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 779 reviews
Jimmy Aragon
Jimmy Aragon
Billy was patient and knowledgeable, the whole tour was worth it. Kids said their favorite is d snack but adults love d falls !
bryan chalwell
bryan chalwell
Mark was a terrific guide today for springbrook nat park.
Joseph Pulgar
Joseph Pulgar
We had a blast! Andy was very gracious and enthusiastic tour guide. My family had a wonderful time. 👌👍
Sue Lange
Sue Lange
We had such a great experience with this Company. They were very professional and knowledgeable. The tour was excellent and the guide was fantastic. Highly recommended.
Lize Prinsloo
Lize Prinsloo
We had a fantastic half day trip with Matt being a very knowledgeable guide.
Paul Kean
Paul Kean
Great day out. Wonderful driver/guide and O'Reilly's is a fantastic place to visit.
Patrick Kean
Patrick Kean
Had a fantastic tour of Lamington National Park with Amber. She was very knowledgeable and gave the tour a very friendly and fun atmosphere. She was happy to customise the tour to meet the wants of our small group. Great day. I would definitely return for another tour!
Julie Masséna
Julie Masséna
Thanks to Marc for his kindness :) we learnt a lot of things about the rainforest and plants with him. It was a lovely day :)
Tracy Cooper
Tracy Cooper

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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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