“Discover Tamborine Mountain” proudly supports the “Tamborine Times”. Both our information publications are fully independent, 100% committed and professional information entities – our aim is to provide both locals and visitors with the information they need to know.
The Tamborine Times is a locally owned newspaper, established in 1992. Owner and operator, Barbara Proudman, has been a long standing resident of Tamborine Mountain for 28 years, and has been associated with the paper for 26 years. Published every second Tuesday the A4 format paper is distributed to 5,600 homes and businesses on Tamborine Mountain, Canungra, Tamborine, Wongawallan and Coomera.
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Log Cabins Australia import, tailor and design European style log cabins and buildings direct to any Australian address. Besides the well-known garden sheds, we also design and import tiny houses – and we are the first Australian importer of solid log houses suitable for any size family!
There is nothing that compares to the feeling of living in a timber log cabin. It is an every-day experience that cannot be matched by any other kind of living, providing the best home to relax and enjoy a happy and healthy life. The natural appearance of the timber makes a timber log building naturally attractive and beautiful.
The atmosphere of a log house is relaxed and the choices you make when planning your log house will create the unique and personal feeling of your home. Log buildings promote good health thanks to the unique characteristics of natural wood as a building material.
The “spirit” of a log house originates from organic wood. Despite the high degree of processing, the dense and healthy log in the wall is still the same tree that has endured snow, rain and sun in the forest. The feeling you get when you walk through the doors of a log house is unique – warm, cosy and welcoming. Naturally.
You will enjoy the pleasant look and touch of natural wood. All this in a perfect harmony with your values: life in a log home requires no compromises with your aspirations for organic, sustainable and ecological life style and values.
Quote from a log cabin owner: “It’s a renewed pleasure every time we enter our home. It gives us a deep feeling of peace-of-mind and happiness in our daily lives.”
Simply walking into a timber log building makes your heart jump. You are instantly greeted by the fragrant of timber, and are invited to enjoy the warmth and the homely feeling of your cabin – every single time you enter. A tasteful selection of wooden furniture and décor items that match the overall theme of residential log cabins can be used to further enhance their aesthetic and natural beauty.
Log cabins have an ancient history in Europe, and in America are often associated with first generation home building by settlers. Now Log cabins are again evolving, The log cabins for sale at Timber Log Buildings Australia combine the traditional charm of timber logs with modern
Mount Tamborine – Experience another side of what SEQ offers.
Located about 70 kms away from the city of Brisbane, up the hill behind the Gold Coast. it offers a myriad of experiences to attract visitors. Whether it is the spectacular rainforest scenery of the “Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk”, visiting the vineyards, wineries and the “Tamborine Mountain Distillery”, exploring the “Tamborine Glow Worm Caves”, shopping on Gallery Walk or visiting the always exciting “Thunderbird Park”, there are many Mount Tamborine attractions for you to experience.
PROPERTY DETAILS: Purpose built and very popular. Established 16 years, situated on the border of Wongawallan and Eagle Heights on your way up from the Gold Coast via Oxenford. Great location with high exposure. Four guest suites with private balconies and guest kitchenette. Verandahs with great mountaintop views, main kitchen and dining room plus guests’ sitting area with DVD library. Three bedroom and two bathroom owners wing with office and main kitchen plus three quarters of an acre of landscaped gardens.
BUSINESS DETAILS: Booking.com AGODA booking agents Rated 8.1 by guests on Tripadvisor User friendly website and channel manager
TERMS OF SALE: To be sold as a going concern, including all furnishings and fixtures, forward bookings, intellectual property and domain names, website and marketing material. Owners willing to train if required.
Featuring the works of Maki Horanai and Hillel Weintraub! Maki is a committed artist, working with paint, ceramics and mixed media. Her work is immediately identifiable in imagery and colour and evokes a strong emotional response. Hillel creates poetry and mixed media, inspired by nature and by Maki’s work. The new “Mountain Dreams Gallery and Gifts” is open 7 days a week by appointment.
…at Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery!Arthur Hamblin as an artist owes much to the experiences and characters he has seen in the Australian outback. Australian country life, stock-men, cattle, horses, camels and bird life are his subjects. His paintings show the heat, vast space and color of the outback. View the comprehensive collection of his iconic paintings at Cedar Creek Estate, open 7 days a week!
Contemporary Paintings and Glass Works!“Margaret Goldsmith Art Gallery” has been operating on the property since 1994, amidst an orchard & beautiful gardens with superb views of the Gold Coast. You will find a large display of her Paintings and Studio Art Glass (kiln fired) which she and her husband Neil have been creating for 20 years. Open Fri/Sat/Sun from 10am till 4pm.
Australia’s most-awarded distillery and liquor brand in the new millennium! One of the most sought out destinations on Tamborine Mountain is the “Tamborine Mountain Distillery”. This is Australia’s smallest operating Pot Still Distillery, but of world renown, and attracts visitors from Europe, America, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.
Specialising in small group, limousine-style tours!“Prestige Day Tours” also offers alternatives to winery tours with additional sightseeing and shopping opportunities. After pick up from Brisbane CBD, we will ensure that your day is comfortable, relaxed and memorable for all the right reasons. Local pick up and drop off from Tamborine or the Gold Coast can also be arranged.
Mount Tamborine is an exciting option for that perfect getaway you have always been looking for. Located about 70 kms away from the city of Brisbane, it offers a myriad of options to attract the visitors. Whether it is about trying out the “Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk” in the beautiful Tamborine rain forests, accepting a “Treetop Challenge”, visiting the vineyards, wineries and the “Tamborine Mountain Distillery”, exploring the “Tamborine Glow Worm Caves” or visiting the always exciting “Thunderbird Park”, there are many Mount Tamborine attractions for you to discover.
If you are wondering about the accommodation options at Mount Tamborine – no worries! You will find some of the finest accommodation options and you can select one based on your budget and the features you are looking for. Mount Tamborine is the perfect destination for weekend getaways if you are looking for a perfect holiday destination with your partner or with your family.
It is easy to understand why Mount Tamborine has become so popular with tourists. Its”Witches Chase National Park” is the third oldest in the entire world. You can see the remains of the extinct Mount Warning Volcano here. If you are interested in enjoying Mother Nature at its best, there are several lookouts and walks to choose from. Some of these are the popular “Cedar Creek Falls” and the ”Witches Falls”.
There are a total of 12 walking tracks, each of them vary in length and difficulty, but all are easily managed by young and old. You will simply love taking a leisurely stroll amidst the ancient giant rainforest trees, admire the flowers and enjoy listening to the song of the birds. Enjoy your visit to the “Fortitude Brewery” and choose from one of the available fine restaurants for a delextable dinner. Savour home-grown macadamia nuts, kiwifruits and avocados or some award winning cheeses. Enjoy the best of new-world and old charm on Tamborine Mountain.
Here are some of the annual festivals and events:
Don’t miss the “TM Wedding Expo” where over 50 local wedding service suppliers will exhibit, showcasing all the different aspects of the wedding industry. Mount Tamborine has become the preferred wedding destination for many young couples in the south eastern parts of Queensland.
Visit the “TM Country Markets” on Tamborine Mountain held on the second Sunday of each month. Explore over 200 stalls that display everything ranging from jewellery, clothing, crafts and art and
Mount Tamborine has a very interesting history that spans back millions of years, it is a remnant of a crater rim of a volcanic explosion that happened about 22 Million years ago. It lends its name to a cluster of three villages that have settled on the mountain ridge over the past years.
“Weather” rain, hail or shine – there is always something exciting to do when you “Discover Tamborine Mountain”! Visit the famous multi-award winning “Witches Chase Cheese Factory” – Explore the rainforest canopies at the “Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk” – Go underground at the “Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves” – or stroll up and down famous “Gallery Walk” with its 60 + boutiques, cottage industries, cafes, art galleries etc. – and the list goes on!
The variety of accommodation on Tamborine Mountain is endless – quiet mountain motels, elegant 5 star resorts, secluded rainforest retreats, a range of magnificent bed & breakfasts and romantic cottages, often with spa baths, log fires and breathtaking views invite you to relax, unwind and refresh!
Windswept & Interesting – An Emporium of Treasures – 104 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Windswept & Interesting
A destination in itself – An Emporium of Treasures!“Windswept & Interesting” is a World Class Boutique. Designer fashion from around the world at an affordable price. RM Williams and Antiques, Estate Jewellery, Antiques, Shoes, Accessories, and soooo much more. You will need a couple of hours to absorb the excitement and to experience a completely new concept in shopping. Once visited – NEVER forgotten. We also buy your antiques! See you soon!
The trusted name in Jewellery!“Matthew West” has over 23 years experience as a jeweller, and offers a comprehensive jewellery repair and manufacturing service. Come in to see an interesting array of fine jewellery in silver and gold, including exclusive, one of a kind pieces, designed and handmade on the premises. Open 7 days a week 10am through to 4pm.
Capanart Gallery – Quality local and investment Art – 2 / 110 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Quality local and investment art!“Capanart Gallery” resident artist Susan Capan has been painting for over 25 years. Whilst portraiture predominates, visitors are often amazed at the range of subjects Susan paints. Also quality art from handpicked local and investment artists, showcasing paintings to suit all tastes and budgets. Commissions available of portraits, landscapes and other subjects. Open 7 days.
Cafe and Art Gallery!“The Gallery Cafe” is a true icon on “Gallery Walk”. The internal timber architecture is breathtaking. The large indoor cafe / restaurant has room inside for up to 70 visitors, serving light lunches, delicious cakes and a whole lot more. The garden seating provides extra space and makes for an ideal meal outside, enjoying the sunshine and soaking in the atmosphere.
Come and be delighted! A wonderful range of eclectic products ranging from “Hand Made”, “Vintage”, “Antique and Collectable” and a vast range of newly sourced items with an “Old World “ charm. At “Bygone Days”, you will find, nostalgic décor products, exotic embellishments, soaps, candles, jewellery, beautiful linen, English made lace, unique crockery and flowers. Open every day from 10am to 4pm.
Local handcraft extraordinaire! Local handcraft extraordinaire! Everything you find at the “The Quillow Shop” is locally handcrafted by 5 ladies – hand crocheted, hand knitted, hand sewn and handmade! A huge range of quillows, crochet doilies, baby’s clothing, ponchos and capes, hats and beanies, children’s toys, dolls, puppets – and so on. Open 7 days a week from 10am to 4pm.
The Handmade Cottage – All Handmade Crafts and Gifts – 127 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
The Handmade Cottage
All handmade crafts and gifts! “The Handmade Cottage” brings back handmade craft to Gallery Walk in a quaint country cottage at the fig tree end of “Gallery Walk” featuring the quality work of local and South East Queensland craft persons. Inside you will find a full range of handmade gift items such as dolls, coathangers, gift cards, lamps, wall hangings and many more. Open 7 days a week, from 10am through to 4pm.
Foodies – Your heaven awaits! Our aim at “Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery” is to provide the ultimate cuisine and fine dining experience by combining exceptional local produce with our award winning Queensland wines. Open every day from 10am to 4pm.
Fashion with a difference! “Whispers Fashion House” offers gorgeous fashion from Italian and Australian designers, beautiful jewelry and selected accessories. Our extensive ranges of quality fashion, shoes and accessories are carefully selected to cater to a wide variety of age groups, lifestyles and budgets. There’s always something new at Whispers Fashion House.
Modern Classic – Jewellery, Paintings, Ceramics, Artefacts – 131 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Jewellery, Paintings, Ceramics, Artefacts!“Modern Classic” proudly stocks contemporary metal wall art pieces, abstract animal figures, table centerpieces, modern and art decor mirrors, model cars, original local wildlife paintings, locally made wood items, beautiful glass figurines of animals, dragons and fish and the list goes on! A real treasure trove! Open 10am to 4pm 7 days a week.
Cafe Bravo – Great Coffee / Cakes, Light Lunches – 137 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
This is coffee!“Cafe Bravo” for GOOD coffee and tasty modern cuisine at very reasonable prices. Breakfast & Lunch everyday, dinners on the weekend. Check out the daily specials of our delicious cakes and homemade scones! Takeaway is also available for your convenience. Enjoy, relax and have a great time with your families and friends! Open Mon to Fri from 9am, Sat and Sun from 8am. Dinner Fri and Sat from 5.30pm.
George’s Paragon – The best Greek Seafood Restaurant – 141 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
The best seafood restaurant! At “George’s Paragon” we work hard to ensure the right combination of good food, friendly service and atmosphere that makes dining a pleasure. Whether you choose lunch or dinner you can be assured of an experience to remember. Make a booking and see why thousands of diners choose our restaurants every week. Lunch half price, dinner half price if seated between 5.30pm and 6.30pm.
Fudge Heaven – Fudge, Ice Cream and more – 1 / 130 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Try our “ADULTS ONLY” fudge!“Fudge Heaven” is well known for its alcoholic ADULTS ONLY fudge, using famous ingredients such as Baileys and Kahluah – YUMMY! Also try the other exciting flavors such as mango cream, coconut ice, creme brulee and caramel, to mention just a few! Winner of the “Best Fudge in Australia” award from their first year of operation 2005 through to 2011. Icecream, soft drinks, hot nuts. Open 7 days.
A true icon on Gallery Walk! The “German Cuckoo Clock Nest” offers the largest variety of Grandfather Clocks, Cuckoo Clocks, Wall Clocks, Mantel Clocks and contemporary timepieces too. Huge range of German souvenirs including cow bells, German music, beer steins and Christmas items all year round. Expert service and repair. Open 7 days 10am to 4pm.
The Glass Studio – Art in glass creations – 1 / 145 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
The Glass Studio
Art in glass creations! At “The Glass Studio” third generation glass artist Karen lovingly creates unique glass art pieces and jewellery using dichroic glass. Each piece is a “one of a kind”, with varying colors and shapes. Pendants, earrings, rings, bracelets, designer plates and bowls and all things glass. There is also a man’s range – cufflinks, tie pins, label pins and belt buckles. Open 7 days a week 9.30am to 5pm.
Le Chile Cafe – A Touch of Chilean Hospitality – 1 / 147 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Le Chile Cafe
Something exceptional – something with taste!“Le Chile Cafe” exquisite cafe-boutique invites you to experience a touch of Chilean hospitality. Quality Coffee, Award winning LICK! Ice Cream, MAYFIELD Chocolates and of course our famous Chilean food! Open 7 days – 10am through to 6pm.
Organik Temple – Treasures from Mother Earth – 2 / 147 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
Treasures from Mother Earth! The “Organik Temple” offers psychic readings and healings (Reiki), salt lamps, salt therapy, bamboo products, crystals, crystal lamps, handmade dream catchers, jewellery, organic soaps and creams, bath products and healing honey for complete health and giftware.
Homewares – Gifts – Accessories!“Jakama Designs” has opened their new retail store and is offering an exciting range of homewares, gifts and accessories, all hand picked by owner Josey Worrall. Please drop in and check out what’s on offer – we are sure you will be delighted!
Angela’s Pantry – A Taste Experience through a World of Flavors – 4 / 136 Long Road, “Gallery Walk” Tamborine Mtn
A taste experience through a world of flavours!“Angela’s Pantry” is a deli with a difference, where you can sample an amazing variety of gourmet products. Angela is always friendly and informative and ready to help with your recipes and culinary needs. Or drop in to find a gift for your family and foodie friends. Open Mon to Fri 10am til 3pm / Sat and Sun 9.30am to 4pm.
Discover the “Witches Chase Cheese Factory” to sample our award winning boutique cheeses, yoghurts and ice creams – all made fresh on Tamborine Mountain. Happy Jersey cows produce our regions’ finest milk, from which we handcraft a specialty range of award winning premium cheeses including fresh, soft, blue and hard varieties. Open 7 days 10am to 4pm.
“Masala Shanti Restaurant” aims at providing you with the very best Indian meal you EVER had! From the mouthwatering Indian menu to the authentic decor every single detail has been thoroughly thought through. An absolute FIRST CLASS dining experience! Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday through to Sunday.
Tamborine Mountain offers a wide range of accommodation options. Starting from luxury hotels and resorts to bed and breakfast accommodation, cabins to cottages, even picturesque camp sites – you will find it all.
It is not for nothing that young couples are heading to Tamborine Mountain for saying “I do..” to the love of their life. Mountain weddings are fun, different and provide a lot of options for an exclusive wedding everybody will remember for years to come.
Kathy Cook Yoga – Catering for ALL levels! – 0447 896 319
Kathy Cook Yoga
Catering for ALL levels! Kathy Cook has been conducting Hatha Yoga classes on Tamborine for 13 years. Classes cater to all levels with a focus on each individual needs and honoring our personal limitations. Yoga can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age, gender or flexibility. Private and small group classes can be arranged on request.
You’ll Never want to leave“Curtis Cottage” is luxury set in secluded gardens that nestle into the rainforest at the famous “Curtis Falls”. Self contained A/C Luxury, Large BBQ. Car port. Easy wheel chair access. No steps. This very comfy cottage is only a few minutes stroll away from cafes, restaurants and “Gallery Walk” with all its arts, crafts, gifts and brewery.
Your taste buds will thank you!“Taste Buddies Convenience Store” Your first stop on your way up the mountain via ‘Henry Robert Drive’. Easy parking and friendly service, mountain information and free maps and directions. Eat in (on the covered deck) or take away, all day breakfast, Mrs Macs Pies, coffee, cold drinks, ice cream and lollies galore.
Good old-fashioned service! “Curtis Falls Cafe” is set in an ancient rainforest on Tamborine Mountain. We offer cosy indoor seating as well as outdoors, right at the creek on top of “Curtis Falls”. Everything on the menu is made ‘In House’. Enjoy our ever increasing delicious selections of Gluten Free and vegetarian options. Sensational coffees! Open for breakfast and lunch Tue to Fri 7am to 3pm, Sat and Sun 8am to 4pm.
Call in and meet our team!“Ray White Rural TM” is part of Australia’s largest Real Estate group selling one in every ten properties throughout Australia and New Zealand! We offer the largest range of over 140,000 properties for sale every year. Our culture, our team and our ongoing growth is all part of a carefully planned strategy to build the most customer-focused, results based agency.
Take a tour of the factory and learn what “organic” really means, see where “Jasmin Certified Organic Products” are made and how essential oils are distilled. Take advantage of factory specials at the beauty retail shop and try the award winning skincare range. Admire the manicured park-like gardens and fruit orchards, relax and meander, stay a while and rejuvenate
The “Tamborine Mountain Heritage Centre” is dedicated to the preservation and display of the history of Tamborine Mountain. It houses examples of the various industries which have been carried out on the mountain from timber getting to farming. The displays are housed in the Machinery Hall, Dairy, Blacksmith Shop, General Store, Slab Cottage and Pioneer Hall. Open 10am to 3pm Sundays and Public Holidays.
Classic Italian Pizzeria!“Pinnacle Pizza” has been making delicious pizza on Tamborine Mountain for over 20 years! The owner Freddy (of Swiss origin) always greets you with a smile and is ready to make a pizza just the way you like it! Gluten free pizzas available. Check the $20 special deal (pick-up only). Open Wednesday through to Sunday from 5pm til late (closed Mondays and Tuesdays). Home delivery.
The “Tamborine Mountain Golf Course” is a beautifully groomed scenic 9 hole course with 2 tees on each hole. Lush kikuyu grass fairways and large greens with no pressures ensure the course is a peaceful sanctuary removed from your normal hectic life. The course provides an enjoyable challenge for all standards of golfers. The fully stocked pro shop offers everything for your golfing needs.
Boutique Garden Centre! Create the garden of your dreams! Give your garden and home its own unique look with our ever changing range of traditional and modern statuary, water features, concrete and metal garden art, arbours and arches. Bridges, wishing wells, urns, swings, benches and lanterns can all add the finishing touch you’re looking for. Nursery open 7 days, Cafe open Thursdays through to Sundays.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! Something for everyone! Enjoy our famous sandwiches, available on a variety of bread baked fresh daily in store. Wraps, flat bread and fresh salad bowls are also available. Dine-in or take-away with fast and friendly service. Open 7 days* (see store for Public Holiday trading) Catering Platters available for your next gathering – choice of Sandwiches, Wraps or Cookie Platters.
Retail Nursery and Gift Shop! Experience our new look retail nursery and giftshop. Magnolias, Fuchsias, Begonias, Camelias – large range cottage garden and mountain grown plants, cool climate plants to grow in Queensland. Open 7 days 9am to 4pm.
A great place to visit!“Tamborine Mountain Teapots” has a fantastic collection of Novelty Teapots from Frogs to Elephants, of all styles and colors, sure to satisfy every collector out there or for that special gift!
An annual Festival of Viking Craft and Living History“The Viking Culture Day” is an annual event which brings together the living history, crafts, fighting, archery and spectacle of the Viking Dark Ages. The event is hosted by Jorth Gar living history society, and runs on the 2nd Sunday of September each year, held in the park opposite the Tamborine State Primary School on Long Road Eagle Heights. Gates open 8am, entry by gold coin donation.
Weekly Specials! For mouthwatering fresh pizza cooked to perfection in our wood fired oven you can’t go past “Tamborine Mountain Pizza” . Generous toppings, fresh dough, using many local ingredients. Ring ahead to avoid waiting, or for home delivery. Open 7 days 5 pm til late.
“Bamboo Down Under” is an amazing nursery at the bottom of Tamborine Mountain on your way up from Oxenford. It’s so much more than a bamboo nursery – it’s a growing attraction!! Come and marvel at the tallest bamboos, stroll along the rainforest walk looking for Penny the Panda, or Freddy the Platypus in the creek. Enchanted Forest, Bamboo Tunnel, a crazy Bamboo Maze and gift shop.
Great Coffee, Great Vibes!At “The Mountain Brew Coffee” you will get excellent tasting coffee made from freshest premium beans – and it is always served with a smile! We also offer delicious gourmet breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Try our home made muffins and cakes! Yummy!
The Polish Place has re-opened its doors! In the early hours of New Year’s Eve 2016 the main restaurant building was completely destroyed by fire. Great news is that the re-build has finished, and the “The Polish Place” restaurant and cottage accommodation are again in full swing. Come in and say hello, be mesmerized by fantastic inland views, and may be try their signature dish roast duck with cherries – YUMMY!!
Good old-fashioned service! The iconic “Curtis Falls Lolly Shop & Ice Creamery” is a wonderful old fashioned lolly shop with all your old favourites! Indulge in a yummy Ice Cream or one of Eddy’s old fashioned Nut Sundaes ! Walk through stunning rainforest, the Joalah National Park section, listen to the birds or you might spot a small wallaby or a sleepy python!
An RSPCA Community Event! The Tamborine Mountain “Million Paws Walk” is the favorite outdoor event for animal lovers and their furry friends from all over beautiful Tamborine Mountain. You can enjoy a 1.5 or 3 km walk, make some new like-minded friends, mingle with other pet owners and enter great competitions! The 2019 event was held on Sunday 19th of May 2019, and the 2020 event was held on-line as a virtual event, in reaction to Covid19. Details of the 2021 event will be posted here soon.
Clancy’s Irish Bar & Restaurant – Authentic Irish Pub – 2 Main Street, Tamborine Mtn
Clancy’s Irish Bar & Restaurant
Great Food! Great Drink! Great Craic!“Clancy’s Irish Bar & Restaurant” is a real Tamborine Mountain Institution! A popular locals hangout as well as often frequented by visitors to the area wanting a hearty Irish meal, and some authentic Irish Pub atmosphere. The Guinness is flowing, the stew is hot, the place is packed, the yarns are long and you are always bound to meet some of the local identities! Open every day til late.
On this website, literally hundreds of links are provided to individual tourism service providers and other relevant information sources. You will find these links under their respective webpage, we suggest to check the home page to start looking through all the exciting things that Tamborine Mountain has to offer!
See you soon when you visit beautiful Tamborine Mountain!
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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 phantastic beers from the “Fortitude Brewery” located at the lower roundabout of Gallery Walk or liqeuers from “Castle Glen Australia” – and a unique and exciting tasting experience awaits you on Tamborine Mountain!
Tamborine Mountain with its romantic chapels and quaint churches, manicured gardens with magnificent fountains and valley views, breathtaking photo opportunities and even cave and waterfall weddings is certain to fulfill all that your heart desires.
There are a host of events on Tamborine Mountain – monthly markets, annual themed festivals, live music and entertainment, “Christmas in July”, theater and comic plays – whatever tickles your fancy, you will find it on Tamborine Mountain!
The famous “Gallery Walk“ boasting over 60 art, craft, gift and nick-knack shops lures thousands of visitors to Tamborine Mountain every year! All over the Mountain, you will find barns, shops and galleries filled with curiosities, antiques, collectables and things from yesteryear. And of course there is “Main Street” – an enticing combination of local mountain shopping and exciting shops with a difference!
If you are after something unique and special – chances are you’ll find it on Tamborine Mountain!
Tamborine Mountain is home to many wonderful eateries, catering for all price ranges and tastes.
Fresh local produce, prepared with care and skill is the key to your culinary delights. Passionate producers, rich volcanic soils and unique weather conditions bear foods and produce of the finest quality.
Pubs and bistros, take-aways and pizza kitchens, cafes and health food, restaurants and cake shops all invite you to enjoy the delicious things life has to offer. Enjoy your meal!
Wellbeing for Body and Mind! I have been teaching yoga for 25 years and understand the importance of maintaining a strong, clean healthy body enjoying a clear peaceful mind and nourishing the spirit. Meditation classes, chakra workshops and weekend retreats are held regularly to offer the student a deeper understanding of the philosophy of yoga, oneself…and life.
Tamborine Mountain is a beautiful lush green mountain plateau in the Gold Coast Hinterland, only an hours’ drive from Brisbane or Surfers Paradise. It is home to the first ever National Park in Queensland and a secret hideaway for Australia’s city dwellers. The Green behind the Gold
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The Scenic Rim
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Another song written by Laurence Manitzky promoting this wonderful region which is the Scenic Rim. email: firstname.lastname@example.org mob 0427 616 185
The temperature rarely goes above 30 deg C averaging some four or five degrees cooler than the surrounding lowlands in Summer, and in the winter there is only the occasional frost in protected valleys. The annual rainfall is about 1,550 mm falling mainly between December and March.
The famous “Witches Falls” section of the Tamborine National Park (MtTamborine, Mount Tamborine) was declared in 1908, making it Queensland’s first national park. Over the years additional reserves have been declared and today the park is made up of 13 sections of land on the Tamborine plateau and surrounding foothills.
When you visit Tamborine Mountain, visit the many waterfalls which are easily reached by clearly defined walking trails and bushwalks. Lookouts with breathtaking views invite to stop and gaze into the distance. There are numerous beautiful picnic and BBQ areas, inviting you to enjoy a meal in the Great Outdoors.
And the kids haven’t been forgotten either – Tamborine Mountain offers a large number of kid’s playgrounds so that Mum and Dad can truly relax and also enjoy their day out!
Culinary delights on Tamborine Mountain often mean enjoying a BBQ or picnic in one of the many parks and designated picnic areas. There are a huge number of quiet and secluded picnic areas, some sheltered, some with views, some with children’s playgrounds, some with wood or electric BBQs.And if you decide to “dine out(side)” while you are visiting Tamborine Mountain, try one of the delicious pre-packed picnic baskets from “Spice of Life” – freshly loaded to the brim with tasty treats and everything else you need for a great outdoor picnic! Baskets need to be pre-booked the day before.
However you imagine your ideal picnic spot – you are bound to find it on Tamborine Mountain!
Please also note the picnic grounds overview listing at the bottom of this page, showing all worthwhile to know details of each picnic spot.
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.
The letters and Numbers behind each Lookout Point refers to the locations of the lookout on the new “TM Visitor Guide and Treasure Map” which can be picked up from any of the over 1,800 good tourism outlets located between Ballina and Rockhampton, with a heavy concentration on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, as well as all over Tamborine Mountain.
INLAND LOOKOUTS (listed from north to south): The centre of the crater was the now flat area that can be seen from various inland lookout points along the western edge of the mountain providing for endless escarpment views with breathtaking sunsets. Numerous lakes in the valley reflect the evening rays, long shadows mesmerize many visitors who are regularly seen admiring the views.
“Knoll Road” (B3) Located at the very end of Knoll Road, this lookout is well-maintained and easily accessible. It offers plenty of facilities and is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.
“Cameron Falls” (B2) Reached after a very enjoyable 30 minute hike starting at the “Knoll Road” lookout, this viewing platform allows views inland as well as on to “Cameron Falls”.
“Beacon Road” (B1) Past the famous “TM Distillery” right at the very end of “Beacon Road”, this is a less frequented lookout point with a small turning circle and limited parking.
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“Witches Falls” (E2) Forming part of the “Witches Chase” hiking track, this viewing platform is best reached via a 25 minutes walk from the “Main Western Road” car parking area opposite “Hartley Road”.
“Rotary Lookout” (F2) One of the most popular lookouts located on “Main Western Road” directly opposite the Bavarian Grill Haus Restaurant, equipped with benches and binoculars.
“Hang Gliders” (G2) Also on “Main Western Road” this spot often comes alive with numerous hang gliders using this cleared section of the escarpment as a launch site.
Views to Gold Coast
COASTAL VIEWS (listed from north to south): Towards the East visitors are rewarded with fantastic coastal views, often stretching from Moreton Bay to Tweed Heads. At night, the Surfer’s Paradise skyline comes alive, with thousands of lights twinkling in
Many natural attractions greet the Tamborine Mountain visitor. A number of breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls are located all over the mountain and are often the reason why so many visitors return time and again. After prolonged periods of rain, waterfalls are at their most spectacular, but all flow year round. A bit of walking is always involved when visiting one of the many waterfalls on Tamborine Mountain.
Cedar Creek Rock Pools
It is hard to pick any particular waterfall as being “the best” – all of the waterfalls have their own special beauty, and need to be seen to be appreciated!
“Cedar Creek Falls” (A4) A short stroll from the car park at the end of “Cedar Creek Road” provides access to Cedar Creek and some of its spectacular cascades, waterfalls and rock pools. Visitors pass a couple of rewarding lookouts, and descend down into the open canyon via a sealed pathway. As Tamborine Mountain is not connected to town water, these are the only swimming holes on the mountain. Please observe all regulatory notices.
For information on how to get to “Cedar Creek Falls” please CLICK HERE.
“Cameron Falls” (B3) The top of the falls is reached after a very enjoyable 30 minute walk starting at the “Knoll Road” lookout. A secure concrete bridge crosses “Sandy Creek”, a viewing platform a few meters to the west offers great views inland as well as on to “Cameron Falls” to the east.
For information on how to get to “Cameron Falls” please CLICK HERE.
“Witches Falls” (E2) Being located within Queensland’s first National Park, “Witches Falls” is one of the most popular waterfalls. Access is via the “Main Western Road” car parking area opposite “Hartley Road”. Being located on the “Witches Chase” hiking track, the falls are best admired from the viewing platform also offering great inland views.
For information on how to get to “Witches Falls” please CLICK HERE.
“Curtis Falls” (D5) Located in the heart of Tamborine Mountain, “Curtis Falls” is the only waterfall that can be viewed from the bottom of the falls. Being fed by “Cedar Creek”, a permanent creek, the falls run all year-round. The walking track ends at a viewing platform overlooking a large rock pool, with great views of the falls and the surrounding columnar basalt rock face.
Tamborine Mountain is a nature lover’s paradise. The famous “Witches Falls” section of the Tamborine National Park was declared in 1908, making it Queensland’s first national park. Over the years additional reserves have been declared and today the park is made up of 13 sections of land on the Tamborine plateau and surrounding foothills. There are a large number of beautiful rainforest bushwalks, most tracks are under 3 kms taking about 1 hour, are well established and easy to follow.