Mt Moffatt section of Carnarvon National Park is remote and situated Queensland's highest plateau. Rugged ranges sweep down to sandstone cliffs, with open woodlands and sandy valleys below.
From any of the four basic campsites, take a long, scenic four wheel drive to the park's features. Short walks to nature's amazing sculptures at Lot's Wife, Marlong Arch and The Chimneys; and to cultural heritage sites. View Aboriginal rock art from the boardwalks at The Tombs and Kookaburra Cave. Picnic at the Top Shelter Shed. From the Consuelo Tableland, enjoy sweeping views over the park. Go birdwatching for honeyeaters, parrots and raptors by day, and spotlighting for feathertail gliders and sugar gliders at night.
Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - this is a remote area with many natural hazards including steep rocky slopes.
Mount Moffatt has four camping areas with very basic facilities. Camping permits are required and fees apply.
How To Get There
The Mount Moffatt section of Carnarvon National Park is 220 kilometres from Mitchell and 160 kilometres from Injune. Roads are impassable after rain. A high-clearance four wheel drive is recommended. Take extra fuel, water and supplies. No roads from Mount Moffatt to Carnarvon Gorge.
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