3 Day

Grading: Moderate
Up to 15km/per day
$2,595* pp

About the walk

As a deeper exploration of the southern sector of the Scenic Rim Trail, our 3-day walk expands upon the 2-day itinerary by adding a leisurely morning gorge walk to the billabongs and enveloping rock walls of Miller Vale Creek. With Spicers Canopy Luxury Tents as your base, you’ll only unpack once. Enjoy the luxury of additional time to relax, unwind and relish the chance to experience an extra evening stargazing or warming yourself around the fire.

Helpful tips & information:
  • This tour departs on public holiday weekends & on request for private groups
  • 2.5 days of hiking with the final afternoon to relax
  • We walk in the rain so bring a quality rain jacket
  • A good level of fitness & stability is required
  • The trails are Grade 4 and Grade 5 (see grading reference)
  • Specific trails walked may change due to weather or conditions
  • Enjoy glamping style tents with shared bathroom facilities
  • Transfers can be arranged to/from Brisbane (charges apply)
  • Pre or post-tour accommodation is highly recommended
Group Size
Small groups of max 12
General info
A good level of fitness and stability is required


3-nights staying at Spicers Canopy Luxury Tents in glamping style accommodation


Day 1
Grading: Moderate to Hard
Meeting Point

Meet your guides and fellow walkers at 8am at our private property. If you are self driving we recommend using the GPS coordinates: -28.032163, 152.468771.

The address is 7791 Cunningham Highway, Clumber and you will see a Scenic Rim Trail sign at the entrance to the property. Follow the unsealed road & directional signage to our meeting point. The road is not suitable for very low set vehicles.

Upon arrival we will collect your luggage & provide you with all you need for the day ahead. Please note bathroom facilities are available at the meeting point. We will depart for the trail (20 min drive) by 8.30am so please be conscious of arriving on time.


Please note: your car will remain here for the duration of your trip. Under cover parking is not be available, if this is a concern we can assist with arranging transfers.
Ascending Mt Mathieson

Today’s hike takes you over the Great Dividing Range, enjoying beautiful views of the mountains as you traverse Mt Mathieson. The first half of the day includes a 480m ascent with some steep and rocky sections.

Sweeping views of the Great Dividing Range
Spicers Gap Road

We relish our time in the rainforest taking it slow through this relatively small outcrop of Gondwana Rainforest. Once we emerge we join historic Spicers Gap Road that takes us all the way to Spicers Peak Nature Refuge following farm roads & the creek line into camp.

Relax & Unplug

After a well-earned shower spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing in your glamping style tent.

Dinner will be served in the main lodge at 6pm. Enjoy some fireside chatting after dinner or head outside and marvel at the stars if the night is clear.

Unique accommodation: stay in glamping style safari tents with a view of the mountains
Day 2
Grading: Easy to moderate
Morning and breakfast

If the weather is clear we highly recommend getting up early and watching the sunrise over the mountains. During the warmer months breakfast will be held earlier to make the most of the cool mornings.

A leisurely morning walk taking in the stunning gorge

After breakfast we head off to explore Miller Vale Creek. A beautiful gorge like walk with enveloping rock walls and still billabongs. This creek is home to some very elusive platypus but you never know your luck.

Morning tea

We have morning tea on trail before heading back to camp for lunch followed by an afternoon of relaxation.


An evening spent relaxing

Join your group for sunset drinks around the fire pit and watch the sun set on the mountains.

Dinner will be at 6.00pm with tales from the days adventures being shared around the table.

Day 3
Grading: Moderate to hard
Today's trail

Walking out of camp we cross through farm fields before descending into Oakey Creek with morning sunlight glittering through the trees.

We follow the creek before starting our ascent up the ridge line, keeping our eyes and ears peeled for the endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo that frequents this area.

Using a combination of trails and farm roads to reach a remote section of the Main Range National Park. We put our fitness to the test as we climb higher along the ridge and over rocky outcrops before resting for lunch. Take in stunning views of the valley below before returning to Camp.

Highlight: meandering your way up Oakey Creek with some stunning natural features to explore along the way
Return to camp

Dinner will be served at 6pm. This celebratory dinner is your chance to relish in the achievement of the past three days and cement the lasting friendships forged out of a shared experience.

Day 4
Grading: N/A
Final Morning

There is no rush this morning. A cooked breakfast is served at 8am and we will depart Spicers Canopy at 9.30am, arriving back to your vehicle at 10am. Take your time and enjoy your final moments before saying a very fond farewell.

If you have opted to add on a stay at Spicers Peak Lodge, we will discuss transfer arrangements ahead of time.


*$2,595 per person / $5,190 twin share or $3,090 for solo walkers with a private tent.

Tour includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation staying at Spicers Canopy
  • 2.5 days of guided hiking with experienced trail guides
  • All meals and select beverages including alcohol
  • Luggage transferred to camp so you only carry a day pack

Please bring your own day backpack and a 2.5L water bottle or bladder. Please bring walking poles and gaiters if you prefer to use them.


June - 2024

3-Day Walk

Friday, 28 June 2024

Guaranteed departure
1 room remaining

October - 2024

3-Day Walk

Friday, 4 October 2024

Guaranteed departure
2 rooms remaining