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

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 692 reviews
A. Moe
A. Moe
We visited Gold Coast Spring Creek National park with Adam from Sutherland Cross Tours. He was knowledgeable, friendly and fun. We saw many small animals during our evening walk with him. The weather was nice and the pit stop along the way was pleasant. For the break at the restaurant, I picked mystery cake option and I was not disappointed with the outcome. On the way back, we stopped for a short while to snap pictures of Gold Coast city.
Dan Smith
Dan Smith
Gabi Cho
Gabi Cho
I did a night glow warms tour with tour guide Adam and it was amazing. The tour guide was very passionate about his work and knowledgable. We have seen many, many glow warms, 2 leaf tailed lizards, 3 frogs, 3 giants ants, a leaf like looking bug, a few grass hoppers, a crypto spider, and 2 possums. Also, we have seen a beautiful sky filled with amazing stars glowing in the dark.
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long trần
It was a great trip, with an excellent tour guide in Mark.
Daniel Cunningham
Daniel Cunningham
Mark took us on a tour of Springbrook National park, was charming and extremely knowledgeable from start to finish. Gorgeous views, and a highly enjoyable experience.
Cynthia Chen
Cynthia Chen
I went for a tour to see the glowworms last week. The cake at the Manor was very nice. The walking experience in the rainforest at night is very unique, I've never experienced something like this in the past. Our guide was very enthusiastic and he explained and introduced a lot of tree and bug species to us. We've also seen a snake and some frogs. The glowworms looked gorgeous. There were so many of them. I highly recommend!
Mark Martin
Mark Martin
We had a great tour and the guides were very knowledgeable.
Donghyun Kim
Donghyun Kim
Rainforest and glow worm tour ran by Bill. Exceptional!! Highly recommended, especially for a family with little child/children.
Phoebe Wong
Phoebe Wong
Absolutely enjoyed the Lamington tour with Bill! Bill is very friendly and has so much knowledge to share about the plants and animals at the park, patiently answering all questions we had.
Beverly Cornel
Beverly Cornel
We did the mount lamington tour. Our tour guide and driver was Bill. He was absolutely fantastic a world of knowledge . He knew all about the bush ,plants any questions we asked him he answered back in great detail. I would highly recommend him . We laughed joked with him and vice a versa. Although it was raining he made our day.. It was a fantastic day we had a lot of fun . From the Adelaide group. Bev,Barb,Lyn and Eric. He was a

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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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