Park is closed
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.
Camping area facilities
- 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.
Mobile phone coverage: Average. You might need to use 07 prefix if calling Queensland numbers.
- Temporary closure – Mount Barney National Park 12–19 May 2022
- Periodic Planned Burn closures-Mt Maroon section of Mt Barney National Park 11 April to 30 June 2022