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Paradise Country

Visitors to the Gold Coast who want to experience a true Australian country setting and a number of farm activities should visit Paradise Country where they...

Paradise Country

Gold Coast Suburb – Hinterland

The Gold Coast hinterland offers an amazing picturesque view of the gorgeous beaches and verdant rainforests next to Tamborine Mountain. While the natural hinterland draws many visitors to the area, there are also the various theme parks, amusement centres and many entertainment options.

Here, you’ll find a number of accommodation options; ranging from economic motels to luxurious rainforest villas and retreats. Wherever you stay, there are plenty of attractions to see and explore.

Gold Coast Hinterland Attractions, Activities & Things to See & Do, QLD


The first thing that appeals to everyone on the Gold Coast is its pristine beaches. Here you’ll find a number of water-based activities; such as surfing, kayaking, fishing, snorkelling and wakeboarding. Besides this, you can also take a scenic tour of the gorgeous spots within city. Some of the popular tours include day trips to Mt Tamborine, whale watching, trike tours through the rainforest and eco-wildlife tours.

Other attractions of the area include tours to the local wineries and vineyards. The Gold Coast is a popular wine region in Australia; with amazing climate and abundant spring water which produces some beautifully balanced wines.


Paradise Country

Paradise Country

Oxenford, QLD

Visitors to the Gold Coast who want to experience a true Australian country setting and a number of farm activities should visit Paradise Country where they will see Aussie farm life at its best. The rustic timber and...

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Lamington National Park

Lamington National Park

Binna Burra, QLD

Lamington National Park is a must-see destination – a natural treasure and world heritage site and one of Australia’s largest preserves that houses the largest area of pristine sub-tropical forest. With over 900...

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Springbrook National Park

Springbrook National Park

Springbrook, QLD

Nature lovers heading to the gorgeous coastal area of the Gold Coast will be happy to know that the area houses some of the most amazing forests and pristine national parks. Come here and explore the famous Springbrook...

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Purlingbrook Falls

Purlingbrook Falls

Springbrook, QLD

Located in the lovely Springbrook National Park, Purlingbrook Falls is a fantastic attraction in the Gold Coast Hinterland. As one of the tallest waterfalls in Queensland, Purlingbrook Falls flow over a cliff for...

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Elabana Falls

O'Reilly, QLD

Elabana Falls is located in the Lamington National Park in the Gold Coast Hinterland. Access to the falls is via walking tracks from Green Mountains (O’Reilly’s), including the Box Forest circuit and the...

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Numinbah Valley

Numinbah Valley

Numinbah Valley, QLD

To add some adventure and fun to your Gold Coast holiday, take a trip to Numinbah Valley for an adventure trail ride and numerous other fun activities. Start your trip with horse riding and continue with various other...

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Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge, QLD

Natural Bridge on the Gold Coast is an amazing natural rock formation that is a must visit. Located within the Springbrook National Park, this unusual geological feature attracts over 260,000 visitors a year...

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Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Valley, QLD

The scenic view of rugged rocks, the calm pool of water and the beautiful forest all add together to make Currumbin Rock Pools an idyllic location for your family and friends. Located just a short 15 minutes drive from...

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German Cuckoo Clock Nest

German Cuckoo Clock Nest

Eagle Heights, QLD

The German Cuckoo Clock Nest is located at the Gallery Walk on Mount Tamborine in the beautiful Hinterland region of the Gold Coast. This family owned business features one of the biggest ranges of grandfather clocks...

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Witches Chase Cheese

Witches Chase Cheese

North Tamborine, Qld

Visiting the Gold Coast Hinterland offers many amazing opportunities for all kinds of travellers. Most visitors are aware of the beautiful National Parks, but may not be aware that the region is a real gem when it comes...

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Botanic Gardens

Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens

Tamborine Mountain, QLD

Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens is a must visit destination during your stay on the Gold Coast. As Tamborine Mountain is just a short drive from the Gold Coast city centre, it is easily accessible by car, or there...

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Mount Bithongabel

Mount Bithongabel

Limpinwood, NSW

If you want to experience some real Australian wilderness on your next Gold Coast holiday, consider a hike to Mount Bithongabel, located in one of the area’s most beautiful National Parks. Mount Bithongabel is...

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Mount Merino

Mount Merino

O'reilly, QLD

Mount Merino is found in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park, with extensive walking tracks that allow visitors to view the wonders of nature. Mount Merino, Binna Burra Bushwalking Map, Gold Coast Mount...

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Nerang Forest Reserve

Nerang State Forest

Nerang, QLD

Nerang State Forest is located at the Gold Coast hinterland on the outskirts of Nerang and just 12 kilometres north-west of Surfers Paradise. The forest is known as a “dry rainforest” with grey gum, stringy...

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Numinbah Forest Reserve

Numinbah Valley, QLD

Numinbah Forest Reserve is located at the foothills of the Border Ranges, just 40 kilometres North of Murwillumbah, or 25 kilometres South-West of Nerang. It is one of the most popular natural attractions in Queensland...

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Mt Cougal

Mount Cougal

Currumbin Valley, QLD

Mount Cougal located within Springbrook National Park, just 25 kilometres south-west of the Gold Coast city centre. There are two peaks on the mountain, West Peak and East Peak which are about 694 meters above sea level...

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MT Brewery

MT Brewery

Mount Tamborine, QLD

The MT Brewery is located on Mount Tamborine, in the picturesque Gold Coast hinterland. The MT Brewery is renowned for its award-winning beers which are produced by using the best ingredients, traditional brewing...

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Mount Barney National Park

Mount Barney National Park

Barney View, QLD

Mount Barney National Park is a popular natural attraction for visitors to the Gold Coast. Located just 90km south west of Brisbane, this park is known as a sanctuary for several endangered bird species. Geographically...

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Coomera Falls

Coomera Falls

Beechmont, QLD

Coomera Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in the Lamington National Park which descends 64 metres into the Coomera Gorge. Coomera Falls is a segmented waterfall found on the upper side of river Coomera. In order to...

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Best of All Lookout

Best of All Lookout

Springbrook, QLD

Whilst visiting the popular Springbrook National Park, make sure you visit the Best of All Lookout. This lookout is known as the best viewing point on the Gold Coast and offers some of the most beautiful views of the...

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Hinze Dam

Hinze Dam

Advancetown, QLD

The Hinze Dam has a catchment area of 207 square kilometres and serves as the main water supply and flood mitigation to residents on the Gold Coast. Visitors to the Gold Coast can come and see this huge structure which...

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Great Walk

Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

Binna Burra, QLD

The Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk is a great tourist attraction for bushwalkers to the Gold Coast Hinterland. This area is famous for challenging hiking activities, bird watching and wildlife observation. The Great...

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Currumbin rook pools

Currumbin Valley

Currumbin Valley, QLD

Indulge in the stunning natural environment of the Currumbin Valley whilst holidaying in the coastal area of the Gold Coast. This beautiful valley boasts a tranquil environment with remnants of rainforests, uprising...

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