Skull camp Remote Bush Camp
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque foothills on the south-eastern side of Mount Maroon, Skull Camp is a remote bush camp that promises an unforgettable camping experience for those seeking to reconnect with nature. Located on Map Sheet: Maroon 9441-42, with precise coordinates at Grid Reference: 734 772, this pristine camping area offers an unspoiled wilderness that invites adventure and tranquility in equal measure.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
Not suitable for children and infants
1) Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2) Generator use: Not allowed.
Things to know
Skull Camp is a place for the intrepid. Accessible only by a walk-in approach, visitors can embark on a journey that takes them through the heart of the Australian wilderness. The starting point is a locked gate at the end of Seidenspinner Road, where the real adventure begins. This initial step marks the beginning of a 1-hour easy to moderate walk, leading campers deeper into the untamed beauty of Mount Maroon's foothills. There are no defined sites at Skull Camp, but the area can accommodate a maximum of 30 people. This open layout allows for flexibility and a sense of freedom in choosing your perfect spot Self-sufficient, walk-in camping enthusiasts who appreciate the simplicity and authenticity of camping in the wild. The ground is covered in soil and leaf litter, providing a natural and rustic feel. Open fires are prohibited at Skull Camp. Campers should use fuel stoves only for cooking. The use of generators is not allowed, ensuring a peaceful and environmentally-friendly camping experience. When camping at Skull Camp, make sure to bring essential items such as drinking water, extra food, a first-aid kit, a topographic map, a compass, a torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel or gas stove. Mobile phone coverage at the campsite is not reliable, allowing campers to truly disconnect from the outside world and immerse themselves in nature.
The Skull Camp camping area is situated in an open forest site, where the forest canopy provides a natural shelter, creating a unique ambiance that is both calming and invigorating. The surrounding environment is characterized by the lush vegetation and the subtle sounds of the wilderness, ensuring a serene atmosphere for your getaway.