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After a beautiful drive up the range we got to the lookout. It was a breathtaking view and you... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Amazing Views, Really unexpected

We were not aware of the view that suddenly appeared, we could have stood all day just gazing out... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Galina Gordon F
Melbourne, Australia
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563 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

After a beautiful drive up the range we got to the lookout. It was a breathtaking view and you could see clearly all the peaks. We could have stayed there all day just watching the landscape

Thank Rainsnakes
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were not aware of the view that suddenly appeared, we could have stood all day just gazing out at the wonderful scene, worth driving just to see this.

Thank Galina Gordon F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a place to visit and see over the glasshouse mountians. Mke sure get a sunny day to get the veiws. amassing

Thank martin m
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We had been before to McCarthy’s Lookout. Generally it is a great place to get off the road have a picnic and take a few photos of the wonderful Glass House Mountains . When we went there were several fires in the area so you...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Wonderful views with parking right in front. Can see all the Mountains and on a clear day down to Brisbane.

Thank Familyholsx4
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of the Glasshouse Mountains. Park and hop out straight at the lookout. No walking required so great for everyone.

Thank winnie171978
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This lookout is really good and easy to get to. Nothing there except the view, which is beautiful and expansive but parking is easy and there is a table and seats if you wanted to have a picnic. A great, accessible place for photographs of...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Yes, another spot in the Maleny area where you can get great views of the Glass House Mountains & surrounding countryside. Recommended 'don't miss it' for anyone visiting the area, and it's right there on the side of the road, all for free! We take...More

1  Thank travelfotofanatic
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This lookout sports one of the best views of the Glasshouse Mountains, spectacular in any weather and well worth stopping by

1  Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of the surrounding countryside, mountains through to the Coral sea. Looking out over Caloundra, Mooloolaba and Mount Coolum and talking to other people enjoying the view was a lovely stopover for 1/2 an hour. Picnic tables are available for a picnic lunch and...More

1  Thank Jenstewart
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Natasha L
16 July 2017|
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Response from Trikemonkey | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could easily run a wheelchair off the car ramp and over to the edge of the lookout
12 April 2017|
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
My reply was going to be pretty much the same as answer above. There are no toilet facilities at McCarthys, and just a basic, but nice, picnic area. It's a very small lookout..