4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

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  • Location: Gold Coast, Australia
  • Duration:  3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Leave the crowds behind and go stargazing and wildlife watching in Mt Tamborine National Park’s eucalypt rainforest. Australia's only night-time rainforest and glow-worm tour by 4WD takes you into the rainforest searching for native flora and fauna by torchlight. Follow your guide on a nocturnal bushwalk to a magical waterfall lit by the twinkling glimmer of glow worms, and enjoy personalized attention on this must-do small-group tour.


  • Glow-worm tour through Mt Tamborine National Park by 4WD
  • Take a guided rainforest walk to a waterfall lit by glow worms
  • See nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy supper of cakes and a hot drink
  • Local guide and live commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is Australia’s only night-time 4WD rainforest and glow-worm tour. It is a unique opportunity to experience the excitement of an off-road track under the cover of darkness and hear the rainforest come alive on the secluded rainforest walk with your personal guide.

What You Can Expect

Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

Mt Tamborine Rainforest Guided Night Tour

After being picked up from your Gold Coast hotel, head off-road by luxury 4WD to the summit of MtTamborine. Stop off along the way to take in panoramic views of the Gold Coast skyline from a secluded lookout.

Reaching the summit of Mt Tamborine, enjoy supper at the cafe with a choice of homemade cakes and biscuits accompanied by a frothy cappuccino, cup of tea or warming hot chocolate.

Then as the sky darkens and the stars twinkle, head out on a guided walk through the rainforest as the nocturnal wildlife wake from their slumber and come out to play.

With your own low-watt torch to light the way, follow a hidden trail to a waterfall, where the glow worms gleam in the darkness. Your guide's high-visibility LED torch is designed to lead the way without disturbing the wildlife on this nocturnal tour, a treat for all the family.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great tour guide. Good tour vehicle, didn't expect the free dessert and tea afterwards.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

We had a fantastic tour Guide -Mick..the tour was better than we expected, 4wd ride was good, the walk through the rain forest was interesting, seeing the waterfall, looking for the Glow worms, the evening coffee + cake very pleasent! and the rude back down stopping to star gaze! Was a terrific 5 hours..

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