Mount Tempest Lookout Track, Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area

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Not for the faint-hearted, the Mount Tempest lookout track features a steep climb to a summit measuring a staggering 280 metres in elevation.

Hike through stands of gums and grasstrees to a mountain-top lookout, stopping to catch your breath at seats along the way. Marvel at breathtaking panoramic views of the island and Moreton Bay Marine Park—on a clear day you can make out the volcanic peaks of the Glass House Mountains in the distance.

Reflect upon the stories of the island’s Indigenous People and their unique connection with this landscape from signs at the lookout.

Image credits: Leanne Siebuhr © Queensland Government

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
2.2 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching

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Mount Tempest lookout track, Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area

Not for the faint-hearted, the Mount Tempest lookout track features a steep climb to a summit measuring a staggering 280 metres in elevation.

Hike through stands of gums and grasstrees to a mountain-top lookout, stopping to catch your breath at seats along the way. Marvel at breathtaking panoramic views of the island and Moreton Bay Marine Park—on a clear day you can make out the volcanic peaks of the Glass House Mountains in the distance.

Reflect upon the stories of the island’s Indigenous People and their unique connection with this landscape from signs at the lookout.

This walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. The map only shows an indicative start point; the track route and end point are not shown, and the map cannot be used for navigation purposes. See the web site for detailed maps and the latest park information. When you are in the park, read the signs at and near the start of the track.

Image credits: Leanne Siebuhr © Queensland Government

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 2.2 kms
Route Type Return

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