World Heritage Rainforest Half Day Tour - Child

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast


  • Fully guided half day tour of lush rainforest and bushland
  • See 5 waterfalls and enjoy the view of northern NSW and Mount Warning from Best of All Lookout
  • Afternoon tea provided in a delightful Hinterland restaurant

Take a break from flashy Surfer's Paradise with this half day walking tour and take in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the World Heritage Rainforests of Springbrook and Natural Bridge. Enjoy the scenic views from Best of All Lookout, marvel at five waterfalls and enjoy some tea and scones.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 1/2 day
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Pick up and drop off from your Gold Coast hotel
  • Guided walk to gorgeous Natural Arch waterfall
  • Visit Best of All Lookout and enjoy a stunning view including Mt Warning
  • Fully guided walk through last few remaining areas of Antarctic beech forest left on Earth
  • Afternoon tea of scones, jam, cream and tea/coffee at charming hinterland restaurant
  • Free WiFi while on tour

This half day tour will help you explore a part of the Gold Coast that many forget; the World Heritage Goodawanna Rainforests area. This adventure includes guided walks through lush rainforest and bushland. You'll enjoy the peace and tranquility of these beautiful parts of Queensland, full of native flora and fauna that your experienced local guide can teach you about. Visit the majestic Natural Arch Waterfall and walk through the rainforests of Springbrook. You'll also get to travel through some of the last remaining pockets of Antarctic beech forest on Earth and enjoy the views from Best of All Lookout. You can see all the way to Northern NSW! After all that walking, you'll welcome the break and it's chance to sample yummy scones, jam and cream in a quaint local restaurant. Recharge with a coffee, tea or hot chocolate and then it's to the vehicle for the ride back the hotel, you'll be able to enjoy scenery of Numinbah Valley on the way.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow half a day for this tour, approx. 5 hours
  • Not available on 25th December and 1st Jan
  • Booking time will be confirmed by the experience provider

Numbers on the Day

Numbers are restricted to a maximum of 16 passengers per vehicle. Private Tours are available for those wanting a more personalised experience.


Due to the tour running through remote and secluded locations, weather and road conditions may require the experience provider to alter or cancel any route itinerary. Undercover dining is available and all vehicles hold big umbrellas so they tour can be run while it's raining.

Dress Code

  • Wear comfortable clothing that is suitable for being outdoors 
  • Sensible, closed in shoes for walking, such as joggers are recommended, no high heels
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen recommended

Other Info

All vehicles are equipped with umbrellas, bug spray and first aid kits.

... and Importantly


  • Suitable for all ages
  • Suitable for all healthy fitness levels
  • Adult: 14+
  • Concession: Student or Senior - valid ID required
  • Children: 3-13 years old permitted but must be accompanied by an adult
  • Southern Cross Tours cannot guarantee pick up and drop off times and are not liable for passenger failure to connect with other services


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy: 


  • Over 2 weeks prior to the experience date: No charge 
  • Within 48 hours to up to 2 weeks: 50 percent fee 
  • Within 24 hours, no shows, late arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances 
  • Change of participant not permitted