Tamborine Mountain is a naturally beautiful location with activities to suit all interests. Information brochures and contact numbers are available from reception.
Relax and reconnect with nature by walking through Songbirds’ rainforest pathways and Mount Tamborine’s national parks. Songbirds’ guests have exclusive use of more than 50 acres of pristine rainforest.
Meander along the easy to follow tracks at your leisure. Meet the amazing creatures and colourful birds that inhabit this beautiful countryside. Be enthralled by ancient rainforest trees and exotic plants. Drop in on the family of ducks who live by the pond. Spot the pademelons in the bush and see koalas lazing in the trees.
Visit the Knoll National Park; it takes about 45 minutes to complete the walk along 22 kilometres of graded walking tracks. Tamborine National Park is a great place for relaxed bushwalking. There are a variety of walks that take half a day or less.
A NIGHT OF ROMANCE
Spend a romantic night in a Songbirds villa with a relaxing double spa bath, a gourmet dining experience and amazing wine from the multi-award winning restaurant. Borrow a movie from reception’s DVD library.
DINE AT SONGBIRDS
Songbirds Rainforest Retreat features Songbirds in the Forest – a multi-award winning restaurant described by several food writers as Queensland’s best dining experience. The restaurant serves lunch Wednesday to Sunday and dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND HEALING TREATMENTS
Relax with a therapeutic massage. Songbirds’ qualified therapists treat guests in their villas by appointment. Visit the massage page, choose from a menu of pampering treatments and book through reception.
JASMIN ORGANIC SKINCARE
Nestled deep in the heart of Mount Tamborine’s spectacular rain forests, Jasmin Organics established a home to bring their vision to life: to create the world’s purest and highest-quality certified organic skincare range. Free from chemicals and hidden ingredients, all of the organic skincare products are formulated, manufactured and packaged at our organic farm, Jasmin Place. Visit them at http://www.jasminorganics.com/ or in person at 197 Long Road Mt Tamborine.
WITCHES CHASE CHEESE & MT TAMBOURINE BREWERY
Visit Witches Chase and see artisan style cheese and gourmet ice cream in the making. Try a variety of award winning local cheese including Tamembert and Witches Blue Vein – one of only two Queensland-made blue cheeses. Visitors can view the making process and enjoy a free taste of cheese and ice cream. Our new shop front and factory has opened at the Southern end of Gallery Walk (North Tamborine).
You can get tasting trays of beer at the Brewery to find your favourite.
Located in a shared premises at 165 – 185 Long Road, Nth Tamborine, Tamborine Mountain. Ph: 5545 2032. http://www.witcheschasecheese.com.au/
TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERY
Visit the international award winning Tamborine Mountain Distillery, one of only a handful of privately owned distilleries and Australia’s smallest operating distillery. Tamborine Mountain Distillery uses a traditional copper pot still to distil a variety of locally grown fruit. The fruit is used in a variety of handmade liqueurs. The distillery’s melon liqueur won the prestigious Internationaler Spirituofen Wettbewerg (gold medal) in Germany. International standard schnapps and liqueurs are available to taste and buy. The distillery also has unusual giftware.
WINE TASTING TOURS – MOUNT TAMBORINE SPECIALISTS
Mount Tamborine Wine Tasting Tours are the Small Group Day Tour Specialists. You can select from our full day tours, plus tailored options to suit the needs of your group. Limiting group sizes to 6 makes this the tour of choice for the Mount Tamborine Wine Region. We offer door-to-door pick up, and return, in our spacious vehicle giving you a convenient and comfortable tour. All visits are pre-booked with wineries to ensure the best attention at the cellar door. Opportunities also exist to visit other, local cottage industries including a cheese factory, brewery, chocolate, fudge, and lavender stores. We cater to the local Gold Coast community, Interstate Visitors and International Tourists. Travel agent enquiries for the inclusion of our tours in travel packages are also welcome. ENQUIRIES & BOOKINGS PHONE: 0407 077-856 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLAY A ROUND OF GOLF AT MOUNT TAMBORINE GOLF CLUB, THE KOORALBYN HOTEL RESORT.
Enjoy a round of nine or 18 holes while taking in the stunning panorama at Tamborine Mountain Golf Club Motorised buggy and equipment hire is available from Pro Shop. The club on Golf Course Road, Mount Tamborine has a licensed restaurant, bar and gaming facilities, phone 5545 3000
Visit Kooralbyn Hotel Resort at Routley Drive, Kooralbyn for a five star golfing experience. For reservations call 1800 073 108, for enquiries 5544 6222.
GOLD COAST SHOPPING AND BEACHES
Songbirds is only 30 minutes drive from the magnificent Gold Coast beaches and shopping hubs including Surfers Paradise, Pacific Fair and Marina Mirage. Reception has a list of shopping centres with directions. Transport can be arranged.
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Here at Songbirds we are priviliged to have the amazing work of sculptor Antone Bruinsma on permanent exhibition in our beautiful gardens. Antone is an Australian-based artist with more than 30 years professional experience and his work pays homage to Mother Earth. For more information go to Antone’s website www.stonesculpture.com.au
See arts and crafts at Gallery Walk, Mount Tamborine every day of the week. Local markets are held on the second Sunday of each month at the showgrounds on Main Western Road and the last Sunday of each month at the school grounds on Curtis Road. Markets open from about 7.30am until around 2pm.
A SCENIC PICNIC
Enjoy a picnic hamper in Songbirds’ grounds or visit one of Mount Tamborine’s many picturesque locations. On Sundays, hang gliders and para-gliders add to the scene as they leap off the mountain at the Rotary lookout. Order picnic hampers from reception.