The Scenic Rim will host the Queen’s Baton Relay on 1 April 2018 (Easter Sunday). The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Tamborine Mountain as the venue for the final community relay leg before the Baton arrives on the Gold Coast on the final days of its journey to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018.

The Queen’s Baton Relay
The Queen’s Baton Relay will commence at 12 noon with a welcome ceremony at Rotary Park Lookout before baton bearers proceed down Main Western Road onto Main Street concluding at 1pm with an official ‘Community Stop’ – Scenic Rim Welcomes the World on Main Street across from the Tamborine Police Station.

Scenic Rim Baton Relay Event
The Scenic Rim Baton relay will run from 2.10pm just after the Queens Baton Relay on Main Street and involve children from the 30 schools, Guide and Scouts groups, Youth Groups and Sports Groups in the Scenic Rim region. The children will run in groups of three, two holding country flags and the other carrying our ‘black bean’ baton. The baton will be passed from baton runner to baton runner, and the country flags will be returned to the main stage on Geissmann Oval at 3pm for an official ceremony where they will be placed into a stand that will display all 71 flags

Tamborine Mountain Shared Fire Community Celebration
Tamborine Mountain Shared Fire Community Celebration will run from 1:30pm to 7pm on Geissmann Oval and will include fun sports activities for children and families presented by Kelly Sports, food trucks, a cabaret stage, roving performances, community storytelling around artisan fire pits, artisan markets and an evening performance telling a Tamborine Mountain story featuring traditional welcome, Tamborine Mountain Peoples Orchestra, poetry, dance, theatre and fire ceremony and performance

Click Here to access the Traffic and Road Plan for this event as Road closures and shuttle bus service will be in place on Tamborine Mountain for this event.


Our pavilion bar is the perfect spot to pull up a pew and relax with family and friends. Set amongst lush tropical gardens just a stones throw from the renowned Curtis Falls, Pavilion Garden Bar is Tamborine Mountains best kept secret. We offer a range of craft beer, ciders and local wines to quench your thirst.

Enjoy the tranquil and relaxed atmosphere of our garden bar and share the love with our tasty tapas and cheese platters. We take pride in our delicious flavours and generous plates, and we love showcasing Tamborine Mountains exquisite local produce.

Who said you can’t drink wine AND exercise? Have your wine and drink it too, we say! We bet you’ve never run a race quite like the Grapest 5k Run!

Experience a great evening with friends, with a little fitness & lots of fun. You will work up a thirst with the 5k or 10k run through amazing wineries across Australia. Then enjoy a cool down through the wine tasting waddle to re-energise yourself before some grape dancing with our live entertainment as the sun goes down.


Due to conditions out of our control we are on the move to the amazing ‘Albert River Wines’ Estate at Tamborine. Only 55 minutes from Brisbane and 48 minutes from the Gold Coast and Southport! Plus more accommodation options and closer to major Towns.

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Start your Saturday with a Vinyasa Flow yoga class at Allamburra Farm on Tamborine Mountain.
Yogi Laura Trimble-Thompson will lead the open-aid class, on the grass with the backdrop of fruit trees, rainforest and an audience of resident sheep, chickens, peakcocks and dogs.
The Allamburra ‘egg shed’ will be open before and after the class so you can buy fresh produce, including a range of certified organic products.

Beat the heat this summer at the Free Family Fun @ The Pool events across the Scenic Rim…

Soak up the fun with free entry to the pool, lots of neon tubes, games, music and giveaways!

Saturday 13 January – Canungra Pool 1-4pm

Saturday 20 January – Tamborine Mountain Pool 1-4pm

Friday 26 January – Beaudesert 10am-2pm

Saturday 3 February – Boonah Pool 1-4pm

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Bearded Dragon Twilight Market is a free market with an outdoor big screen movie! (Inside if the weather is not so fab).

Enjoy some Nigerian Cuisine all weekend long, While they Celebrate their Scenic Rim Commonwealth Games Country of Nigeria! Live African Music plus Local Chefs whips up some seriously delicious Nigerian Street Eats for you to try!

You are cordially invited to visit the second “YOUR TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN WEDDING FAIR” at the Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds, located on the corner of Bartle and Main Western Roads on beautiful Tamborine Mountain on

SUNDAY 28th of January 2018, from 10am to 3pm.

Personally talk to the largest and most comprehensive selection of Tamborine Mountain wedding suppliers – see what is on offer, check out the local wedding venues opening their doors on the day, have a chat with us about what Tamborine Mountain has to offer to brides and grooms, and pick up your FREE 52-page magazine “Your TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN Wedding Guide” guide – see you there!

Five rejects, one wedding … Did they mention it’s a medieval thing?

A barbarian, a mistress, a fabulous ex, a jealous sister and a disgraced best man. Five rejects, one table. What could go wrong at this medieval wedding – don’t answer that!

The King is getting married and you’re invited! Be warned, you could die. Hopefully just laughing your head off.

There are two shows only, November 25 or December 2 at Bearded Dragon Hotel Tamborine. Come along for a night of fun, food and slaughter! Great cast of local actors including Tamara McLaughlin, Robert Griffiths, Johancee Theron, Jack McGirr, Liv Wilson and Rita Armann!

Enjoy the show and a medieval feast governed by their own rules of etiquette and where the chef prepares delicious country cooked food with a modern day twist, shared to table to be enjoyed!

Sassy, sexy satire and slaughter with an evil twist of course language and R Rated Innuendo. Strictly 18 plus only.

This Production has been written directed by Rita Armann and Tamara McLaughlin and Proudly presented by the Bearded Dragon Tamborine as an interactive Dinner Show.

Book tickets directly through the hotel.

A fabulous day of fun and frolicks in the Irish way! Celebrate with style at the Tamborine Mountain Show St Patricks Day Celtic Festival. Enjoy the Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular, kick back to the sounds of Round Mountain Girls, enter the competitions and enjoy the day.

Are you planning to host your dream wedding on beautiful Tamborine Mountain? Come along to this free event between 10am and 3pm, to meet with more than 50 wedding venues and vendors to help create your special day.

A favourite swimming hole in Tamborine Mountain has to be Cedar Creek Falls.

You can admire the cascades and rock pools from the spectacular lookouts or venture down staircase to reach the swimming hole.

Being such a popular swimming hole, the car parks at Cedar Creek Falls are very limited and will fill quickly. Please be mindful that this is a National Park and you should only park your car in the designated car parks.

The historic Zamia Theatre, in the beautiful Mount Tamborine, is available to hire. Whether you need a premises for a one off event, or on a regular basis, talk to us about using the Zamia Theatre.

The Castle on Tamborine is situated between heaven and earth on beautiful Tamborine Mountain. Pure luxury, bliss and tranquility best describe The Castle on Tamborine.
With five star luxury, The Castle offers more than a royal experience. This picture perfect location makes the ideal destination for honeymoon couples, romantic weekend or longer stay getaways.
The Castle on Tamborine is the newest addition to the Lisson Grove theme cottage family. Lisson Grove features six romantically inspired cottages, arranged around an English village green, each with its own inspiring cottage theme. Lisson Grove offers the ultimate in privacy and intimacy.
The Castle on Tamborine in now recognized as the jewel in the crown when it comes to Tamborine Mountain Accommodation, you will not find better. The Castle features two separate wings and a day spa which separates both wings left and right.

Available for intimate wedding ceremonies

Cedar Creek Lodges shares a magnificent rainforest property with Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain which is less than an hour from Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Stay in a stylish two bedroom Creek Lodge or a family holiday home with self-catering facilities or choose a contemporary room. All lodges and some rooms have spa baths and private balconies.


Cedar Creek Lodges is the ideal destination for family holidays, romantic escapes, conferences and weddings.

At Tamborine Gardens Wedding And Function Resort you’ll find magical gardens, cottage accommodation, a beautiful reception centre and staff dedicated to making your special day a memory you treasure. Tamborine Gardens Wedding Resort is the ideal Gold Coast Hinterland wedding venue, capturing the magic of a Mount Tamborine wedding.

This popular lookout located on Main Western Road often comes alive with numerous hang gliders using this cleared section of the escarpment as a launch site.

Tamborine Mountain Golf Club welcomes all visitors, golfers and non-golfers. At over 1900 feet above sea level the cooler temperature (up to 5C degrees) makes for a very pleasant round. The environment is beautiful and quiet and the people are very friendly on the mountain.

Visitors, Social players and Social Clubs are always welcome to play at our beautiful course. If you have an AGU handicap then why not also join us in the Tuesday Ladies, Wednesday Vets, Thursday Stableford and Saturday Main Club competitions. Please contact Andrew in the Pro Shop for bookings, hire or any of your golfing needs.

There are 9 greens and 18 tees with undulating fairways and immaculately maintained bent grass greens. At 5,500 meters, the par 70 course is not long but is certainly challenging. If the coastal courses are flood bound then play TMGC where the deep soil drains very quickly.

Let us guide you on one of our hinterland tours from the Gold Coast. Visit World Heritage Rainforests of Mt Tamborine, Springbrook National Park, Lamington National Park, Natural Bridge and O’Reilly’s.

Our small, family run tours are about getting you away from the city. Exclusive venues, No Crowds, Just Us! Enjoy guided rainforest walks, waterfalls, animal spotting, wine tasting, off road driving, bird feeding and much more.

Formerly located on 93 Beacon Rd, North Tamborine, the Witches Chase Cheese Co. first opened in 2004 and has been a must see Tamborine tourist destination ever since.

With all cheese made onsite and a plethora of awards under their belt. Witches Chase Cheese Co. has rapidly developed a reputation for fresh quality produce, unique and above all delicious cheese combinations.

Unquestionably, this is a one stop indulgence shop!
Michael Reeve (Head Cheese Maker)

The delightful Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens are a must-see experience on any visit to the region.

Just a short drive through the hinterland west from the Gold Coast, the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens combine a colourful and diverse range of exotic and native flora. The Gardens include a glorious lake as the centrepiece, a tranquil Japanese garden, a tropical rainforest walk and many other delights.

Bring a picnic, bring the children, take a stroll along the many walks and learn why the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens are truly where Tropical meets Temperate.

The Gardens are supported, maintained and administered by volunteers and members of the Tamborine Mountain Garden Club, one of the most dynamic and active organisations promoting the values and enjoyment of gardening in south-east Queensland.

With events including the annual Springtime on the Mountain weekend, regular garden visits and garden tours, the club has attracted a strong and vital membership to its regular monthly meetings.

The Tamborine Mountain Visitor Information Centre is located on Main Western Road, Doughty Park in North Tamborine.

This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Tamborine Mountain Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see, things to do and where to eat. Discuss with the friendly staff your travel plans or make a booking.

One of the more popular lookouts, you will find Rotary lookout along Main Western Road across the road from the Bavarian Grill Haus. Equipped with benches and binoculars to enjoy sunset views of the Scenic Rim.

With over 60 unique gift shops, fashion boutiques, craft stores and cafes along one street. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll exploring the shops and stop for coffee or lunch along the way.

This tour takes us to Lamington National Park World Heritage area, Green Mountains section.
Lamington National Park is a World Heritage listed site of over 20 000ha featuring some of the world’s most exotic landscapes, flora and fauna. This area is recognised globally as one of the premiere locations for birds and bird watchers with thousands of people heading to the mountain each year in hope of catching a glimpse of the many rare species that can be found at the park.
We leave the Gold Coast and head west making our way towards Green Mountains, with a short break at the inland town of Canungra. This small town is considered the gateway to the mountains which include Green Mountains, Mt Tamborine and Binna Burra Section of Lamington National Park.

Enjoy waterfalls, lush rainforest, flora and fauna
Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea FREE
Be Guided by a former Queensland Wildlife Ranger
Avoid the buses and the crowds
Min. 2 people | Max. 6 people
Hotel pick up and drop off

The home of Jasmin Organics resides at the top of Tamborine Mountain, in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterlands of Australia. Here we live out our dreams of combining nature and science to present a organic skincare and organic beauty range that is both healthy for the skin and clinically effective.
The delicate processing of our ingredients are carried out at Jasmin Place to ensure the quality of our products are never compromised. We welcome visitors and guests to stroll through the gardens and fruit orchards, take in the aromas and experience the sights and sounds, cumulative of the surrounding natural wonders. From our viewing room in Australia’s largest organic skincare lab, learn how creams and cosmetics are blended.

The greatest of care is taken during the emulsifying process and every product is formulated and packed with meticulous accomplishment, so you can discover, the finest nature and science have to offer. Explore our beautiful gardens and smell the organic lavender, rose, marigold and rosemary crops and become educated on the skin benefits of the natural botanicals found in our organic skincare products. Stop by our beauty shop to sample our award winning products.


Cedar Creek Lodges shares a magnificent rainforest property with Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain which is less than an hour from Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Stay in a stylish two bedroom Creek Lodge or a family holiday home with self-catering facilities or choose a contemporary room. All lodges and some rooms have spa baths and private balconies.

Find treasure filled thundereggs formed when dinosaurs roamed the earth, play laser skirmish in the jungle, tackle the high ropes course at TreeTop Challenge, boost the adrenalin with a thrilling ride on the Canyon Flyer, enjoy a horse trail ride or play a round on the championship mini golf course.

Explore the natural bushland along the walking tracks and see hundreds of colourful birds. Lucky visitors may catch a glimpse of Plato the Platypus.

Enjoy a hearty barbecue breakfast with the birds, chill out on the Terrace or dine in style in the Rainforest Restaurant and Lounge Bar. The Terrace serves light meals and snacks all day every day, homemade pizza from the wood-fired oven is a specialty.

Cedar Creek Lodges is the ideal destination for family holidays, romantic escapes, conferences and weddings.

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Tamborine Mountain and the Scenic Rim is celebrating the Commonwealth Games by forming  ‘A Commonwealth Community’.  Seventy businesses have been become ambassadors for the seventy competing countries coming to the Gold Coast.  From April 2017 to April 2018 we will be a Commonwealth Community!  Follow our ambassadors and their adventures on Facebook and at VisitTamborineMountain.

Australia’s most internationally-awarded distillery and liquor brand in the new millennium, the Tamborine Mountain Distillery is a family business operating on beautiful Tamborine Mountain. From humble beginnings in 1998, the distillery now produces over 80 products. The incredible range of fruit that is grown on Tamborine Mountain is a wonderful resource for the Ward’s to draw from to produce their variety of Liqueurs and Schnapps. The Distillery also receives a considerable diversity of fruit from other growers which they turn into beautiful smooth, Schnapps, Liqueurs, Fruit Brandy, Gins and Vodkas.

The Distillery is open:

Mon. – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – (closed Sundays)
On Sundays and when we are closed, our products are available for tastings & purchase at: the Eagle Heights Mountain Resort Hotel (Tamborine-Oxenford Road) and Thunderbird Park (cnr Cedar Creek Falls Rd /Tamborine Mountain Rd)

Ambience on TourThere’s nothing better than local’s knowledge when it comes to exploring a region.

Visitors to Tamborine Mountain are in good hands, with the arrival of Helen Claase’s Ambience on Tour.

Helen has tapped into her extensive network of contacts on the mountain to deliver a number of unique and memorable experiences.

As well as her tours of local wineries, microbreweries, distilleries, rainforest and art galleries, Helen can also tailor a tour specifically for you.

But it’s her Meet the Artist Tour which is really different.

Helen collaborates with 11 Mountain artists to offer visitors an insight into the local studios and art spaces.

“Within their serene studio environments you will be able to view a range of art, informally chat to the artists and find out what inspirations they draw upon,” she says.

“This is an exceptional day out and includes a wine tasting option and a leisurely lunch, as well as afternoon Devonshire Tea.”

Many of the participating artists have exhibited nationally and internationally with their artworks included in public and private collections around the world.

Tamborine Mountain is home to many artists and a number of charming art galleries.

“I truly feel blessed to have this opportunity to showcase the Tamborine Mountain artists’ talent and to have met some very special and talented people along the way,” says Helen.

Ambience on Tour operates tours daily. Bookings are essential.

Find out more at the website

Located on Tamborine Mountain in Queensland’s Scenic Rim in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Witches Falls Winery prides itself in creating wines that you not only love to drink but wines which draw you into their world. Producing three distinctive ranges of wines: Granite Belt, Wild Ferment and Prophecy, each providing a unique look at different styles and practices in both viticulture and winemaking. Although we have achieved incredible results on the National Wine Show Circuit, for us it is about the challenges of taking fantastic fruit from the Granite Belt and producing must have fine wines.

With cellar door, restaurant, and catering for weddings, functions and events, the Mt Tamborine Vineyard and Winery has everything you need conveniently located right in the middle of the famous Gallery Walk on Tamborine Mountain. Open daily from 8.30AM to 4PM call in and see the friendly team about your wedding or function.

This Challenge Event Program offers the fantastic opportunity to cycle or run/walk through the amazing Fassifern Valley while supporting the great work that Chaplains do in our district. Runs and rides offer the diversity to cater for kids, fun runners or the serious athlete.

Ambience on Tour offers a fantastic variety of day trips to choose from on the picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds for an enjoyable day out.

The range of tour offerings include: wine, brewery, art, wine and art, scenic, taster variety, and tailored tours.

One of the exclusive offerings is combining wine appreciation with art appreciation for a unique experience against the backdrop of the beautiful Tamborine Mountain.

Visit boutique wineries to taste award-winning Queensland wine and experience Australia’s globally recognised distillery on the wine tour. Visit popular micro-breweries to sample award-winning craft beer on the brewery tour.

The art tour provides the unique opportunity to meet a range of local artists in their studios and browse charming art galleries. Walk among the rainforest canopy at the renowned Skywalk and view spectacular scenery on the scenic tour. Tours can be combined and tailored to suit you.

All tour costs include lunch, wine/beer tasting fees, refreshments, entrance and tour fees where applicable, luxury air-conditioned vehicle and personal guide.

Ambience on Tour specialise in small groups for a personal experience and flexibility. Gold Coast pick up and drop off from most hotels and resorts are available, including Helensvale railway station (direct link to Brisbane).

Transfers from Brisbane can be arranged if required.

The retro market team, Gold Coast Design Collective, return to Tamborine Mountain on January 28 for their second Street Food Festival.

The first event, held late last year, was a huge success and locals are hungry for more.

The event celebrates good local food, with vendors sourcing produce from the surrounding area.

The markets feature a mix of stalls, including flowers, jewellery, craft and a wide range of food trucks.

Live music will play and the kids will have a blast on the jumping castle.

It’s happening in the grounds of the Witches Chase Cheese Factory and Fortitude Brewing from 3pm to 9pm January 28.

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Vegan & Vegetarian Gourmet Dining – plenty of gluten-free options available. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

The Vintage Pickle Deli & Catering offer a variety of deli delights along with a Catering Service. They look forward to seeing you at their new shop in Main Street, Tamborine Mountain.

Only 40 minutes from the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain is the perfect day out for a relaxing browse in the locals shops, a visit to the wineries and maybe a bushwalk in the famous National Parks, and of course enjoying a top quality coffee. Open 7 days from 7am to 5pm serving all day breakfast, lunch, tasty treats and of course Hillbilly Coffee’s outstanding range of coffee

Breakfast, Lunch, Tea & Coffee 7 Days

You can enjoy all your favourites with the option to eat under the leafy terrace, or take-away and relish one of the many beautiful spots on Mount Tamborine. Open 7 days with plenty of parking available, Tamborine Mountain Take Away are the oldest and the best fish and chippery on the mountain.

A modern Australian restaurant set on top of The Tamborine Mountain. A place to interact with nature and eat from the land. Menus are created with location in mind and reflect our connection to the land, the restaurant’s pristine natural surrounds and the productive region in which it sits.Enjoy Lunch or Dinner with the birds, chill out on the Terrace or dine in style in the The SunSet View Restaurant and Lounge Bar.

They are a little bit naughty and a little bit nice, the Sugar and Spice Sisters specialise in cakes and pastries. They are open for breakfast and lunch, coffee and drinks.

Located on the western side of the Darlington Range halfway between Beaudesert and Beenleigh on the intersections of Beaudesert-Beenleigh Rd and Waterford-Tamborine Rd at Tamborine, Shell Tamborine stocks a great range of Fuel, lubes and accessories. They also have trailer hire, ATM, groceries, stationary, ice creams, newspapers & magazines, ice, swap LPG, cold drinks, coffee and pies and the “Koukandowie Kafe” for a great selection of Takeaway items.

You can now enjoy the taste of real Italian Pizza conveniently located on Gallery Walk with Pizzeria on Gallery. Choose from an extensive menu where you can enjoy dine in or takeaway. It is a little taste of Italy on the Mountain.

The Coffee Shop specialises in quick and tasty indulgent foods for our guests wanting a satiating fix whilst exploring the Mountain. Fine dining opportunities are not to be missed and those wanting to spend a little more time and really experience a superb regional cuisine and fine wine experience, we have a lovely à la carte menu. Functions are also catered for.

Lunch, Tea & Coffee 7 Days

Presenting dishes from Malaysian, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the team at Mountain Top Chinese invite you to enjoy the international flavours they have to offer. Open daily for lunch and dinner on beautiful Tamborine Mountain.