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Family-Friendly Mt Tamborine Attractions

Things To Do with your Family on Mt Tamborine
Mt Tamborine Park with Picnic, BBQ, Playground

Parks, Picnics and Playgrounds

The mountain has numerous parks for families to explore. For those with young kids, we recommend the following parks which have designated picnic areas and children’s playgrounds.

  • Doughty Park – very near to great shopping and Deli Vino on Tamborine. Children must be                                   supervised at all times in this park, due to nearby traffic.
  • Staffsmith Park – suitable for the whole family, featuring the largest children’s playground                                      on the mountain and exercise equipment.
  • Guanaba Park – a great area for children and is ideally located near the Escarpment Retreat.
  • Rosser Park – a short 5 minute stroll from our front gates, this popular park has wood-fired                                barbecues and sheltered picnic settings .
    Mt Tamborine Glow Worm Caves

    Glow Worm Caves

    Enjoy a magical experience with your children in a limestone world with thousands of glowing bugs and water features. The caves are open everyday from 10 am to 4 pm, tours leave every half an hour from the ticket office.
    Mt Tamborine Rainsforest Skywalk

    Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

    The Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is the longest canopy walk you will find in South East Queensland, showcasing the enchanting beauty of the rainforest in an exciting and safe way. The 1.5 km experience takes about 45 minutes, with a track that is suitable for large wheeled strollers.

    Family tickets start at just $44.00, kids 5 years and under are free.
    Open every day except for Christmas Day.
    Tamborine Mountain Golf Club Junior Member

    Junior Golf

    On Saturdays the Tamborine Mountain Golf Club holds a Junior Development Program. For a small fee of only $5, children below 18 years old can learn the basics of how to play golf in a fun atmosphere.

    The golf club also provides full junior membership at a low cost of only $65 per year. For more information call Andy on 5545 1788.
    Mt Tamborine's Flights of Fancy and Granny Macs Fudge

    Gallery Walk

    Flights of Fancy is an amazing fairy shop at Gallery Walk. Famous for their ‘Fairytale Fun’ – an hour filled with fun, games, craft, activities, stories and dressing up with fairies, held at 11am and 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

    Also on Gallery Walk is Granny Macs with their range of fabulous creamy fudge, macadamias and specialty lollies – there’s a yummy treat for everyone in the family to enjoy.
    Open from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week, except for Christmas Day.
    Tree Top Challenge on Mt Tamborine

    Tree Top Challenge

    If your family is seeking adventure, the suspended bridges and flying foxes at the Tree Top Challenge might be the attraction that you’re looking for. The 5 courses that run through 9 acres of natural bushland has been designed for children and adults alike for family fun and fitness.

    Open from 10am to 3pm weekdays and 9.30am to 3pm on weekends, public holidays and QLD school holidays. Bookings are essential.
    Horse Riding Tamborine Mountain Trail Rides

    Horses and Ponies

    The Tamborine Mountain Trail Rides offers a Half-Hour Trail Ride that is suitable for families with young children and beginners. They also have Pony Rides at only $10 per child, 8 years old and below plus Pony Parties, if you’d like to celebrate your children’s birthdays in a unique and memorable way.
    Mt Tamborine Sunday Markets

    Sunday Markets

    There’s something for everyone at Mt Tamborine’s Sunday Markets. There are hundreds of stalls of goodies, food and drinks, amazing musicians, artists at work, face paint for the kids and more. The Showgrounds Market is on every second Sunday of each month and the School Market is held every last Sunday, both run from 8am to 2pm.