Natural Bridge
Explore Springbrook with experienced guides
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Spectacular Views
It's a chance to connect with nature and marvel at its awe-inspiring beauty
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Star Gazing
Visit the glow worms and experience the Gold Coast Hinterland at night
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Curtis Falls
Discover the hidden secrets of Mount Tamborine
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Southern Cross Tours

Explore the Gold Coast Hinterland

Kangaroos & Koalas

Kangaroos & Mountain Views

Glow Worms

Evening Rainforest & Glow Worm


Lamington National Park, O’Reilly’s and Vineyard

Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge & Springbrook Waterfalls

Mt Tamborine

The Tastes of Tamborine Mountain

Private Tours

Customised Rainforest Adventures
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Green Circle with a Green leaf in the middle with a white southern cross (stars) in the centre of the leaf.
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What We Do

Premium, Small Group, Gold Coast Hinterland Tours

With Southern Cross Tours you will embark on a nature-focused adventure with any of our Gold Coast Hinterland Tours, where our expert guides lead you through the breathtaking landscapes of Mt Tamborine, Springbrook National Park, and Lamington National Park. Discover popular destinations such as Natural Bridge, Purling Brook Falls, O’Reilly’s Vineyard, Gallery Walk, and Curtis Falls. Join our nocturnal tour to witness the mesmerising Glow Worms adding a touch of magic to your adventure. All with a small tour group, in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, with our professional and highly experienced expert tour guides.

"Eco-Tourism Certified" label showcasing environmental commitment

We are proud to be Eco-Certified, actively removing 50% of CO2 emissions from every tour that is booked with us!

At Southern Cross Tours, achieving Ecotourism Australia certification underlines our dedication to sustainability and delivering authentic, high-quality nature-based tourism experiences. Partnering with Reforest we are proudly cutting our CO2 emissions by 50%. Our tours blend adventure with eco-consciousness, emphasising our commitment to sustainable travel. This ensures that your journeys are not only impactful for you but also beneficial for the planet, highlighting our ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship.

So far Southern Cross Tours have achieved the following

CO2 Tons
M2 Habitat

Experience Excellence

Why Choose Southern Cross Tours

Personal touch

Offering small group tours, our professional and passionate guides are dedicated to providing personalised customer service, sharing their deep knowledge of the Gold Coast hinterland, and ensuring that your Southern Cross Tour experience ends with happy memories and a personal connection to the region.

Local experts

Our guides are Gold Coast locals and they know the hinterland like the back of their hand, they are true experts on the area. We have curated the best walking trails, waterfalls, lookouts, cafes, vineyards and other highlights to allow you to experience the best of the Gold Coast hinterland.

Hassle free

Explore the breathtakingly beautiful Gold Coast hinterland in style with our luxurious vehicles and friendly experienced guides. Choose your preferred pick-up location and enjoy a day of relaxation and exploration. Book your tour today and discover the stunning natural beauty of the green behind the gold.

Learn From Others

What Southern Cross Tours Customers Are Saying

Based on 757 reviews
Vaibhav Karnavat
Vaibhav Karnavat
Adam was incredible at the Glowworm tour. Superb knowledge, very friendly and passionate. Went with 2 kids age 9 and 13 they loved it. Highly highly recommend!
Jeanie Patrick
Jeanie Patrick
We enjoyed the Springbrook, Natural Bridge and Waterfalls tour with David as our expert guide. It was more than we had expected, getting back to nature, it was a great experience.
Pujaa Selvakumar
Pujaa Selvakumar
Andy was awesomeee..she was sooo sweet
selva kumar
selva kumar
Jayden Rice
Jayden Rice
Wonderful experience, had two amazing tour guides that were very nice and knowledgeable.
Jason Payne
Jason Payne
Wonderful tour of the glow worms and rain forest. Adam is a great tour guide he is passionate and informative about the forest. Jason from Western Australia
Paige Moncaster
Paige Moncaster
Bloody brilliance 10 out of 10 and Adam was a fantastic guide.
The rainforest and glowworm tour is really beautiful. Our guide Amber showed and explained us a lot about the plants and animals in the rainforest. At the end of the tour we had a hot chocolate and a delicious mystery cake.
Tammie Penyu
Tammie Penyu
Glow worm tour was fantastic! Our tour guide Amber made the experience extra special, her knowledge and enthusiasm created a magical atmosphere. Thank you!
mugdha joshi
mugdha joshi
We took an evening glow worm was everything that was promised and more..our tour guide adam was excellent...he was on time for pick up and went an extra mile to help us with the drop...tour was very informative and enjoyable...our whole family is very happy...special thanks to adam

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Got Questions?

Q. What do you need to bring?
A. Please wear closed-in shoes and comfortable clothing. Bring some additional spending money to purchase any extras along the way. For tours during the day, we suggest you bring a jacket, water bottle, hat, and sunscreen. For evening tours, we suggest a warm jacket and water bottle.

A. Southern Cross Tours are suitable for all ages. All tours include a leisurely guided walk, so as long as the guest can walk or can be carried during the guided walk they can join the tour. Kids love the rainforest and the information and stories we share on the region and its wildlife. We can provide car seats for infants to 8 year old. Just let us know at the time of booking.

A. We pick up from a selection of Hotels and Apartments on the Gold Coast between Broadbeach and Southport. Some tours have additional pick up locations. If you are at a private address please let us know by sending us an email or giving us a call and we can advise your closest pick up location.

A Gift to Remember


Gift an unforgettable adventure with our Southern Cross Tours Gift Vouchers, the perfect present for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Let your loved ones immerse themselves in the beauty and mystery of the rainforest, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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