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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

#1 of 16 things to do in Maleny Features Animals
148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited last year only to find it was closed for an upgrade, the return didn't disappoint, this is a must do if you a lover of the Bush, price and quite, we didn't allow enough to.e this time around so have planned to come...More

Thank Stu R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Apart from insufficient carparks, this is a wonderful park and picnic area. The new rainforest discovery centre is absolutely amazing- a real educational, hands on experience for a gold coin donation. I was blown away by it. The new cafe has taken literally forever to...More

Thank Renee1901
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see spot if you are near Sunshine Coast as it's only 30 km west of Caloundra on the Blackall mountain range. Parking can be a challenge so go early. The exhibition area houses much information on the creation of the Mary...More

Thank sew hok L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly amazing! From the incredible Discovery Centre (gold coin donation) to begin your education about the area we knew we were in for a treat. There is so much to do in the Discovery Centre - the kids were fascinated and we were in there...More

1  Thank funkyhughes23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're just visiting then make sure to stop in here. The mountain views, fresh air and nature walks are what this town is all about. Perfect spot for a picnic or family occasion! Plenty of places to eat and explore nearby.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this will be a wonderful visit when all aspects have been developed. Still a lot to do. Shame it is a little off the tourist route though. Beautiful views of the Glass House Mountains. Lovely bird life

Thank BrianPeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an easy bush walking track to follow and see some majestic old trees along with the wildlife. Across the road is the stunning view of Glass House Mountains.

1  Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly there is the fantastic view of the Glasshouse Mountains from the upstairs viewing deck. Then you can look through the exhibits in the Education Centre after that you open the door into the natural rainforest. There is an easy stroll that takes you through...More

Thank KimMiki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love it here at Mary Cairncross. Get there early for a gorgeous early morning walk around the beautiful rainforest track observing the amazing wildlife. Big old trees, wandering thick vines, pretty fungi, little pademelons hopping across the paths and listen for beautiful birds such...More

Thank belleb55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A modern new visitors centre takes pride of place here. A small bush track takes you around and there is a number of signs explaining flora and fauna. Easily accessible by foot, wheel chair & stroller friendly. Great view from first floor of the visitor...More

Thank Debbie S
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Debbie K
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Response from margaret_lewis1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. it should be on the Internet
31 March 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).