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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

#1 of 16 things to do in Maleny Features Animals
148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful big park for the kids to run around and a nice rainforest walk. Across the road the views of the Glasshouse Mountains are spectacular

Thank Sara M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sunday was a stunning day weather wise. You could see all the way to Brisbane. Easy to get to plenty of parking. Great park area with picnic tables and BBQ. A new venue has been built with a cafe to open soon. Walk across the...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very informative interpretation centre with panoramic views as well as a well signed area with good walking tracks to explore the forest. Playground and lawn area with picnic and barbecue facilities to round out a great family destination for a day out.

Thank Warwick A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always an enjoyable walk, but we always seem to spot a snake! The views of the Glass House Mountains is stunning and the new cafe and toilet block is a welcome addition.

Thank Backdooroz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a local I enjoy visiting the forest of Mary Cairncross on weekdays. I do appreciate the new visitors centre that is a very well designed piece of architecture using a lot of natural materials in the building and beautiful wood art. The little exhibition...More

Thank Veronika D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, good parking, modern facilities and toilets. You can also do a short rainforest walk along the boardwalk.

Thank Marcelproust1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The brand new interpretive centre is beautiful. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed our walk through the woods and would recommend this spot for everyone.

Thank IslandLife21
Reviewed 1 week ago

The information centre is great and the wood incorporated in the building is incredible. There is so much details in the centre and the staff were really informative. There are amazing walking tracks through the rainforests and they have a resident red belly black snake...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here last Friday and thought it was terrific. A very impressive new visitor centre leads to a rainforest trail (part on boardwalk, but easy walking) looking at the strange tree formations and searching for wildlife. We were lucky enough to...More

Thank GovernorPhil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of six with a full day planned, so we stopped here for a quick picnic lunch. We thought we were very lucky to snag a picnic table, but after lunch when we walked over the road to the magnificent view of...More

Thank Jenben255060
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Debbie K
If its open over the next few days
24 December 2016|
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Response from margaret_lewis1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. it should be on the Internet
Can I take my little dog on a lead?
31 March 2015|
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Response from danioneill | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm sorry you can't take your dog. There is an amazing variety of wildlife- birds of many varieties, reptiles and Pademelons (a type of marsupial).