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.

Indicative rates

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$84 $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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