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Cuckoos Arriving From The North

The channel-billed cuckoos arrived early this year. One flew overhead near Boonah a few days ago.  Many have settled on the mountain by now. You will know that they are there as they usually make their presence felt by loud raucous calls (not sounding anything at all like ‘cuck-
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Horse Riding On Mt Tamborine

Araucaria Ecotours had its first experience of horse-riding at Thunderbird Park, Tamborine Mountain, last month, with guests on a 10-day custom tour. Unfortunately we picked one of the wettest possible days to do this, but the horses were thankfully very sure-footed and experienced at
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Lyrebirds On The Mountain

One of the most amazing birds on Mt Tamborine is Albert’s lyrebird as it has a very interesting bird call. Normally birds like to breed when it is warm but the lyrebirds prefer winter. There are 2lyrebird species and they are both accomplished mimics. The other type of lyrebird
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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2012

  The Escarpment Retreat & Day Spa has received a Certificateof Excellence Award from Tripadvisor for 2012. Thank you to everyone for your fantastic support and contributions …we couldn’t have done it without you
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LA FERME PROVENÇALE

LA FERME IS LAUNCHING ITS ‘LONG TABLE’ DINNERS!! THE LONG TABLE! We are talking bacon and onion flavours, with a dash of cream and other secret ingredients in a HOUSE MADE CRUST. It is accompanied, French style, by a green salad, and a blueberry tart to finish with, the quintessential
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Creative Arts Open Weekend

The Tamborine Mountain Creative Arts Centre opened its doors to the public for the first time in two years to share the works of some of the mountain’s most talented crafts men and women. With over 200 members and 16 exhibitors on show the Open Weekend was an enormous success as commu
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Brisbane Travel Expo

Here is a pic of some of the troops that manned the Brisbane Travel Expo on Saturday including Tamborine Mtn B&B Tony Lambert, marriage celebrant Caroline Jackson, moi, local visitor info staff etc Even Gracie got into spreading the word. Had to put her on a milk crate in the end
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Epic Frog

I think this is a truly amazing short video. It captures so many aspects of nature …. it’s beauty, it’s dangers, being able to see small life on an expansive level plus the music creates a wonderful backdrop in showcasing this marvellous epic tale As you know, we are
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Mt Tamborine Taste Bud Sensations

  At Escarpment Retreat we believe that food and drink is to be savoured in a relaxed atmosphere with great company and fabulous surrounds. Tasty treats are often missing in our diet as we rush to navigate our way through a busy world. Here at Mt Tamborine we are spoiled with gre
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