Mount Ngungun, Glass House Mountains

#7 of 19 in Nature in Sunshine Coast
Mountain · Nature / Park
Mount Ngungun is the sixth tallest of the Glass House Mountains at 253 m. It has a well maintained walking trail to the summit that affords good views. The trail from carpark (with tap) is not as steep as the higher mountains and is open to beginners. The south face contains steeper, unmarked but well known rock climbing routes. When viewed from Moreton Bay it lines up with and is silhouetted by Mount Beerwah and Mt Coonowrin/Crookneck. This was noted by Captain Cook on his first voyage of along the East coast of Australia. It is known as the dingo to the family of the rest of the Glasshouse Mountains.

Ngungun is arguably the best place to view the taller mountains that QNPRSR has restricted access to.

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  • Easy hike, a lot of steps. 30 mins up, less down. Great view at the top. Great sunset view, but bring a torch for the way back down. Busy on weekends, specially at sunset time, so expect some delays.  more »
  • The Glass House Mountains are stunning from angle, but the 360 views from the top of Mt Ngungun are particularly spectacular. A bit of an arduous climb admittedly but rest when you need to and...  more »
  • Beautiful views high on the hill. The area is nice for a short walk and you can watch the sunset from the other side of the look out.
  • Great walk, getting busier these days
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