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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice walk through rainforest. Walk slowly and enjoy the scenery and you may spot small wallabies and birdlife. The interactive wildlife information section is great for learning. Would recommend visiting while staying at Sunshine Coast

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with group of friends, very friendly staff and food really good. Only comment is that they do not use ‘real cream’ with their Devonshire tea.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 days ago

After an absence of some years, it was great to see the new build, and how informative, and imaginative the centre has become. Children will love to learn about the flora and fauna in this interactive way. Full marks for the thought and planning.

Thank Janiece1492
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will find this a well presented walk among the ancient Queensland rainforest and will feel at peace strolling through the reserve. It will be worth your time to pay a visit here.

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether wanting a picnic on the lawn under the trees or near the playground, lunch or afternoon tea in the cafe looking out over the mountains or a stroll through the rainforest via one of the many paths, this beautiful place has something for everyone....More

Thank Cinz R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the area from the UK. Have been to the cafe on previous visits, the last one being two years ago. Looked forward to the little cafe again and the delicious food. Was extremely disappointed to find a big commercial venture and the impersonal cafe....More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my first wheelchair accessible nature walk it was great. Friendly volunteers lots of diverse wildlife and vegetation

Thank Paulymango
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new-ish visitor centre is a beautiful building with a well-placed and informative viewing area looking out towards the Glasshouse Mountains. For only a gold coin donation, my husband and I really enjoyed the rainforest loop walk, for the bird life and pademelons. Very affordable...More

Thank Jude D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to see an initiative of the type in a small town and how knowledge of the environment is being shared with locals and tourists. We arrived at 5.30 but still did the Rainforest Walk Facility design was very impressive

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit and we enjoyed it more this time with our 3 year old. He really enjoyed the rainforest walk and we saw a few pandemons (little wallabies) and then it was fun in the interpretive centre. It is great all the...More

Thank Hayley103
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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.
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
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).