By road the Bunya Mountains are situated (driving time approx.):-
- 45 minutes’ drive from Kingaroy, Dalby & Nanango
- 90 minutes’ drive from Toowoomba
- 2 hours’ drive from Caboolture
- 2½ – 3 hours’ drive from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast
- 4 hours from the Gold Coast or Hervey Bay
NOTE: Using your GPS may take you on longer, alternate routes. The following directions will get you to Bunya Mountains via the shortest route.
Northern / Eastside Residents: From Bruce Highway take Caboolture – Kilcoy turnoff and follow D’Aguilar Highway through Woodford; Kilcoy; Moore; Blackbutt to Yarraman. See further directions below (from Yarraman). Westside / Southern Residents: Option 1. From Ipswich Road take Toowoomba turn off. At Toowoomba follow the Dalby signs along the Warrigo Highway. See further directions below (from Toowoomba). Option 2. From Ipswich Road take Toowoomba Turnoff. At Blacksoil (80km zone) turn left to Brisbane Valley Highway. You will go through Fernvale; Esk; Toogoolawah; Moore; Blackbutt to Yarraman (see below).
At Jondaryan turn right at the Bunya Mountains turn-off. Follow signs to Bunya Mountains Via Quinalow & left at Maclagan. There is 4 km of gravel road on this route.
Take the Dalby road. Five minutes from Kumbia turn left at the Bunya Mountains sign. Climb up the Mountain and follow the top of the mountain range for approx. 10kms. You will pass Burtons Well Camping Area; Cherry Plains, Westcott and Paradise Falls Car Park. Turn left signposted Dandabah. If you get to the TV towers you have missed the Dandabah turnoff which is Bunya Avenue.
Turn left onto the New England Highway heading for Cooyar – Toowoomba. Drive 21kms; turn right signposted Maidenwell – Bunya Mountains. Turn left at the Maidenwell Pub onto Bunya Mountains Road. There is 4kms of unsealed section on this route. When you arrive at the top of the mountain, turn right towards Dandabah. 1.2 km past TV towers turn right into Bunya Avenue (signposted Dandabah)
Travel towards Kingaroy. Whilst still in Dalby’s 60km zone; take Kaimkillenbun turnoff (right). Follow the signs to Bunya Mountains.
Bunya Mountains Accommodation Office Entry
At the top of the range pass the TV towers on your right. Approx. 1.2km from TV Towers turn right into Bunya Avenue (signposted Dandabah). From Kingaroy side of mountain, approximately 10 km from Burtons Well turn left into Bunya Avenue (signposted Dandabah). Our office is located approx. ½ km on the right hand side opposite Dandabah Camping Area.