Southern Cross Day Tours Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area

Southern Cross Day Tours offers small group luxury tours from Gold Coast to various destinations including Mount Tamborine, Springbrook, Lamington National Park. Experience the Tamborine Skywalk, Glow Worm Caves, Waterfalls, Breweries, Cheese factories, Wild Bird feeding, Wineries, Nocturnal Wildlife and more.

All tours are in maximum group size of 16 passengers and offer hotel pick up, free on board wifi, full commentary with a local guide. Their tours are suited for all ages. They carry all permits to National Parks and can customise for small to large family groups.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Off Road Driving
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
5a/3078 Surfers Paradise Boulevard
Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Tours

Mt Tamborine Experience Tour Hop On Hop Off

Tamborine Mountain is well known to all Gold Coast and Brisbane residents. It's where you escape from the beaches, buildings and theme parks to experience another side of what the Gold Coast offers.

This tour is designed so you can choose to do as little or as much as you can whilst taking in the charm of this mountain top town. It's your day but let them be your guide.

This hop on hop off style tour allows you to customise what you like to do. As the day proceeds your guide will let you know whats next what the plan is and where he is off to next.

If you would like to enjoy more hiking - no problem.

If you want to take in more wineries, or the day time Glowworm caves, this tour has it all.

Entry to Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is included in the tour cost.

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$88 $88
World Heritage Natural Bridge and Springbrook Tour

Visit the World Heritage Rainforests of Springbrook and Natural Bridge in half a day.

Only a short drive from the Gold Coast beaches. This small group tour offers a truly personalised experience with no more than 16 people per tour and door to door service from your central Gold Coast hotel.

Visit the Stunning Natural Arch waterfall with a fully guided walk from an expert local guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the rainforest as you make you way. From inside the cave see the water cascading through the roof of the basalt cave which has been formed over millions of years.

Continuing the tour, Best of All Lookout offers a view of northern New South Wales and Mount Warning. The walk to this magnificent lookout takes you through one of the few remaining pockets of ancient Antarctic beech forest.

A cosy hinterland restaurant will provide freshly baked scones with jam cream for afternoon tea. See Purling Brook Falls, Canyon Lookout, Twin Falls and Rainbow falls and not to forget the stunning scenery of Numinbah Valley whilst on tour.

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$84 $88
Rainforest Glow Worm Tour Gold Coast

Australia’s only four wheel drive night tour that also includes a fully guided rainforest walk to local waterfall. On route take in the many types of wildlife that call the rainforest and eucalyptus forest home at night. The bonus to all this is we also view the Glow Worms in their natural environment.

Point of interests include coffee and cake at a local restaurant; guided rainforest walk to a waterfall at night time, view glow worms and nocturnal wildlife as you are guided to the waterfall; enjoy a secluded lookout over the Gold Coast skyline and stargazing - check out the Southern Cross.

Transport is in modern, luxury four wheel drive vehicles. Each guest gets a low watt torch (they don’t want to upset the glow-worms) for the guided walk.

Hotel drop off and pick up from Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, or Southport is available.

Indicative rates

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$98 $98
Tamborine and Lamington National Park Tour - Rainforest and Wildlife Tour

This tour has been running since 1994. It has everything - morning tea, barbecue lunch, bird feeding, canopy tree top walk, and, most importantly, private venues away from the crowds. Visiting Tamborine and Lamington National Parks including the famous O'Reilly's Canopy Treetop Walk and wild bird feeding.

The tour includes free pick up from central Gold Coast hotels; walks on hillside tracks through Eucalypts and rainforest; morning tea at a private venue; a visit to Mount Tamborine's Gallery Walk and the Hinterland Arts and Crafts Centre; wine tasting of red and white wine, port, and more; guided rainforest walk to a tropical waterfall; barbecue lunch with beer, wine, soft drink or juice; bird feeding at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat; and swimming at an exclusive lunch venue set on 400 acres (optional). And a chance to spot koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, reptiles and more. Boomerang lessons included!

The vehicles include free WiFi while on tour.

Indicative rates

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$136 $142

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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park

Mount Garnet, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park features the stunning Blencoe Falls, where Blencoe Creek plunges 90 metres into a pool before cascading a further 230 metres to the bottom of Blencoe Gorge before joining the Herbert River in the spectacular Herbert River Gorge.

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
In the scenic Herbert River Valley, Abergowrie State Forest features tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Broadwater is a large grassy clearing, shaded by tall eucalypts, beside a cool waters of Broadwater Creek.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Goold Island National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Offshore from Cardwell, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, this tall forested island features granite outcrops overlooking white sandy beaches. Dugong and sea turtles feed on seagrass beds in shallow waters surrounding the island.

Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
You'll be amazed when you stand in front of Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall, located in Girringun National Park. In between the forest clad ridge tops and rainforest lined gullies and creeks, Wallaman Falls stands at 268 metres.

Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This scenic part of Girramay National Park features lowland rainforest, open eucalypt forest, paperbark woodland, sedge swamps and extensive mangrove forests as well as secluded beaches with island views.
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