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Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

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Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

Preserving the Past for the Future! The “Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum” takes you on a journey of years gone by. This collection of our Early Australian heritage is dedicated to preserving the cultural legacy of the old Beenleigh region for current and future generations. Features early Australia memorabilia, collections of items and even twenty heritage buildings which have been lovingly preserved and restored. Open 7 days from 9am to 3pm.


Southern Cross Day Tours

Tash Maree Travel

Eagle Heights Mountain Resort Weddings

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideEagle Heights Hotel, Mountain resort, Weddings on Tamborine

Eagle Heights Hotel

The perfect place for YOUR wedding! “Eagle Heights Mountain Resort” provides the ultimate Wedding Packages with all needs catered for at the one establishment. Our Wedding Arch is private and isolated and has the most spectacular Gold Coast views. After the ceremony when the bride and groom are having their photo shoot, guests can head into our separate function pavilion where our highly trained staff will make your reception the most memorable of experiences.


Tamborine Gardens

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideTamborine gardens, Wedding Venue, Beacon Road, Chapel

Tamborine Gardens

Wedding and Function Resort! Tamborine Gardens is an award winning garden estate designed as an exclusive 5 star wedding venue for your ceremony, reception and accommodation. Our aim is to provide you with a quality venue and superior service in a magical atmosphere. We are happy to assist you in designing your dream wedding, to ensure that your day is a perfect and memorable celebration for all.


Scarecrow Festival

Scenic Rim Wedding Hire

Weddings Featured in the Wedding Guide Scenic Rim, Wedding Hire, Tamborine Weddings

Scenic Rim Wedding Hire

We can help you create your perfect day! We at“Scenic Rim Wedding Hire” believe in strong customer service and providing beautiful quality hire items. Specialising in the styling and planning of weddings / special events – supplying a diverse array of unique gifts, bonbonnieres & favours, furniture and decorative item hire. With our industry experience, we can help you create your perfect day.


Shades of Beauty Makeup

WeddingsWedding Makeup, Tamborine Weddings

Shades of Beauty Makeup Artist

I pride myself on attention to detail, reliability, and punctuality! I am a professional local Mobile Makeup Artist. Your event is important to you, and especially to me, to ensure you look and feel beautiful at your special occasion. You may attend my Makeup Studio in Upper Coomera or I’ll travel to your destination (travel rates may apply outside the local area) I provide special packages for weddings, formals, and large group bookings for any event.


All Occasions Speciality Cakes

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideAll Occasions Speciality Cakes, Mt Tamborine, Weddings, Bride and Groom

All Occasions Speciality Cakes

Unforgettable Edibles! “All Occasions Speciality Cakes” creates unique and affordable wedding cakes for delivery to Wedding Reception Venues on Tamborine Mountain, Gold Coast and all areas between Brisbane and the New South Wales border. Please tell me about your “dream wedding cake” and provide images (if possible) so that I can capture and design what you desire with amazing taste and WOW factor!


Black Jacket Suiting

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideBlack Jacket, Tie, Groom's Attire, Men's Suit Hire

Black Jacket Suiting

Book your fitting now! “Black Jacket Suiting” provides an extensive range of wedding suits in Brisbane. We cater to the groom, groomsmen and even the guests for the special event. Organising your wedding through us is not only stress free, but our systems combine efficiency with cost effectiveness in order for us to provide you with product diversity, expert knowledge as well as competitive prices, with costs of wedding suits varying from $99 up to $2500.


Helen McConnell

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideHelen McConnell, Wedding Photographer, Weddings Tamborine Mtn

Helen McConnell

Very Creative with a Big Personality! For more than 15 years and 500 weddings, “Helen McConnell Photography” has had the privilege of working with couples on one of the most significant days of their lives, their Wedding Day. Helen has a positivity and warmness that will make every bride feel special on their big day. Vintage, classic, timeless, elegant, quirky or epic….let Helen and her team capture your love story that you’ll share for a lifetime.


Corporate Limousines

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideCorporate Limousines, Wedding Transport, Gold Coast Limo Hire, Bridal Transport, Luxury Sedans

Corporate Limousines

Always First Class! “Corporate Limousines” is a local family owned and operated business which has been servicing the Gold Coast, Mount Tamborine, Brisbane and all surrounding areas for the past seventeen years. We believe it’s not just another wedding.. it’s YOUR wedding and one of the most important days of your life. Every transfer with Corporate Limousines represents the ultimate in luxury style and reliability.


Veronica Jo Flowers

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideVeronica Jo Flowers, Tamborine Mountain, Bridal Bouquet, Centerpieces, Wedding Flowers

Veronica Jo Flowers

I love flowers, always have! I’ve been a florist for over 35 years now and for the last 20 I have worked from home specialising in wedding flowers. Every bride is unique in her ideas and in what she desires on her most special of all days. I strive to achieve in my bouquets, what will make you happiest on the day and what will be cherished in all your photos and memories after the wedding too. Choosing flowers should always be a happy, stress-free experience.


Hollywood Brides

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideHollywood Brides, Hair and makeup, Wedding Services

Hollywood Brides

Queensland’s Premier Mobile Bridal Service Provider! A reputation “Hollywood Brides” does not take lightly. We are a team of career professional hair and makeup artists with a passion for service excellence in bridal, beauty, fashion, film and commercial. As one on the most special days of your life, we understand how important it is to know you are dealing with trusted industry experts who can guarantee you will look absolutely stunning on your big day.


Hollywood Brides

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Hollywood Brides

Queensland’s Premier Mobile Bridal Service Provider! A reputation “Hollywood Brides” does not take lightly. We are a team of career professional hair and makeup artists with a passion for service excellence in bridal, beauty, fashion, film and commercial. As one on the most special days of your life, we understand how important it is to know you are dealing with trusted industry experts who can guarantee you will look absolutely stunning on your big day.


Amanda’s House of Hair

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Amanda’s House of Hair

Hair and Makeup Artists! “Amanda’s House of Hair” is an eco-friendly salon – all our products are 100% biodegradable. We only use certified organic products and natural organic colors. We specialise in a unique and friendly experience with professional styling for any occasion.


Neal Foster MC

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideNeal Foster, Civil Marriage Celebrant, Brisbane Weddings

Neal Foster MC

The Marriage Celebrant! Highly experienced professional male celebrant available 7 days a week to perform wedding ceremonies – Neal Foster The Marriage Celebrant. Here’s what some of my couples have said: Thanks Neal, You were amazing! I had a lot of comments on how fantastic the ceremony was. Thanks so much, you made our day that little extra special – Rachel & Yusuke. Ceremony held at The Heritage Winery Mt Tamborine.


Michael Jones Ceramics

Art galleries Michael Jones, Potter, Ceramics, Pottery Classes, Studio Experience Days

Michael Jones Ceramics

Pottery classes and studio experience days! Learn the craft of handmade pottery, suitable from beginner to advanced. Or how about a studio experience day where you even make a clay pot to keep? “Michael Jones”” is a creamic artist and potter with over 30 years of experience. Situated in Eagle Heights on a glorious 3 acres of landscaped gardens with expansive views, his studio is an ideal place to join a talented craftsman for a hands on experience of working with clay.


Louise Grove Wiechers Red Barn Studio

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Louise Grove Wiechers

An expression of rural living! The landscape art of “Louise Grove Wiechers” captures the spirit of the ideal pastoral experience by simplifying elements to their basics, leaving only the impression of the perceived version. Her “Red Barn Studio” is nestled amongst the beautiful rainforests of Tamborine Mountain overlooking the rich pastures of the Scenic Rim, making the perfect backdrop to Louise’s painting and print work.


Monique Quarantini

Art galleries Monique Quarantini, Mount Tamborine, Artist, Studio, Gallery

Monique Quarantini

Monique’s converted dairy shed studio is truly worth visiting! Monique Quarantini has been a potter and artist for over 30 years. She is inspired by poetry, the local wildlife, the mountain and its creative legacy, but is always searching for her own song lines. Her work reflects her skill in both ceramics and drawing, which she combines to create small and large scale pieces of extraordinary delicacy that are beautiful, functional, expressive and energetic.


Jacques van der Merwe

Art galleries Jacques van der Merwe, Sculpture Garden, Tamborine Artist, Painter

Jacques van der Merwe

Artist – Painter – Sculptor! Jacques van der Merwe has been exploring the ‘human condition’ for the last few years, specialising in the personal relationship between man/animals and the physical conditioning. He makes artworks in a variety of mediums such as bronze, resin, ink on paper and oil on canvas, with sculpting being his preferred artform. His sculpture garden is well known and attracts many visitors every year.


Blue Bird Art Studio

Art galleries Blue Bord Art Studio, Brigitte Doering, Artist, Gallery

Blue Bird Art Studio

Inspired by the surrounding rain forest! Brigitte Doering, resident artist at “Blue Bird Art Studio” : I am inspired by the surrounding rainforest, where my Blue Bird Art Studio is located, and draw insects on dried banana leaves, using ink and gold metal leaf. Discarded toys are transformed into sculptures through paper decoupage or lately made into winged insects, painted with shellac, instant coffee or pigments.


Kyong Pottery

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Kyong Pottery

Functional wares in stoneware and porcelain! Potter Kyong-Hee Kim invites you to her studio. Her inspiration comes from traditional ceramics and nature. After settling on Tamborine Mountain, she built a studio using an earth bag building method. Her work features simple and traditional glazes and natural oxides. Recently she has been creating glazes with ash from Australian hardwood and working with the sculptural form of ikebana vases.


Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Amanda’s House of Hair

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Amanda’s House of Hair

Hair and Makeup Artists! “Amanda’s House of Hair” is an eco-friendly salon – all our products are 100% biodegradable. We only use certified organic products and natural organic colors. We specialise in a unique and friendly experience with professional styling for any occasion.


Southern Cross 4WD Tours

Under the Greenwood Tree

Art galleries Under the Greenwood Tree, Art and Craft, Book Shop

Under the Greenwood Tree

For book and art lovers! A well-stocked independent bookshop with art by Australian artists, designers and jewellers nestled amongst the books. New release titles, a wide range of fiction and non fiction titles and an extensive range of Children’s Books in stock. Book orders welcomed. Author events and small focus exhibitions by artists. Open every day 10am til 4pm, except Tuesdays.


Vintage Frills

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Vintage Frills

Unique Antiques by Amandarling! “Vintage Frills” has an eclectic range of vintage, antique and one-of-a-kind pieces. You will find furniture, smalls, assorted lead crystal and china pieces and a lot more. Open Tuesdays through to Mondays (closed Tuesdays) from 10am to 4pm.


GC Luxury Vintage Car Hire

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideGold Coast Car Hire, Vintage Classic, Wedding Transport, Bridal Car, Tamborine Weddings

GC Luxury Vintage Car Hire

Memories to last a lifetime! “GC Luxury Vintage Car Hire”‘s air-conditioned cars are a photographers dream. To see one car is exceptional, but when you see both cars together you get the ultimate “WOW” factor! Step out in style and elegance on your special day and create memories to last for a lifetime.


Getaway Day Spa and Massages

Book Direct and Save on Tamborine Mountain Accommodation

DID YOU KNOW…?

Tamborine Mtn Accommodation, Book Direct and Save

Contact your chosen host directly to get the best deal!

All major on-line accommodation booking agencies do charge various commission rates for accommodation bookings placed on their websites! This is over and above the relatively small booking fee you are also being charged (where applicable).

Accommodation Tamborine, National Park, Things to do Searching for accommodation deals on-line is common practice nowadays, and very often special deals or value added packages are offered by on-line booking sites to entice you to book your accommodation through their websites.

But did you know that there are now a large number of accommodation houses on Tamborine Mountain that offer a “BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE” guarantee?

All you need to do is ring or email your chosen host directly to get the best price – guaranteed.

There are numerous other advantages when contacting your hosts – you can ask questions just about anything, get instant confirmation of your booking and you do NOT pay any commissions, administration fees or credit card charges!

Look for accommodation houses displaying the “Book Direct and Save” logo on this website and find out for yourself that it “Pays to Book Direct”! There are several listed under “Bed & Breakfast” as well as under “Cottages / Chalets“.

Mason Wines

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Mason Wines

Celebrate the Season! “Mason Wines” welcomes you to their truly idyllic vineyard estate. This boutique winery is dedicated to producing top quality handcrafted wines with distinct regional characteristics. Mason Wines range is available for tasting at the cellar door. Open 7 days a week 10am to 4pm.


Tamborine Mountain Show

Mountain Sanctuary B&B

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Mountain Sanctuary B&B

View – Spas – Luxury! Looking for the ultimate B&B experience? “Mountain Sanctuary B&B” rests on one acre of manicured gardens, with large spas and ocean views from the private balcony of every suite. Centrally located 100m from two National Park entrances and 500m from Gallery Walk.


Tamborine Mountain Power Yoga

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Tamborine Mountain Power Yoga

Flexibility – Flow – Focus! Power Yoga is a dynamic form of asana, evolved from the original teachings of Hatha Vinyasa Yoga and combined with a modern-day focus on correct alignment to ensure it is safe and accessible for practitioners at every level. This practice builds great physical power, mental resilience and awakens our compassionate hearts, calling us to live ever more authentically and consciously.


Self-Drive Day Tours

Tamborine Mountain is the ideal self-drive short-term destination for anyone from the Gold Coast or Northern NSW and greater Brisbane – it is only between half to an hour drive away, and visitors are rewarded with an abundance of fresh air, unspoilt rainforest greenery, National Parks and waterfalls offering tranquility, peace and relaxation.

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Discover Tamborine Mountain at your own pace!

There are so many great stops on Tamborine Mountain; to fit them all into just one day is simply impossible. Try one of the suggested day-drives shown here, designed to give you a variety of activities and experiences, there is “Something for Everyone!”

DRIVE 1 – HEADING UP FROM OXENFORD / M1

9am – Eagle Heights Mountain Resort

When heading up to Tamborine Mountain using the 95 you will see on your left one of the most well-known attractions on Tamborine Mountain – the “Eagle Heights Mountain Resort”. Once owned by famous actor Mel Gibson (you can still see his former swimming pool in the centre of the main bar area, it’s the carpeted area!) the resort offers breathtaking views to the Gold Coast, a beer garden, restaurant and much more. An ideal first stop on your way to explore Tamborine Mountain!

10am – Gallery Walk

Keep heading up the mountain and at the very top you will come to a roundabout – turn right and you have found the next iconic Tamborine Mountain attraction – “Gallery Walk”. All coffee shops, galleries and other retail outlets have opened their doors, so why not start your day off with a visit to “Granny Mac’s Store” – offering the best fudge on the mountain, heaps of lollies, choccies and of course a great cup of coffee! Pick up the “Discover Tamborine Mountain” visitor map guide on display on the verandah. After this treat, take a few minutes to stroll up and down “Gallery Walk” and explore the vast variety of shopping outlets with a difference – no hardware stores or shopping malls here, just lots of exciting smaller cottage industry type shops offering something exciting for everyone!

Self Drive Tours, Day trips Mt Tambourine, Discovery Drives

11am – Jasmin Organics

Just a little further down “Long Road” you will find another hidden gem of Tamborine Mountain – Take a tour of the factory and learn what “organic” really means, see where “Jasmin Certified Organic Products” are made and how essential oils are distilled. Check out their beauty retail shop and try

Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard

Tamborine Mountain Distillery

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Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Australia’s most-awarded distillery and liquor brand in the new millennium! One of the most sought out destinations on Tamborine Mountain is the “Tamborine Mountain Distillery”. This is Australia’s smallest operating Pot Still Distillery, but of world renown, and attracts visitors from Europe, America, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.


Dandelions 3

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Dandelions3

Unique style from the Scenic Rim! “Dandelions3” is a family owned business bringing you eco friendly, sustainable products to this beautiful area in which we live in, surrounded by lush rain forests and spectacular waterfalls. There is a rich talent of local Scenic Rim manufacturers which we showcase to the rest of Australia while allowing Scenic Rim manufactured products to be within easy reach tor the local community. SPECIAL – 10% off all Gift Boxed Scenic Rim Purchases!


Tamborine Tea

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Tamborine Tea

Bringing you flavors from around the world! “Tamborine Tea” offers Australia’s largest range of delicious loose leaf teas from all around the world. We always do our best to source the best teas, herbal infusions, spicy chais and fruit tisanes. And it’s not just tea, the range of tea pots, tea sets, tea accessories, gifts and home wares, coffee beans etc. needs to be seen to be believed. Open weekends 11am to 4pm.