Official Visitor Information Site

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Where the forest meets the sky, a plateau high among the clouds, a place to truly fall in love with.

A Weekend Getaway at Tamborine Mountain, where every breath, every taste, embodies new meaning.

When we share this place with friends, both new and old, it feels like home.

Day One

Leave the urban word behind

A scenic one-hour journey from Brisbane or the Gold Coast takes you to magical Tamborine Mountain, where you’ll rediscover romance and relax as the stresses of city life meltaway. As you navigate a quiet winding road up the mountain, savour panoramic views of the coastline amid the splendour of Australia’s first protected National Park.

Dance among the trees

Fall in love with ancient Gondwana rainforest on an incredible 1.5-kilometre Rainforest Skywalk, traversing forest floor trails, treetop walkways, and a 40-metre-long cantilever bridge soaring a breathtaking 30 metres high above rockpools and glorious greenery. This is a perfect introduction to the beauty that envelops visitors on Tamborine Mountain.

Setle into calming comfort

The exquisite Courtyard Spa Room at Cedar Creek Lodges is your home for the next few days and welcomes you with a private fire pit and an outdoor jacuzzi nestled in a bougainvillea-trellised courtyard. Settle in and plan some pampering and romance.

Elevate your senses

Discover the essence of the mountain at Jasmin Organics Farm, home to Australia’s premium organic skincare range. Indulge your senses with a stroll through gardens brimming with organic jasmine, roses, lavender, marigolds and camelias. Sample sublime lotions and potions and spend the rest of the afternoon feeling revitalised by the healing power of nature.

At Australian Outback Opals, be dazzled by the kaleidoscope of colour that makes Australian opals some of the world’s most sought-after gemstones. Choose from a stunning array of exquisite and elegant designer jewellery or loose, rough-cut stones sourced from the rugged Australian outback. Have a signature piece custom crafted as a memento of your Mountain experience, that will last a lifetime and beyond.

Bioluminescent wonder

Clasp hands and enter the darkness that is the magical world of Tamborine Mountain’s glow worm caves. You’re honoured to be visiting the only captive glow worm colony in the world. This sanctuary offers a sustainable eco-friendly way to marvel at the wonder of these other-worldly bioluminescent creatures and makes for an unforgettable experience.

Savour every taste

The creative, tapas-style menu back at Cedar Creek Lodge’s Rainforest Restaurant is perfect for sharing, as you relax among tropical plants, fountains, festoon lights and flickering candles.

What a romantic and delicious way to complete your first day on Tamborine Mountain!

Day Two

Sail through ancient rainforest

Absorb the energy of glorious Tamborine National Park on the exhilarating Canyon Flyer ziplines and Treetops Challenge high ropes course at Thunderbird Park. Seven huge ziplines traversingCedar Creek canyon will have you flying like a bird above the treetop canopies on an adventure that will make your heart soar. A leisurely ten-minute walk from Thunderbird Park, spectacular Cedar Creek Falls will inspire you to breathe in eucalyptus forest and immerse yourself in crystal-clear rock pools.

Star your own fairy-tale

Many couples choose the romantic setting of Tamborine Mountain to begin the first chapter in their own fairy-tale. Cedar Creek’s Creekside Rainforest Amphitheatre, with towering timber pillars entwined with fairy-lit jasmine, provides the perfect backdrop for a wedding ceremony that will turn dreams into reality. After saying “I do”, step into a candlelit wonderland filled with rainforest greenery and sip champagne by an open-air bonfire. Embrace a little romance of your own under a velvet sky studded with silver stars.

Day Three

Savour indulgent creations

After a sleep-in, it’s all aboard Pineapple Tours’ premium minibus for a private distillery tour. Your friendly driver knows all Tamborine Mountain’s secrets and will share the stunning views, unique flavours and memorable mountain experiences with you.

Award-winning Tamborine Mountain Distillery is a must-stop for tasting a wide range of artisanal, multi-distilled spirits including liqueurs, gins, vodkas rums and schnapps. With 90 flavours on offer, from Apricot to Yuzucello, you might need to visit the tasting room a few times to decide on your favourite tipple.

Next stop, enjoy live music and lawn games as you sample the Cauldron Distillery’s ‘Five to Five’ gin range. Wander through vineyards, take a gin-making class, or perch at the prohibition era-inspired bar with a delicious seasonal cocktail.

Finally, a beer tasting paddle at the boutique Fortitude Brewery is a delicious way to wash down a light lunch in the sunny beer garden. Just don’t eat too much as there’s something special planned for dinner.

Stake a place amongst the clouds

Your picture-perfect picnic spot on a mountain top distinctly spells ‘romance’. Settle on soft cushions, wrapped in comfort, sipping on shiraz as the sun sets. The stunning view of the valley below is the perfect foil for feasting on baskets of local fare. The best part? Pop Up Picnics will set all of this up for you and then pack up when you’re done. All you need to do is spoil your special someone with some romance to remember.

Day Four

Float weightlesly into wonder

Rise and shine for an early start today, as you’ll be soaring silently over the Scenic Rim in the basket of a majestic hot air balloon. Chilled morning air gives way to a stunning sunrise, and champagne on landing rounds out an incredible romantic Tamborine Mountain adventure.

A place to truly fal in love with

It’s not yet time to say goodbye, though. Take one last, lingering look at spectacular panoramic views across the valley as you savour a farewell lunch at Eagle Heights Tavern. With one of the best beer gardens in the region, it is perfect for sitting, sipping and savouring magical moments spent on a Mountain which never ceases to cast its spell over visitors.

On Tamborine Mountain, every breath, every taste, embodies new meaning. And when we share this place with friends, both new and old, it feels like home.

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