Belbrooke Farm is a Hipcamp listed property and a working cattle station. They even have their own beef brand with meat from cattle reared on the farm that you can buy at the farmhouse. The six camp sites are well spaced and vary from sites surrounded by gum forest to a ridgeline site with open views across the stretch of river linking Somerset and Wivenhoe lakes. On this trip we were back at Old Cattle Camp, a site with plenty of trees through which you can see the snaking river and distant hills forming its valley.
We were soon out of Brisbane’s Friday afternoon traffic and headed up the Brisbane Valley Highway toward a setting sun. A quick visit to the farmhouse saw us signed in then we trundled through the property to the Old Cattle Camp site. Josh had his Kimberley Kamper in tow and began to set up the base camp while Callum and I were in swags, so given we were unpacked the quickest Callum and I set about collecting firewood to fend off the evening chill that was already sneaking in.