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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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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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+61 7 5429 6122
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"gold coin donation"
in 87 reviews
"rainforest walk"
in 84 reviews
"glasshouse mountains"
in 234 reviews
"beautiful rainforest"
in 33 reviews
"information centre"
in 31 reviews
"across the road"
in 43 reviews
"old trees"
in 14 reviews
"bird life"
in 35 reviews
"fruit bats"
in 8 reviews
"mary cairncross"
in 27 reviews
"picnic area"
in 23 reviews
"whip birds"
in 10 reviews
"bird calls"
in 11 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 26 reviews
"paddy melons"
in 7 reviews
"strangler figs"
in 8 reviews
"easy walk"
in 24 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful kept, informative, serene and peaceful. I was totally blown away by the giant trees, high canopy’s, beautiful bird song, tame padimelons, squawking bats, twisted branches. The longest 1.7k walk took us about two hours as we walked slowly to allow us to absorb the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited earlier in the week with our elderly Day Respite members to enjoy a BBQ and was much taken with the quality picnic benches and seats and covered BBQ area in shady tree covered park. There is also a children's play ground and walks...More

Thank Lissa C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Magical rainforest walk. Fantastic views. Wonderfully informative display. To top it off staff are helpful, enthusiastic and pleasant.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For just a gold coin, we could enter in the Reserve. A gold coin is a one dollar coin or a two dollar coin. The ranger encourages us to look for birds. My wife was happy about that. I liked the vines. They were in...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Loved the walk and the info centre.. great staff too! Well worth the trip, great educational experience for kids who need to spend a little more time in nature!

Thank 2812shel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very average and I felt like I was in a cafeteria. View is spectacular and the centre itself fits perfectly with the environment. But the atmosphere of the cafe doesnt quite fit. Big servings of your average cafe food.

Thank kimholcroft
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a picnic,BBQ or dine in the new restaurant. Delicious food, lovely staff. The Visitor centre is the best I have ever been in. Informative , hands on, great for the little and not so little kids. Rainforest walks. Some easy enough to push a...More

Thank dmulcair62
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A drive into the Sunshine Coast hinterlands would not be complete without viewing the Glasshouse Mountains from the Maleny ranges. Mary Cairncross Reserve has an excellent visitors centre recently completed. Lovely views from enclosed verandas, great displays to engage the kids, and very pleasant services...More

Thank Garry B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw some paddy melons and birds just near the trail. Good facilities, cafe and play area for kids. Info center on the wildlife, and view point of the glass house mountains.

Thank jpea2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Wednesday 14th March. We always take our visitors here to see the Glass House Mountains and now the visitor centre is open there is more to see. Recommend you do the same.

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Lucie L
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Tania W | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't open when we were there.
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Debbie K
December 24, 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
April 1, 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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