Southern Cross Tours Gold Coast


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.


Gold Coast Holiday Dollars Voucher to receive 50% off up to $100.

Afternoon half day tour to Natural Bridge and Springbrook National Park. You will also visit 4 other waterfalls. Hotel transfers and refreshments included. + 40-60 min Hot Air balloon flight for sunrise. Hotel transfers and champagne breakfast included. Use your Gold Coast Holiday Dollars Voucher to receive 50% off up to $100.

Valid from: 21 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021 Redeem from: 6 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021

  • Hotel transfers for both attractions
  • Refreshments on Natural Bridge afternoon tour
  • Champagne breakfast after Hot Air Balloon flight
Hot Air Balloon

Gold Coast Holiday Dollars voucher to receive a 50% discount up to $100.

Day tour to experience the highlights of the Gold Coast hinterland including guided rainforest walk through Lamington National Park, wild bird feeding at O’Reillys, enjoy a glass of wine and meet the Alpacas at Canungra Valley vineyard. Morning refreshments included. Lunch available to purchase on tour.
Secrets scandals and Sunsets cruise on the Aquaduck 1.5hrs
a beer, bubbles, soft drink or water and a choice of snacks on the Aquaduck.

Valid from: 21 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021 Redeem from: 6 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021

  • Hotel transfers, refreshments and bubbles included on Hinterland tour
  • 1.5 Sunset tour including refreshments on the Aquaduck
  • Use your Gold Coast Holiday Dollars voucher to receive a 50% discount up to $100. Pricing is for 2 people.

50% off up to $100 using your Gold Coast Holiday Dollars

Use your Gold Coast Holiday Dollars voucher to receive 50% off this tour, up to $100. Evening glow worm tour on Mount Tamborine + 1 hour Aquaduck City tour and River cruise for 2 people

Valid from: 21 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021 Redeem from: 6 Jul 2021 to 17 Sep 2021

  • 2 Adults on an evening Glow Worm tour up Mt Tamborine. Hotel transfers, cake and coffee included
  • + 1-hour city tour and a river cruise on the Aquaduck
  • Book by the 21st of July. Travel valid until 17th September 2021.
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Service Types

Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours


Birdwatching Four Wheel Driving Hiking Swimming Walks



Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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From $78 to $99

Join Southern Cross Tours for an unforgettable night in the rainforest after dark! On this tour, they guide you through the ancient rainforest at night. This is a truly unique and memorable experience.

Experience an exciting night time tour with stargazing, delicious dessert at a local restaurant and a fully guided rainforest walk to the waterfall. This is a great tour for you to discover the bio-network of a rainforest and to experience nocturnal wildlife spotting.

With the knowledge of your guide, discover the lush forests of the Mount Tamborine National Park and spot native nocturnal wildlife. Everyone has a flashlight to light the walkway. At the end of the trail emerges Curtis Falls, a subtropical waterfall and habitat to the stars of the show, the ever fascinating, glow worms.

This tour is not just about the Glow Worms in their natural environment but the journey to them.

Tour includes Guided rainforest walk, evening dessert, National Park fees, Hotel Pick up and drop off.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $78 to $99

A short distance beyond the beaches another paradise awaits, nature’s paradise, Tamborine National Park.

Experience the Gold Coast’s most famous national park and mountain top village. Enjoy a morning tour to Mount Tamborine with a guided walk through the rainforest where you will learn about the flora and fauna of the region in the ancient forests. Spend time discovering the local arts & crafts as you explore the locally owned shops along Gallery Walk before enjoying Devonshire tea.

Our guides are locals and have extensive knowledge and expertise in the region. Share their favourite places and learn about the Gold Coast Hinterland and its unique flora and fauna.

Tour Highlights and Inclusions:
Morning Tea is included.
Mt. Tamborine’s Gallery Walk, the hinterland’s arts & crafts centre. (optional wine or beer tasting)
Guided rainforest walk to a tropical waterfall.
A chance to spot koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, reptiles and more.
Small group tours offer a personalised experience.
National Park fees included.
Free Hotel Drop Off and Pick up from Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, Southport. Alternative pick up locations Helensvale Train Station, Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $78 to $99

Visit the World Heritage Rainforests of Springbrook and Natural Bridge in half a day.

This afternoon tour has so much to offer only a short drive from the Gold Coast beaches allowing you to truly explore the green behind the gold.

Visit the stunning Natural Arch waterfall on a fully guided walk led by your expert local guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the rainforest as you make your way through the forest to the waterfall. From inside the cave witness the unique and magical sight of 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 sweeping view across the valley from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay and Mount Warning. The walk to this magnificent lookout takes you through one of the few remaining pockets of ancient Antarctic beech forest, a link to the ancient forests of Gondwana.

Enjoy afternoon savoury and sweet snacks with cold drinks before heading to the nearby viewing platform to see the majestic Purling Brook Falls. Take in the views of Twin Falls and Rainbow Falls from Canyon Lookout on the way home.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $78 to $99

Explore the highlights of the Gold Coast hinterland and discover the natural beauty of Lamington National Park, O’Reilly’s and Canungra on this guided experience.

Your day begins with a relaxed drive through the Canungra Valley. Take a brief stop in Canungra where you can purchase a hot beverage. Their next stop is Kamarun lookout which provides stunning 300-degree views, from the Gold Coast to Brisbane. Refreshments are offered before continuing the journey from the valley floor to the summit of World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park, part of the largest continuous, subtropical rainforest anywhere on earth.

Upon arrival at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, your guide will explain O’Reilly’s amazing history including the Stinson plane crash. Experience a birds-eye view on the treetop walk 16 metres above the ground. A special wildlife experience awaits once you return, hand feed wild King Parrots or Crimson Rosellas!

O’Reilly’s own Canungra Valley Vineyard set beside a mountain stream gives you the chance to enjoy a light lunch, pat Alpacas and enjoy a glass of sparkling wine.

Remove the hassle of driving and experience the hinterland with the Gold Coast’s most experienced rainforest tour operator.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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