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Why this Hike
This return hike in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (A.C.T.) takes you on a challenging walk to Camels Hump Lookout perfect for fit and experienced hikers. This trail offers a little bit of everything from lush bushy surroundings, creek crossings, steadily climbing firetrails and stunning views from the top of Camel Hump Lookout.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting from Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre this hike follows Congwarra Trail across Tidbinbilla Reserve Road and past a carpark. The walk then crosses Tidbinbilla River before joining onto Gilmores Road for a few kilometres. Turning off Gilmores road you will pass through the junction of Split Rock Trail and ‘Man on the Horse Trail’ before linking with Camelback Firetrail which will lead right to the Camel Hump Lookout.
*Please note, this trail is a very challenging walk and should only be undertaken by experienced bushwalkers.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.