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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...

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

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

Binna Burra, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Springbrook National Park

Springbrook National Park

Springbrook, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Purlingbrook Falls

Purlingbrook Falls

Springbrook, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Elabana Falls

Elabana Falls

O'Reilly, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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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

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Rock Pools

Currumbin Valley, QLD

Due to advice from the Queensland Health and the Australian Governments, all playground equipment, BBQs and outdoor gym equipment are closed until further notice The scenic view of rugged rocks, the calm pool of water...

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German Cuckoo Clock Nest

German Cuckoo Clock Nest

Eagle Heights, QLD

Due to the current circumstances, the German Cuckoo Clock Nest will not be open weekends. However, are still open from Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm and still taking orders online The German Cuckoo Clock Nest is...

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Witches Chase Cheese Co-featured

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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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens-featured

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

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Mount Merino

Mount Merino

O'reilly, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Nerang Forest Reserve

Nerang State Forest

Nerang, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Numinbah Forest Reserve

Numinbah Valley, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Mt Cougal

Mount Cougal

Currumbin Valley, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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MT Brewery

MT Brewery

Mount Tamborine, QLD

Still open for takeaway beer and pizza, along with growler fills 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...

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Mount Barney National Park

Barney View, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Coomera Falls

Coomera Falls

Beechmont, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Best of All Lookout-featured

Best of All Lookout

Springbrook, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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Hinze Dam-featured

Hinze Dam

Advancetown, QLD

Recreation areas at Seqwater-managed lakes and parks will be closed until further notice. This includes all land and water-based recreation, including boating, skiing and fishing The Hinze Dam has a catchment area of...

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Great Walk

Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk

Binna Burra, QLD

As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS)...

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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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