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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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"gold coin donation"
in 86 reviews
"rainforest walk"
in 83 reviews
"across the road"
in 43 reviews
"beautiful rainforest"
in 33 reviews
"glasshouse mountains"
in 227 reviews
"information centre"
in 29 reviews
"old trees"
in 14 reviews
"mary cairncross"
in 26 reviews
"bird life"
in 35 reviews
"scenic reserve"
in 26 reviews
"picnic area"
in 23 reviews
"great walk"
in 18 reviews
"easy walk"
in 23 reviews
"fruit bats"
in 8 reviews
"bbq facilities"
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"walking track"
in 12 reviews
"bird calls"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is stunning and has a brand new architect designed visitor centre and cafe overlooking the glass house mountains. The flat forest track takes about 1 hour to meander around and you can hear wompoo pigeons, cat birds (they meow), whip birds, and view...More

Thank Jmboyes
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very easy walk to do for all ages. You have the choice to do a short or longer walk. We always do the longer walk which you will complete in less than an hour at a slow pace. Entrance fee is a...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and enjoy the food and drink on offer, fantastic facilities and ample space for picnic to let the kids run around. The view of the Glasshouse mountains is spectacular and a great spot for photographs. The staff are polite and courteous...More

Thank Elaine T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk through the rain forest is a lovely gentle stroll on a well made, flat track. There is a gold coin donation for entry to the walk located inside the interpretive centre. It was raining the day we went there which only added to...More

Thank CandMAdelaide
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw lots of wallabies quietly forraging to the side of this lovely, wet, rainforest trail. And then BIG bats hanging like ornaments off of swaying palm trees at the end of the trail. The cafe is very well done & reasonably priced, & the...More

Thank kkockelm
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was advised by the tourist office to visit this beautiful park and was not disappointed. We were very impressed with the beautiful building and the interactive displays. We wandered through the rainforest admiring the huge trees. As there were few people about in the late...More

Thank Maureen S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very thankful to someone like Mary to build and donate money for such place. Its a very educated place and best rainforest for every one to visit. hence no excuse not to come. The restaurant also has a very good tucker (food).

Thank spottyladybird
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a cool little picnic on the grass across the road from the view side. You can see the Glasshouse Mountains from across the road, and if you get a spot under a tree it is nice and cool. A nice spot to chill...More

Thank tamsin6394
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reserve has recently undergone some major works. The Cafe is new and offers a great viewing area for the Glasshouse Mtns. The Rainforest walk is easy and enjoyable.

Thank MargaritaPS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a beautiful morning here with our two daughters. The new cafe and visitor centre is great and very welcoming. We found the staff really friendly. The rainforest walk is gorgeous, an easy flat 1.7km through lovely scenery. Our girls got a buzz seeing the...More

Thank RobTan21
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Lucie L
20 August 2017|
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Response from Tania W | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't open when we were there.
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Debbie K
24 December 2016|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. it should be on the Internet
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steddies
1 April 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).
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