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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5429 6122
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Added this to our list of things to do for a staff retreat. Was one of the highlights. Entry has amazing view and coffee shop right at front entrance. Rainforest was about an hours walk and part of walk is pram friendly. Fantastic staff in...More

Thank belindas818
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this place the views are amazing. We did do a walk and saw a snake which freaked the young one out! If you are concerned make the most of the playground, coffee shop and raised walk. The glasshouse mountain views are amazing and the...More

Thank waynehF8282OP
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good views can always be seen from here. The new eco centre is lovely. It is the cafe that is a bug bear.. no charm like the old one. Still, the bushwalk is informative and the buttress roots never cease to amaze me.

Thank Kat D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so impressed with this centre/nature walk. The staff were amazing, volunteers with a true passion. Kids loved it, lots of interactive exhibits on offer. Wish we had allocated more time.

Thank Bryerh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a coffee in the new restaurant and then walked about the reserve and looked through the learning centre. On the walk we saw wild birds, a pademelon and numerous fruit bats. The countryside was dry at the time so we probably could...More

Thank heckendorfmortgage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A walk through the rainforest amazed our young grandchildren. The sheer size of trees and palms had them in awe. Wildlife presented to them both surprising (Brush Turkey and wallaby) and scaring (snake) as the stroll came to an end.

Thank Graeme W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a real gem - showing off the plants and bird life of Australia. I found myself walking quietly to enjoy the weird and original bird and bat calls. Fortunately I was with locals who could identify the birds, and we rambled slowly...More

Thank FamilyOE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great family day out. Playground suitable for up to six year olds and good picnic area. Discovery centre with interactive displays for primary school kids to adults. Short walks through rainforest area.

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning place to wind down in, to relax and to destress. The vegetation is magnificent, as is the abundant birdlife.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard nothing but good reports re this reserve, however we were a little underwhelmed. It has a great view but not much else.

Thank Christine D
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Lucie L
20 August 2017|
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Response from Tania W | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't open when we were there.
Debbie K
24 December 2016|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. it should be on the Internet
1 April 2015|
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Response from danioneill | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm sorry you can't take your dog. There is an amazing variety of wildlife- birds of many varieties, reptiles and Pademelons (a type of marsupial).