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Mount Mee

About Mount Mee

A small rural village located north of Dayboro in the D’Aguilar Range, Mount Mee is very popular with weekend day-trippers thanks to the vast range of 4WD tracks, bushwalks, scenic lookouts, watering holes, camping spots, parks and picnic spots to explore.

From on top of Mount Mee, expansive and picturesque views of seaside Caloundra and pristine Moreton Bay can be savoured.

The Mount Mee Forest Reserve contains huge expanses of rainforest and eucalypt forest and includes many picturesque bushwalks and four-wheel drive tracks. Clear water creeks, lush rainforest canopies and stunning views make the Reserve a perfect place to unwind and get back to nature.

Bushwalkers can explore beautiful, open forests, scribbly gum forests, rainforest remnants, hoop pine plantations and cascading rainforest creeks.

The ultimate picnic spot in Mount Mee is The Gantry with grassy areas under the shade of gumtrees, for those that enjoy a sit-down blanket lunch, or alternatively there are a number of picnic tables and shelters available for you to use. The Gantry is also a significant historical site in the Moreton Bay Region, previously the site was an active sawmill producing timbers for the region including those used for the Hornibrook Highway connecting Redcliffe and Sandgate.

Rocky Hole located in the Mount Mee State Forest was voted as one of the top attractions to visit near Brisbane. Rocky Hole is a stunning swimming hole etched into the natural contours of Mount Mee’s granite filled gullies. Surrounded by open eucalypt forest, Rocky Hole is a picturesque location to take a dip on a hot summer day.

Things to see and do in Mount Mee

  • Neurum Creek Camping
  • Hike Mount Mee Horse Trail
  • Find Diana’s Hidden Bath Rock Pool
  • 4WD Mount Mee Forest Reserve
  • Pitstop Café
  • The Gantry
  • Somerset Trail
  • Admire the views at Dahmongah Lookout Park
  • Rocky Hole Swimming Hole

History of Mount Mee

Mount Mee was first known to the indigenous inhabitants of the area as Dahmongah, a word meaning "flying squirrel" or glider. The English name Mount Mee was supposedly derived from another local word mia mia, meaning a lookout or view.

English settlers began arriving in the area around 1873. Timber harvesting was the primary source of interest in Mount Mee with a sawmill located in a neighbouring suburb, until closure in 1982.

Take in the view at Mt Mee Lookout

The Latest Mount Mee News


Local News   •   9-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Safety trial launched on Mt Mee road

A new trial is underway in Mount Mee to improve the safety of motorcyclists, following a 30 per cent increase in lives lost.…

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Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   21-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Still waiting to break drought

We may be facing the wettest summer in a decade, but Seqwater’s dams, which supply the Moreton Bay Region, are still in a ‘drought response’ phase.…

Sign-up for Home Alone

Pet owners across the Moreton Bay Region and Queensland are being urged to register with the RSPCA Qld’s Home Alone service.…

Ultimate holiday hinterland road trip

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Prepare now for wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a significant weather event this weekend, with 4-6m waves, 100mm of rain on Sunday, high tides and gale force winds possible. Now’s the time to prepare.…

Council burn-offs this week

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Family Hiking - 4 Tips for Having Fun

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Dahmongah Lookout Park | Mount Mee

unset, dawn or any time of the day, the view from Dahmongah Lookout at Mount Mee is something everyone should experience. Just over an hour's drive north-west from the heart of Brisbane, Mount Mee is one of Moreton Bay Region's most stunning sights.…

Broadwater | D’Aguilar National Park

If you love to adventure into the forests of South East Queensland for a picnic and swim, CLICK HERE to find out more about Broadwater in D’Aguilar National Park…

D'Aguilar National Park

D’Aguilar National Park is a truly stunning region that we're blessed to call part of the Moreton Bay Region. Parks, walking tracks and lookouts dot the scenery, offering amazing views of Moreton Bay, the Mountains of Glasshouse, and pools of crystal clear rainforest. …

Rocky Hole | Mount Mee

Voted as one of the top attractions to visit near Brisbane, Rocky Hole is a stunning swimming hole etched into the natural contours of Mount Mee’s granite filled gullies. Rocky Hole is a picturesque location to take a dip on a hot summer day.…

The Gantry | D'Aguilar National Park

The Gantry, a popular picnic spot for visitors to D'Aguilar National Park, is not only picturesque in its bush setting, but is an important historical site in the Moreton Bay Area.…

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