Mount Tamborine – Experience another side of what SEQ offers.
Located about 70 kms away from the city of Brisbane, up the hill behind the Gold Coast. it offers a myriad of experiences to attract visitors. Whether it is the spectacular rainforest scenery of the “Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk”, visiting the vineyards, wineries and the “Tamborine Mountain Distillery”, exploring the “Tamborine Glow Worm Caves”, shopping on Gallery Walk or visiting the always exciting “Thunderbird Park”, there are many Mount Tamborine attractions for you to experience.
If you are wondering about the accommodation options at Mount Tamborine – no worries! You will find some of the finest accommodation options and you can select one based on your budget and the features you are looking for. Mount Tamborine is the perfect destination for weekend getaways if you are looking for a perfect holiday destination with your partner or with your family.
It is easy to understand why Mount Tamborine National Park has become a popular experience with tourists. Its ”Witches Chase National Park” was the very first National Park was created in Queensland and is the third oldest in the entire world. You can see the remains of the extinct Mount Warning Volcano here.
The highest point, the peak of the Tamborine Mountain plateau “Wonglepong” is 578.2 meters above sea level, and you can drive your car right onto it! If you are interested in experiencing Mother Nature at its best, there are several lookouts and walks to choose from. Some of these are the popular “Cedar Creek Falls” and the ”Witches Falls”.
There are a total of 12 walking tracks, each of them vary in length and difficulty, but all are easily managed by young and old. You will simply love taking a leisurely stroll amidst the ancient giant rainforest trees, admire the flowers and enjoy listening to the song of the birds.
Enjoy your visit to the “Fortitude Brewery” and choose from one of Tamborine’s fine restaurants for a delextable dinner. Savour home-grown macadamia nuts, kiwifruits and avocados or some award winning cheeses. Experience the best of new-world and old charm on Tamborine Mountain.
Here are some of the annual festivals and events:
Experience the bi-annual Wedding EXPO where over 50 local wedding service suppliers will exhibit, showcasing all the different aspects of the wedding industry. Mount Tamborine has become the preferred wedding destination for many young couples in the south eastern parts of Queensland.
Visit the Markets
“TM Country Markets” on Tamborine Mountain held on the second Sunday of each month. Explore over 200 stalls that display everything ranging from jewellery, clothing, crafts and art and so on.
The “School Ground Markets” on Tamborine Mountain are held on the last Sunday of every month. These markets are well known for some of the finest mouth-watering burgers and pancakes, and for lots of private stalls and garage sale items.