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Southern Cross 4WD Tours

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Southern Cross 4WD offers a range of 4WD Eco-Tours and customized packages throughout the Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds. From Guided nature walks, animal spotting, bird feeding and off-road driving. Every tour is a unique experience and is...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shop 5 3078 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was an awesome day with a beautiful setting. There is much more to the Gold Coast than just beaches and theme parks. This was by far my favourite thing to do this time. Aaron was really knowledgeable and knows the roads and history of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kaz B
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

G'day Kaz B, We are honoured to have been able to show you another side to the Gold Coast and for it to be your favourite part of your holiday! Thank you for your 5 star rating and taking the time to write us a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A magical experience. Got to sit back on the bus for the night as the windy road rose and fell. Once we arrived a short walk through an ancient rainforest by torch light (provided) was quite nice and refreshing. The guide added to this with...More

Thank c3017599
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi c3017599, Thank you for taking the time to write a 4 star review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Evening Nocturnal Rainforest Tour with your highlights being the forest walk and admiring the Glow Worms at the waterfall. Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the half day tour. Chris our guide felt very welcoming and freindly. Very knowledgable. Would only recommend a full day tour as ran out of time looking round. Very enjoyable half day. Cheers.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoelJR99
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JoelJR99, Cheers for the great review. We agree there is so much to see up there, if you are able to why not indulge yourself and choose a Full Day Tour instead! We are so happy to hear you had an enjoyable day with...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

I normally do not write reviews unless I find a hotel/accommodation to be exceedingly poor/fantastic but this tour by Southern Cross deserves a good review! My friend and I went for the Springbrook national park tour on 7 Nov 2018. Clear instructions were given on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VALVT
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello VALVT, We really appreciate you taking the time to write us such an awesome review, thank you! We are so happy to hear that the tour and our guide, Tim, exceeded your expectations and the Natural Bridge wowed you as much as it wows...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Trent was an awesome guide, my partner and I are both Australian and we still learnt a lot throughout the day. I've been on other tours before and the information comes across scripted, but Trent really knew what he was talking about and his humour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Gday Relax37488587030, Firstly, thank you for your awesome and in depth 5 star review about our Full Day 4WD tour. We are so pleased you loved being out with Trent for the day. He truly has a lot of knowledge and information to share about...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We experienced the Mt Tamborine 4wd tour with the extremely knowledgable Trent. He was filled with facts, engaged with the whole group including the children. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. He taught us there is a lot more to see at the Gold coast than just...More

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StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hi Danni, Thanks for joining us on tour to Mt Tamborine and witnessing the beauty of the hinterland with us :) We appreciate the great 5 star review and am very happy to hear you enjoyed yourself whilst on tour with Trent.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Skywalk is a pretty nice way to walk high above in the trees, with nice views. Also there is a pretty goods breakfast place close to the Skywalk. Was just a bit unfortunate that we saw almost no animals in the Skywalk area.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank violasimeon
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hi violasimeon, Very happy to hear you enjoyed the Skywalk views and experience while on the Hop on Hop off Tour. We appreciate you leaving us a review and hope you have a great day!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

We did the half day tour with Chris as our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and shared a lot of information about the flora and fauna of the area. It was a clear day so got great views of the volcano and the coast as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia D
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hey Patricia D, Thank you for leaving your feedback and awarding us with 5 stars for your experience on tour. We hope you can join us again next time you visit the Gold Coast!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

If you are looking for a fun, information packed tour this is the one. We took an evening tour of the glow worms and a roller coaster like ride to get there with our tour guide Aaron. It was a fun filled evening filled with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia D
Reviewed September 19, 2018

I really enjoyed Chris our tour host today. He really appreciated the ecological / nature aspect of the tour. Highlighting the flora and fauna, but also the challenges the farmers and locals have experienced because of the drought. Chris had endless knowledge of the rainforest...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CDD1969
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hi CDD1969, Thanks for your great 5 star review. Our guide Chris, is a real credit to our team and we are happy to hear you appreciated his vast knowledge of flora and fauna in Australia. We appreciate you enjoyed the tours structure, comfortable vehicle,...More

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Pek R
March 25, 2018|
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Response from StephanieW4279 | Property representative |
Hi Pek R, Thanks for your question. Yes, your mum will be fine to do the 4WD aspect of the tour, its not extreme off-roading Our tours are catered for all, from Grandparents to Grandkids, including all of our rainforest... More
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Isa_201606
July 2, 2017|
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Response from Jo B | Reviewed this property |
Double check with the tour operator, our tour did not include the glow worms - possibly because they are visible at night when it is dark
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ryannmcneil
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Davina P | Reviewed this property |
We did the night tour. Didn't see kangaroos or wallabies, but saw the very small possums up in the trees above us, trap-door spider, an Australian mouse (cuter than the common NZ house mouse), a snail the size of a tennis... More
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