food, a first-aid kit, topographic maps, a compass, a torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel or gas stove. Open fires are prohibited, and only fuel stoves are allowed. Generator use is not permitted. Mobile phone coverage is poor in this remote area, so be prepared for limited communication.
This national park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, known for its geological processes, evolutionary history, and biodiversity, especially rare, threatened, and endemic species. Both camp areas are situated in high-altitude forest, providing a unique and immersive camping environment. Fungi flourish in the moist conditions around Raspberry Saddle, adding to the enchanting atmosphere.