Mount Kiangarow

Bunya Mountains
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This track leads to the highest point of the Bunya Mountains: Mt Kiangarow (1,135m). The track climbs 132m over 1.4km, gradually winding around the mountain and leading through an avenue of grasstrees at the crest lookout.

Lookouts
Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
BBQ
Toilets
No Dogs Permitted
Camping Permitted
Rainforest
Eucalypt Forest
1135m
Maximum Elevation
132m
Total Climb

Getting there:

Bunya Mountain Road is the thoroughfare to Bunya Mountains. It can be reached from Kingaroy south on the Bunya Highway for 32km and turning left (signposted). From Dalby north, you need your GPS to get to the base of the drive. This can be a very steep and twisty mountain road, so please take care.

Start at the Burtons Well camping and day use area at the very north of the park.

Maps:

Bunya Mountains

Route/Trail notes:

Cross the road to the signposted start of the track, that climbs up and around the mountain to the summit lookout.

Return by the same route.

Permits/Costs:

None.

Other References/Comments:

Camping options are available at various points along Bunya Mountain Road, including Burtons Well. Fees Apply.

Comments

Last walk of the day having covered over 20km on five walks today starting at 8am. No wonder I am feeling tired and looking forward to a well deserved drink and a hot meal. Interesting to hear the dingos howling somewhere on the mountains in the late afternoon.

F.A.B. on 18 May, 2021

Looking dry but nice views on the walk and at the lookout. Saw eagles cruising the thermals. Watch out for ticks - we found a couple on us when we returned to the campsite.

Pendinghiker on 1 Oct, 2020

A very nice walk and stunning views! And a nice python :)

ovel on 19 Sep, 2020

We parked the car at Burtons Well and started with Mt Kiangarow first (this only adds 2.2km) on our Cherry Plain circuit. Mt Kiangarow was terrific and we were able to see birds and wallabies on the track. Some really great views while walking up and when we got to the top. We then walked to Cherry Plain via Ghinghion Lookout, Bottle Tree Bluff and Cherry Plain Lookout. All up, an 11km walk in 3 & a bit hours.

S K on 29 Jun, 2020

Great spot for a sunset. Easy walk.

Curry Bunch on 29 Jun, 2020

We parked the car at Burtons Well and started with Mt Kiangarow first (this only adds 2.2km) on our Cherry Plain circuit. Mt Kiangarow was terrific and we were able to see birds and wallabies on the track. Some really great views while walking up and when we got to the top. We then walked to Cherry Plain via Ghinghion Lookout, Bottle Tree Bluff and Cherry Plain Lookout. All up, an 11km walk.

Anoogle on 28 Jun, 2020

Osprey soaring around the lookout in the evening sun.

Wanderlust on 4 Jun, 2020

Beautiful view from the top.

Kerr on 17 May, 2020

It was freezing the day we went to the Bunya Mountains, but so beautiful. If it's a cold day, be sure to rug up because it's even colder up there. A very easy walk in and out.

Tamya on May, 2020

Great view from the summit

Salem13 on 3 May, 2019

Nice short 2.2km walk. A steady slope upwards which meant the way back was all downhill. Not too hard an upward slope though. Lookout was great over the tops of the grass trees to a great vast area, well worth the walk.

CassyN on 22 Feb, 2019

Easy walk with a fantastic view from the lookout. Loved the grass trees across the top.

Lone Ranger on 14 Feb, 2018

Started in the dark , very easy walk and quite easy to do with a headlamp is you wish to beat the sunrise

J on 24 Jun, 2017

Not too steep and it actually flattens out for the last bit at the top. Stunning views!

Steve F on 12 Nov, 2016

Caught a beautiful sunset here and walked back down with a good head torch, checking out the wildlife. Very nice, especially when the wind is gentle.

Caro on 1 Oct, 2016

A mystical magic short walk. Beautiful!

Raffaela on 13 Aug, 2016

We enjoyed the walk, but beware of ticks. None actually attached, but three climbed up on us while at the lookout.

Ian and Sue on 21 Oct, 2015

Beautiful walk was heavy mist on the way up but cleared enough to reveal beautiful views from the top of the walk. And remained sunny on the way back it was the best of both. Very easy walk with great views.

fitchick_on_crutches on 3 Apr, 2015

So far as mountains go, this is a nice easy walk with a gentle incline all the way to the top. Several pockets of grass trees along the way which are quite pretty. The path is really good too.

Ian and Sue on 13 Oct, 2013

Did this walk with my parents to discover a fantastic view at the very top. An easy stroll well worth it.

Viking on 8 Apr, 2013

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