Named after the spectacular Kondalilla Falls, where Skene Creek drops 90 metres into a rainforest valley, this park is a cool mountain retreat and an important refuge for many native animals and plants. The park takes its name from an Aboriginal word meaning 'rushing waters'. Five rare and threatened frog species as well as the rare bopple nut, a species of macadamia plant, are found here.... more
Birdwatchers and nature photographers love this park, with its views, rainforest and wildlife. Enjoy a picnic at Kondalilla Falls day-use area. Stroll along the easy 1.7 kilometre Picnic Creek circuit or take the more challenging 4.6 kilometre Kondalilla Falls circuit, with about 100 steps and views of the falls. If you are feeling fit, you can enjoy a section of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk, starting from Baroon Pocket Dam picnic area (near Lake Baroon) and walking to Kondalilla Falls picnic area (11.7 kilometres one way) or continuing on to Flaxton walkers' camp, a bush camp provided especially for walkers, (a further 4.6 kilometres one way).... less
Children are welcome.
How To Get There
From Brisbane, travel 54 kilometres north along the Bruce Highway, then follow the scenic Glass House Mountains Road 22 kilometres north to the Landsborough turnoff. Drive a further 20 kilometres to Montville. To reach Kondalilla Falls picnic area, travel four kilometres north of Montville and turn left into Kondalilla Falls Road. To reach Baroon Pocket (five kilometres west of Montville), turn off just before Montville and travel along Western Avenue and Narrows Road.
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