Tamborine Mountain: Above the Rest
High above the Gold Coast lies Tamborine Mountain. It is an adventure, a retreat, and it can be your next holiday destination.
Travellers from the west coast to the east coast flock to this secluded location and are continually amazed by the nature and beauty located so close to the city. Here are a few of the things you will see and do when you get there.
Don’t spend the day cooped up inside, with outdoor adventure galore at Tamborine Mountain. Energetic travellers will savour the sun shining down on them as they take on the TreeTop Adventure Park course. Making your way through lush bushland and rainforest, you get to become one with nature. Be thrilled with a zip-line tour above the treetop canopy and observe Aussie flora and fauna from a whole new perspective.
Want to see the majestic view from up high but without the exertion? A hot air balloon tour from Beaudesert to Canungra is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway, letting you soar amongst the birds and set down softly to savour the local wine and delicacies. Choose a morning expedition, landing just in time to visit the many speciality stores Tamborine Mountain has to offer.
Let the experts take you on a fabulous tour of the local wineries and organic farms. All of your senses will be pleasantly aroused, with Wine Tasting Tours offering assorted packages so you can find one that fits you and your companion/s best. The only thing you need to bring is your sense of adventure and fun, with pick-up and drop-off included. You’ll feel like royalty!
Arts & Culture
Nature isn’t the only one putting on a display, with creative locals holding nothing back. Hilltop on Tamborine Gallery plays host to local and national artists, hanging only the best contemporary works. Browse the art while enjoying a cup of coffee and nibbles.
If culture and history excite you, then Tamborine Dreaming should be on your list. Home to beautiful Indigenous Australian art, you can also bring a piece home with on-site merchandise and gift store.
Looking for the perfect venue for your event. Invite nature into your celebration and be in awe by the displays it puts on. Watch as a bride and groom say their vows against a backdrop that will vie to steal the show; hold an anniversary celebration in one of the many high-class restaurants, or even celebrate your birthday with a stroll along the Skywalk followed by some shopping.
Often over-looked, Tamborine Mountain has managed to remain a secluded, natural wonderland. Not only is it a haven for local wildlife, but it is also a fantastic place to spend the weekend.
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