Experience the nighttime enchantment of Mt Tamborine National Park on this unique 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour. At the mountain summit, stop for a light supper of cakes and hot chocolate, and soak up views of the twinkling Gold Coast from a lookout. Then, observe nocturnal wildlife by torchlight with a guided bushwalk through the rain forest, where you’ll come across an ethereal waterfall illuminated by glowworms.
Start your day off right with a half-day kayak tour to South Stradbroke Island. Enjoy a great vantage point on the beaches and wildlife of the Gold Coast as you paddle at a leisurely pace, stopping to snorkel off Wavebreak Island, visit secluded beaches, and enjoy a picnic breakfast on the beach. Your expert guide shares informative commentary about the region's ecology and animals, and provides full instruction on kayaking and snorkeling — making this tour suitable for both experienced paddlers and first-timers.
Visit Tropical Fruit World, where you can learn about tropical fruit around the world and taste the fruit grown on the farm. Cruise down the farm's waterway and feed the wild birds as they swim and swoop alongside the boat, then transfer to a miniature train for a ride through the eucalyptus trees.
Take in the highlights of North Stradbroke Island with ease on an all-inclusive full-day tour from the Gold Coast or Brisbane. Cross Moreton Bay by car ferry, then visit top destinations including Brown Lake, Main Beach, and Flinders Beach. Have time to swim and snorkel, climb sand dunes, take nature walks, learn about Aboriginal traditions, and go off-roading on sandy tracks. You’ll also have a barbecue on the beach.
Explore the World Heritage-listed rain forest of the Gold Coast hinterland on this full-day tour to Lamington National Park. Rumble along remote tracks in a 4WD vehicle, soak up spectacular views from the summit of Tamborine Mountain and explore the subtropical rain forest on a guided nature walk. At O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, get a closer look at native plants, birds and even koalas on an elevated treetop walk. A traditional Aussie barbecue lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off from Gold Coast complete this fantastic eco-adventure.
Explore the Mount Tamborine wine region on this all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, board a private minibus on the Gold Coast. Travel through picturesque valleys with scenic mountain views while learning about the area’s wine-making history from an informative guide. Then, stop at four wineries and either a brewery or distillery, enjoying multiple tastings at each. A delicious two-course lunch, snacks and water are also included.
0700-0730 Hotel pick ups0730-0900 Travel to Cleveland, stopping for Kangaroo & Koala viewing.0900-0940 Vehicular ferry across Moreton Bay. Morning tea & cakes. Marine life watching.0940-1130 4WD on bush tracks stopping at lakes, lookouts & fauna.1130-1200 Short walk to North Gorge. Observe dolphins, sea turtles, manta rays & Humpback whales in season.1200-1430 BBQ lunch on the beach, Fishing, swimming, playing in the sand. 1430-1500 Beach driving.1500-1545 Ferry back to Cleveland. Afternoon tea & biscuits.1545-1715 Return journey to hotels.
Consult with your dedicated personal tour guide to develop a hiking itinerary best suited to your group. With two national parks to explore, we offer trails with distance and difficulty ranging from 1km strolls to 20+km epics. Want to focus on waterfalls, ancient Antarctic Beech forests or a spectacular sunrise? Book a Private Tour and create your own unforgettable rainforest experience!
Explore the wild beauty of the Gold Coast hinterland on this half-day 4WD tour to Mt Tamborine. Encounter koalas, kangaroos and cascading mountain waterfalls on a guided bushwalk through the eucalypt rain forest of Mt Tamborine National Park. Indulge in some mountainside wine tasting, learn how to throw a boomerang and enjoy a morning or afternoon tea break with scones on this delightfully diverse tour.
Built around a complicated system of winding canals and waterways, the Gold Coast can be difficult to navigate alone. This short sightseeing tour around the region focuses on the city’s attractions and landmarks in the unique Quack’rDuck duck bus. Drive around Surfers Paradise, Southport and Main Beach, then plunge into the waterways and tour them too in this amphibian bus.
The World in Wax - Time travel backwards to meet heroes and villains from the past. Stand before presidents and queens, statesmen, artists, musicians, generals, explorers, religious leaders and heretics, the famous and infamous. At the Gold Coast Wax Museum each emerge from history, life-size, life like, almost as if they could speak, to bring again their glory and tragedy.Chamber of Horrors - Is one of its kind in the world. A guided half hour tour provides a vivid image of this painful past. The tour of the chamber includes over 40 instruments of punishment from different parts of the World, from the tongue tearer to the guillotine. Each instrument of torture described in illustrative story telling glory with historical background information. The Tour Guide is thought provoking about torture and punishment in today's "civilised world.
SPEND A DAY EXPERIENCING THE MAGIC OF 7 (SEVEN) WATERFALLSA unique small group tour (max 6 ppl) that winds its way around, under and through multiple waterfalls at an easy pace, suitable to all fitness levelsTake the time to explore a magical rainforest landscape within the magnificent World Heritage Springbrook National Park on the Gold CoastEnjoy the home of animals like Koalas, wallabies, platypus and quolls and other species only found in this region, soaking in all the elements filling up your senses to put a smile on your faceWitness the “natural” Australia that millions of people from all around the world have come to marvel in. Be surrounded by rare and wonderful sites that you have been waiting a lifetime to enjoy!This tour is for those people who want to enjoy a fulfilling waterfall experience unlike any other.Your safety, comfort and enjoyment are our top priority, we will look after you every step of the way.Get your camera and your smiles ready!
In a small group (max 7 people) we'll see all the highlights of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, on our journey through the World Heritage listed Springbrook National Park.We'll visit 5 of the locals favourite spots including the majestic Natural Bridge. This experience is great for anyone that wants to witness the beauty of the nature without going to deep into the wilderness! Some of the stops don't require much walking at all, with the longest only about 1km return. Only a low level of fitness is required and some locations we visit are wheelchair accessible! If you are concerned with the distance, please contact us for more information. Door-to=Door Pick-up included from most Gold Coast locations. For any group bookings, or to request a date that isn't listed or any enquires please message or email us.
Your private tour guide will personally show you around the best parts of the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests. Witness an array of breathtaking waterfalls, surrounded by ancient flora and a diverse range of natural vegetation. Lunch is provided at the top of one of the many beautiful waterfalls that we will visit.To help protect the environment we avoid using disposable water bottles, so if you have one, please bring your own water bottle which can be refilled with cold water throughout day.Pick-up included from most Gold Coast locations. Please contact Gold Coast Rainforest Tours to request for any date that isn't listed, group bookings or any other enquires.
Explore Byron Bay and Mullumbimby at your own pace on this private tour from the Gold Coast. In the company of just your party (up to 11 people) and a guide, begin with tea and free time to explore the village of Mullumbimby before traveling to a working organic farm for lunch. Continue to Byron Bay to explore the town before heading to Watego’s beach to embark upon a walk up to Cape Byron lighthouse for views of the coast and, possibly, dolphins or whales.
Explore the waterways around the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise on a stand-up paddleboard with this board-for-hire package. Once you arrive, a guide will teach you the basics and give you an orientation of the area; then off you to go have a look around. Perfect for independent travelers, this board rental allows you to travel at your own pace and stop whenever you like to have a coffee or take a break at a waterfront restaurant.