Spicers Gap Camping Area
Spicers Gap camping area is a tranquil spot located at the eastern gateway to historical Spicers Gap in the Spicers Gap section of Main Range National Park, which is situated approximately 120 kilometers southwest of Brisbane, Australia. This camping area provides an excellent opportunity for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Motorhomes
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: Prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended. Elevated barbecues and braziers that use heat beads are permitted provided the ground underneath them is protected.
2) Generator use: Not allowed.
Things to know
The camping area is accessible by conventional vehicles, making it suitable for various types of campers, including those with camper trailers, motorhomes, and tents. It's also possible to set up tents beside your car for added convenience. The camping area is an open space surrounded by eucalyptus and sheoak trees. Visitors have the freedom to choose their own camping spot within this open area, allowing them to find the perfect spot that suits their preferences. The camping area is an open space without separately-defined sites and has a maximum capacity of 50 people. Open fires are prohibited, so campers are encouraged to use fuel stoves. Elevated barbecues and braziers using heat beads are allowed, provided the ground underneath is protected. Visitors should bring drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel or gas stove. Mobile phone coverage in the area is poor, so it's important to plan accordingly and inform others about your whereabouts before heading to the camping area.
The area is home to diverse wildlife, and campers can enjoy spotting animals such as koalas, owls, bats, wallabies, bandicoots, possums, and gliders. After dark, you can use a torch and spotlight to observe the nocturnal wildlife. During the day, visitors can explore nearby walking trails and historical sites within the park, making it an ideal base for outdoor activities. Main Range National Park, including the Spicers Gap section, is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. This designation recognizes the park for its geological processes, evolutionary history, and biodiversity, including rare, threatened, and endemic species.