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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. Traditional owners have asked that this mountain not be climbed.

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 Dogs Permitted
No Camping 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:



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 and beautiful walk! The view at the top was amazing, tiny bit of rock scaling to do but was easy!

Jade on 15 Mar, 2020

Good walk and worth the view.. love walking

Amit G on 26 Feb, 2020

Good walk and worth the view.. love walking

Amit G on 26 Feb, 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

Great hike for newbies like myself. Lots of stairs but plenty of places to rest if needed on the way up. Spectacular views at the top especially for sunrise or sunset. It does get a little bit busy but you can certainly see why it is so popular.

Beth Brockett on 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

Such a beautiful view!

Nicole on 10 Dec, 2019

Beautiful sunset view

Jen on 23 Nov, 2019

Loved this walk super easy track and the caves along the way where cool. Felt good reaching the last steps to the top to expose an amazing view and array of butterflies and birds. Great views but highly recommended a sunrise or sunset trip went in the middle of the day and it got pretty scorching at the summit

Korina Meagher on 7 Nov, 2019

Nice, short, easy-ish hike. Great views from the top but it gets very busy. Took us around 30 mins to get to the summit.

Darcy P on Nov, 2019

Nice, short, easy-ish hike. Great views from the top but it gets very busy. Took us around 30 mins to get to the summit.

Darcy P on Nov, 2019

Awesome hike! Great one for kids, as it's fairly easygoing for the most part and not too long. A couple of steepish parts, but the track is well defined. Took us about an hour to reach the summit, and half an hour back. Make sure you take plenty of water with you, especially in the warmer weather. It was 28 degrees today, but a nice breeze made it bearable. Views from the summit are incredible and make it all worthwhile. Definitely recommend!

Sarah on 27 Oct, 2019

Nice views, comparable difficulty to Mt coolum.

Acasualhiker on 26 Oct, 2019

Took the kids up, my 4 yr old got tired towards the top and I carried my 2 yr old most of the way.

Matthew Rae on 25 Oct, 2019


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