Glasshouse Mountains Environmental Heritage Trail

This trail explores the formation of the Glasshouse Mountains and how they provided for local communities. On this trail students will:

  • View the mountains from the Glasshouse Mountains Lookout. They will discover how the mountains were formed and compare the science to the Dreamtime explanation.
  • Visit a Bora Ring and discover its significance
  • Visit an axe-grinding site and discover its use
  • Brief stop at Bankfoot House – the Cobb & Co stop over during the Gympie gold rush

Minimum 20 students (or equivalent cost $297), maximum 60 (contact us for options with larger groups)

3-4 hours needed, including breaks

Cost: $14.85 per students

NB: the school is responsible for the hire of a bus. They will need to pick up the guides from the Abbey Museum.


* Programs typically run for 4 hours, however each is fully customizable to meet your specific needs.

glasshouse mountains from the Abbey Museum by drone shot
Heritage trail - Glasshouse Mountains