Stay for a week-end or longer. A true wilderness escape - just two hours from Brisbane.
Our vision is to develop a true wilderness camping experience which allows you a place to connect with the bush. We have 300ac (130ha) of mountains and forest available for camping. As well we offer an established camping ground with all the basic facilities you would expect in a wilderness retreat. But please note Mt Barney Retreat is accessible by 4WD vehicle only – the road is rough but not beyond the capabilities of any careful driver. A commitment to restrict the number of sites to a sustainable number means you, your family and friends can readily experience the quiet and peaceful surrounds of the forest and the mountains.
Mt Barney Retreat offers dormitory style accommodation in spacious cabins that can sleep 8 persons. They are basic but comfortable - shady and cool in the summer but a tad cold in the winter. So make sure you bring some warm gear. It is dormitory style accommodation with bunk beds, a changing room and locker room in which to store any valuables. Both cabins have good shade in the afternoon and louver windows along both sides help you to moderate air flow throughout the cabin to pick up the cool summer breezes.
The cabins have been named after the mountains in Mt Barney National Park: the Ballow cabin overlooking the dam and the Mowburra cabin overlooking the camping ground.