Mount Coolum
Mount Coolum
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FriedaLloyd
Hermanus, South Africa62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Challenging climb with great views to reward when you summit. One of my top experiences on the Sunshine Coast. Meeting lots of walkers on way up and down.
Written 11 February 2024
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Vee
Gold Coast, Australia11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
A welcoming holiday beach haven. That's Coolum Beach. We visited last Sunday. Found great roadside 'free' parking 30m from the main beach.Picnic & shower/ablution facilities enhanced the "resort" feeling. Throw your picnic rug on the well maintained grassy area and welcome the "relaxation" as you gaze at the beautiful "blue" yonder above and out at sea. For your happy..tummy..just a 2 min walk across the road for some mouth-watering food & coffee.Then off for a swim in the well patrolled surf beach. Enjoy your time at Coolum...like we did. The sun 'shines' on the Sunshine Coast.☀️🌟☀️🌊☀️⛱🌊☀️
Written 29 June 2023
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ABBY 23
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Friends
The car park is small so you need to arrive early to ensure a spot. Track is well marked and maintained. Not suitable for children under 8 years old in my view. We're in our mid 70s and had no problems,

Quite steep in parts and exposed but the track is made of stone and there is a safety rail. I don't think I would walk the track in rain or a windy day. I would avoid doing it in summer too.

The views are terrific and I recommend it to most people.
Written 14 June 2023
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Mandy B
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
Great challenging climb. Quite steep. Lots of steps. Really well set up though. Would be quite slippery when wet so be careful.
Great sense of achievement and beautiful views from the top.
Took us (60’s with mid fitness) 45 mins up, 30 mins down.
Refreshment van in the car park too with yummy coffee’s, fresh squeezed juices, salads & biscuits etc.
Written 10 June 2023
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Grifology70
Melbourne, Australia401 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Climbed the mountain. Does get steep at the top but the view is excellent. Well maintained path but you do need good fitness for the top sections. Definitely take a water bottle if warm.
Written 21 January 2023
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lightning2017
Mount Coolum, Australia25 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
OK this is a short climb and you can go up and down within an hour with fantastic views in the middle and at the top. I live at the bottom of the mountain and drive to other places as it is ridiculously busy. You have to stop all the time to let the trainers through who jog up and down the mountain several times as exercise. Then you get stuck behind tourists who are not really fit enough to climb up. So, bring your patience and do it once to tick off your bucket list but you probably won't do it again if you're anything like me.
Written 14 December 2022
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226helenew
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Quite steep, with lots of stairs, but not too long. Worth all the stairs with magnificent views from the top. Popular walk.
Written 8 November 2022
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Cb3
Hobart, Australia5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Steep walk, path is in excellent condition and is almost completely stone steps so probably tricky in the wet weather. Very hot up the top with no shade. Good views. Took us about an hour return. Lots of people running up/down so had to get out of the way a lot, I think it would be annoying to walk it on a very busy day.
Written 28 October 2022
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Bruce M
Dunedin, New Zealand774 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Great walk up a steep hill.

Very steep inplaces so take good shoes.
Very good views from the top so take a camera.

Excellent and its free. Good coffee at the bottom.
Written 13 September 2022
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Clancy-Smith
Mount Coolum, Australia298 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Climbing to the top of Mount Coolum has been on our to-do list for years. It finally came to fruition after moving down the road. We've walked to the top twice and the views never get old or disappoint, A must see if you are in the area and have an hour or two to make the climb.
We are relatively fit and able to make it to the top and back in around 60 minutes.
Highly recommended
Written 19 June 2022
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