D'Aguilar National Park Brisbane

You'll need to navigate unmarked trails in steep terrain to get to the bush camp. Photo credit: Andrew Kingston © Queensland Government

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South Kobble remote bush camp

Set beside Kobble Creek, this walk-in remote camp site is perfect for self-sufficient adventurers seeking seclusion and unspoiled nature.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking

Enjoy the pristine wilderness and remote setting of South Kobble remote bush camp. Part of the adventure is just getting there! Accessible only on foot with no trail to this camp site. Navigate off track through a mostly untouched part of the park and over steep terrain.

Pass prehistoric-looking grasstrees and cycads and enjoy impressive views of the surrounding landscape. If you’re keen for more activity, go exploring along Kobble Creek, where boulders, small rocky cliffs and waterholes beg to be discovered.

Relax at night beneath a treetop canopy and watch for nocturnal wildlife antics and shooting stars.

Getting there and getting around

South Kobble remote bush camp is located in South D'Aguilar section of D'Aguilar National Park, located about 48km north-west of Brisbane's city centre.

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

  • This camp site is only accessible by foot over steep terrain and navigating with a map. You need to be physically fit and have bushwalking and a high level of navigation skills.
  • A topographic map and the specific map grid reference are required to navigate to the bush camp site. Topographic map grid reference: 791 819
  • 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 Mount Glorious Road for 35km to the entry to the Lepidozamia track. From here, navigate with a map to the remote camp site.
  • Read walk with care for tips on walking safely and walking lightly.
Image of South Kobble bush camp.

South Kobble remote bush camp.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Before you visit

Opening hours

South Kobble 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 in open forest beside Kobble Creek.

Location: from Mount Glorious Road, this remote bush camp site is accessed via the Lepidozamia track. The Lepidozamia track entrance is about a 50min drive from Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre in The Gap.


Access: by foot using a map to navigate over steep terrain. You will need to be physically fit, have bushwalking and a high level of navigation skills, and have an emergency plan in place with a responsible person. A topographic map is required to navigate to the bush camp site—map grid reference: 791 819.

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: none. 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.

*Kobble Creek is often dry. If creek water is available, treat before use.

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.