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“Great Tour”

Southern Cross 4WD Tours
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Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Eco Tour
Ranked #7 of 42 Tours in Surfers Paradise
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Owner description: 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 and bird feeding to off-road driving, wine tours, conferences and overnight camping, every tour is a unique experience and is catered around what YOU want to do! A day with SC4WD as a real experience not just another bus tour.Over 16 years of Hinterland Tour experience
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
What Cheer
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2011

We were on a Southern Cross 4WD Tour with an EF Tour with Royd and really had a great time. Royd was a great driver and tour guide. The scones with fresh rhubarb jam to the lunch and learning how to crack a whip and throw a boomerang were some of the highlights. The beautiful scenery on this tour was also great!!! Bring your cameras and walking shoes, because it will be a great trip. I would recommend Southern Cross to anyone that is visiting that area of Australia.

Stephanie of Iowa

Visited July 2011
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Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Definitely the number 1 thing to do on the gold coast!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2011

Did the half day tour today with darren as our guide- only bad thing is I wish we had done the full day it was so good! Amazing views and information about the local areas! LOVED the trip up the billy goat looking track with our friendly guide making it even more enjoyable! Best value trip ever, with a stop for coffee and cake and wine tasting. Finished the day with a sunset over the hinterland! Will definitely book again on our next trip to QLD!

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
“An Unforgettable & Awesome Experience . . .”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2011

The full day tour guided by Royd [Mr Humor] to Tambourine Mountains left the deepest impression though it was our last night. No regrets!
Though we didn't get to spot any Koalas along the way, the rest of the trip was covered by the best sceneries in Tambourine Mountain, the breathtaking Booyong Treetop walk, the refreshing Rain-forest walk thru to Curtis Falls, delicious Scones with 'Rhubub' jam at the Old Church [couldn't get enough], the excellent BBQ lunch & whipping experience at Spring Gully's, best tasting Moonshine @ Heritage Wines [sob..didn't buy enough], the wild bird feeding was thrilling & fun... it made our day! Thanks...

Visited June 2011
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Southport, Australia
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5 reviews
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“Brilliant day away from the crowds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2011

The day tour out to Tamborine and Lamington is the perfect addition to your Gold Coast holiday. Really friendly and informative staff (family owned and operated) and you can see the pride that Darren, Steph and Roy bring to the business. Would thoroughly recommend the tour and the best thing is that they will put a tour together to suit your needs if you have a group.

Thanks for a great day

Visited May 2011
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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
“One of the best touring experiences we've ever had!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2011

I was on the Gold Coast for work in the November 2008 (I had to select a later date here because it has been so long). But I just found the 4WD business card this year and emailed them to tell them what a wonderful time it was (a bit late). The tour guides are genuinely showing you places that they love and are interested in, it doesn't feel like a typical tour where they're trying to pass people through to collect a fee. Small details like learning how to crack a whip, learning what the indigenous did with certain plants, visiting an avocado grove and eating the best scones on earth made this such a great experience!! We saw koala in the trees - trap door spiders - and the family who runs the business is wonderful!! Can't say enough about this tour.

Visited November 2010
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