Mary Cairncross Reserve

Kondalilla National Park

This walk never fails to please. At a very leisurely stroll you can stop and enjoy the rainforest and spot the pademelons hidden in the bush. Open from 7am - 6pm. Best time to do the walk is early in the morning to get the pademelons and birds and to avoid the tourist buses. Views across the road overlooking the Glasshouse mountains on a clear day are spectacular.

Getting there

Located at 148 Mountain View Road, Maleny. Located on Sunshine Coast maps

Route/Trail notes

Very easy 2km walk through rainforest and piccabeen palm groves. Suitable for wheelchairs. Environment education centre and kiosk open from 9am.


Entrance to walk is free, a gold coin donation to the education centre is optional


An easy favourite when in the area. Great for kids! We do it as a figure 8 so that we end up doing the longer version of this little track. Loads of pademelons and bird life. Done this track with a mountain buggy pram, and also done it twice with baby in carrier. Very well maintained track. Popular with great facilities and cafe for lunch. Also great views to glasshouse across the road.

Sarah on 10 Sep, 2014

The track is very nicely maintained. A very easy and relaxing walk.

Harry on 10 May, 2014

Very easy stroll, ticked it off on my list of walks on Sunny Coast

Hike Kayak on 7 Feb, 2014

A beautiful relaxing stroll through rainforest and spectacular views of the Glasshouse mountinas on a clear day

Rataholic on 21 Apr, 2012

did this with the lil one, it was a nice walk, got some good photos and coffee n cake after

Juli on Sometime...
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