South Kobble Remote Bush Camp
South Kobble remote bush camp is a hidden gem for adventurous nature enthusiasts seeking solitude in the pristine wilderness. Nestled beside the tranquil Kobble Creek, this campsite offers a unique experience for those willing to embrace the challenges of accessing a remote location in the South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, approximately 48 kilometers northwest of Brisbane's city center.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
1) Open fires: Fuel stoves are recommended. Open fires permitted in the fireplace provided (except when fire bans or prohibitions apply). Do not collect bush wood. Penalties apply for offenses.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
This campsite is accessible only by foot, making it a true wilderness retreat. Visitors will need to navigate unmarked trails through steep terrain to reach the camp. The campsite doesn't have separately-defined sites; it's an open area. A maximum of 9 people (equivalent to 3 x 3-person tents) can camp here at any given time. South Kobble remote bush camp is primarily a tent camping area. However, it's important to note that reaching your chosen campsite involves a long walk through the rugged terrain. The terrain consists of dirt and grass. There are no facilities at the campsite, so campers are advised to follow bush toileting practices. Campfires are allowed in the designated fireplace, except during fire bans or prohibitions. Collecting bush wood is prohibited, and penalties apply for violations. Campers should come prepared with essentials, including drinking water (as Kobble Creek can be dry), a first-aid kit, rubbish bags, insect repellent, a fuel stove, a tent, sturdy shoes, and appropriate clothing. Mobile phone coverage in the area is unreliable, so visitors should be prepared for limited connectivity.
The journey to South Kobble remote bush camp is an adventure in itself. Access roads leading to the park are sealed and suitable for two-wheel-drive vehicles. However, once you arrive at the Lepidozamia track entrance, the real adventure begins. You'll need a topographic map and a high level of navigation skills to find your way to the campsite. Along the way, you'll pass through untouched parts of the park, encountering prehistoric-looking grasstrees and cycads. The trail offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, adding to the sense of adventure. For those seeking more activities, Kobble Creek beckons with its boulders, small rocky cliffs, and inviting waterholes, perfect for exploration and relaxation.