Day Tripping on Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain, 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.

St Bernards Hotel

One of the oldest pubs in south east Queensland, this iconic 1920's hotel features a sprawling beer garden with stunning views, good old-fashioned pub grub and a resident St Bernards dog on the doorstep... 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 Tamborine Mountain, this one features palm trees, cathedral buttresses and shy pademelons...more

Gallery Walk

Gallery Walk Mount Tamborine

Tourist buses line the street of Tamborine Mountain’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 Polish Place

One of the the only places in east Qld where you can indulge in traditional Polish food, in a quaint mountain restaurant with jaw-dropping views...more

Curtis Falls

Curtis Falls Circuit is the quintessential and popular Tamborine Mountain walk - a moderate grade circuit of just 1.5km return that passes through gorgeous lush rainforest of majestic eucalypts and towering palms... more

Tea and Niceties 

One of Tamborine Mountain's hidden gems is this charming cafe and old world tea room (with a secret beer tap room) set in lush European style gardens... more

Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Tucked away behind Gallery Walk is another hidden treasure of Tamborine Mountain - 11 ha of lush beautiful gardens including a quaint little Japanese Garden.. more

Tamborine Mountain Coffee Plantation

Nestled within beautiful acreage, Tamborine Mountain Coffee Plantation, the only coffee plantation in SEQ, with its onsite cafe, makes a perfect stopover for day trippers... more

Fortitude Brewing 

One of South East Queensland's best microbreweries and cellar doors perched atop Tamborine Mountain, where customers can while away a few hours in the open air beer garden drinking award-winning craft beer.... more 

Eagle Heights Mountain Resort

Perched on top of Tamborine Mountain with jaw-dropping views, this family-friendly bistro and beer garden is a popular destination on weekends with free live music and jumping castle for kids... 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.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

A blissfully unique and social way of ‘wining’ on a Friday afternoon
Oktoberfest Brisbane is back for 6 massive festival days
Brisbane's original Oktoberfest is back at the Brisbane German Club
Experience rocket launching, drone flying & more
Take off to Rio for a night of hypnotic bossa nova rhythms!
The 162nd running of the Warwick Credit Union Warwick Cup
Experience Brisbane's Spring Racing Carnival
A spooktacular night out for the whole family with the park transformed
Don't miss your chance to sing along with one of the greatest musicals of all time
EDITOR'S PICK

Mary Poppins

Seen by tens of millions of people worldwide is this magical stage adaptation of the wonderful stories by Queensland-born author PL Travers
Mary Poppins
EDITOR'S PICK

HAMILTON

The Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is coming to Brisbane from January 27!
HAMILTON
MUST DO

PamPawCation at Brisbane Marriott Hotel

Treat your pooch to a luxury escape in a 5-star hotel in the heart of Brisbane City
PamPawCation Brisbane Marriott Hotel
EDITOR'S PICK FOR KIDS

The Gruffalo's Child

The captivating sequel to much-loved children’s tale The Gruffalo comes to life on stage in a magical, musical adaptation
The Gruffalo's Child
MUST GO

Milbi Festival

Bundaberg's 10-day Milbi Festival celebrates turtles and connection to country with live performances, tours & foodie experiences
Milbi Festival
THIS WEEKEND

Sep 30 - Oct 3

From free music in the park to mirror mazes, SATC-inspired cocktail tasting & an indie film festival, some top things to do this long weekend in Brisbane
This Weekend Sep 30 - Oct 3
BCC TREASURE TROVES

Sports & Leisure Equipment

A massive secondhand sport and leisure equipment sale is happening at Brisbane City Council's Treasure Troves
BCC Treasure Troves Sport & Leisure
ESCAPE

Destination Bundaberg

Stunning nature, historic charm & amazing foodie experiences - there is so much to discover in the Bundaberg region
Destination Bundaberg
SPOOKTACULAR FUN

Halloween Putt Putt

Get into the spirit of Halloween on the green with friends or family for a day or night of spooktacular fun
Halloween Putt Putt
COMING UP

What's on in October in & near Brisbane

From Mary Poppins, Oktoberfest and Paniyiri to Brian Cox and a Rocky Horror show star on stage, some top things to do in & around Brisbane
What's On in October
Mary Poppins coming to QPAC in Oct!
CONTENT RESUMES ON SCROLL
ADVERTISEMENT