Mt Kiangarow walk

Bunya Mountains
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A short walk to the highest point of the Bunya mountains

Getting there

From the Burtons Well picnic and camp ground walk 100m up the road to the well marked starting position. There's a large board there indicating all the tracks in the local area.

Maps

 

Route/Trail notes

Some old storm damage still remains. And now the stinging plants are starting to colonise the open areas.

Permits/Costs

There is now camping. Only at approved camp grounds.

Other References

 

GPS Tracks

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Comments

Looking dry but nice views on the walk and at the lookout. Saw eagles cruising the thermals. Watch out for ticks - we found a couple on us when we returned to the campsite.

Pendinghiker on 1 Oct, 2020

A very nice walk and stunning views! And a nice python :)

ovel on 19 Sep, 2020

We parked the car at Burtons Well and started with Mt Kiangarow first (this only adds 2.2km) on our Cherry Plain circuit. Mt Kiangarow was terrific and we were able to see birds and wallabies on the track. Some really great views while walking up and when we got to the top. We then walked to Cherry Plain via Ghinghion Lookout, Bottle Tree Bluff and Cherry Plain Lookout. All up, an 11km walk in 3 & a bit hours.

S K on 29 Jun, 2020

Great spot for a sunset. Easy walk.

Curry Bunch on 29 Jun, 2020

We parked the car at Burtons Well and started with Mt Kiangarow first (this only adds 2.2km) on our Cherry Plain circuit. Mt Kiangarow was terrific and we were able to see birds and wallabies on the track. Some really great views while walking up and when we got to the top. We then walked to Cherry Plain via Ghinghion Lookout, Bottle Tree Bluff and Cherry Plain Lookout. All up, an 11km walk.

Anoogle on 28 Jun, 2020

Osprey soaring around the lookout in the evening sun.

Wanderlust on 4 Jun, 2020

Beautiful view from the top.

Kerr on 17 May, 2020

It was freezing the day we went to the Bunya Mountains, but so beautiful. If it's a cold day, be sure to rug up because it's even colder up there. A very easy walk in and out.

Tamya on May, 2020

Great view from the summit

Salem13 on 3 May, 2019

Nice short 2.2km walk. A steady slope upwards which meant the way back was all downhill. Not too hard an upward slope though. Lookout was great over the tops of the grass trees to a great vast area, well worth the walk.

CassyN on 22 Feb, 2019

Easy walk with a fantastic view from the lookout. Loved the grass trees across the top.

Lone Ranger on 14 Feb, 2018

Started in the dark , very easy walk and quite easy to do with a headlamp is you wish to beat the sunrise

J on 24 Jun, 2017

Not too steep and it actually flattens out for the last bit at the top. Stunning views!

Steve F on 12 Nov, 2016

Caught a beautiful sunset here and walked back down with a good head torch, checking out the wildlife. Very nice, especially when the wind is gentle.

Caro on 1 Oct, 2016

A mystical magic short walk. Beautiful!

Raffaela on 13 Aug, 2016

We enjoyed the walk, but beware of ticks. None actually attached, but three climbed up on us while at the lookout.

Ian and Sue on 21 Oct, 2015

Beautiful walk was heavy mist on the way up but cleared enough to reveal beautiful views from the top of the walk. And remained sunny on the way back it was the best of both. Very easy walk with great views.

fitchick_on_crutches on 3 Apr, 2015

So far as mountains go, this is a nice easy walk with a gentle incline all the way to the top. Several pockets of grass trees along the way which are quite pretty. The path is really good too.

Ian and Sue on 13 Oct, 2013

Did this walk with my parents to discover a fantastic view at the very top. An easy stroll well worth it.

Viking on 8 Apr, 2013

Did the 1.1km in under 19mins with full pack on. It was quite fun to push ourselves. At the very top there are only views towards the East. And the lookout has numerous rocks to sit on.

Watch out for the stinging plants everywhere. Views all thge way to the coastline uninterrupted. Be ready for change of conditions. They really do happen within 5mins.

If you follow the track back down and approx 50m from the lookout there is a side track going to your right when facing down the track. This will take you to good western side views, worth the effort and since more and more people are going over there soon the track will be well worn.

The weather changed 7 times in an hour while up there.

Boris Zoubakin on 11 Apr, 2010

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