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

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.

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$142 $148
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.

Indicative rates

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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

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Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
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Ravenshoe

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
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Ellinjaa Falls

Millaa Millaa, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
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Eubenangee Swamp National Park

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Free Entry
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Millaa Millaa Falls

Millaa Millaa, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
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Curtain Fig Tree

Yungaburra, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
The Curtain Fig National Park contains the renowned Curtain Fig Tree, an enormous strangler fig tree. Located a short drive out of Yungaburra, a small town in the Atherton Tableland, the giant tree has several aerial roots hanging down from its branches that look like curtains.

Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park

Bartle Frere, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Josephine Creek starts as a gentle trickle high on the south-east side of the summit of Queensland's highest mountain, Bartle Frere. By the time it has travelled the 7.5 kilometres to the smooth granite boulders of Josephine Falls, it is a thundering torrent that will take your breath away.

Beaver Reef Dive Site

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
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Little Millstream Falls

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. A walking track leads to a viewing area over the falls. Here, in the rainshadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry, open woodland vegetation is dominated by eucalypts.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$20 - 24
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.
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