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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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All reviews gold coin donation rainforest walk glasshouse mountains information centre beautiful rainforest fruit bats across the road mary cairncross bird life whip birds old trees bird calls picnic area paddy melons lovely walk strangler figs easy walk
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Reviewed yesterday

I was last here probably 10 years ago and was impressed by the changes and modernization that has taken place - a new information center straddles the entrance to the forest walk - a gold coin donation is requested - there is also a cafe...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GDay1044
Reviewed yesterday

Must go to easy walking track for all ages saw a lot of wildlife great ed centre and a good cafe serving good food .views to glasshouse mountains incredible

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been going here for years (40+). Watched it change and evolve. Still love to come and visit. Beautifully maintained picnic area and lovely bushwalking. Great views of the Glasshouse Mountains. Excellent cafe.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank annepQ561PL
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled across Mary Cairncross Park on a search for a better view of the Glasshouse Mountains. It is just amazing, and not to be missed. Yes the views are outstanding, but so is the newly built art gallery, cafe and 'venue', set amongst the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lynatbello
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place this is for all ages. My wife and I both in our 60's had a very pleasant walk through this beautiful place. It was not a hard walk for us oldies. Pademelons, birds that cried like babies, ancient trees and vines....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mario G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did the shorter of the 2 walks at 1.3km it was very interesting, some trees were labeled, I would have liked to have seen more tree labels, however with only a gold coin donation it has some great facilities. I did not eat at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take the time to visit. It’s not the first time we’ve been to Mary Cairncross, and it won’t be the last. As locals we can often overlook what is right on our doorstep and it’s only when we had overseas visitors that we got to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scotp393
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a hidden marvel. Immerse yourself in its otherworldly presence and experience a different passage of time. The rainforest walking circuit is an easy stroll that transitions through several rainforest environments. Palm groves and stream banks, large strangler figs and thick wonga vines. It’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveC6584
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a rainy day so we didn’t see much of the Glass Mountains, but this park offers more than a beautiful walk and views. The interpretive center had. Lot of great information that was well presented, displays, videos, recordings of birds and frogs, an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mauibeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a easy beautiful walk not far from Maleny. Worthwhile the visit. A very nice centre and a small boardwalk.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lucie L
20 August 2017|
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Response from 597taniaw | 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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