• Location: Gold Coast, Australia
  • Duration: 9 - 9.5 hours (approx.)
From USD $107.81

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Get off the beaten track and discover the rainforests of the Gold Coast Hinterland by 4WD. This full-day tour takes you to the volcanic plateau of Tamborine Mountain, and then onto Lamington National Park and the famous Treetop Walk at the family owned O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
  • Led by a local guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Popular choice with kids
Follow the original pioneers track up Tamborine Mountain along hillside trails and through the rainforest in a purpose built 4WD. Stop for a delicious morning tea of scones, jam and cream at Gallery Walk, where you can browse the galleries and pick up a trinket at a souvenir shop.

Take a guided walk into the subtropical rainforest and discover the history and culture of the Aboriginal people who used the forest as a source of food and medicine. See beautiful cascading waterfalls, towering trees and hear the calls of the native birds.

Enjoy a barbecue lunch at Spring Valley and swim in the nearby rock pools. Have a go at whip-cracking and learn to throw a boomerang.

After lunch arrive at O’Reilly’s Plateau and the family owned Rainforest Retreat. Hand-feed native birds or take to the trees with a treetop walk, where you can walk through the canopy for unparalleled views. See beautiful tree orchids and ferns, birds and even koalas sleeping amongst the branches.

On the return journey, take in the magnificent views of mountains and valleys as you descend the mountain. Travel through lush pasture lands and see wallabies and kangaroos grazing.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Tour departs from selected Gold Coast hotels (North of Burleigh only)

Departure Time:
  • 8:00am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Duration:
9 - 9.5 hours
Return Details:

Tour concludes on the Gold Coast at approximately 5:00pm - 5:30pm


Pricing information

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Pricing information

Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD  Eco Tour

old Coast Lamington National Park

Inclusions:
  • Full-day tour by 4WD vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop off from the Gold Coast
  • Private driver/guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Morning tea
  • BBQ lunch with drinks
  • Birdseed for bird feeding
  • Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
What to Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen, swimsuit and towel (if you want to swim)
Itinerary:
Sample Barbecue Lunch Menu:

All cooked on the grill and accompanied with crisp salads and fresh bread
  • Beef steaks
  • Chicken breasts
  • Freshly caught fish
Dessert:
  • Fresh fruit in season
Beverages:
  • Local beer
  • Australian wine
  • Soft drinks
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: lordladylynwood, November 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed this day trip experience. Our guide Ross very informative and also funny.

Reviewed by: Sharon B, June 2016

We had a great day. Trent, our driver, was very informative, friendly and accommodating. Great fun, awesome scenery. We would highly recommend Southern Cross 4WD tours to everybody. Looking forward to doing it again on our next visit to the Gold Coast.