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Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour

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    What to Expect
    Travel off the beaten path to explore the subtropical beauty of the Gold Coast hinterland. After pickup at your hotel, travel in a rugged 4WD vehicle along an original pioneer trail to the summit of Tamborine Mountain. Make a pit stop at Gallery Walk for morning tea service with scones and cream, plus a chance to browse locally made arts and crafts.

    Continue on to Lamington National Park, part of the World Heritage-listed Godwana Rainforests. Explore the park on a guided nature walk, and learn how local Aboriginal people sourced food and medicine from the forest.

    Midday, stop at Spring Valley for a traditional barbecue lunch served with Australian wine. (See Itinerary below for a sample menu.) Enjoy free time to try your hand at local pastimes like boomerang and whip-cracking, and take a dip in a nearby rock pool if you like. 

    In the afternoon, visit O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat — a family-owned nature resort. Choose from a variety of activities such as hand-feeding birds or the popular treetop walk, where you can stroll across elevated boardwalks for an up-close glimpse of native flora and fauna. You might even spot a koala sleeping in the trees! 

    Relax on the scenic return drive through wallaby-inhabited pastures to Gold Coast, where your full-day tour concludes with hotel drop-off in the early evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Tour concludes on the Gold Coast at approximately 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Inclusions
    • Full-day tour by 4WD vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop off from the Gold Coast
    • Private driver/guide
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • BBQ lunch with drinks
    • Birdseed for bird feeding
    • Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Lamington National Park
    • Entry/Admission - O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat Day Experiences
    • Entry/Admission - Curtis Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Kamarun Lookout
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • What to Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen, swimsuit and towel (if you want to swim)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    let me say this n get it over with, when i read that it's a 4WD tour, i expected like a car/jeep type of tour but it's actually a tour bus which is a 4WD.. with the initial disappointment over, the tour itself is very good. I've been to rain forest before but this is more than
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    Response from sc4wd, Owner at Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Gday Sharron! Thank you for your review of our Full Day Tour. It's great to hear the tour exceeded your expectations especially the BBQ lunch, morning tea and seeing the animals throughout the day! We hope you can join us again next time you visit the GC. Kind Regards, SC Tours
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    Excellent trip and we'll organised. Nice place to visit. Nice forest trip and know the nature creation.bird centuries is also beautiful.
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    Response from sc4wd, Owner at Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Gday indusingh, Thank you for the review and for saying the tour was excellent! It is great to hear you had such a lovely time, and that you found it to be well organised. I am pleased that the wild parrots and birds all made your day even better and we hope you can join us again next time you visit the Gold Coast! Take care - Sc Tours
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    Have really nice one day tour around mountain with super driver (tim). See koala on thr three. Kanguru on the road. Most important have a great lunch very unexpected. .
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    Response from sc4wd, Owner at Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour
    Responded 7 Sep 2019
    Gday Shianny L, Thanks a bunch for the 5 star review about your tour with Tim! It is fantastic to hear you were able to see so much native wildlife on the day and that you enjoyed the BBQ lunch too! We hope to see you on tour again in the near future. Kind Regards, SC Tours
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    This is a fabulous tour. Chris explained & showed us so much. He was such a knowledgeable & great tour guide, would recommend this tour.
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    Response from StephanieW4279, Owner at Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour
    Responded 4 Aug 2019
    Hi Holidaytwoand! Thanks for your 5 star rating of the tour with Chris. I am very pleased you found your day out with us to be fabulous and enjoyed Chris as your guide and driver for the day. I will be sure to pass on your kind feedback to him. Thanks again! Kind Regards
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    My boyfriend and I had a great time on this tour. The vans were comfortable and our guide Simon was very accommodating to my motion sickness, allowing me to sit up front with him for most of the trip. The sights were beautiful and food was delicious. I would highly recommend
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    Response from StephanieW4279, Owner at Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour
    Responded 13 Jul 2019
    Hey 166marisam! Cheers for the review and sharing your thoughts about the Full Day Rainforest and Wildlife tour you had with Simon. I am very pleased to hear that you had a great time out with us, and that you felt accommodated to by sitting up front with the driver when you were feeling ill. Its also so great to hear you mention that you enjoyed the comfortable vehicle, food and sights!. Please join us again on your next Gold Coast holiday! Kind Regards
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