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Maiala Park Lodge is situated on Mount Glorious. Mount Glorious is a picturesque mountain village situated in the D'Agular Range, which is part of the D'Agular National Park, located in South East Queensland, Australia. The mountain is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, known for its stunning natural beauty and scenic views. The national park is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including native birds and pademelons. Visitors to Mount Glorious can explore the park through several walking tracks and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. In addition to its natural beauty, Mount Glorious also offers a range of outdoor activities, such as camping, picnicking, and bird watching, making it a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts.

Discover and Explore

What to see and do

Black onyx sculpture in the Phoenix Sculpture Garden, a natural attraction accessible from Maiala Park Lodge

The Phoenix Sculpture Garden, privately owned and funded by Graham Radcliffe, has been open to the public since 1995. With the creation of this Garden, Graham fulfilled his vision, in which the combination of the beauty of nature and his life’s work of sculptures and paintings create an ambiance where Peace becomes reality. The 2 hectare rainforest Garden is located on the peak of Mt. Glorious, 632 metres above sea level, and has views over Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island.

Travena Glen, a local farm attraction, featuring friendly animals and fun activities for visitors of all ages.

Trevena Glen Farm is Brisbane’s Best Family Farm Experience! They love to help friends and family connect in a fun and safe place.

The farm currently has a donkeys, rabbits, chickens, guinea pigs, goats, turkeys, alpacas, pigs, sheep, a Llama and horses! Trevena Glen is a family run business having been established in 1985 and situated in the foot hills of the D’Aguilar Range.

Walking track signs at Maiala Day Use area, near Mount Glorious accommodation.

Mount Glorious and Mount Nebo are located in South East Queensland, Australia and are known for their natural beauty and wildlife. The area is home to several walking tracks, including the popular Greenes Falls track, which takes hikers through subtropical rainforest and past a waterfall.

The vegetation in the area is diverse and includes eucalyptus forests, subtropical rainforests, and wet sclerophyll forests. 

The wildlife in the area is also abundant and includes a variety of bird species such as the eastern yellow robin and the regent bowerbird.

View of Samford Village main street with Samford Hotel in the background.

Samford Village is a quaint rural hub makes for a wonderfully scenic road trip and a perfect escape from the city. There is no shortage of things to see and do.

The Store of Requirement

Samford Museum

Samford Valley Markets

Tawny Trails

View of the Mount Glorious Cafe from the street, surrounded by lush greenery and natural beauty.
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Brisbane Nature Tours offers diverse tours in small and personalised groups. Your guide, Anita, loves to share her extensive knowledge and passion for the environment.

You will get the chance to connect with the beautiful nature around you and see the natural world differently.

Anita can pick you up from Maiala Park Lodge or meet you on one of the many walking tracks in D'Aguilar National Park. All tours include enough time at stopovers to admire and photograph the environment and its unique inhabitants.

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