Boat Mountain, Braithwaites Lookout

Wide Bay Burnett
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An easy and short walk up to the first lookout / view point of Murgon. Just a little incline with mostly man made stairs.

Getting there

Boat Mountain is north-east of Murgon. Head north out of Murgon along Gore Street which becomes Boat Mountain Road. Travel for 9km along Boat Mountain Road then turn right into Levers Road. After 0.6km, turn left into Daniels Road. Continue 1.4km then turn right into Hebbel Drive and drive another 1.4km to the park.

From Goomeri, head 2km towards Nanango then take the Murgon Road 4km to the Manyung Road turnoff. Drive 4.5km then veer right into Reifs Road. Continue for 3.5km then turn right into Daniels Road. Continue 2.8km to the park.


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Very short climb up some stairs for this lookout. Clean track with a view through the trees to areas around Murgon.

CassyN on 2018

Great walk. 190 steps up the mountain, and then a lovely 2km return walk along the top of the flat mountain. Two different tracks, both well worth the walk. Views from Daniel's lookout were magnificent. Would definitely recommend this walk - we headed to Bjelke-Petersen dam for lunch after our walk which made for a wonderful day out in the Burnett.

Sweet Pea on 27 Feb, 2016

Did the full circuit , enjoy views from both side of the nountain

J on 19 Sep, 2014


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