Gold Coast Nocturnal Rainforest and Glow Worm Night Tour

  • Gold Coast
  • English
  • 4.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transport from/to selected 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 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 ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on
- Good Friday (19 April)
- Anzac Day (25 April)
- Christmas Day (25 December)
- Boxing Day (26 December)
- New Year’s Day (1 January)
- Australia Day (26 January)
*Please also refer to "Other Information" section for additional closure dates.
● Departure Time^: Approximately 18:00
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrives 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 pick 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 ● Tour does not run on the following dates:
12, 13, 14 August 2019
24, 25, 31 December 2019

● 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

Once a well-kept secret, the Gold Coast's incredible glow worm colonies now attract visitors from around the world.

The only Night time 4wd and Glow Worm tour in Australia. This small group tour is an experience like no other. Not only experience 4wding at night but see the forests come to life at night.

Obviously, this is more than just a 4wding experience. The location for Glow-worms is secluded from the main tourist crowds and located deep within Tamborine National Park. The added bonus to this walk is the waterfall at the end. See it at night time!

After departing the city of the Gold Coast as the sun sets the tour heads off-road to the top of Tamborine Mountain. First stop is half way to the summit of Tamborine Mountain to view the city Skyline of the Gold Coast.

Visit a local Restaurant on Tamborine Mountain for evening supper of Freshly baked cakes served with Coffee, Tea or Hot Chocolate. As night-time falls on the Rainforests the forest comes alive with Nocturnal wildlife. Let the expert guides you through this amazing change in the forest.

The tour views 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. It is guaranteed that you will love this tour and it stands apart from all others offered. Great for all ages.

 

Highlights

  • View glow worms in their natural rainforest habitats – earthen walls, riverbanks and waterfalls
  • Exciting night-time 4WDing through eucalyptus forests
  • Fully guided walk through protected subtropical rainforest to Curtis Falls
  • Spotlighting for nocturnal wildlife throughout the evening
  • Gold Coast views from a secluded lookout on a private 4WD track
  • Mountain top stargazing away from city lights
  • Dessert of freshly baked cakes and coffee, tea and hot chocolate at a local restaurant
  • A loan low-wattage torch to find your way and protect nocturnal creatures' vision
  • Small groups guaranteed, seated in a luxury Mercedes 4WD vehicles

 

Sample Itienerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit times & conditions.

Time Itinerary
18:00 HOTEL PICK UP

Guests will be collected from hotel in the luxurious 4WD Mercedes. Detailed pick up time will be given on booking.

18:45 4WD & SKYLINE VIEWS

After departing the city the tour heads 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. The tour views 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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