Mount Barney National Park Brisbane

Photo credit: ©Gareth McGuigan

Photo credit: © Steve Browne, Queensland Government.

Watch the Mount Barney safety video to plan your visit

There is no easy way to climb Mount Barney and preparation is the key to a safe and enjoyable visit. The safety video only takes 4.5 minutes to watch but it could save you from being caught out overnight or being rescued.

Rum Jungle remote bush camp

Rum Jungle camping area is a sheltered site in a tiny pocket of rainforest in the saddle between Mount Barney’s east and west peaks located on Map Sheet: Mt Lindesay 9441-13, Grid Reference: 697 715.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent

Camping area features: A sheltered site in a tiny pocket of rainforest in the saddle between Mount Barney’s east and west peaks.

Location: Grid Reference: 697 715.

Access: A 4 to 5hr walk from Yellow Pinch via South Ridge. This is a steep walk with several exposed rock scrambles.

Number of sites: No defined sites. Maximum of 10 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: self-sufficient, walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Soil and leaf litter.

Facilities: None. Must be self-sufficient. Water collected from creeks should be treated before drinking. All rubbish (including food scraps) must be carried out.

Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.

Generator use: Not allowed.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, extra food, first-aid kit, topographic map, compass, torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel or gas stove and a small trowel for burying faecal waste. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: Average. You might need to use 07 prefix if calling Queensland numbers.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Mount Barney safely and camp with care.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.