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Mt Tamborine’s Natural Icons

One of the most enjoyable features of Mt Tamborine would have to be the rainforest walks. Tall timbers, lush greenery, the sounds of wildlife. There is something meditative about going for a walk in the rainforests. You cant help but feel a sense of calming The next time you are up in
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Garter Belts & Gasoline Festival

Next weekend is shaping up to be a very exciting weekend on the mountain. It is the Garter Belts & Gasoline festival. Spanning over 4 days from Friday to Monday it will be a fantastic event. The theme for the event will be based around the nostalgic celebration of the Cars, Music,
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Cooking Schools For Visitors

The Scenic Rim is rich in it’s epicurean flavour (excuse the pun) providing various cooking schools sprinkled (excuse the pun) throughout our region. Here is a link on what  is on offer …..Learning To Cook
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Linger Longer

Ever wanted to get away for more than just one night during the week?If so then our newly created  linger longer rate may be just the temptation you need to escape with us for two or *three nights.As well as the deluxe villa, four course breakfast each morning and the complimentary bu
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Cooking School Opens On Mt Tamborine

Next time you are coming up to the mountain you may like to think about increasing your knoweldge of all things culinary Terri Taylor has recently setup a cooking school just around the corner from the escarpment retreat. Her classes include French, Middle Easter, Asian and modern Aus
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The Art Of Nibbling Toes

Whilst I was checking in  a couple in our reception, the lady suddenly went into some kind of seizure. Placing her head on our timber bench and banging her fists, she started screaming and giggling Not really knowing how to react I asked the obvious question and she replied “it&
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A-Z Of Dining On Mt Tamborine

Mount Tamborine has quite a range of wonderful places to eat ….including delicious burgers, a home made pasta restaurant, a Mexican restaurant, exotic Indian restaurants, creative Australian restaurants through to award winning restaurants Here is an extensive list of
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The Creativity Tour

Not sure if it is the pristine air, something in the water  or whether there are other universal forces at work but mountains always seem to attract creative and sometimes eccentric characters to live on them. Mt Tamborine is no exception, being well known for it’s talented and
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Feature Article Writer Appointed National Wildlife Chairperson

Ronda Green is a regular contributor  on the Escarpment Retreat’s Feature Article  page, posting many interesting nature and wildlife stories for our readers about the wonderful and diverse range of animals that we have on the mountain. One of Ronda’s gifts is that she exp
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Garterbelts & Gasoline Nostalgia Festival

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GARTERBELTS & GASOLINE Nostalgia festival rolls into town – May 3 to 5 The festival is a celebration of hot rods and rockabilly that runs across the long weekend. Multiple events will be held, featuring cars, music, fashion and food. It’s visually exciting and offers a great
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