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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday

Always enjoy a cool walk through the rainforest at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. It is easy walking and you can usually see and hear plenty of wildlife. The posted information along the track is particularly helpful. The information center is well presented and very interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cranky01
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lovely tropical reserve. Park like with picnic areas and play ground. Cafe and interpretation centre. Amazing 180deg views to Glass House Mtns and coast.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank raymondw480
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on our way home and were impressed with the great eco centre. Some of the walls were closed, but it was still a great experience. If you are quiet and pay attention you can catch glimpses of the birds and animals. I...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AussieVG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is a tourist attraction, it doesn’t feel that way as if it’s been industrialised. This place feels like there is genuine care to take care and protect the environment. A great place for the locals. It’s a great place for family and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cassia_sea4870
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be a wonderful place to see and photograph a variety of birds and wildlife really close. Since the upgrade it is noisy and busy. Great for families wanting an instant experience of "nature", with a busy playground, ballgame space, audiovisual displays and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lizziejane58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great short walk through the rainforest. Birds, Bats and Wallabies. Flat easy walk. Great information centre. Area for picnics. Great cafe with homemade scones and real cream, all whilst you take in the most fabulous uninterrupted views of the Glasshouse Mountains.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SkipperRoJo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this place has it all food at the cafe ,views of the glasshouse mountains, bbqs and parkland, cultural museum, forest walk . The walk is an easy 30 minutes , early morning is the best as lots of paddy melons about

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Will W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called her today with family. Pretty busy as it was school holidays. Car park nearly full. The visitor centre itself was most interesting, with various interactive displays to see. The walk around the reserve itself is most interesting, though one loop of the walkway was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank briric
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small reserve with lots of walking pathways - so lovely and peaceful. Got to see the bush wallabies!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit was most enjoyable . The displays at reception were very informative & extremely well presented. The cafe had a good selection of food & drinks & the lookout fromthe cafe to Glasshouse mountains was terrific. The walks were very easy & maps, signs...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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lucielou81
20 August 2017|
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It wasn't open when we were there.
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Debbie K
24 December 2016|
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Response from margaretl21 | 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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