Tamborine Mountain in the heart of the Gold Coast Hinterland
Escape to the green island in the sky, fondly known by locals as the ‘green behind the gold’, and disappear into the cooler, green rainforests of Tamborine Mountain and its surrounds. The mountain climate makes for an ideal escape from the heat of the coast. Because of its altitude, Tamborine Mountain has a much cooler and less humid climate than the Gold Coast & Brisbane, situated high on the mountain plateau. A mountain village surrounded by evergreen rainforests, stunning waterfalls & magical views.
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Where else can you explore nature, enjoy local wines, gins & beers, eat great food, have fun, sit amongst the lorikeets, watch the sunset, and look at unforgettable night skies…. all in one day. Come on up, escape for a while and visit Tamborine Mountain.
About Tamborine Mountain
At every turn you will encounter breathtaking scenery and views, abundant wildlife and clean mountain air. Also a strong cottage industry including many local arts and crafts, a host of natural and man-made attractions, award winning wineries and top-class restaurants, country markets, festivals and events, a whole host of accommodation choices including romantic couples’ cottages and B&Bs await you on Tamborine Mountain.
It is hard to put in words the beauty and tranquility of the Tamborine Mountain plateau (also often referred to as Tamborine Mountain, Mount Tamborine, Mt Tamborine, or Tamborine Mtn), located only 30kms from the Gold Coast and 70kms from Brisbane.
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Mountain Walks & Waterfalls
With four distinct seasons and an all-year calendar of events, Tamborine Mountain is a perfect year-round destination, no matter your age. There is always something exciting to do and see.
There is a variety of natural and man-made attractions on offer, including the glow worm tours and the ever-popular hang gliders lookout where you can fly like an eagle on a tandem hang glider or just sit and soak up the view.
Nature lovers, thrill seekers and all in-between, will find much to do & no one goes home disappointed. Take a rope course challenge, enjoy the thrill of fossicking for thundereggs, treetop walks, horse-riding trails, soar across the rainforest canyon on a zip line tour, have family fun on an adventure mini golf course, overlook the rainforest canopy at the Rainforest Skywalk and more.
Sample wineries, local breweries and the TM Distillery or simply amble along one of the many walks, shop for treasures on Gallery Walk, and enjoy the delights of handmade fudge and ice-cream. The Botanic Gardens is open all year round, there are great bookshops, art galleries or enjoy a game of bowls or golf!
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