Kangaroos & Mountain Views

See Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild.

Kangaroo with joey Medium
Kangaroo with joey Medium

Kangaroos & Mountain Views Morning Tour

Explore Tamborine National Park, the Gold Coast Hinterland’s crown jewel, and enjoy this charming mountaintop community. Begin your adventure with a serene walk through Coombabah Lake Conservation Park, where you can encounter kangaroos and koalas in their natural habitat. Continue your journey to Mount Tamborine, indulge in handcrafted scones and a warm cup of morning tea at the Manor, an enchanting historic hotel. Wander through Gallery Walk, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of local craftsmanship displayed in its unique boutiques. Finally, stand in awe of the spectacular panoramic views of the Gold Coast Skyline that unfold before you from atop the mountain.

Gallery Walk

Tour Highlights and Inclusions:

  • Pickup & Drop off at select locations.
  • Spot kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, reptiles and more, in their natural environment.
  • Morning Tea at historic mountain top restaurant.
  • Mt. Tamborine’s famous Gallery Walk, the hinterland’s arts & crafts centre.
  • Breathtaking views to both the East & West of the Mountain.
  • Conservation Park fees included.

Our seasoned guides, true experts of the area, invite you to delve into the Gold Coast Hinterland’s rich tapestry of ecosystems, sharing their beloved haunts and the secrets of the region’s diverse plant and animal life.

Set off on a tranquil early morning meander through a Coombabah Conservation Park, basking in the sight of kangaroos at rest in their natural lounge, effortlessly striking poses for your camera. Keep your eyes peeled for the more elusive koalas, a common and delightful sighting.

Ascend Tamborine Mountain for morning tea, delicious oven-fresh scones, topped with jam and cream, and a selection of fine teas and coffees.

Time for shopping along Gallery Walk, the celebrated heart of Tamborine Mountain’s art and craft scene, featuring exquisite, locally crafted goods. The region is fast gaining acclaim for its boutique wineries—take this chance to savor an exquisite glass of the local red, white, or fortified wine, perhaps even selecting a bottle to cherish at home. If hops and barley are more to your taste, the local brewery welcomes you to savour their craft through a tasting flight (at your own expense).

The mountain top views are unforgettable as you see the Gold Coast skyline like never before, get your camera ready for the perfect Instagram shoot location. 

Departs 8:30am daily
Duration 5 hours
Adult $119
Child $96 (2-16yrs)
Infant $48 (must be pre-booked, 0-1yr)
Concession $114


What to bring:

Comfortable walking shoes, a jacket, hat, water bottle. Money for optional shopping purchases.

Our walks require a low to moderate degree of fitness and follow clearly marked paths and boardwalks. Enclosed shoes are recommended.


Additional note: 

All our vehicles carry umbrellas, insect repellent and first aid kits. Your guides have all relevant permits, training and authorisation to ensure a safe, comfortable journey. This is an all age tour. Should you require a booster seat for younger family members, we can provide them at no extra charge – just let us know in advance.Please note there is no luggage/pram/stroller storage on the bus.

Tour Disclaimer: Southern Cross Tours may alter or cancel any section of any of the itinerary which may result from road closures, weather, suppliers or any other condition of an operational nature. Alternate vehicles may be used in the event that a Southern Cross vehicle is unavailable.

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