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Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour

From US$71.85
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  • Glow-worm tour through Mt Tamborine National Park by 4WD
  • Take a guided rainforest walk to a waterfall lit by glow worms
  • See nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat
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Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour
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Mt Tamborine National Park 4WD Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Tour
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Overview
Experience the nighttime enchantment of Mt Tamborine National Park on this unique 4WD rain forest walk and glowworm tour. At the mountain summit, stop for a light supper of cakes and hot chocolate, and soak up views of the twinkling Gold Coast from a lookout. Then, observe nocturnal wildlife by torchlight with a guided bushwalk through the rain forest, where you’ll come across an ethereal waterfall illuminated by glowworms.
What to Expect
Escape the crowds of the Gold Coast and journey inland on this serene evening adventure. After pickup at your Gold Coast hotel in a luxury 4WD vehicle, wind your way up to the summit of Mt Tamborine. Along the way, stop at a lookout for spectacular views of the coastline and ocean awash in the colors of sunset.

Get a taste of Mt Tamborine’s summit scene with a light supper at a local café. Snack on homemade cakes and biscuits served with your choice of tea, cappuccino or steaming hot chocolate.

As light fades from the sky, follow your guide on a nighttime bushwalk through the surrounding subtropical rain forest. Equipped with a low-wattage torch, experience the magic as nocturnal creatures emerge from the darkened forest. Your guide will lead the way with a high-powered LED torch for a better view of native flora and fauna. Veer off a secret path that leads to an enchanting waterfall illuminated by the light of a glowworm colony. Enjoy the silence and serenity of the forest as you admire this natural phenomenon.

After walking back to the 4WD vehicle, relax on the return ride to the Gold Coast, where your tour concludes in the late evening.
Reviews (44)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Nighttime illumination by the sound of water

A magical experience. Got to sit back on the bus for the night as the windy road rose and fell. Once we arrived a short walk through an ancient rainforest by torch light (provided) was quite nice and refreshing. The guide added to this with...More

Thank c3017599
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi c3017599, Thank you for taking the time to write a 4 star review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Evening Nocturnal Rainforest Tour with your highlights being the forest walk and admiring the Glow Worms at the waterfall. Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile
A seriously awesome tour

We experienced the Mt Tamborine 4wd tour with the extremely knowledgable Trent. He was filled with facts, engaged with the whole group including the children. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. He taught us there is a lot more to see at the Gold coast than just...More

1  Thank 783dannig
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Danni, Thanks for joining us on tour to Mt Tamborine and witnessing the beauty of the hinterland with us :) We appreciate the great 5 star review and am very happy to hear you enjoyed yourself whilst on tour with Trent.

Reviewed 19 September 2018
amazing-a legit night hike

We did 2 Glow Worm tours and this one was great, the other not so much. This a an actual night hike after a bite of dessert. The tour guide knew a lot about the flora and the fauna, and the 4 wheeling was great

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Sheryl L
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hey Sheryl L, Thanks for your lovely review. Its great to hear the Glow Worm Tour exceeded your expectations! Take care

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience!!

Wow, what a beautiful and educational evening. Our guide Trent was friendly and so knowledgeable. Loved this night out in nature. Highly recommend to everyone.

2  Thank M M
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Gday M M, So lovely to hear you had a great night out with Trent on our Glow Worm Nocturnal Tour! We agree our guides are very knowledgeable and super friendly!. Thanks for recommending us and please come back again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour

Aaron is hilarious, knowledgeable and friendly. We had a fantastic adventure and loved 4wd-ing at night in a bus 😂 highly recommend it!

1  Thank Julie C
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Hey Julie C, Thanks for your 5 star review Yes Arran is great! Thanks for your amazing feedback about our Glow Worm Nocturnal Tour. Very happy to hear you had a blast! Kind Regards,

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Wendy L
14 October 2018|
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Response from 368alicew | Reviewed this property |
Can’t see why not? They do drop offs at Surfers Paradise hotels.
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Karthik K
9 July 2018|
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Response from Tamara A | Reviewed this property |
The tour 4WD bus will pick you up from your hotel around 6.30pm, and you will arrive back to your hotel about 10pm
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