Explore the Many Attractions of Mount Tamborine
If you are staying on the Gold Coast and looking for a change of pace, Mount Tamborine has a wide range of attractions and activities on offer, and is well worth a visit. Located a short drive from the Gold Coast in a spectacular rainforest setting, Mount Tamborine combines walking trails with relaxing wineries and boutique cafés. There are also a number of different adventure activities in the area for all the+ Read More
If you are staying on the Gold Coast and looking for a change of pace, Mount Tamborine has a wide range of attractions and activities on offer, and is well worth a visit. Located a short drive from the Gold Coast in a spectacular rainforest setting, Mount Tamborine combines walking trails with relaxing wineries and boutique cafés. There are also a number of different adventure activities in the area for all the family.
Tamborine has a number of wineries in and around the area, including Mount Tambourine Winery, The Heritage, and Cedar Creek Vineyard and Winery. You can enjoy sampling different wines and go on a winery tour, or enjoy lunch in spectacular vineyard surroundings for the chance to relax and unwind. There is also a brewery in the area that offers a selection of craft beers and a chance to look around and find out about traditional brewing processes. There is also the option of visiting the famous Tamborine Mountain Distillery, a family owned distillery specialising in liqueurs schnapps & vodka.
If you are looking for something more active to do, there are a few more adventurous activities around Tamborine, including hang-gliding, four-wheel drive tours and hot air ballooning. Visit Thunderbird Park for a rainforest adventure for all the family, including laser skirmish, a high ropes course and horse-riding, or if you have a head for heights try the Tamborine rainforest skywalk, which takes you through the rainforest canopy where you can see birds and butterflies and enjoy a unique experience of the rainforest.
There is a surprising range of different types of cuisine in and around Tambourine, from modern Australian to Polish, and many of the cafés and restaurants in the area make use of local ingredients and produce. From fine dining to quirky eateries, whatever your taste you are bound to find something that will appeal. You may enjoy booking into one of the cooking classes run by Tamborine Cooking School.
With a number of art galleries in the area, Tamborine is the ideal place to find one- off gifts or pieces for your home. Enjoy browsing the craft shops and chatting with local artists, or shop for locally made cheese, beer and wine at the brewery and wineries in the area. From the 9th to the 11th May 2014 there will be Craft Market just in time for Mothers' Day. All the craft items are hand made so it is the perfect opportunity to grab something unique.
Hiking and bushwalking
Tamborine Mountain lies in a stunning rainforest setting. There are numerous walking trails in the area, which can take you to waterfalls, deep into the rainforest valleys and to lookouts from which you can enjoy views all the way to Brisbane.Why not explore the fabulous Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk or the Treetop Walk for a different perspective on things.
Tamborine is the perfect choice for a memorable day out, and as it is just a short drive from the Gold Coast, there is no excuse not to visit and enjoy its many and varied attractions. Why not stay in Surfers Paradise at one of the luxury Q1 Resort and Spa Private Apartments? Call us today to book your apartment!Back to All Posts