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Things to do
Walkers' camps are provided along the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk in Kondalilla and Mapleton National Parks.
There is a wide range of holiday accommodation in and around Montville, Mapleton, Maleny and other towns in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. For more information see the tourism information links below.
Several short walking tracks are provided in Mapleton Falls National Park.
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk, a 58km Class 4 walking track with overnight campsites, passes through Mapleton Falls National Park. Walkers can also take shorter day walks along this great walk.
- Read more about the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk
The walking tracks listed below are grade 2 walking tracks: Formed track. May have gentle hills and some steps. Clearly signposted. No experience required.
Mapleton Falls lookout (Grade 2)
Distance: 50m return
Time: allow 5mins
Details: Next to the carpark, this wheelchair-accessible lookout provides spectacular views over the Obi Obi valley and the rainforest canopy below. Look for Australian peregrine falcons, which often soar and roost near Mapleton Falls’ cliff edges during August and September.
Wompoo circuit (Grade 2)
Distance: 1.3km return
Time: allow 45mins
Details: This circuit track winds through rainforest and eucalypt forest. Wayside signs offer information about features. The Peregrine lookout provides good views of Mapleton Falls and the Obi Obi Valley. Listen for the wompoo fruit-dove calling from its treetop feedings sites with a booming 'wallock-a-woo' and 'book-a-roo'.
Commercial tours operate in this area.
Picnic and day use areas
Toilets, including a wheelchair accessible toilet, are provided beside the carpark. A short walk from the carpark leads to an open, grassy picnic area with picnic tables.
- There are currently no park alerts for this park.