Spicers Peak (West) Remote Bush Camp
Spicers Peak (West) remote bush camp is a hidden gem nestled within Main Range National Park, approximately 120 kilometers southwest of Brisbane, Australia. This remote camping area offers a unique wilderness experience for experienced off-track walkers seeking adventure and solitude.
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
The camp is accessible by foot only, making it a truly secluded and tranquil destination. Visitors should be well-prepared with specialist equipment and strong navigational skills as this is not a typical, easy-access camping site. Access to Spicers Peak (West) remote bush camp requires a high level of physical fitness, navigational competence, and self-sufficiency. Adequate preparation is crucial; walkers should familiarize themselves with the area, research the route, and carry topographic maps, a compass, and communication gear. The campsite is positioned to receive ample sunshine, open to the north, and situated on the border between rainforest and heath, offering a warm and inviting atmosphere. While the camp does not have separately-defined sites, it can accommodate a maximum of 8 people. The campsite surface is grassy. Open fires are prohibited; campers should use fuel stoves for cooking. Generator use is not allowed. Visitors should come well-prepared with 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 is poor in this remote area, so be prepared for limited connectivity.
The trail leading to the campsite takes you through lush rainforest, where trees are adorned with mosses and lichens, creating an enchanting atmosphere. It's not uncommon to spot magnificent wedge-tailed eagles soaring around the mountain's summit.