Southern Cross 4WD Tours Gold Coast

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Southern Cross 4WD Tours offers a range of Gold Coast Tours to experience the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds. Travelling in their Luxury Mercedes four wheel drive vehicles and visiting exclusive country venues. Visit sub Tropical Rainforests in Tamborine National Park, Springbrook National Park and the World Heritage Listed, Lamington National Park.

Fully guided with a maximum capacity of only 16 passengers per tour ensures an educational and exciting day out to locations others don't go. From nature walks, animal spotting and bird feeding to off-road driving, whip cracking, Boomerang throwing, wine tasting, Glow Worm tours and more. Whatever your interest, Southern Cross 4WD Tours can find a tour to suit you. Tours are thoroughly enjoyed by all ages and include morning tea, barbecue lunch, wine tasting and afternoon refreshments.

Southern Cross 4WD Tours can customise an itinerary to suit your special interest groups. Conference groups, Cruise ships, MICE, schools or a group of friends who require sole occupancy of the vehicle.

A range of day and evening tours are available or can be customised to suit requirements up to 100 guests. For more information visit the operator's website.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public Telephone

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • 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.

Our Tours

4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

Looking to fill your evening with a bit of fun and adventure with nature. Join them on Australia's only 4wding Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour. Experience the Rainforest come alive after the sun has set. Frogs, Geckos, Crickets, snails, Glow Worms and more. This is Gold Coast's most comprehensive Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour.

The National Park and Waterfall they visit is different from all the others, no large coaches or tour groups, Just us. Less people, more wildlife! This tour is not just about the Glow Worms in their natural environment but the journey to them.

Tour includes 4wding, Guided rainforest walk, evening supper, National Park fees, Hotel Pick up and drop off.

All their tours include free WiFi in vehicle.

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$92 $98
Rainforest and Wildlife Tour  your Window to the Wilderness (Tamborine and Lamington National Parks)

A short distance beyond the beaches another paradise awaits, Nature's Paradise, Tamborine and Lamington National Parks.

The all inclusive tour gives you the chance to experience the area with you private guide including morning tea and lunch venues that are exclusive and private to Southern Cross 4WD Tours with big meals to fill any appetite.

A morning guided walk through subtropical rainforests to waterfalls and then in the afternoon a visit to Lamington National Park and the O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreats famous canopy treetop walk. Wine tasting, gallery walk (arts and crafts centre), swimming in local rock pools, bird feeding, 30 metre observation tower climb, off-road driving, boomerang throwing and more, a proven tour since 1994 will see you out in stunning countryside with a family run business.

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$142 $148
Tamborine Tour - Outback Tracks (Tamborine National Park)

Discover waterfalls cascading into mountain streams, thick green rainforest alive with native birds and animals and the rugged hillside trails on Tamborine Mountain. Sighting of kangaroos in the Tamborine area is common and not to forget the koala who are often seen sleeping the day away in the gum tree beside one of the rough bush tracks.

On the half day tour with Southern Cross 4WD Tours, you have the opportunity to explore the shops on Gallery Walk, taste some local wine, learn to throw a boomerang and experience a guided rainforest walk with a friendly, knowledgeable local guide.

This tour is ideal for anyone short on time or wanting to make the most of time while on the Gold Coast.

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$60 $88
Your Experience - Private Charter

This is the ideal tour for anyone wanting to get out into the Gold Coast Hinterland and not have to worry about time restraints and truly see what you want to see.

There is plenty to do in the area so they can just make it up. Consider Southern Cross 4WD Tours your personal drivers for the day. It works out cheaper than the full day tour if there is a small group. Ideal even if you just want to do the normal Full Day tour but knowing that if something takes your interest as you journey through this stunning area the itinerary can be adjusted accordingly. Pre-arrange an itinerary or just take it as it comes.

Tamborine, Lamington and Springbrook National Park specialists.

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$81 $188
Natural Bridge Springbrook World Heritage 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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$60 $88

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Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park

Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
Enjoy an enchanting walk through wet eucalypt forest beneath towering flooded gums and into cool and lush rainforest. Look for the beautiful crows nest and staghorn ferns in the canopy, and stop to marvel at the intricate strangler fig.

Tamborine National Park

Tamborine, Logan City Area
Free Entry
Tamborine National Park, on Tamborine Mountain at 560 metres above sea level, offers glimpses of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast skyline to the east and national parks of the Scenic Rim to the west. The park includes Witches Falls (which in 1908 became Queensland's first national park) and Cedar Grove, The Knoll and Palm Grove sections.

Natural Bridge, Springbrook National Park

Springbrook, Gold Coast Area
Natural Bridge is in the western part of Springbrook National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. The park's Natural Bridge section features a picturesque rock formation, formed by the force of the waterfall over the basalt cave.

Dave's Creek Circuit

Binna Burra, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
Located in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park, this circuit takes walkers through a fascinating variety of forest and heath. Daves Creek circuit descends through the head of Nixons Creek out into Daves Creek country.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area

Springbrook, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area is famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened and endemic species). It is an important refuge for many animals and home to impressive examples of ancient songbirds.

Lamington National Park, Green Mountains Section

Canungra, Scenic Rim Area
Free Entry
This park has been impacted by recent severe weather events in Queensland. Please check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions. Green Mountains section of Lamington National Park, in the hinterland of the Gold Coast, features lush rainforests, ancient trees and spectacular views.

Rathdowney

Rathdowney, Scenic Rim Area
Rathdowney, just over an hour's drive south of Brisbane, close to Beaudesert in the Logan River Valley. At the base of the Great Dividing Range, Rathdowney is a beautiful township offering lush forests and rolling hills.

Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain, Scenic Rim Area
Some say this is the green behind the gold, which makes the Gold Coast so seductive, and it's easy to see why Tamborine Mountain is in tune with tourists. Let's start with the rainforest, in the third oldest National Park in the world, which celebrates the remnants of the former Mount Warning volcano.

Beechmont

Beechmont, Gold Coast Area
Life's a beach, (or should that be beech?), for the laid-back residents in this quaint country village which sits smugly between the Lamington Plateau and Tamborine Mountain. First settlers flocked to the area in the 1800s and used the white beech trees, once prolific here, for timber.

Numinbah Section, Springbrook National Park

Numinbah Valley, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Experience spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforest, ancient trees, impressive views and exceptional natural beauty in the Numinbah section of Springbrook National Park. Located in the foothills of the famously beautiful south-east Queensland’s Border Ranges, this park protects an area of great ecological importance and is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.
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