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Sightseeing, Explore and Experience the Scenic Rim

An amazing concentration and diversity of birds and wildlife exist in the Scenic Rim’s National Parks – Lamington, Tamborine, Springbrook beckon to be explored. An established Gold Coast and Hinterland food and wine trail meanders past the Canungra cafe culture, pick up the art and antique trails, attend some incredible annual local events, go antique shopping, try a boutique brewery, sample artisan foods, purchase from farmgates and, of course, many country markets. Find adventure, horseriding, kayaking and freshwater fishing, abseiling, ropes courses, paragliding, hanggliding, 4WD parks,  enquire about self guided tours or let one of our friendly tour guides help you out. From Lamington, Canungra to Tamborine

“From Little Things Big Things Grow” Gardening and Cooking Retreat

“From Little Things Big Things Grow” Gardening and Cooking Retreat

Let us share our seasonal growing story, get your hands dirty and find ways to make tiny spaces productive and give you the growing bug! The basics of vege growing, how to handle gluts, heirloom veges, composting and much more. Inhouse cooking demonstrations included and optional cooking school (extra cost)....

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Art Retreats

Art Retreats

Learn to Draw. Bring some friends for a different weekend away with the girls and enjoy 2 half days of relaxed tuition with Tamlyn. Drawing is the basis of this fun 2 day retreat, running on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of the month or by demand for groups....

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Gold Coast Scenic Rim Food and Wine Trail

Gold Coast Scenic Rim Food and Wine Trail

The food and wine trail goes right past our front door, sample some of the many vineyards and boutique wineries of the area. Many produce excellent award winning wines. We have in our area the Albert River Winery,Canungra Vineyard Winery, Sarabah Estate Vineyard (all the local wineries serve exceptional lunches)...

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History of the Scenic Rim

History of the Scenic Rim

Laheys Tram Tunnel, Canungra  located on the main road out of Canungra to the  Gold Coast road approximately half a kilometre from the township. Have you heard about Marian Valley? or the Museum of Military Intelligence, Kokoda Barracks, Canungra?

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Ballooning, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Abseiling, Paragliding….

Ballooning, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Abseiling, Paragliding….

dont just sit there.. we have an amazing array of outdoor activities that will challenge you: Hand gliding, paragliding, abseiling, horse riding, racing and polo, golf with courses in Canungra, Tamborine Mountain, Beaudesert and luxurious Gold Coast Courses less than 40 minutes away, fishing, thunder egg fossicking, the list goes on...

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Bushwalking in Lamington, Binna Burra, Tamborine Mtn

Bushwalking in Lamington, Binna Burra, Tamborine Mtn

World Heritage Lamington National Park at Green Mountains or O’Reilly’s is home to the largest area of sub-tropical rainforest in Australia. With over 160 km of walking tracks, over 300 waterfalls & abundance of fauna & flora, Lamington National Park is ‘a must see visit’ on anyone’s itinerary. See the treetop...

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Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park

Another community initiated road, Duck Creek is a bit worse for wear – 4WD only, but offers the opportunity to travel a loop through Lamington National Park. Travel to Beaudesert, home of the innovative Arts Centre, interesting local museum and great cafes and country pubs. Travel out through Kerry...

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Numinbah Valley, Glow Worm Caves, Hinze Dam and Springbrook

Numinbah Valley, Glow Worm Caves, Hinze Dam and Springbrook

The Natural Bridge is a naturally formed rock arch over Cave Creek (the headwaters of the Nerang River). It was formed from a waterfall which undercut a cave beneath the waterfall and dug a pothole on top, until the two joined and the creek flowed through the cave, leaving an arch...

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Lions Road

Lions Road

One for the Railway enthusiasts: the road was Built as a Lions Club project to allow travellers to visit the forests, and criss-crosses Running Creek and Gradys Creek on the Queensland and New South Wales border at the famous tick gate. Along with the amazing rainforests, the highlight is...

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Explore Tamborine Mountain

Explore Tamborine Mountain

The Rainforest Way Loop of Tamborine Mountain: From North to South loop experience the following: Winetasting at Albert River Wines,  Boutique beer at the Bearded Dragon Hotel, Swim at Cedar Creek Falls, gallop through the rainforest with Tamborine Mtn Horseriding, peek amongst the canopy at Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, drive up...

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CorknFork Winery Tours

CorknFork Winery Tours

Catering to couples and groups, guided tastings and behind the scenes focus on boutique wineries in the Scenic Rim, includes a 2 course lunch and be driven to drink in airconditioned comfort! Bookonline direct for groups of six, or contact us 07 5543 4340 or Judi Jacques on admin@corknfork.com.au

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Hop On Hop Off All Day Mountain Explorer Pass

Hop On Hop Off All Day Mountain Explorer Pass

Discover Tamborine Mountain at your own pace aboard our iconic tram-style Trolley Bus! Enjoy the freedom to spend as much time as you like at the places you want to explore. Mational Parks, Waterfalls and bushwalking, look-outs, horseriding Adventrue parc, Glow Worm Caves (daytime) Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, the Tamborine...

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Scenic Rim Markets

Scenic Rim Markets

Check out our colourful, local markets for beautiful fresh produce, home made preserves and chutneys and a myriad of gifts and crafts.

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Gondwana Guides

Gondwana Guides

“My passion for the area remains and I still lead groups into the park, mostly bird watchers and American university students these days but I will guide anyone who is interested in enjoying the park. The walking track system is one of the best of any national park in...

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Albert River Wines

Albert River Wines

Situated in the picturesque Albert Valley, on the banks of the Albert River in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Albert River Wines is an Award Winning Boutique Winery, Restaurant & Function Centre. Albert River Wines vineyard and winery are set high on the hill, with panoramic views to Tamborine Mountain and...

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Sarabah Estate

Sarabah Estate

Located at the foothills of the world famous Lamington National Park, Sarabah Estate Vineyard is a fifty acre wine and vineyard estate astounding all with their featured Rosé, made from estate grown Merlot grapes, not to mention their mellow Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Mount Tamborine  Coffee Plantation

Mount Tamborine Coffee Plantation

The Mount Tamborine Coffee Plantation is a small family owned and operated boutique coffee plantation and roastery specialising in producing high quality gourmet coffee. They are located approximately 40 kilometres west of the world famous Gold Coast Beaches, high on the fertile plateau of Mount Tamborine.

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The Green Shed

The Green Shed

The “Green Shed”, located at The Showground, 386-398 Main Western Rd, Mount Tamborine, Queensland, is the local market for fresh fruit & vegetables, and is open EVERY Sunday from 7.00am to noon. Organised as a non-profit venture, through the Tamborine Mountain Local Producers Association Inc. (LPA), the market is provided...

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Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Tamborine Mountain Distillery

Hidden away in the Gold Coast Hinterland, is the Tamborine Mountain Distillery. This is Australia’s smallest operating Pot Still Distillery, but of world renown, including in Europe, America, Canada, New Zealand and Asia. With the Combination of rich red volcanic soils and fresh Spring Water, the abundant fruit of the Mountain...

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O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard

O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard

Located in picturesque and peaceful Canungra Valley, in the Gold Coast Hinterland, O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards is a boutique vineyard and historic Queenslander homestead that is dedicated to fine food and wine. The vineyard is the proud producers of fine quality, award-winning wines

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