Mount Coolum National Park

Address: Marcoola QLD 4564 Phone: 1300 130 372 Mount Coolum National Park is about 90 minutes’ drive north of Brisbane via the Bruce Highway and the Sunshine Motorway. The park straddles the Sunshine Motorway and extends to the David Low Way near the township of Coolum. Turn off the David Low Way 6km south of Coolum or 3km north of Marcoola. Dome-shaped Mount Coolum rises 208m above the sugar cane…

Mount Cook National Park

Address: Canterbury 7999, New Zealand Phone: +64 3-435 1186 You can see Mount Cook as you approach Cooktown by road or sea. Access to the walking track is from Ida Street and is signposted. Rising to 431m, rugged Mount Cook provides a scenic backdrop to the township of Cooktown in Mount Cook National Park. Rainforest and tropical woodland with a heath understorey cover the mountain’s upper slopes and sheltered gullies…

Mount Colosseum National Park

Address: Colosseum QLD 4677 Turn off the Bruce Highway at Miriam Vale and drive 6km east on the Town of 1770 Road before turning right at the T-junction signposted “Mount Colosseum 5km”. Follow this road for 5km to a Y-junction. Continue right and across the railway line. The gravel road takes you to the signposted park boundary. From the highway near Miriam Vale, Mount Colosseum is a prominent feature on…

Mount Barney National Park

Address: Mount Barney QLD 4287 Phone: 13 74 68 About 120km south-west of Brisbane via the Mt Lindesay Highway. Rugged mountain peaks rise above the surrounding landscape in this wild, beautiful, World Heritage-listed park, popular with bushwalkers and home to many rare animals, plant species and communities. The distinctive peaks of Mount Barney, Mt Maroon, Mt May, Mt Lindesay, Mt Ernest, Mt Ballow and Mt Clunie make up Mount Barney…

Mount Archer National Park

Address: Mount Archer QLD 4701 Phone: 1300 130 372 Approximately 9kms north-east of Rockhampton’s city centre. Spectacular views of Rockhampton city, deeply incised valleys, dry rainforests, fleeting glimpses of forest inhabitants and feasting cockatoos feature strongly in a visit to Mount Archer National Park. Mount Archer National Park protects bushland remnants in the Berserker Ranges, a scenic backdrop to Rockhampton. At 604m above sea level, Mount Archer is the highest…

Moreton Island National Park

Address: Moreton National Forest, Moreton Island QLD 4025 Phone:13 74 68 40km by ferry from Brisbane. Tall sand dunes, miles of sandy beaches, crystal clear creeks and lagoons, coastal heath, rocky headlands and abundant wildflowers make Moreton Island a jewel in Moreton Bay. Moreton Island features crystal clear creeks and lagoons, coastal heath, rocky headlands, abundant wildflowers, tall sand dunes, an historic lighthouse, ruins of coastal forts and miles of…

Mooloolah River National Park

Address: Sippy Downs QLD 4556 The park straddles the Sunshine Motorway near Mooloolaba and is accessible from Claymore Road, Sippy Downs past Sunshine Coast University. The Mooloolah River forms the south-eastern boundary of the park. No vehicle access is allowed. Most of the coastal lowlands in southern Queensland have been cleared for development. Mooloolah River National Park protects valuable remnants of wallum heath, open eucalypt woodlands and tea-tree swamps and…

Moogerah Peaks National Park

Address: Moogerah QLD 4309 Phone: 1300 130 372 About 100km south-west of Brisbane. These volcanic peaks are significant refuges for rare and vulnerable wildlife. Close to Brisbane yet rugged and relatively undeveloped, they are popular with experienced bushwalkers and climbers. The ancient, volcanic peaks of Mounts French, Greville, Moon and Edwards are recognised not only for their unique shapes and as favourite bushwalking destinations, but also as remnant habitats of…

Molle Islands National Park

Address: Long Island QLD 4741 Phone: 1300 130 372 The Molle group is just east of Shute Harbour. Access is by private boat or commercial boat. Windswept hillsides, rocky headlands with majestic hoop pines, sandy beaches, secluded coves, natural grasslands, open forest and rainforest make the inshore Molle Islands a wildlife refuge and a scenic retreat for nature lovers. Open eucalypt forests clothe the hillsides, rainforest grows in sheltered gullies…

Millstream Falls National Park

Address: Ravenshoe QLD 4888 The two park entrances are within 4.5km of Ravenshoe, which is 147km from Cairns via the Gillies Highway. In the rain shadow of the eastern dividing range, dry open woodlands surround Big Millstream Falls, reputedly the widest single-drop falls in Australia. The park is rich in World War II history. Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the…