A memorable camping adventure at Boolumba Creek

Camping trips offer a fantastic opportunity to immerse oneself in nature, unwind from the daily routine, and embark on thrilling adventures. Recently, we had the pleasure of experiencing an unforgettable camping trip to the picturesque Boolumba Creek. With breathtaking hikes, delicious campfire meals, and a desire to learn, it was a journey filled with new experiences and cherished memories.

Setting up Camp and Conquering Mount Allen: 

Selfie from the summit of Mt Allen

Our camping expedition began with setting up camp at Boolumba Creek. Despite the rain, our spirits were high as we pitched our tents and prepared for the adventure ahead. Eager to explore, we embarked on a challenging hike to summit Mount Allen. The rain added an element of excitement, and with every step, we felt closer to achieving our goal. The summit rewarded us with awe-inspiring panoramic views, reminding us of the beauty and grandeur of nature.

Campfire Delights and Melodies: 

Our Delica 4x4 van, parked at our campsite

After the exhilarating hike, we returned to camp, hungry and ready to recharge. Gathering around the crackling campfire, we indulged in mouthwatering burgers grilled to perfection. The aroma filled the air, while laughter and stories filled our hearts. As the night grew darker, we listened to the participant Sam’s favorite music, creating a lively atmosphere that added warmth and joy to the camping experience.

A Culinary Morning: 

Eggs Benedict cooked fresh at camp

Eggs Benedict and Homemade Hollandaise Sauce: The next morning, with the gentle sunlight filtering through the trees, we started the day on a delicious note. A culinary adventure awaited us as we prepared eggs Benedict with homemade hollandaise sauce. The tantalizing aroma of breakfast filled the campsite, and the first bite was nothing short of a delightful revelation. It was a testament to the fact that camping can offer not only outdoor thrills but also culinary delights.

A Final Hike to Boolumba Creek Falls: 

Sam at the Boolumba Creek falls

With our appetites sated and the campsite packed up, we embarked on one last adventure before bidding farewell to Boolumba Creek. We drove up to the Boolumba Creek Falls trailhead, excited to explore the wonders that awaited us. The trail unfolded before us like a magical pathway, leading us to the majestic falls. The cascading water and the surrounding lush greenery left us in awe, reminding us of the raw power and beauty of nature.

Sam’s Journey to Becoming a Camping Enthusiast: 

Sam walking along Boolumba Creek

Throughout this camping trip, it was evident that Sam’s goal of learning how to camp was well within reach. With each experience, Sam grew more confident and comfortable in the great outdoors. From setting up camp to conquering challenging hikes and enjoying delicious meals, the journey was a testament to Sam’s determination and enthusiasm.


Our camping adventure to Boolumba Creek was an experience to cherish. From the rain-soaked hike up Mount Allen to the joyous moments around the campfire, it was a testament to the transformative power of nature and the joy of camping. As we packed up our belongings and bid farewell to Boolumba Creek, we left with a sense of accomplishment and a deeper appreciation for the wonders of the natural world. Sam’s journey to becoming a camping enthusiast was well underway, and we couldn’t wait to embark on future adventures together.

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