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Mount Ngungun (pronounced 'noo noo')but generally known as "Gun Gun" is a very popular hike due to its relative ease and fantastic views.

A well defined graded track with some steep sections. The track begins in open forest with a fern understory. Part way up the mountain, there is a great view of Mt Tibrogargan as the track passes a small rock overhang. The summit provides spectacular close-up views of nearby Mt Tibrogargan, Mt Tibberoowuccum, Mt Coonowrin and Mt Beerwah.

Bird Watching
No Picnic Facilities
No Public Transport
No Dogs Permitted
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

Follow Steve Irwin Way to the Glasshouse Mountains Township. Follow the road to the west over the railway lines and turn left into Coonowrin Road at the T junction. Then turn right into Fullertons Road just after the State School and along this road to the car park at the base of the mountain.




Glass House Mountains Walking Tracks

Route/Trail notes:

A graded path starts from the sign post and information board. Follow the path, which switch backs up the hill till you reach a steep, loose, rocky gully, requiring big steps or light scramble/rock hop up. When you reach the top, it's a good place to have a rest, picnic and the view.

Return by retracing your steps.



Other References/Comments:



What a fabulous walk to get kids interested in hiking up mountains. Not too gruelling, only taking about 30mins to get up, easy but fun rock scrambling, plenty of rock steps, and an interesting cave to see on the way up.
It is a busy walk and if only others respected the environment the way I expect them too. I found the loud talking of tourist families so disrespectful to the environment and to other users. Just as there are signs in on tracks like this telling people to protect the vegetation, I would like signs encouraging people to maintain the peaceful ambience.

Dvette on 4 Jul, 2020

This was a good walk. Kids enjoyed it. Very busy. Great view and photo opportunities at the top. Highly recommend.

Fammez on 21 Jun, 2020

Nice easy walk. Great view from the top.
Took about 18 minutes To ascend at a steady pace

Jacqui Rennell on 14 Jun, 2020

This walk is not very hard. Well defined stone steps. My son is almost 4 and managed it fine. A lot of kids. The views from the top are amazing. Very busy on weekends.

OlgaM on 7 Jun, 2020

Nice easy walk

Stoz on 5 Jun, 2020

Great walk. Lots of stairs. Well maintained track. Very busy, but a great view

Elfofam on 4 Jun, 2020

Great walk. Lots of stairs. Well maintained track. Very busy, but a great view

Elfofam on 4 Jun, 2020

Great walk. Lots of stairs. Well maintained track. Very busy, but a great view

Elfofam on 4 Jun, 2020

always great veiws

Apples on 3 Jun, 2020


Marlaina Embling on 12 May, 2020

Easy, well maintained walk. Even our 2 years old could manage most of it. The view is nice. Way too busy though!

Thomas M on 4 May, 2020

Not to hard. Lovely view.

ian parker on 28 Mar, 2020

One of my favourite walks in Queensland to date. It was a decent walk up, with a few stops to catch my breath on a warm day, but the view (reward) at the top is spectacular as you can see 360 degrees and the beauty of the glass house mountains.

Ensure that you take water and I suggest that it is best to do on a cooler day. Take your camera!

Shazlex on 22 Mar, 2020

Easy quick and wonderful views!

Newbie on 23 Feb, 2020

My second time up this mountain, was a very overcast day with a wet track. Still a good climb, especially now that the track has been fixed since my previous visit. Shame about the view though today, was all fog.

Darren on 8 Feb, 2020

Good, relatively vigorous walk with the kids. Didn’t take our 7 year old but the 10 and 13 year old kids did it quite easily. A bit of a balancing act on the summit as it was quite busy but beautiful views. Nice, quick climb with a breeze and beautiful views as a reward.

ClimbingwithKids on 8 Jan, 2020

Nice hit out to break in the new year. Always a good view at the top and nothing to strenuous.

Steve on 1 Jan, 2020

Great walk and beautiful views, we did this walk in the evening to see the sunset and came down on the dark with headlamps.

Nessie Moore on 22 Dec, 2019

Great little walk,pretty popular. Views are good,but smoke haze obscured some of the grandeur, will revisit in Winter on a clear day

Bribie 61 on 17 Dec, 2019

Beautiful sunset view

Jen on 23 Nov, 2019


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