in all that Mt Tamborine has to offer….
We have simply stunning local restaurants and cafes for those who want to expand their culinary experiences. Taste some of the vast range of local produce such as our fantastic boutique cheese-makers, local wineries, multi-award winning distillery, our new brewery, organic coffee plantation, home made pastries or taste the decadent mountain fudges and chocolates.
Here are some inside tips and recommendations by one of Mt Tamborine's locals
If you are a wine lover then the Cork'n Fork Tour is a great way to see and sample our local collection of wineries, with the added convenience of not needing to drink and drive. Guests are collected from The Escarpment after breakfast and returned at the end of the tour. Price includes a sumptuous lunch.
The ultimate "things to do" on Mount Tamborine has to be the array of nature walks in our beautiful rainforests and national parks where you can immerse yourself in our forests of tall giants, ferns and local plants whilst being surrounded by the sounds of the birds and the streams. Like to go for a walk through one of the rainforests on Mt Tamborine? Here are the full details including a map. You may also like to explore the upper rainforest canopies on our amazing Sky Walk.
Whether you feel like firing up the coals and having a barbeque or relaxing on a rug and enjoying a picnic together, it is always a fun experience to visit a Mt Tamborine park where you can combine good food, good company and a picturesque mountain location to create the perfect outdoor occassion.
Outdoor craft and produce markets are regular events on the mountain. One is held on the second Sunday of every month at the local Showgrounds. The other is held on the last Sunday of the month opposite the North Tamborine primary school. The mountain also has an amazing variety of art galleries, healing centres and boutique shops to wander and explore.
Arriving or leaving on a Sunday? Having a Yum Cha at the bottom of the mountain is a fun thing to do
Mt Tamborine is also home to a number of annual festivals including:
- The Royal Show
- Gasoline & Garterbelts Festival
- Scarecrow Festival
- Eat Local Week
- Springtime On The Mountain
- Tour De Tamborine
Our friendly and experienced staff will happily discuss your needs, make recommendations, book restaurants, arrange tours etc and go through the list of 101 different things to see and do on Mt Tamborine.
Take your time and explore at your own pace. Whether you stay for a day or a week you will enjoy the unique and unspoilt character of Mt Tamborine.
Here is a delightful short movie showcasing our spectacular and diverse Scenic Rim region