Full Day Tour
Rainforest and Wildlife Tour – Window To The Wilderness
- FREE pick up from central Gold Coast Hotels
- 4WD along Hillside Tracks through Eucalyptus & Rainforests
- Morning Tea
- Mt. Tamborine’s Gallery Walk, the Hinterland’s Arts & Crafts centre
- Wine Tasting included: Reds, Whites and Ports and more
- Guided Rainforest Walk to a Tropical Waterfall
- BBQ Lunch with beer and wine
- Swimming at our exclusive lunch venue set on 400 acres
- Guided Tree Top Walk through Lamington National Park
- Famous Bird Feeding at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat (Bird food incl.)
- A chance to spot Koalas, Kangaroos, Wallabies, Reptiles and more…
- Boomerang lessons included!
Your “Window to the Wilderness” Gold Coast Tour begins from Queensland’s Surfers Paradise. A short distance beyond the beaches another paradise awaits, Nature’s Paradise, the World Heritage Listed Rainforests of Lamington National Park. The trek into the Hinterland region follows the original pioneer’s track to the volcanic plateau ofTamborine Mountain. This area of secluded eucalyptus forests provides a private sanctuary for koala, wallabies and other varied wildlife.
A break for morning tea and chance to check out Gallery Walk on the Mountain.
Delicious fresh scones, served with jams, cream, tea and coffee. Time to stretch the legs when guides, who are renowned for their local knowledge and expertise, escort you on a leisurely bush walk. Discover lush subtropical rainforests with cascading waterfalls, learn about the forests unique characteristics, how the Aboriginal people gathered food from the forest floor and the animals and birds that call the area home.
Lunch time, Tucked away in the beautiful Sarabah Valley is our private lunch venue “Spring Gully”. With all the appeal of ‘The outback” yet only a stone’s throw from the Gold Coast, This 400 acre property provides the ideal venue for a delicious BBQ lunch with all the trimmings and unique to our Gold Coast tour. Mouth-watering beefsteaks, chicken, fish or vegetarian accompanied by crisp salads and fresh fruit. Includes soft drink,juice beer and wine.
On a hot summer’s day, nearby cool waters and rock pools provide the opportunity for a refreshing swim so it is recommended that guests bring their swimsuits. Following lunch, the tour continues on into the mountainous regions of Lamington National Park(Australia’s largest preserved natural stand of subtropical rainforest). At O’Reilly’s Plateau, some 3,000 feet above see level, colourful native birds flock around and can be fed. The Treetop Boardwalk through the rainforest canopy offers a bird’s eye view of this enchanting area, especially for those who climb the observation tower.
Leaving O’Reilly’s we take in the magnificent view of mountains and valleys with a 300 degree view from the Gold Coast to Brisbane and around to the great Dividing Range. On the return journey to the Gold Coast, sightings of kangaroos and the pretty faced wallabies is common as they emerge form their bush retreats to feed on the lush grass in the cooler part of the day.
DEPARTURE: 8 A.M
RETURN: 5 – 5.30 P.M..
This is our longest running most popular day tour. If your wanting a fully comprehensive day of nature, rainforests and wildlife then this tour is for you. Ideal for all ages and all weather.
All vehicles have umbrellas, insect repellent and first aid kits. Your guides have all relevant permits and authorisation to ensure 100% safety. This is an all age tour. Should you require capsule or booster seat for younger family members just let us know (no extra charge). Please note this tour can be customised for large groups, we have the Latest model, luxury 16 seater Mercedes vehicles to cater for your larger groups. All our vehicles are 4wd but if you just want to stick to the roads we can.
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