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Lepidozamia remote bush camp

Lepidozamia remote bush camp is located on an elevated forested ridge that overlooks the Kobble Creek area.

Accessible by

  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
Image of Lepidozamia bush camp.

Lepidozamia remote bush camp.

Photo credit: Brad Day © Queensland Government

Located on an elevated forested ridge that overlooks the Kobble Creek catchment, this spacious remote camp site is a pleasant 2.5km walk or mountain bike through lush rainforest and wet sclerophyll eucalypt forest.

Welcome a new day with views of the sun rising over Moreton Bay and watch the sun set over the western ranges. At night you can see the lights of Brisbane and, if you’re lucky, fireflies will entertain you with a festival of tiny lights.

Getting there and getting around

Lepidozamia remote bush camp is located in South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, located about 54km north-west of Brisbane's city centre.

Access roads are all sealed and accessible by two-wheel-drive (2WD).

  • A topographic map and the specific map grid reference are required to navigate to the bush camp site. Topographic map grid reference: 762 828.
  • From the Brisbane suburb of The Gap, take Mount Nebo Road (tourist route number 8) to Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre.
  • Continue along Mount Nebo Road and then Mount Glorious Road for 35km to the gate access to the Lepidozamia track. Walk or mountain bike along Lepidozamia track to the remote bush camp.
  • Read walk with care for tips on walking safely and walking lightly.
  • Read mountain bike and cycle with care for tips on riding safely in the park.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Lepidozamia remote bush camp is open 24 hours a day. Check-in to your camp after 2pm and check-out by 11am on the day of departure.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Features: remote bush camping on an elevated forested ridge that overlooks the Kobble Creek catchment.

Location: from Mount Glorious Road or Northbrook Parkway, the remote bush camp site is accessed by walking or mountain biking 2.5km along the Lepidozamia track and about 150m past the Middle Kobble break turnoff. Allow 1hr walk to the camp site.


Access: the remote bush camp site is walk-in only. A topographic map is required to navigate to the bush camp site—map grid reference: 762 828.

Number of sites: open area without separately-defined sites. A maximum of 9 people (3 x 3-person tents) can camp in this area at one time.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping only.

Camp site surface: dirt and grass.

Facilities: Storm shelter with untreated water, and picnic table and bench seats. No toilets provided—follow bush toileting practices.

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.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, first-aid kit, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel stove, tent, sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting D'Aguilar National Park safely and camp with care.