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Gold Coast: Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour in a 4WD

Product ID: 256812
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An evening rainforest and glow worm tour providing a nocturnal adventure like no other. You will witness the incredible light display of the glow worms in their natural habitat, experience off-roading, and encounter the captivating rainforest at night.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 4 hours
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Pickup included

We collect from central Gold Coast Hotels (Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, Broadbeach & Southport) only. Once you have confirmed your pickup location and time with us directly, on the night of your tour please wait for the bus in the main lobby/reception area 5 minutes before pickup. Our bus will be white and marked with Southern Cross Tours in red and blue writing.

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  • Enjoy an exhilarating night time traveling through eucalyptus forests
  • Take a guided walk through the subtropical rainforest to Curtis Falls, Mount Tamborine with an expert guide
  • Witness glow worms and other nocturnal creatures
  • Savor a yummy dessert of coffee and cake at a cozy hinterland restaurant
Full description
Experience an exciting night time activity 4-wheel-driving, with local commentary on nocturnal flora and fauna as you travel. Towards the end of your tour, you will experience glow worms in their natural environment alongside a secluded national park waterfall.

Your fully-guided experience from start to finish is all about getting you into the forest to experience something that many have not. This is more than just a glow worm tour, it’s all about seeing the rainforest come to life at night time.

After you're picked up from your hotel in a luxurious 4-wheel-drive vehicle, you will travel to the top of Tamborine Mountain via a secluded off-road track. You can gaze up at the starry sky and out over the distant city lights of the Gold Coast as you warm up over a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate and some delicious cake, before setting out for a guided rainforest walk. Your guide will provide insight into the unique plants and animals that call this ancient ecosystem home. After you arrive at Curtis Falls, you will discover a peaceful cascade tucked deep within the forest  within which a colony of glow-worms thrives.
  • National park fees
  • Dessert (coffee and cake)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (central Gold Coast hotels of Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Main Beach and Southport only)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Flash photography
Know before you go
• Cancellations received within 24 hours of tour departure will attract a 100% cancellation fee (which includes no shows)
• Due to many stairs and uneven ground along the tracks, this tour is not suitable for prams or strollers
• Please don’t forget to wear suitable walking shoes

From US$ 69.76 per person

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Southern Cross 4WD Tours

Product ID: 256812