The Bunya Mountains form an isolated section of the Great Dividing Range lying about 150km from the coast. They rise abruptly form the surrounding country to an average elevation of 975m, reaching over 1100m at Mounts Mowbullan and Kiangarow. Access The park can be reached from Toowoomba, Dalby, Kingaroy or Nanango. From Toowoomba, drive 44km to Jondaryan and take the Bunya Mountains turn - off. Travel a further 65km through Maclagan. Some sections of the road are gravel. >> From Dalby, travel 25km to Kaimkillenbun and then 30km to Bunya Mountains via Yamsion. From Kingaroy, take the raod to Kumbia and the >> Bunya Mountains. The park is 56km from Kingaroy via this route. >> From Nanango, take the road to Maidenwell and turn right. This 55km route is gravel in parts. >> From Nanango, take the road to Maidenwell and turn right. This 55km from Kingaroy via this route. >> From Nanango, take the road to Maiden well and turn right. This 55km route is gravel in parts. All routes to the Bunya Mountains are steep; caravans and trailers are not recommended. No fuel is available on the mountain. Wildlife The Bunya Mountains are home to many species of birds. Brilliantly coloured king parrots and crimson rosellas are commonly seen around the picnic areas. Red-necked wallabies often feed in grassy area. Swamp wallabies and red-necked pademelons prefer the cover of the rainforest but can be seen along the rad edge. Spotlighting at night may reveal many animals, including the mountain brushtail possum and the smaller Bunya Mountains ringtail possum. Activities Camping National Park camping areas are located at Dandabah, Westcott and Burtons Well. Dandabah has toilets and hot showers. Westcott has pit toilets and no showers. Westcott has pit toilets and no showers. Burtons Well has toilets and bush 'boil your own water' showers. For school holidays and long weekends, a booking should be made up to 12 months in advance. To make a booking, write or telephone the Ranger to obtain a camping permit by payment of the appropriate fee. If an advanced booking has not been made, a permit to camp must be obtained prior to camping. If vacancies exist, obtain a permit from the office (between 2pm and 4pm daily) or from the self-registration station at the camping area.
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