Things to do
Nature-based recreation opportunities are available in this area for walkers, horse riders and mountain bike riders.
Peach Trees camping area
Peach Trees camping area is 45km north-west of Kilcoy along the Kilcoy–Murgon Road.
Camp on the lush grass beside Yabba Creek, in an area suitable for tents, caravans, campervans and larger groups. Facilities include: fire rings (bring your own clean, untreated firewood such as mill off-cuts), tap water (unsuitable for drinking without treatment as it is pumped from the creek and may contain organisms that can cause illness), and wheelchair-accessible toilets.
Peach Trees Wheelchair Friendly camp site, within the main camping area, is specifically designed for people with a wheelchair. A disability parking permit must be clearly displayed on the vehicle windscreen.
Camping permits must be booked in advance, online or by phone.
- Find out more about Peach Trees camping area.
- Book your camp sites online.
- If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.
A range of holiday accommodation is available in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. For more information, see the tourism information links.
The classification system is based on Australian standards. Use the walking track grade listed with each walking track description to choose walks suitable for your ability and fitness level. Please note that while each track is classified according to its most difficult section, other sections may be of an easier level.
Yabba Creek circuit
Time: allow 20mins
Details: begin this walk near the main entrance of Peach Trees camping area by crossing a low level timber bridge over Yabba Creek. Enjoy a short forest walk before crossing the same bridge back into the camping area.
Sit quietly, especially around dusk and dawn, and look for platypus feeding in the creek.
Time: allow 1hr
Details: this walk leads through open forest to a scenic creek lookout above Yabba Creek. Cross the creek on a timber bridge and meander back along the opposite bank. Lilly pilly trees and bottle brushes grow densely along the creek bank. Creek crossings can flood after heavy rain.
Mountain bike riding is permitted on state forest roads and vehicle tracks unless otherwise signed.
Bike riders are not permitted on designated walking tracks.
Read more about mountain bike riding in forest areas.
Horse riding is permitted on state forest roads and the Horse trail network. Horses are permitted overnight in the horse paddock beside Peach Trees camping area. Up to 20 horses can be accommodated in the horse paddock with the use of electric yards. Horse riders are required to bring and use their own electric tape to set up yards. Horses are not permitted in the camping areas.
Horses are not permitted on designated walking tracks.