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  •  Day Trips
  •  Gold Coast
  •  Gold Coast Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Night Tour

Gold Coast Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Night Tour

  • Gold Coast
  • English
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transport from/to selected Gold Coast hotels
  • 2. View glow worms in their natural rainforest habitats
  • 3. Exciting night-time 4WDing through eucalyptus forests
  • 4. Fully guided walk through protected subtropical rainforest to Curtis Falls
  • 5. Dessert of freshly baked cakes and coffee, tea and hot chocolate at a local restaurant
  • 6. A loan low-wattage torch to find your way and protect nocturnal creatures' vision
  • 7. National Park entry fees included
From AUD
$99.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected Gold Coast hotels
  • 2. View glow worms in their natural rainforest habitats
  • 3. Exciting night-time 4WDing through eucalyptus forests
  • 4. Fully guided walk through protected subtropical rainforest to Curtis Falls
  • 5. Dessert of freshly baked cakes and coffee, tea and hot chocolate at a local restaurant
  • 6. A loan low-wattage torch to find your way and protect nocturnal creatures' vision
  • 7. National Park entry fees included

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Gold Coast
Depature point 【Covid timetable】
● Departs* (until 30 June 2021): Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
* Tour does not run on Easter Long Weekend (02 April - 05 April 2021)


【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on New Year's Day (1 January), Australia Day (26 January), Good Friday (02 April 2021), Anzac Day (25 April), Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), New Year's Eve (31 December)
● Departure Time^: 18:30
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
^ Departure time is reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back Gold Coast at approximately 22:30
How to get there Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the coach is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
Please refer to https://www.sc4wd.com.au/ for the latest updates during the post-Covid period.
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● The minimum age to participate in this tour is 2 years old, please indicate in the "Special Requirement" at the time of booking should you require booster seats for younger family members.

● Minimum 4 adults for departure. Tour may be cancelled if minimum number does not meet.

● Tour may be altered or cancelled partially or fully which may result from road closures, weather or any other condition of an operational nature.

● All vehicles have umbrellas, insect repellent and first aid kits. Your guides have all relevant permits and authorisation to ensure your safety.

● Individual LED torches are provided to each guest and your guide has special high visibility torches with soft filtered light as not to disturb the nocturnal wildlife.

● Glowworms change brightness and viewing can be different on every night due to factors outside of control. Some of these factors are the moon, rainfall, cold change in the weather etc. Guests will always see glowworms but please be aware they do change and obviously it is beyond control. The advantage of the tour is its not just about the Glowworms.

2 Overview

This evening Rainforest, Glow Worm and Waterfall Tour is the only tour of its type in Australia – a nocturnal adventure like no other! Not only will you witness the incredible light display of the glow worms in their natural habitat, you'll experience night-time 4WDing, venture through subtropical rainforest spotlighting for nocturnal wildlife, visit a pristine waterfall and top it all off with dessert and hot drink at a mountain restaurant. This is more than just a glow worm tour; it's about seeing the rainforest come to life after the sun goes down!

Gold Coast Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Night Tour

 

Hightlights
  • Dessert at local restaurant
  • Guided Rainforest walk to waterfall at night time
  • View Glow Worms and Nocturnal Wildlife as the driver guides you to the waterfall
  • Secluded lookout over the Gold Coast Skyline
  • Australia's only Exciting off road trails through Eucalyptus Forests
  • Stargazing and check out the Southern Cross
  • Modern Luxury vehicles & Small Groups
  • Each guests gets a low watt Flash light (don't want to upset the Glow-worms) to find your way
  • Hotel Drop Off and Pick up from Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach
  • Alternative pick up locations for guests outside central Gold Coast – Australia Fair Southport, Helensvale Train Station & Movie World

 

Tour Information

Experience exciting night time driving on off-road tracks, stargazing, delicious dessert at a local restuarant and a fully guided rainforest walk to the waterfall. This is a great tour for you to discover the bionetwork of a rainforest and to experience wildlife spotting opportunities.

After you picked up from your Hotel, you will journey to the peaceful and picturesque Gold Coast hinterland. On route via a secluded bush trail we will stop for Skyline views and catch the lights of Gold Coast. A local hinterland restaurant awaits you to serve tea, coffee and hot chocolate accompanied by a selection of delicious cakes.

With the help of your guide, discover the lush forests of the National Park and spot native nocturnal wildlife along the way. Everyone has a flashlight to light the way. At the end of the trail emerges Curtis Falls, a subtropical waterfall that is home to the stars of the show, the ever fascinating, Glow Worms. Throughout the night learn about the ancient rainforest from your expert guide. You'll love the small group tour that the tour offers and where it visit is away from the crowds to provide a more personalised experience for you.

 

Destinations
  • Tamborine National Park
  • Curtis Falls

 

 

Tour Schedule*

*Schedule is subject to change, delay or cancellation due to road, weather conditions, mechanical failure or other operational requirements. Tour Schedule is reference only and subject to change without notice.

 

Time Itinerary
18:00 HOTEL PICK UP
You will be collected from your hotel in a luxurious 4WD Mercedes. Detailed pick up time will be given on booking.
18:45 4WD & SKYLINE VIEWS
After departing the city we head off-road to the top of Tamborine Mountain. First stop is half way to the summit of Tamborine Mountain to admire the views of the city Skyline.
19:30 DESSERT
Indulge in some freshly baked cakes and hot drinks in a cosy hinterland restaurant.
20:00 NOCTURNAL RAINFOREST WALK & GLOW WORM SPOTTING
As night time falls on the Rainforests watch it come alive with Nocturnal wildlife. You view the Glow worms not only at the waterfall but right there in front of you on the banks of the secluded rainforest walk like stars in the night sky.
22:30 HOTEL DROP OFF
Free drop off at your hotel.

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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