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.

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.





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.




Great fun walk for everyone

Mattshan on 1 Oct, 2018

Hey guys, first time ever doing this, very unfit but just gave up smoking so wanted to celebrate and tick this off my bucket list too. Well being over weight I nearly died but guess what I did it, I struggled on the way up a bit with feet pain and breathing but on the way down was knees, feet and back due to some of the rocks being large and having to jump down them. Still an accomplishment which I am proud of.
Keep safe everyone

Bundyrumgurl on 20 Sep, 2018

I did this walk recently with my husband, it's a Class 4, uphill steep walk. When you get up to the top you have to climb up the rocks but the view is just stunning. Look out for my photo's on Vivy's Travels.

Vivienne on 17 Aug, 2018

This is the second time I have done this summit, very easy! The top is very exposed bring a hat!

Georgia Keogh on 29 Jul, 2018

Planned to do this trek for sunrise, didn't realise it was a blood moon until the day before. It was packed at the top, lots of families which was nice to see. Took us no time to get up, i think under an hour.

Briar on 28 Jul, 2018

15 minutes up, 5 minutes down, easy walk

JakeTheHiker1 on 20 Jul, 2018

Rock climbing at ngungun with Pinnacle adventures. Great guide in the form of Peta. Ballerina of the cliff face!

Coopsy on 14 Jul, 2018

Great walk - had 3 young children with me and they all did well. Very busy though

JenPoet on 10 Jul, 2018

Always a good hike.

Steve on 6 Jul, 2018

Walked this, this morning. Started climbing at 6.05 am to see the sunrise. For a wet and cloudy morning it was a great walk/climb. Would definitely recommend this to any fitness level but be sure not to walk when too slippery since the top has very slippery rocks to climb over.

Karien Heunis on 6 Jul, 2018

Great morning. Drizzly so rocks a bit slippery but still very doable just need to be cautious. Advantage was not many people on the track and an amazing view from above the clouds

Madcat71 on 5 Jul, 2018

Loved this. Felt it after for the next few days though. Nice gradual climb and such a fabulous view at the top

Anne Lowery on 3 Jul, 2018

4th bushwalk - uphill the whole way but only a short distance so not too bad.

Pokey and Sunshine Do Australia on 2 Jul, 2018

there was absolutely amazing

Piangrawin on 1 Jul, 2018

Great walk for all abilities as it offers great views of the surrounding area while being very achievable, even for those with low fitness levels.

I went up Ngunngun with a small group after tackling Mt Beerwah (the original plan was to do Tibrogargan after Beerwah - considering the slog we had on Beerwah, discretion was seen as the better part of valor and we chose Ngungun instead 8 - ]).

Well worth doing if you are not capable or don't want to take on the its bigger siblings. Nice shady walk up to a great view, round trip was probably an hour with a short stop at the top for some happy snaps. Always plenty of people here with tons of kids on the track which is nice to see.

In summary: Worth doing for the view, can accommodate all fitness levels and can be done in a hurry if you want to zip off to the beach aftwards.

Matty Vee on Jul, 2018

Took the whole family up for sunrise. Was quite crowded but worth it. Kids had no trouble (6 + 8 yo) but Nan and Pop struggled a bit with the climb.

Richard Mason on 23 Jun, 2018

Nice walk, kid friendly depending on their ability to climb to the top. Its suitable for all fitness levels. Very nice views :)

Alex on 11 Jun, 2018

Did 5 trips up and down this track on the one day, a great walk plenty of families and small children.
Well defined track.
Would love to do this one again!

Juanita on 10 Jun, 2018

Trekked up and down 6 times in a row for Kokoda Trail training.

Steve on 10 Jun, 2018

Trekked up and down 6 times in a row for Kokoda Trail training.

Steve on 10 Jun, 2018


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