Bunya Mountains National Park Southern Queensland Country

Stop in at the Bunya Mountains Information Centre for insights into the nature, culture and history of the Bunya Mountains. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

Bunya Mountains National Park is a haven the whole family will enjoy. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Bunya Mountains QPWS Visitor Centre

Gain insights to the nature, culture and history of the magnificent Bunya Mountains in this indoor display centre.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Bicycle

Attraction facilities

  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

Make time to visit the visitor centre near Dandabah picnic areato find out more about this fascinating park. Discover the deep connections that humans have with the Bunya Mountains, Queensland’s second oldest national park.

Feel awed by the spiritual significance and importance of the Bunyas for Aboriginal people and learn about European history of the area. Learn about the parks rainforests, open forests and natural grasslands known as 'balds' and diverse range of animals including 120 species of birds!

Visit during the afternoon when the centre is usually open; or if closed, explore the outdoor displays located at the Dandabah picnic area.

Getting there and getting around

The Bunya Mountains Information Centre is in the Bunya Mountains National Park, 200km north-west of Brisbane and 125km north-west of Toowoomba in the South Burnett region.

  • The centre is near the park's south-east entrance.
  • Turn off Bunya Mountains Road onto Bunya Avenue and drive 1km to the Dandabah picnic area.

Several steep, narrow and winding routes, signposted as the Great Bunya Drive, lead to the park. The Bunya Mountains Road passes through the park from the south-east to the north.

From Brisbane via Toowoomba

  • Drive 138km west along the Ipswich Motorway and Warrego Highway to Toowoomba.
  • Continue 44km along the Warrego Highway to Jondaryan and turn right towards the Bunya Mountains.
  • Travel 34km to Maclagan, turn left and follow the signs for about 31km to the park; 2km of this road is gravel.

From Brisbane via Yarraman

  • Travel up the Brisbane Valley through Esk, or the D'Aguilar Highway through Kilcoy.
  • Drive to Yarraman then turn left onto the New England Highway towards Toowoomba and travel 20km.
  • Turn right to Maidenwell on Kingaroy-Cooyar Road, then turn left to the Bunya Mountains; about 3.8km of the road is gravel.

From Nanango

  • Drive 30km to Maidenwell on Nanango-Tarong Road and turn right to the Bunya Mountains. This 55km route has about 4km of gravel road.

From Kingaroy

  • Drive via Kumbia on the Bunya Highway and turn left onto Bunya Mountains Road and drive to the northern park entrance. This 56km route is sealed road.

From Dalby

  • Travel 25km along Dalby-Cooyar Road to Kaimkillenbun, then drive 30km via Yamsion to Bunya Mountains Road and through to the south-eastern park entrance. These roads are sealed.

Wheelchair access

The information centre and outdoor interpretive display are both wheelchair accessible.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Bunya Mountains QPWS Visitor Centre is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Bunya Mountains safely.