Tamborine Mountain is a fantastic location in South East Queensland, just an hour’s drive from Brisbane it’s a beautiful, secluded misty rainforest covered mountain in the Gold Coast hinterlands with a wealth of things to do, from market shopping to natural experiences to wineries and breweries and attractions.
Go on an outdoor adventure. Take to the skies in a Hot Air Balloon or get the wheels dirty on a 4WD adventure through some fantastic rainforest tracks.
Explore the beautiful rainforest of Tamborine Mountain on a walk to Cedar Creek Falls with views of waterfalls, cascades and rock pools in the lush green surrounds. You could explore the Witches falls Circuit which zig zags down the steep mountainside with great views out to Flinders Peak and Brisbane where you’ll come upon the fantastic Witches Falls.
Visit the Mount Tamborine Brewery, a fantastic architectural structure set on the mountainside. Experience decadent fresh meats and seafood and enjoy fantastic local wines and the freshly brewed craft beer.
Experience a romantic interlude at one of the fantastic cosy and secluded mountainside accommodation. There are log cabins, cottages and modern cabins tucked away to retreat to after catching a sunset at one of the great picnic spots or lookouts.
You could also visit one of the unique attractions, like the Rainforest Skywalk with it’s awe inspiring cable suspended walkway through the lush rainforest canopy, or Thunderbird Park where you can try your hand at Thunder Egg hunting, mini golf, laser tag and more. The Glow worm caves are a living spectacle that need to be seen to be believed, take a tour and discover the wonder of this natural phenomenon.
Shop to your hearts content along Gallery Walk. It’s a main street at the top of the mountain that’s super popular. Vibrantly coloured shops, art galleries, wineries, restaurants, cafes and stall of all shapes and sizes selling everything from local artwork, glass works, jewellery, antiques, cuckoo clocks, clothing and toy just to name a few. Indulge in homemade chocolates and sweets and taste some of the region’s local produce while you’re at it.
You have to visit the wonderful Botanic Gardens with it’s glorious 11 hectares of exotic gardens including a tranquil japanese garden, avenues of cherry blossom trees and abundant wildlife. You could also explore a private garden on the mountain, many of the properties have several acres of lush, fertile mountainside to their name and these magnificent gardens are often open to the public on weekends.