Get off the beaten track and discover the rainforests of the Gold Coast Hinterland by 4WD. This full-day tour takes you to the volcanic plateau of Tamborine Mountain, and then onto Lamington National Park and the famous Treetop Walk at the family owned O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.
Follow the original pioneers track up Tamborine Mountain along hillside trails and through the rainforest in a purpose built 4WD. Stop for a delicious morning tea of freshly baked scones, jam and cream at a mountain restuarant. Take a guided walk into the subtropical rainforest and discover the history and culture of the Aboriginal people who used the forest as a source of food and medicine. See a beautiful spring fed waterfall, towering trees and hear the calls of the native birds. Following the walk enjoy a short stop on Gallery Walk to browse the galleries and shops or sample some wines on a wine tasting. Enjoy a barbecue lunch at Spring Gully and learn to throw a boomerang. There is an option to swim in the nearby rock pools while at the lunch venue. After lunch arrive at O’Reilly’s Plateau and the family owned Rainforest Retreat. Hand-feed native birds or take to the trees with a treetop walk, where you can walk through the canopy for unparalleled views. See beautiful tree orchids and ferns, birds and even koalas sleeping amongst the branches. On the return journey, take in the magnificent views of mountains and valleys as you descend the mountain. Travel through lush pasture lands and see wallabies and kangaroos grazing.