Mount Halifax remote bush camping
Mount Halifax camping area is remote hiking and camping.
Camping area facilities
- Tent camping
- Cultural and historic sites
Remote bush camping south of Paluma
Features: remote hiking and camping. Only experienced and well-equipped bushwalkers should undertake extended overnight hikes.
Location: Mount Halifax area, south east of Paluma
Access: hike-in access only (with no defined walking tracks).
Number of sites: no defined camping areas. Camp sites must be at least 1km from any other camping groups. A maximum of six remote campers are permitted in any one group.
Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping only.
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.
Generators: not permitted.
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, GPS and/or GPS equipped Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) or similar, and a small trowel for burying faecal waste. Bury human waste and toilet paper at least 15cm deep and 100m from camp sites, tracks and watercourses to guard against pollution and the spread of disease. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: poor.
- Temporary UPCOMING closure 12 October to 12 November 2023: Big Crystal Creek camping area, and toilets, showers and barbecues in Big Crystal Creek day-use area, within the Mount Spec section of Paluma National Park 12 October to 12 November 2023
- Temporary closure of toilet facilities at McClellands lookout, within the Mount Spec section of Paluma Range National Park. 3–6 October 2023