The Bunya Mountains is a spectacular wilderness range forming an isolated section of the Great Dividing Range, situated 150km from the coast and lying almost centrally between Kingaroy and Dalby.
The immense subtropical range of cool, green rainforest, eucalypt forests and woodlands is home to the second largest forest of bunya pines. The Bunya Mountains features panoramic mountain scenery and breathtaking views of the South Burnett region and southern plains. The Bunya Mountains rise abruptly from the surrounding plains to an average elevation of 975m reaching over 1100m above sea level at Mount Mowbullum and Mount Kiangarow.
Aboriginal people historically used the Bunya Mountains as a meeting place for the various tribes scattered throughout Queensland and News South Wales, feasting seasonally on the bunya nuts collected from the bunya pine trees.
Today the Bunya Mountains remains an important gathering place where couples, friends and families can enjoy precious, uninterrupted time with each other. There are 40km of walking tracks to explore, the sounds of native birds in the trees and the tinkling of streams. Fishers Lookout will enthral you with its spectacular sunsets.
Visitors find the mystical Bunya Mountains a deep spiritual experience. Some call it God’s country, some say it’s where peace abides: all experience the magic in their own way.
Things to do
- Visit Cedarvale (Bunya Mountains Historical Museum)
- Fishers lookout
- Fireflies at Dusk
- Horse drawn tours
- Walking trails
- Fine dining at Lyrics restaurant
- All day breakfast at Poppies on the hill Café