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Gold Coast: Evening Rainforest and Glow Worm Experience

1. Gold Coast: Evening Rainforest and Glow Worm Experience

Experience a unique night-time activity heading out to the rainforest 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've been picked up from your hotel in a Mercedes vehicle, travel to the top of the famous Tamborine Mountain. 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 glowworms thrives.

TreeTop Challenge Tamborine Mountain Guided Zipline Tour

2. TreeTop Challenge Tamborine Mountain Guided Zipline Tour

Imagine the rush of emotions, as you face your fears by getting way outside your comfort zone and experiencing a one in a lifetime adventure on this exhilarating zipline tour. It's a fully guided 3-hour tour, starting with a 4WD ride to the top of the mountain. A 10-minute induction from experienced guides will explain how to travel on the zipline tour. You will then spend 2.5 hours ziplining, including the return back to the original starting point. There are seven huge ziplines spanning 1.4km. This will allow you the amazing experience of gliding high above Cedar Creek Canyon multiple times before dropping into the canyon and gliding just above the treetop canopy below. Throughout the tour, friendly and experienced guides will take care of every part of your experience so you can enjoy stunning heights, awesome speeds and amazing views while zip-lining through the pristine rainforest. You will experience the unbelievable thrill of being more than 60m high and attaining speeds as fast as 70km per hour.

Rainforests and Glow Worm Cave: Day Tour from Brisbane

3. Rainforests and Glow Worm Cave: Day Tour from Brisbane

On this full-day program from Brisbane you’ll explore the rainforests of Springbrook and Tamborine national parks. Admire the beautiful waterfalls set in a natural forest, take a walk surrounded by towering rainforest trees, and spot forest wildlife including the shy pademelons, brush turkeys, goanna, and water dragons. See the unique natural bridge with a waterfall plunging into the cave below. Tamborine offers a chance for a break to explore the arts and craft district Gallery Walk (free time). There is a choice of establishments where lunch can be purchased or bring your own. The afternoon includes a guided tour of the award-winning glow worm caves at Cedar Creek. Finish the day with a rainforest walk to Curtis Falls. A 50-minute drive will have you back in Brisbane late afternoon.

Tamborine Mountain: Half-Day Local Winery Tour with Lunch

4. Tamborine Mountain: Half-Day Local Winery Tour with Lunch

Taste a hand-picked selection of wines produced by seasoned winemakers and award-winning boutique wineries on a guided tour. Get picked up from your hotel at around 10 AM. Admire the stunning mountain views as you are driven to your first stop: Hampton Estate Winery. Sample a variety of wines at the cellar door and learn about the winery's fascinating history. Then, climb back in the van and listen to your guide as they share their knowledge of the sights, sounds, and history of Tamborine Mountain. Next, stop at Witches Falls Winery, where you can sample a selection of locally made cheese along with your wine. Finally, visit Cedar Creek Estate Winery and its organic vineyard for another guided tasting. As part of the tour, indulge in a two-course lunch. Sample some of the best food this region has to offer. Along the route, stop at scenic viewpoints to enjoy breathtaking landscapes and the fresh mountain air. Choose to be dropped back at your hotel, the Fortitude Brewery, or the Gallery Walk.

Springbrook National Park and Tamborine Rainforest Day Tour

5. Springbrook National Park and Tamborine Rainforest Day Tour

Discover the diverse wildlife of South East Queensland when you travel to the Springbrook plateau, Numinbah Valley, and Mt Tamborine on this full-day tour from Brisbane. Enjoy an opportunity to stroll the street of Gallery Walk and then adventure over to the amazing Skywalk attraction. Take a leisurely walk through Springbrook National Park to see the Natural Arch and Glow Worm Cave. Hike past rock pools and take time to relax and enjoy the waterfalls and rainforest on this small-group tour with numbers limited to 12 participants, ensuring a more personalized experience. You will take a guided tour through the man-made Glow Worm Caves, enjoy a lunch break, and some time for shopping, before finishing the day at the picturesque Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk attraction.

Gold Coast: Evening Rainforest Walking Tour & Jet Boat Ride

6. Gold Coast: Evening Rainforest Walking Tour & Jet Boat Ride

Explore the rainforest after dark on a guided tour and ride through the Gold Coast Broadwater on a jet boat during this combo experience. Stargaze, spot glow worms, and enjoy a dessert, then spin and slide through the water on a jet boat. Start your experience on an exciting nighttime walk through the rainforest. Watch the stars, experience nocturnal wildlife, and marvel at the cascading waterfall surrounded by glow worms. Stop for a delicious dessert at a local restaurant (included).  Choose to enjoy your jet boat experience on the same day or a different day of your choosing. Departing from Marina Mirage at Main Beach, explore the Broadwater with fun spins, high-speed drifting, turns, twists, and slides. As you spot wildlife and marvel at the exclusive waterfront mansions and stunning natural scenery of Broadwater and Moreton Bay Marine Park.

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What people are saying about Tamborine Mountain

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 77 reviews

Marc, is excellent. Unique, educational and inspirational. Thank you so much for the amazing night, Gold Coast is so much more than the beaches and this experience is like no other. Thank you, Thank you, thank you!

Everything was well organised and ran smoothly. Brian is very knowledgeable about all we saw in the Rainforest and made it a very interesting tour. Highly recommend this tour for sure.

The trip was awesome! Tour guide was really passionate and would explain things in the outmost interesting way! Would recommend this tour, thank you!

Duffy was an awesome tour guide. We enjoyed the experience and knowledge he had to offer all for a reasonable price. Would highly recommend.

Fantastic day fantastic guides Corey n Jack, funny informative n made to feel safe at all times.