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, founded in 1911, is a historic gem perched atop Mt Tamborine on the edge of an ancient volcanic escarpment
Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is Mt Tamborine’s hidden gem - a rare and unique opportunity to stroll amongst the treetops
Pademelons, palm trees and cathedral buttresses are all features of this exclusive easy grade walk of around 1 hr

Gallery Walk

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 is like a fragment of traditional Polish village that was transplanted onto a ridgetop of Mt Tamborine
Curtis Falls Circuit is the quintessential and popular Mt Tamborine walk - a moderate grade circuit of just 1.5km return
Tea and Niceties is one of Mt Tamborine’s must visit hidden gems – a charming café and old world tea room set in lush European style gardens
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is a hidden treasure atop Mount Tamborine, that features a diverse range of native & exotic flora to enjoy.
This boutique mountaintop coffee plantation has a cafe where you can enjoy freshly roasted coffee and delicious food
Fortitude Brewing is one of SE Queensland's best microbreweries and cellar doors on top of Mount Tamborine
Eagle Heights Mountain Resort boasts one of the best beer gardens in South East Queensland

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.

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