Day Tripping At Mt Tamborine

Mt Tamborine, the jewel in the crown of the Gold Coast Hinterland, has it all – rainforests and bush walks, cosy cottages to stay, quirky restaurants, cafes and tea rooms and country pubs with views, arts and craft shops galore, a Sky Walk, wineries, glow worm caves, a distillery and a whole lot of gorgeous pockets to explore.

With so many facets to this mountaintop hamlet there’s plenty to fill a day here, which is why it’s one of South East Queensland’s top day tripping destinations for young and old.

Bearded Dragon

A great family friendly country pub o 10ha of rolling green hills complete with windmills and views does some hearty pub grub and live music on weekends...more

Tamborine Skywalk

Walk amongst the tree tops on this fantastic suspended skywalk, which takes around an hour and takes in waterfalls, rainforest canopy and giant red cedar remnants...more

Palm Grove Rainforest Circuit

One of a number of gorgeous bush walks and rainforest circuits to be had in Mt Tamborine, this one features palm trees, cathedral buttresses and shy pademelons...more

Gallery Walk

Gallery Walk Mount Tamborine

Tourist buses line the street of Mt Tamborine’s most popular precinct – a line-up of rustic cafes, quirky galleries and gift shops and South East Queensland’s only Cuckoo Clock shop.

The Dutch Bite Café

About the only place in east Qld where you can indulge in traditional Dutch food for breakfast and lunch, in a cute mountain cottage with gift shop attached...more

TreeTop Challenge

If you have a few hours to spare and in need of a workout and adventure, take the tree top challenge – an amazing array of rope walks, bridges and ladders, flying foxes and Tarzan rope circuits down in Cedar Creek’s Thunderbird Park...more

Getting there and back - Take the M1 to Exit 35 (main St Beenleigh)  and take the roundabout to Highway 94, following it around to the right (Milne St) at the next roundabout then left past the Beenleigh Showground onto Highway 92 (Beaudesert- Beenleigh Rd)  until the township of Tamborine. From here take the Tamborine Mountain Rd up to the top of the mountain via Cedar Creek.

Looking for accommodation in Mt Tamborine? Check out HotelsCombined for a place to stay after a day out exploring.

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