Adventure time: Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail

This 2km walk through beautiful wetlands, provides a wonderful opportunity to lose yourself to the sights and sounds of bird life all around and frogs singing in your ears.

Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail

This 2km walk through beautiful wetlands, provides a wonderful opportunity to lose yourself to the sights and sounds of bird life all around and frogs singing in your ears.

Suitability

The trail is suitable for walkers of all levels as there are a series of loop options which are all relatively flat.

Highlights

This is a quiet little walk with great views and many a different bird to spot along the way. From the Dusky Mororhen which abounds to the rarer sighting of the White-necked Heron, every day offers a new potential sighting.

All throughout the journey, there is a very good chance the frogs will be calling to you.

Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail

Afterwards

Continue along the Maleny Trail and the Obi Obi Creek, if you are early enough you might spot a resident Platypus at one of the many viewing areas.

Grab brunch in town then walk back to the car to have the full Maleny trail experience.

Also stop by the Pattemore house on your way out for some local history.

How to get there

Head into Maleny and then take a right on Teak Street it will turn to North Maleny Road at the top of the hill. Follow this to Obi Lane and take a right turn, then right onto Porters Lane. Drive past Pattemore House to the giant fig at the bottom of the road. Park and walk across the road.

Trail

Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail

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Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail
Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail
Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail
Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail
Maleny Northern Wetlands Trail
 
 

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