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.

Lookouts
Picnic Facilities
No Public Transport
No Dogs Permitted
Rainforest
225m
Maximum Elevation
196m
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.

 

 

 

Maps:

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/beerburrum-beerwah/about.html

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.

Permits/Costs:

None

Comments

Nice foggy/rainy morning made for a quiet walk and lovely fresh air.

Milke82 on 2 Mar, 2019

Love this little mountain although there is usually too much foot traffic for my liking. Had a rare occasion this time of being the only ones on the summit.

Crazypoola on Mar, 2019

Great walk, quite easy for all varying levels of fitness & children

El Duko on 23 Feb, 2019

Was pretty hard getting up but the views made it all worth it, excited to go again.

Steele on 17 Feb, 2019

Mountain 2 in our 6 mountain challenge for the day great views from the top, 21min 55sec up and 18min 10 sec down

Juanita on 3 Feb, 2019

2/6 in the mountain challenge. Always a good walk. 21:56 up. 18:10 down.

Steve on 3 Feb, 2019

Still a great walk, starting to become quite eroded.

ZachJ on Feb, 2019

Nice easy walk, not too crowded on a weekday

Greg Mac on Feb, 2019

20 mins

Deano on 27 Jan, 2019

Made this with Mengyuan, Chunyue, Yuxuan and Lihong. Great view and nice walk, moderate exercise. We were lucky enough to avoid the rain but lots of clouds to provide a cool day during the summer!

Hui Xiao on 10 Jan, 2019

Beautiful sunrise from the top of mt ngungun

amber jackson on 1 Jan, 2019

This walk was enjoyable and interesting. The views at the top are quite special and there are plenty of places to sit and enjoy them, although it was very busy. Most of the walk is shaded and the path is easy to follow.

Rhi on Jan, 2019

One of my favourites. Easy walk and great views. Take insect repellent.

kmuki on 2019

Easier than it used to be, no scramble up the ravine anymore

MattyM on 30 Dec, 2018

For the first time ever we had the summit to ourselves. Lovely place with excellent views which explains why it’s usually so popular.

Juiced Pixels on 14 Dec, 2018

Nice incline walk.
Heavily populated track, I went mid week and there were still a ton of people.
Awesome views of aurrounding glassehouse nountains.

Alana on 2 Dec, 2018

One of the best views on the coast. Very scenic and not too steep going up.

Linda on 25 Nov, 2018

Awesome Climb! It's really easy, only took me 20 minuets to get to the top.

Michael Richards on 17 Nov, 2018

Great little walk, brilliant views

Steve on 17 Nov, 2018

Easy hike. Cool cave you can climb in to on the way up. Few stairs - bring water :)
View at the top is awesome.

jlwoot123 on 10 Nov, 2018

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