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Southern Cross Day Tours Gold Coast

Southern Cross Day Tours offers small group luxury tours from Gold Coast to various destinations including Mount Tamborine, Springbrook, Lamington National Park. Experience the Tamborine Skywalk, Glow Worm Caves, Waterfalls, Breweries, Cheese factories, Wild Bird feeding, Wineries, Nocturnal Wildlife and more.

All tours are in maximum group size of 16 passengers and offer hotel pick up, free on board wifi, full commentary with a local guide. Their tours are suited for all ages. They carry all permits to National Parks and can customise for small to large family groups.

  • Four Wheel Driving
  • Birdwatching
  • Swimming
  • Walks

Rainforest Glow Worm Tour Gold Coast

from$99

Australia’s only four wheel drive night tour that also includes a fully guided rainforest walk to local waterfall. On route take in the many types of wildlife that call the rainforest and eucalyptus forest home at night. The bonus to all this is we also view the Glow Worms in their natural environment. Point of interests include coffee and cake at a local restaurant; guided rainforest walk to a waterfall at night time, view glow worms and nocturnal wildlife as you are guided to the waterfall; enjoy a secluded lookout over the Gold Coast skyline and stargazing - check out the Southern Cross. Transport is in modern, luxury four wheel drive vehicles. Each guest gets a low watt torch (they don’t want to upset the glow-worms) for the guided walk. Hotel drop off and pick up from Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, or Southport is available.

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Tamborine and Lamington National Park Tour - Rainforest and Wildlife Tour

from$158

This tour has been running since 1994. It has everything - lunch, morning or afternoon snacks, bird feeding and a canopy tree top walk. Visiting Tamborine and Lamington National Parks including the famous O'Reilly's Canopy Treetop Walk and wild bird feeding. The tour includes free pick up from central Gold Coast hotels; walks on hillside tracks through Eucalypts and rainforest; morning tea at a private venue; a visit to Mount Tamborine's Gallery Walk and the Hinterland Arts and Crafts Centre; wine tasting of red and white wine, port, and more; guided rainforest walk to a tropical waterfall; restaurant lunch with beer, wine, soft drink or juice and bird feeding at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. And a chance to spot koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, reptiles and more. Boomerang lessons included!

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World Heritage Natural Bridge and Springbrook Tour

from$99

Visit the World Heritage Rainforests of Springbrook and Natural Bridge in half a day. Only a short drive from the Gold Coast beaches. This small group tour offers a truly personalised experience with no more than 14 people per tour and door to door service from your central Gold Coast hotel. Visit the Stunning Natural Arch waterfall with a fully guided walk from an expert local guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the rainforest as you make you way. From inside the cave see the water cascading through the roof of the basalt cave which has been formed over millions of years. Continuing the tour, Best of All Lookout offers a view of northern New South Wales and Mount Warning. The walk to this magnificent lookout takes you through one of the few remaining pockets of ancient Antarctic beech forest. Enjoy afternoon snacks and refreshments included on tour. See Purling Brook Falls, Canyon Lookout, Twin Falls and Rainbow falls and not to forget the stunning scenery of Numinbah Valley.

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Tamborine Mountain Tour

from$99

A half day tour to Tamborine Mountain. Experience forest trails where only a 4WD can take you, delicious morning tea and a guided rainforest walk to the waterfall. Taste wines and explore 'Gallery Walk', the arts and craft district of the Mountain. Your guide will keep an eye out for wildlife, tell you about the area and show you how to throw a boomerang. Small group touring with a personal guide for the day.

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