Looking for a place other than Fletchers and Big Bend to remote bush camp? Well another amazing place is Flat Rock which is also has about two kilometres frontage of the Burdekin River. Flat Rock camping reserve is about 20 km south of Charters Towers and 15 km east of the Venus Gold Battery. It's an excellent fishing and swimming spot. The Burdekin Dam is stocked annually with barramundi.
There are numerous tracks around the area worth having a wander. Some lead to other areas that would be great to camp as well. It's well worth a quick poke around before setting up camp. There are several track that take you down to the water's edge.
How to get there
Hardly "off the beaten track", making a weekend out of this location is difficult as you want to make it. From Charters Towers, head east along Broughton Road for 11 km. Take the left onto Flat Rock Road until you reach Burdekin River.
Here's a map of the area.