At 285 metres high, Mount Tempest is the highest stabilised sand dune in the world. The walk to the top of Mount Tempest is a memorable one, with sweeping views of Moreton Bay and the island’s length a spectacular experience. The wildflowers are nice in spring and humpback whales can be spotted migrating in late winter and spring.

4WD Required
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

Drive along Middle road until you see a sign for Mount Tempest. Turn off here and along the 4WD track until you reach the start of the walk.


A topographic map of Moreton island is handy.

Route/Trail notes

The walk to the top can be challenging, but the breathtaking 360 degree views make it all worthwhile. See the coastline from the Sunshine Coast in the north across to Brisbane and the Gold Coast in the south.


None required.

Other References

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Nice enjoyable walk. 360 degree views at the summit. Definently worth it.

0zzyDave1234 on 18 Aug, 2018


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