Southern Cross 4WD Tours offers a range of Gold Coast Tours to experience the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds. Travelling in their Luxury Mercedes four wheel drive vehicles and visiting exclusive country venues. Visit sub Tropical Rainforests in Tamborine National Park, Springbrook National Park and the World Heritage Listed, Lamington National Park.
Fully guided with a maximum capacity of only 16 passengers per tour ensures an educational and exciting day out. From nature walks, animal spotting and bird feeding to off-road driving, Boomerang throwing, wine tasting, Glow Worm tours and more. Whatever your interest, Southern Cross 4WD Tours can find a tour to suit you. Tours are thoroughly enjoyed by all ages and meals may include morning tea, lunch, and/or afternoon refreshments.
Southern Cross 4WD Tours can customise an itinerary to suit your special interest groups. Conference groups, Cruise ships, MICE, schools or a group of friends who require sole occupancy of the vehicle.
A range of day and evening tours are available or can be customised to suit requirements up to 100 guests. For more information visit the operator’s website.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Nightlife Tours Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours
ActivitiesBirdwatching Four Wheel Driving Hiking Swimming Walks
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
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From $92 to $98
Looking to fill your evening with a bit of fun and adventure with nature. Join them on Australia’s only 4wding Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour. Experience the Rainforest come alive after the sun has set. Frogs, Geckos, Crickets, snails, Glow Worms and more. This is Gold Coast’s most comprehensive Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour.
The National Park and Waterfall they visit is different from all the others, no large coaches or tour groups, Just us. Less people, more wildlife! This tour is not just about the Glow Worms in their natural environment but the journey to them.
Tour includes 4wding, Guided rainforest walk, evening supper, National Park fees, Hotel Pick up and drop off.
All their tours include free WiFi in vehicle.
From $142 to $148
A short distance beyond the beaches another paradise awaits, Nature’s Paradise, Tamborine and Lamington National Parks.
The all inclusive tour gives you the chance to experience the area with you private guide including morning tea and lunch venues that are exclusive and private to Southern Cross 4WD Tours with big meals to fill any appetite.
A morning guided walk through subtropical rainforests to waterfalls and then in the afternoon a visit to Lamington National Park and the O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreats famous canopy treetop walk. Wine tasting, gallery walk (arts and crafts centre), swimming in local rock pools, bird feeding, 30 metre observation tower climb, off-road driving, boomerang throwing and more, a proven tour since 1994 will see you out in stunning countryside with a family run business.
From $68 to $89
Discover waterfalls cascading into mountain streams, thick green rainforest alive with native birds and animals and the rugged hillside trails on Tamborine Mountain. Sighting of kangaroos in the Tamborine area is common and not to forget the koala who are often seen sleeping the day away in the gum tree beside one of the rough bush tracks.
On the half day tour with Southern Cross 4WD Tours, you have the opportunity to explore the shops on Gallery Walk, taste some local wine, learn to throw a boomerang and experience a guided rainforest walk with a friendly, knowledgeable local guide.
This tour is ideal for anyone short on time or wanting to make the most of time while on the Gold Coast.
From $81 to $188
This is the ideal tour for anyone wanting to get out into the Gold Coast Hinterland and not have to worry about time restraints and truly see what you want to see.
There is plenty to do in the area so they can just make it up. Consider Southern Cross 4WD Tours your personal drivers for the day. It works out cheaper than the full day tour if there is a small group. Ideal even if you just want to do the normal Full Day tour but knowing that if something takes your interest as you journey through this stunning area the itinerary can be adjusted accordingly. Pre-arrange an itinerary or just take it as it comes.
Tamborine, Lamington and Springbrook National Park specialists.
From $60 to $89
Visit the World Heritage Rainforests of Springbrook and Natural Bridge in half a day.
Only a short drive from the Gold Coast beaches. This small group tour offers a truly personalised experience with no more than 16 people per tour and door to door service from your central Gold Coast hotel.
Visit the Stunning Natural Arch waterfall with a fully guided walk from an expert local guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the rainforest as you make you way. From inside the cave see the water cascading through the roof of the basalt cave which has been formed over millions of years.
Continuing the tour, Best of All Lookout offers a view of northern New South Wales and Mount Warning. The walk to this magnificent lookout takes you through one of the few remaining pockets of ancient Antarctic beech forest.
A cosy hinterland restaurant will provide freshly baked scones with jam cream for afternoon tea. See Purling Brook Falls, Canyon Lookout, Twin Falls and Rainbow falls and not to forget the stunning scenery of Numinbah Valley whilst on tour
A fully guided tour visiting the world’s largest Sub Tropical rainforest and famous O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat. Experience stunning panoramic views, canopy treetop walk, wild bird feeding and more on this relaxed journey to 1,000 metres above sea level.
Learn about the O’Reilly’s amazing history on route including the Stinson plane crash and see why this beautiful property is on the must do list for travellers from all over the world.
When visiting the Scenic Rim, a stop at a vineyard is a must. O’Reilly’s own Canungra Valley Vineyard set by a mountain steam gives you the chance to check out the vineyard, feed Alpacas and enjoy a glass of their own Sparkling wine.
Remove the hassle of driving and experience the hinterland with the Gold Coast’s most experienced rainforest tour operator.
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