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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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Address: 148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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A must when visiting Maleny

Have been regularly visiting this area for the last 25 yrs & am so pleased to see the new Visitors centre. The upper level viewing deck provides a panoramic view of the beautiful... read more

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been regularly visiting this area for the last 25 yrs & am so pleased to see the new Visitors centre. The upper level viewing deck provides a panoramic view of the beautiful Glasshouse mountains. Can't wait for the cafe to open end of this month. We enjoyed the Rainforest walk even though it was partially closed due to damage... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked through the rainforest late in the afternoon (it was Easter and wanted to avoid the crowds) absolutely stunning with well maintained track ( suitable for elderly and wheelchair etc) Take your time to walk through and stop to listen to the birds...

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Thank Maureen Q
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon and treat to find this place. Gold coin donation and lots of interesting interactive exhibit for kids and adults. Followed by an easy self paced walk through some of the rainforest. Very accessible for prams and wheelchairs, flat easy walk looking at the beauty of a rainforest. Located with sweeping views from across the road on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time visiting Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. The new visitors centre is great with lots of displays, videos and activities. The staff were very friendly and helpful! Gold coin donation entrance. The rainforest walk was the highlight for me! Absolutely beautiful! It is an easy walk, 1.3kms (small section still closed due to cyclone Debbie but you... More 

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Thank Kay M
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gold coin donation & the rainforest walk is very pleasant. Definitely recommended for all ages. Before you know it, you've completed the trail!

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Thank LC888
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new interactive centre has opened after major upgrades. It now has indoor experiences if the weather is not up to an outdoor walk around the reserve. Great views from the new observation deck and food form the cafe.

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Thank Anita J
Hervey Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this walk .The volunteer staff at the info center were friendly and informative. There is a new visitor center being built which looks amazing. We enjoyed walking in the forest and looking out for birds and small animals . We were not disappointed. Be sure to check out the nearby lookout to see wonderful views towards the glasshouse... More 

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Thank Susan A
Brisbane Region, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely excursion with an easy grade bush walk (doable for the entire family) through the beautiful rainforest reserve. There are plenty of activities showcasing the native fauna and flora, providing both entertainment and education. One of the clear highlights is the stunning view across the Glasshouse Mountains out to the sea. Utterly breathtaking and worth the visit alone. Bring... More 

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Flaxton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a superb location. Beautiful walks in the rainforest stunning views that are next to none anywhere else and without a doubt a spot that is a must to visit when touring to Maleny and the surrounds. Something one should not miss by any means.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much for the kids to do, so many different sensory activities, from watching videos, the rainforest by night, microscopes,things to touch, too much to mention, needless to say the kids were so entertained, so much for the kids to learn, definately go there again, hopefully the new cafe will be open!!!

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