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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

The views from the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve on a clear day are amazing. It is worth the trip for this view alone before the other great spots in the area are taken into account. The bushwalk and educational facilities are well worth a visit...More

Thank Barokee
Reviewed 6 days ago

This reserve is unique as it sits high on the Great Dividing Range and gives an unrestricted view of the Glasshouse Mountains and the spurs that come off the range. A look to the left also gives a view of the North Coast beaches. And...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome views over the Glasshouse Mountains. Good food and great company. Didn’t walk the rainforest walk, next time .

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the Mary Cairncross point is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen, you can see all of the Glass House Mountains at once. The establishment has a cafe with regular prices and a museum/exhibition about the reserve, for which you...More

Thank Anežka N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the walk through the rainforest, an easy walk with pademelons regularly jumping across our path. The Information Centre provided lots of additional info and videos about the location. To top off our morning, we enjoyed a lovely meal while sitting outside and looking over...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great interactive info centrum, easy walk through rainforest - you can spot bats, wallabies, lots of birds. There is also a coffee shop with a view towards Glass House Mountains.

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk through this remnant of ancient trees is a must. Bird live is abundant. A glimpse of what Australia was like before man arrived. Cafe is good with the amazing views

Thank Jacqui D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in this morning for coffee and it certainly wasn't busy. After a 15 minute wait our coffee arrived and when I asked for some sugar I was told it was on the bench inside and she walked off. The coffee was the worst...More

1  Thank schnoodles2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for bush walk, picnic, play with kids, etc. Food in cafe and coffee good as well. Recommend a drive up here for the views as well.

Thank BoardingPass563263
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little Cafe there too. Amazing view of the glasshouse mountains. If you are passing through on a motorbike, classic car, or with the family, there are some great spots nearby to grab a photo with the Glasshouse Mountains in the back ground.

Thank Mark H
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Lucie L
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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).