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Glass House Mountains National Park

Glass House Mountains, Sunshine Coast Area

They're one of the most quintessential landmarks on the Sunshine Coast - eleven peaks that rise dramatically from the coastal plains. Their beauty caught the attention of Captain James Cook in 1770 who named them the Glass House Mountains because they reminded him of glass furnaces back in Yorkshire. Formed over 26 million years ago, these volcanic plugs are spiritually significant to the local Aboriginal people and are listed on the Queensland and National Heritage Registers as a landscape of national significance.

The peaks are known as Mount Beerburrum, Mount Beerwah, Mount Coochin, Mount Coonowrin (Crookneck), Mount Elimbah (The Saddleback), Mount Ngungun, Mount Tibberoowuccum, Mount Tibrogargan, Mount Tunbubudla (The Twins), Wild Horse Mountain (Round Mountain) and Mount Miketeebumulgrai.

Remnants of open eucalypt woodland and heath vegetation can be found in the park which is home to a variety of animals and plants.

For great views, head to the lookout in Beerburrum State Forest or take on one of the peaks. There are a range of walking trails, ranging in difficulty, that can be found in various locations throughout the National Park. The summit routes on Mounts Ngungun and Tibrogargan are also suitable for roped sports for experienced and well-equipped climbers.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Steve Irwin Way
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Glass House Mountains, Sunshine Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

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