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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 hikers. As this walk takes you along ‘Man on the Horse Trail’ you will get to experience a little bit of everything from natural bush surroundings to beautiful views from Camels Hump.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting from Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre this hike follows Congwarra Trail across Tidbinbilla Reserve Road and past a carpark and camping area until joining with River Road. Follow River Road as it makes two Zig-Zags before it climbs towards Man on the Horse Trail, follow this trail avoiding turn offs onto other tracks all the way to the lookout. Once you have taken in the views, return along the same track to the Visitor Centre to complete the hike.
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.
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