• CP2. Overnight Campsite
  • Flea Creek, Brindabella Range ACT, Australia
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High clearance, low range 4WD drive access only, Located in the Brindabella Range, about 40 km west of Canberra, Flea Creek is a picturesque camping site that offers visitors stunning views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and forests. The campground is situated on the banks of the Flea Creek, which flows through the valley, providing a peaceful backdrop to your camping experience.

Accessible by grabbing low range in your 4WD to descend Gentle Annie Track off Brindabella Road or from the less direct Webbs Ridge Trail that meanders North through the Brindabellas onto Doctors Flat road which will either lead you to Wee Jasper or back towards Canberra joining Mountain Creek Road at Uriarra on the border of the ACT and NSW.

One of the best things about camping at Flea Creek is the tranquillity and remoteness of the location. The campground is only accessible via a dirt road, and there is no mobile phone coverage, making it the perfect place to switch off from the world and recharge your batteries. The only sounds you'll hear are the birds chirping, the creek flowing, and the gentle rustle of the leaves in the wind.

The campground has basic facilities, including toilets, picnic tables, and fire pits, making it a perfect spot for those who prefer a more rustic camping experience. You'll need to bring your own water and firewood, but this just adds to the sense of adventure and self-sufficiency that comes with camping in such a remote location.

One of the highlights of camping at Flea Creek is the opportunity to explore the surrounding wilderness. The Brindabella Range is home to an abundance of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, and a variety of bird species. There are also numerous hiking trails that wind through the mountains and valleys, providing stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

For those who enjoy fishing, the Flea Creek is home to a variety of fish species, including trout and Murray cod. Fishing is permitted in the creek, and there are plenty of secluded spots along the banks to cast your line.

Camping at Flea Creek, Brindabella Range Campground is a perfect way to disconnect from the world and connect with nature. The remote location, stunning scenery, and abundant wildlife make this camping site a must-visit for those who love the great outdoors. Whether you're an experienced camper or a first-timer, Flea Creek is the perfect place to pitch your tent, sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of nature.

A video report of a first 4WD trip to Brindabellas. Driving from Uriarra East Picnic Area to Flea Creek Day Use Area and fishing at Goodradigbee River, which was a flop), but we had much better success at Lower Molonglo River on our way back.