Mount Walsh Bush Camping
Mount Walsh National Park offers a unique camping experience in a pristine natural setting. It is important to note that camping here is strictly walk-in and bush camping only, catering to those seeking a more adventurous and self-sufficient camping experience.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Not suitable for children and infants
1) Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2) Generator use: Prohibited.
Things to know
Access to Mount Walsh National Park camping is exclusively on foot. There are no vehicular campsites available. The park does not define specific bush campsite locations. Campers are encouraged to choose their camping spots carefully to minimize damage to vegetation and ensure they are away from restricted areas. There is a maximum limit of 36 people allowed for camping at any given time. Campsites are suitable for self-sufficient campers who are comfortable with minimal amenities. Campsites consist of natural ground surfaces, without any defined or cleared areas. Open fires are strictly prohibited within the park. Campers should use fuel stoves for cooking. The use of generators is also prohibited to maintain the tranquility of the natural environment. It's essential to come prepared with drinking water and water purification tablets, as creek water is not suitable for consumption without treatment. Additional food supplies, a first-aid kit, topographic map, compass, flashlight, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel or gas stove are necessary. Bringing a fully charged mobile phone and a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is recommended, as mobile phone coverage within the park is unreliable.
The park offers various walking trails, making it an ideal destination for hiking enthusiasts. Mount Walsh is renowned for its rock climbing opportunities, attracting climbers from all over.