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Morelia Track, Mt Nebo

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by Roy Chambers (subscribe)
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Published June 2nd 2014
3 km walk to great views
This lovely little 6 km return walk not far from Brisbane provides spectacular views of Samford Valley and out to Morton Island.

The views from Mt Nebo are spectular
The views from Mt Nebo are spectular


The track starts at Manorina car park off Mt Nebo road between Mt Nebo and Mt Glorious. The trail is 3 km over rough but easily navigable paths to the lookout. There is also the small Atrax circuit which can also be used as a side track.

The forest in Mt Nebo
The forest in Mt Nebo


The lookout itself features wide comfortable rocks to relax and enjoy the view. Camping is unfortunately not allowed at the lookout though people sometimes spend the night out there.

I have done this walk both during the day and at night. On a clear day you have fantastic views of the coast; at night you will be able to see the lights of the suburbs and communities north of Brisbane as well as the stars. I am also considering doing this walk in time to watch the sunrise over the coast.

While Mt Nebo is a great picnic spot you are spoiled for choices for great cafes in both Mt Nebo and Mt Glorious. In this regards the hike is an easy excuse to adjourn for coffee cake in a nearby cafe.
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Why? Short walk not far from Brisbane with Spectacular views
When: Suitable for day and night hiking and viewing the sunrise
Where: Manorina car park, Mt Nebo Road (Between Mt Nebo and Mt Glorious)
Cost: Free
Your Comment
A sunrise walk would be good. The Mt Warning Sunrise hike we did recently was brilliant -www.weekendnotes.com/mount-warning-sunrise-climb/
by Susan Jackson (score: 2|761) 1806 days ago
Nice pics but shame about the obvious spelling error of Moreton Island
by Kevin Liepins (score: 2|159) 1810 days ago
Is this walk suitable for young children?
by joann178 (score: 0|8) 1808 days ago
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