The perfect place for YOUR wedding!“Eagle Heights Mountain Resort” provides the ultimate Wedding Packages with all needs catered for at the one establishment. Our Wedding Arch is private and isolated and has the most spectacular Gold Coast views. After the ceremony when the bride and groom are having their photo shoot, guests can head into our separate function pavilion where our highly trained staff will make your reception the most memorable of experiences.
Eco Tourism Retreat with adventure activities!“Mt Barney Lodge” is an Eco-accredited retreat, surrounded by Mt Barney National Park, which specializes in group and family bookings and adventure activities. Unwind in genuine Queenslander Homesteads, rustic cabins or a deluxe camper trailer – all with stunning mountain views and full creek frontage.
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
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.