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  •  Activities
  •  Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mt Tambourine
  •  Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Cave Tour

Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Cave Tour

  • Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mt Tambourine
  • English
  • 30 mins (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • 48 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • Cedar Creek Estate opens 10am-3pm weekdays, 10am-4pm weekends, opens from 1pm on ANZAC Day 25 April, closed on Good Friday 02 April and Christmas Day 25 December 2021.
  • Glow Worm Tour includes:
  • 1. Experience the spectacle of thousands of twinkling glow worms
  • 2. Visit an eco-certified and purpose-built cave with a highly knowledgeable guide
  • 3. Commentary on scientific information about Glow Worms.
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$15.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • Cedar Creek Estate opens 10am-3pm weekdays, 10am-4pm weekends, opens from 1pm on ANZAC Day 25 April, closed on Good Friday 02 April and Christmas Day 25 December 2021.
  • Glow Worm Tour includes:
  • 1. Experience the spectacle of thousands of twinkling glow worms
  • 2. Visit an eco-certified and purpose-built cave with a highly knowledgeable guide
  • 3. Commentary on scientific information about Glow Worms.

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mt Tambourine
Depature point 【Covid timetable】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), Good Friday (02 April 2021)
● Departure Point: Cedar Creek Estate (Address: 104-144 Hartley Road, North Tamborine QLD 4272)
● Departure Time^:
- Weekdays: hourly from 10:00 to 15:00
- Weekends: every 15 minutes from 10:00 to 16:00
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.


【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), Good Friday (02 April 2021)
● Departure Point: Cedar Creek Estate (Address: 104-144 Hartley Road, North Tamborine QLD 4272)
● Departure Time^:
- Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays: hourly from 10:00 to 16:00
- Fridays, Saturdays: every 15 minutes from 10:00 to 18:00
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
Address 104-144 Hartley Road, Cnr Long and Hartley Roads, North Tamborine QLD 4272
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 74km south of Brisbane CBD, takes about 1 hour; approximately 58km west of Surfers Paradise, takes about 50 minutes.

- From the Gold Coast:
Take the Oxenford Exit 57 from the Pacific Motorway (on the left, shortly after Movie World). Take the Tamborine-Oxenford Road and follow the road through Gallery Walk, continue through the roundabout along Long Road, and turn right into Hartley Road. Cedar Creek Estate appears a few hundred metres on your right BEFORE Holt Road.

- From Brisbane:
Take the Oxenford Exit 57 from the Pacific Motorway and then follow the Gold Coast Directions. Follow the Pacific Highway until you reach the City Road, Beenleigh exit. Follow the signs to Tamborine Mountain which will lead you to Tamborine Village. Follow Main Western Road when you get to the top of the mountain and take a left into Hartley Road. Cedar Creek Estate is on your left approximately 100m up this road AFTER Holt Road.

- Free Onsite parking available

● By Public Transport
Unfortunately there is no direct public transport available. Most visitors drive or arrive on a coach tour.
Operating hours
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays* 10:00 - 16:00
Fridays and Saturdays* 10:00 - 18:00 Last Tour at 18:00
Good Friday (10 April 2020) Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
Please refer to https://www.glowwormcavetamborinemountain.com.au/ for the latest updates during the post-Covid period.
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● Any flash photography or artificial lights are not allowed inside the cave since they do interfere with glow worms glowing behaviour. Due to this requirement, light up shoes, GoPros, or other electronic lights are not allowed inside the cave. While in the cave, please keep your hands behind the railing and do not touch the glow worms, and place a hand over your nose and mouth when close to the glow worms to avoid tangling their delicate snares.

2 Overview

Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Cave Tour offers a rare opportunity in Queensland to see the magic of Glow Warms during daylight hour. The Coves are open rain or shine, all year round so there's always an opportunity to see the Glow Worms. One of the highly qualified guides will lead on a short walk through the rainforest into the purpose-built and world-first cave system. Visitors will experience the spectacle of thousands of twinkling glow worms, learn about their behavior and biology, and even meet a Glow Worm up close.

Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Cave Tour

During the tour, highly knowledgeable guide educate visitors on how to safely interact with glow worms and provide scientific information about the species. By coming to visit thie eco-certified, purpose-built environment, visitors are guaranteed to see these amazing creatures and help to preserve the vulnerable South East Queensland glow worm species.

There is plenty of things to do in the area before or after the tour. Head down to Frog Hollow, a complimentary exhibit featuring native frog species and some amazing local insects. Can also grab a bite to eat in the Cafe and Restaurant, walk through the grounds and vineyard or sample the wonderful wines on offer in the Wine Centre (18+ only).

 

Glow Worm Facts

Glow Worms are pretty fascinating animals! With 8 known species across Australia and New Zealand, the one be seen in this Tour will be Arachnocampa flava. Glow Worms are a unique and special part of the ecosystems. Glow worms live in dark, wet environments, preferably caves if they can find them, although on the Gold Coast of Queensland they don't have any caves to live in, so the local species, Arachnocampa flava are usually found beside waterfalls.

 

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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