Private Rainforest and Wildlife Tour
Tour Tamborine and Lamington National Park including O’Reilly’s
- Morning tea
- Lunch supplied at mountain cafe
- Visit Gallery Walk, Tamborine’s local Arts and Crafts street
- Wine tasting at one of Mt Tamborine’s most awarded wineries
- Guided Rainforest walk to Tamborine’s only waterfall
- Guided Rainforest walk over the canopy treetop walk at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat
- Bird feeding of Australian King Parrots and Crimson rosellas (Feeding costs included)
- Lamington National Park (Green Mountain Section)
- 4wding to various secluded lookouts over the Gold Coast and stunning Scenic rim Region (included in cost of tour)
- Modern 4wd vehicle seating up to 8 people
- Pick up 8am – Return 5pm
Your Private Rainforest and Wildlife tour begins on the Gold Coast. 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 of Tamborine 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 or cakes 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 guided 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.
From here we head to Lamington National Park but first we check out stunning views from Tamborine’s westerly lookout. On a good day we see the local hang Gliders and Para gliders stepping off the steep hillside.
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 sea 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 from their bush retreats to feed on the lush grass in the cooler part of the day. Please note this tour can be customised for large groups, we have 2 x Latest model luxury 16 seater Mercedes vehicles to cater for your larger groups
This tour is our number one tour for variety and things to see. Based of our standard day tour but with the privcey of your own vehicle. This tour has been running since 1994 and is our longest running proven tour
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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