Southern Cross 4WD Tours Rainforest & Wildlife Tour – Window to the Wilderness

Southern Cross 4WD Tours
Rainforest & Wildlife Tour – Window to the Wilderness

$148.00

From the many international guests that join us to the Aussie’s from interstate wanting to see more than the beautiful beaches and Theme parks that the Gold Coast is well known for.



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Starts: Gold Coast QLD, Australia
Ends: Gold Coast QLD, Australia

Tour Information

Your “Window to the Wilderness” Gold Coast Tour begins from Queensland’s Surfers Paradise. A short distance beyond the beaches another paradise awaits, Nature’s Paradise, the World Heritage Listed Rainforests of Lamington National Park. The trek into the Hinterland region follows the original pioneer’s track to the volcanic plateau of Tamborine Mountain. This area of secluded eucalyptus forests provides a private sanctuary for koala, wallabies and other varied wildlife.

A break for morning tea and chance to check out Gallery Walk on the Mountain.

Delicious fresh scones, served with jams, cream, tea and coffee. Time to stretch the legs when guides, who are renowned for their local knowledge and expertise, escort you on a leisurely bush walk. Discover lush subtropical rainforests with cascading waterfalls, learn about the forests unique characteristics, how the Aboriginal people gathered food from the forest floor and the animals and birds that call the area home.

Lunch time, Tucked away in the beautiful Sarabah Valley is our private lunch venue “Spring Gully”. With all the appeal of ‘The outback” yet only a stone’s throw from the Gold Coast, This 400 acre property provides the ideal venue for a delicious BBQ lunch with all the trimmings and unique to our Gold Coast tour. Mouth-watering beefsteaks, chicken, fish or vegetarian accompanied by crisp salads and fresh fruit. Includes soft drink,juice beer and wine.

On a hot summer’s day, nearby cool waters and rock pools provide the opportunity for a refreshing swim so it is recommended that guests bring their swimsuits. Following lunch, the tour continues on into the mountainous regions of Lamington National Park(Australia’s largest preserved natural stand of subtropical rainforest). At O’Reilly’s Plateau, some 3,000 feet above see level, colourful native birds flock around and can be fed. The Treetop Boardwalk through the rainforest canopy offers a bird’s eye view of this enchanting area, especially for those who climb the observation tower.

Leaving O’Reilly’s we take in the magnificent view of mountains and valleys with a 300 degree view from the Gold Coast to Brisbane and around to the great Dividing Range. On the return journey to the Gold Coast, sightings of kangaroos and the pretty faced wallabies is common as they emerge form their bush retreats to feed on the lush grass in the cooler part of the day.

Tour Includes

  • FREE pick up from central Gold Coast Hotels
  • 4WD along Hillside Tracks through Eucalyptus & Rainforests
  • Morning Tea
  • Mt. Tamborine’s Gallery Walk, the Hinterland’s Arts & Crafts centre
  • Guided Rainforest Walk to a Tropical Waterfall
  • BBQ Lunch with beer and wine
  • Swimming at our exclusive lunch venue set on 400 acres
  • Guided Tree Top Walk through Lamington National Park
  • Famous Bird Feeding at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat (Bird food incl.)
  • A chance to spot Koalas, Kangaroos, Wallabies, Reptiles and more…
  • Boomerang lessons included!

 

Terms & Conditions

Dependant on tour a minimum of people is required to run any of our tours. We will notify you if the minimal numbers have not been met and a full refund will be given along with alternative dates or tours should you wish to move dates. Southern Cross 4wd Tours (the operator) operates throughout regions that are remote and maybe effected by weather and road conditions. The operator will endeavour to adhere to all tour details as published, however, circumstances beyond our control such as road and weather conditions or mechanical failure may require to alter or cancel any route itinerary departure without notice. This is thought with full consideration for your enjoyment. NO REFUND or compensation will be given in these circumstances. The operator reserves the right to cancel any tour, change vehicle type, alter the itinerary or arrange an alternative operator if necessary. Southern Cross 4WD Tours cannot guarantee pick up or drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services. The operator will not accept responsibility for any problem, complaint or claim resulting from the provision of a service or failure to provide a service by any travel partner, transportation, accommodation or other supplier. Whilst we make every effort to safe guard our clients and their belongings we cannot be held responsible for personal injury or loss due to events, which are beyond our control. All children on any tour must be accompanied by an adult. Children rates are 3-13 years.

In addition to WTC’s terms and conditions; Southern Cross 4WD Tours Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 1 days of the start date incur a 100% fee. Between 1 and 2 days incur a 50% fee.

 

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