About Tamborine Mountain
The winding road up to Tamborine Mountain is a sure sign you are on the way to relaxation and a step away from busy lifestyles even if it’s just for a few hours.
Lush green rainforests, multiple bushwalking trails through untouched National Parks perfect for family picnic’s or a Romantic getaway to spoil that someone special or simply just to take five on life for a second, your entire family is bound to fall in love with the gorgeous scenery this natural environment has to offer.
Worth visiting many attractions on Tamborine Mountain are Tamborine Glow worm caves with guided glow worm tours through a purpose-built cave. It is filled with thousands of glowing glow worms it is truly an amazing sight to see and experience the cave has been designed to maintain ideal conditions for the delicate glow worms throughout the year, providing the perfect environment for a healthy colony. This means you are guaranteed to see THOUSANDS of glow worms inside the cave all year round.
One of the most delightful walks in the whole Tamborine area is the Cedar Creek Circuit (3.2km), which explores the creek’s various cascades, rock pools, flora and fauna. This section of the park is easily reached via Tamborine Mountain Road, with the turn-off to “Cedar Creek Falls Road” being just past the information map stopping bay on the left. From here it is only a short drive down a narrow road and across a tiny creek before coming to the Cedar Creek Falls section and the small car park at its entrance. The trip up the mountain and to the falls entrance is stunning in itself, though the best is still yet to be discovered!
Curtis Falls, Tamborine National Park Enjoy an enchanting walk through wet Eucalypt Forest beneath towering flooded gums and into cool and lush rainforest. Look for the beautiful crows nest and Staghorn ferns in the canopy, and stop to marvel at the intricate strangler fig. The first view of the falls will take your breath away and have an instant calming effect on you.
One of the main reasons why close to 1 Million people visit Tamborine Mountain every year is the fact that the Mountain boasts 7 wineries offering a huge variety of wines – whites, reds, sparkling, fortified and everything in between. Add to that some fantastic beers from the “Fortitude Brewery” located at the lower roundabout of Gallery Walk or liqueurs from “Castle Glen Australia” and a unique and exciting tasting experience awaits you on Tamborine Mountain!
Tamborine Mountain is part of an ancient volcanic rim with an elevation of around 550 meters above sea level. The many natural attractions on offer include fantastic lookout points, allowing visitors to gaze in the distance and enjoy uninterrupted views to the surrounding hinterland and coastline with Hang gliders utilising the Robert Sowter lookout for a launch sight is so exciting to witness while enjoying the spectacular view of the gorgeous Scenic Rim.The famous “Gallery Walk“ boasting is where you will find Dandelions 3 the destination store for all your Scenic Rim Manufactured products with carefully selected Unique handmade goods sourced from the local area and greater Australia, Organic Skincare, a wide variety of natural eco friendly household cleaning products sure to encourage a greener YOU. Gallery Walk has over 60 art, craft, gift and nick-knack shops lures thousands of visitors to Tamborine Mountain every year! From fine art to culinary delights, you will find something to suit all tastes and budgets in this fascinating stretch of fun shopping!