Things To Do

“Things To Do” on Tamborine Mountain

It is hard to put in words the beauty and tranquility of the Tamborine Mountain plateau .

At every turn you will encounter breathtaking scenery and views, abundant wildlife and clean mountain air. Also a strong cottage industry including many local arts and crafts, a host of natural and man-made attractions, award winning wineries and top-class restaurants, country markets, festivals and events, await you on Tamborine Mountain.

Interesting places to go to and things to do and enjoy on Mount Tamborine:

Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardensfree botanical garden on tamborine mountain

Located on Forsythia Drive, at Eagle Heights, the 9-hectare Gardens, established in 1983, are open 24 hours a day and there is no entry fee. Enjoy the Seasons on the Mountain!

Ph: (07) 5545 4130 or 5545 0565

Massages

relaxing massage or visit a day spaAny time is a good time for a relaxing massage! You will find a gem of a Day Spa in Mount Tamborine, but if you can’t stand the idea of having to drive after your massage, why not indulge in an in house massage at your accommodation. Both the Roman and Florentine room have plenty of space for a massage ‘at home’.

Cedar Creek Winery and Glow Worm cave

cedar creek glow worm cavesCedar Creek Winery is part of the Gold Coast Hinterland Food and Wine Trail.  Cedar Creek Winery includes a restaurant, wine tasting, function and wedding centre and a beautiful Glow Worm Cave.

104 – 144 Hartley Road, Mount Tamborine, Phone (07) 5545 1666 or (07) 5545 1667

MT Brewery & Cheese Factory

MT Brewery on Tamborine MountainThe new Brewery house and Bar is now open and is located at the southern end of Gallery Walk at 165-185 Long Road. Brewery open 7 days a week,  North Tamborine, phone 07 5545 2032.  Tamborine’s own cheese manufacturing right in front of your eyes.  Taste before you buy, large range of cheeses and ice cream.

Long Road, North Tamborine, phone 07 55451696

Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Boutique pot distillery on Mt TamborineManufacturers of fine Liqueurs, Schnapps, Vodka and Eaux de Vie, all beautifully presented in hand painted bottles.  Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 3pm.

87-91 Beacon Road, North Tamborine, phone: 07 5545 3452

Note: Tamborine Mountain Distillery is very close to Villa della Rosa B&B accommodation.

Rainforest Skywalk

rainforest skywalk on tamborine mountain Set in 30 private acres of magnificent rainforest alongside beautiful Cedar Creek this tree top walk is a must see attraction! The rainforest Skywalk is open seven days. Adults $18.50 or family ticket for $47

Tamborine Mountain Road, 333 Geissmann Drive

Heritage Centre

Part of CAN – Collections Australia Network.  The Heritage Centre consists of 6 buildings from the early settlers and a variety of small and large collectibles.  Guided tours available.  Open Sunday 11am to 3pm or by appointment.  Adults $3.-

Wangawallan Road, Eagle Heights

Trolley Tour

tamborine mountain trolley tour Want to see the mountain in style and check out the local wineries and distillery without any worry, try the local Trolley Tour Bus. Only $40 per person and you can ‘hop on hop off’ all day!  Stay save and let others do the driving for you.  Gold Coast, airport and wedding transfers by arrangement.

Margaret Goldsmith Gallery

Gallery and studio are open Wed to Sun 10am – 4pm or by appointment.

Bluedog Photography Workshops

bluedog photography workshop Photography Courses for Beginners to advanced in small class sizes with passionate, dedicated professional photographers. For a full list of courses, scheduled dates etc please visit their website. Just here for a visit and like a one-on-one? Just call and see if they can fit you in. Phone 07 5545 4777

Delivino Restaurant and Deli

Deli Restaurant and Wine tasting Gourmet tasting house incorporating hard to find gourmet products: jams, relish, condiments, oils, an array of cheeses, cured meats olives and chocolates. Sip & Savour a unique range of Qld wines with passionate staff, select a picnic basket and explore beautiful Tamborine Mountain.

Hot Air Balloon in the Scenic Rim

hot air balloon flights in the Scenic Rim On your way to Tamborine, enjoy taking a ride in a hot air balloon for only $250pp and marvel at the beautiful views from above. Afterwards maybe enjoy a champagne breakfast at Canungra Valley Vineyard, ideal timing to drive up to Tamborine Mountain and have a lovely lunch then check in.


Special Events:

Markets

Tamborine Mountain School Markets

trash and treasure markets Garage sale meets country market! This is the smaller one of the markets up on Tamborine Mountain, but well worth a visit. Last Sunday every month, 8am to 2pm.  Held in car park across school in Long Road, North Tamborine, Phone: (07) 5545 1301

Tamborine Mountain Country Markets

Country markets on Tamborine True Country markets with local produce, local crafts, live performances and family fun. Second Sunday every month, 8am to 2pm. Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds – Main Western Road, phone: 07 55452155 or 0417 618 379

Producers Markets

Every Sunday (including Market Day) 8am – noon. Only in Green Shed (Tamborine Mountain Showground), Main Western Road. Local fresh fruit and vegies, also preserves, plants, honey, fruit juice, coffee etc.

Garterbelts and Gasoline Festival

Garterbelt Gasoline Festival on Mt Tamborine Every Labour Day long weekend the Garter Belts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival is bringing lovers of the 1940s and 1950s to Mount Tamborine. The weekend usually features the hot rod carnivale, vintage markets and traders, live rockabilly, western swing and roots music, a vintage soap box derby, pin up booth, “kustom kulture art” exhibition, nostalgia movies etc.

Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Festival on Mt Tamborine Once a year in October the scarecrows take over the mountain! Over 200 scarecrows line a trail along points of interest on the mountain. Great fun for the whole family! Why not enter your own scarecrow – lots of prizes to be won in lots of different categories. Book your accommodation early.


Useful Links:

Mount Tamborine Weather . Even though the mountain is equally interesting in ‘good’ and ‘bad’ weather, you might want to check the forecast, so you know what to pack!

For more information on Tamborine Mountain visit Discover Tamborine and order a copy of the ‘Treasure Map’.

 

For Pet friendly accommodation all over Australia.

Scenic Rim Escapes provides information on what to do in the surrounding areas of Tamborine Mountain, like the Lamington National Park, Boonah, Beaudesert, Canungra, Binnaburra, Springbrook etc.

Gold Coast Transport for all your Airport & Hotel Transfers, Coach Hire, Tours, Weddings & Corporate Functions. Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Brisbane

Airport Transport Gold Coast – Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle provides door to door transport, including Gold Coast airport, Theme Parks and Gold Coast Accommodation providers.

Do you like the ‘Hinterland’ feel? Why not try the tropical Cairns Hinterland. Kuranda is only a short distance from Cairns and with it’s slightly cooler climate a welcome relief on those hot and steamy days. And for something a bit different why not stay at the Kuranda Resort Villa 39. Villa 39 is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Villa, with access to 4 tropical pools, restaurant, bar, tennis court and more and all close to the famous Kuranda village. Budget accommodation with flair.

Worldwide Links:

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Bed and Breakfast accommodation on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland