With its unusual and vibrantly coloured shops, art galleries, wineries, restaurants and cafes, Gallery Walk shopping precinct is definitely one of Tamborine Mountain’s most well-known and popular visitor attractions. A must see place to visit whilst on Mount Tamborine!
There is so much to see and do on Gallery Walk, with exciting shops full to the brim with original artworks, paintings and sculptures, glass works, pottery, ceramics, antiques, jewelry and clothing, to name but a few.
There are also tons of fun and frivolous shops selling gifts, sweets, nic-nacs and souvenirs of Tamborine Mountain to take home to your family and friends.
The crowds, the aromatic smells, the character of the locals and visitors alike add up to a wonderful shopping experience! Retail Therapy is good for you right?
A really indulgent and personally rewarding way to spend some time whilst visiting Gallery Walk is to ‘Taste Test’ some of the yummy award winning products of Tamborine Mountain. There is wine tasting at the award winning local wineries cellar doors – one of a kind locally brewed and award winning ales at the local boutique Brewery – delicious world class cheeses as well as cheese making classes and mouth-watering fudges with some naughty alcoholic adults only varieties to try.
And much, much more…..
When you have walked enough and your legs are feeling tired and you feel that you have ‘shopped until you can drop’, your mouth becomes dry or your tummy starts to rumble, take a seat at one of the aromatic cafes or restaurants, relax and soak up some of the magical unique atmosphere that is Tamborine Mountain’s Gallery Walk…. a sandwich, a prize winning pie, a coffee, a cake or a three course meal, whatever you require and desire, there is something scrumptious and delightful to suit all tastes.
The famous Gallery Walk shopping precinct has many shops in the strip itself but also a number of important supporting businesses like accommodation houses just around the corner or local cafes, restaurants and a brewery so that visitors to the mountain can plan a short, medium or long stay.
Just scroll through the options listed below or use the Search Box to search.
Once you find the local business that best suits your need, click on the image or the website link and you will be shown full details.
Whether you are visiting Tamborine Mountain for a day or a week, a visit to Gallery Walk is a terrific way to spend an hour or two or an entire day.
Why not come up and ‘stay awhile’, book your accommodation at one of the many comfortable and friendly accommodation houses of Tamborine Mountain. You will be delighted and you will not be disappointed!
Bungunyah Manor Resort
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Historic Bungunyah Manor (circa 1882) is one of the oldest Manor Hotels in SE Queensland. Set amid 2 acres of lush gardens on the highest point of spectacular Tamborine Mountain, this is truly a unique location to enjoy rest, relaxation and recreation the old fashioned way.
Only 50 mins from Brisbane, 30 minutes from the Gold Coast, it is a world away from the hustle and bustle.
Not only does Bungunyah Manor offer superb accommodation with its beautifully appointed Victorian suites, it is also home to Jacques Manor Restaurant, which is fast becoming known to gourmet travellers and locals alike.
Granny Macs Fudge Store / Cafe
Relax on our verandah to enjoy our lovingly prepared meals, served with a cheery smile. Pies, soups, scones and pancakes, cakes and biscuits. Many items are home made and there are a number of gluten free options available. While we prepare your meal, feel free to browse our range of gifts and souvenirs.
Granny Macs is famous for its wide variety of fabulous FUDGE made on the premises. Years of experience and the finest ingredients result in a range of fudge, that our customers tell us is second to none. When you visit us feel free to sample before choosing and we will wrap or box your selection to your requirements.
Specialties of the store also include old fashioned confection, Dutch licorice, UK confection, ginger products, sugar free & gluten free lollies, macadamia nuts, preserves, ice-cream & souvenirs.
This is a family store offering something to suit all ages & tastes, so why not come & explore.
German Cuckoo Clock Nest
The German Cuckoo Clock Nest, built in the tradition of a German Bavarian Chalet with authentic waterwheel, has become one of the most famous tourist attractions on Tamborine Mountain; a magical place situated in the Gold Coast hinterland, Australia.
The Cuckoo Clock Nest is a family owned and operated business who have been importers of German clocks and articles for over thirty years. Originally from the Black Forest and Blue Danube regions of Germany, proprietors Lothar and Sigrid Schafroth celebrate their heritage and livelihood through their unique business. An appreciation of clocks, clockmaker trade skills and knowledge have been passed down to the family’s next generation; Anton, Stefanie and Angela. Together with fantastic staff, the Cuckoo Clock Nest is a renowned successful business who takes much pride in offering great service and quality products.
Trading Hours: 7 Days a week from 10am-4pm. Closed Christmas Day.
Visit Jasmin Aromatique, Australia’s largest certified organic skincare farm and manufacturing facilities. Visit the parklike gardens, take a tour of the factory and stop by the beauty retail shop.
The home of Jasmin Aromatique resides at the top of Tamborine Mountain, in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterlands of Australia. Here we live out our dreams of combining nature and science to present a skincare range that is both healthy for the skin and clinically effective.
Our organic certification means you can trust the integrity of our product and be assured all of our ingredients are derived from natural sources.
The delicate processing of our ingredients are carried out here at Jasmin Place to ensure the quality of our products are never compromised. We welcome visitors and guests to stroll through the gardens and fruit orchards, take in the aromas and experience the sights and sounds, cumulative of the surrounding natural wonders, followed by an educational tour of our manufacturing facilities.
Jasmin Aromatiques eco formulations stretch the boundaries of traditional thinking in skincare by replacing harmful chemicals with precious natural organic ingredients.
Unlike many skincare brands, every single Jasmin Aromatique product is certified with extremely high organic content and are expertly prepared with innovative emulsification, essential oil blending and preservation technologies, whilst at all times retaining the beautiful sensory performance of the products.
Mount Tamborine Winery & Homestead
A delicious selection of gourmet delights all produced on site by our fabulous kitchen team! Our High Tea is available both morning and afternoon tea. Our enthusiastic Team have put together the most delicious cocktail menu that is proving hugely popular for upcoming celebratory functions.
We are so proud of our food at Mount Tamborine Vineyard Winery. We endeavour to cater for all needs and all food types. Our Coffee Shop specialises in quick and tasty indulgent foods for our guests wanting a satiating fix whilst exploring our Mountain.
All of our staff are Barista trained and our coffee is great! Ask for a Caramel Infused Long Latte – you wont be disappointed!
Our aim at Mount Tamborine Vineyards & Winery is to provide the ultimate cuisine and fine dining experience by combining exceptional local produce with our award winning Queensland wines.
Opening Hours – Cellar Door 10.00-4.00pm, Restaurant 9.00 – 4.00pm daily, Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & Good Friday.
The Glass Castle
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THE GLASS CASTLE – everything glass is a gallery showroom situated at the Jacaranda tree (top end) of Gallery Walk Tamborine Mountain. Open every day of the year (except Christmas Day).
Specialising in affordable GLASS GIFT lines and unique one off, one of a kind HAND MADE dichroic glass JEWELLERY pieces.
Jenny Chong a Gold Coast local, was the original designer and creator of glass jewellery when it was first sold on Tamborine Mountain 7 years ago. Jenny can proudly claim that all of her work is Australian made whether it is a piece of jewellery, a glass table piece or a mosaic glass wall creation.
The GLASS CASTLE is easily identified from the road with the addition of Jenny’s latest creation a 170cm tall 60 plus kilo MOSAIC SCARECROW which is now a permanent Gallery Walk attraction and a perfect photo stop opportunity. Every piece of glass was cut by hand before being kiln fired and then repositioned onto a 6mm toughened glass base. Note the detailed work in the petals of the flowers, the corn kernels and the detail in the shirt of the scarecrow. Sitting along side the scarecrow is a GLASS BEADED PEACOCK.
The premise itself is open and airy with multiple areas to dine and enjoy the mountain air. It’s a beautiful mix of warm timbers and high glass windows that allow plenty of natural light to fill the areas. The modern architecture brings the outside in with exposed beams and high glass doors which open up to enjoy a summers breeze or create a cosy warmth to watch a winters day.
A sumptuous selection of fresh meats and seafood you will find in our kitchen. Following a similar philosophy, our chefs source the freshest produce and as local as possible. Full of creative dishes and hearty meals, there is truly something for everyone. Enjoy their lovely wine selection from local to exotic and cocktails and champagne are a specialty at the bar so be sure to ask!
Share plates to buffet breakfasts, the Brewery serve lunch from 12pm Friday to Tuesday in the bistro. An amazing buffet breakfast is available on the weekend and you can stay and dance til late on Friday and Saturday nights.
Amore Bed & Breakfast
Amore Bed & Breakfast is within the Gallery Walk precinct with its eclectic mix of cafes, restaurants, art and craft galleries, antique, bric-a-brac and collectable shops.
You can stroll to the shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries located in Gallery Walk. Many guests simply park their cars and walk to the various attractions nearby. Amore is perfectly positioned to explore Tamborine Mountain and The Gold Coast Theme Parks are just a 20 minutes drive away.
Amore is a federation style residence. You will feel that you have stepped back in time but of course modern conveniences such as free Wi-Fi are available from your room and elsewhere within Amore.
Some rooms have antique furniture for you to enjoy. All Rooms feature king size beds, private verandahs (where you may see the wildlife in the garden) and blockout curtains to enhance your sleep quality. The rooms are en-suited and equipped with quality linen and toiletries as well as bar size fridges excellent tea, coffee, biscuits and for a night cap, enjoy complimentary port and chocolates.
You will feel all the better for having stayed at Amore.
Witches Chase Cheese Co.
There is nothing that can arouse the tastebuds and fill the soul with happiness more than a good cheese matched with a good wine. It’s decadent, sensual and simply enjoyable and in Australia, we are lucky enough to be able to indulge ourselves whenever we choose. Not always at our fingertips however is the unique range of cheese that is produced from the Witches Chase Cheese Company atop Tamborine Mountain.
Opening our doors in 2004, this sparkling gem is now located under the one roof of the equally astounding MT Brewery. Head Cheese maker Adam Paprill is the ‘big cheese’ on the premises artfully creating the full, creamy blends that have won a plethora of awards and notations across Australia. His love of cheese is passionate and it shows in the products he creates.
Fudge Heaven started in 2004 on Mt Tamborine QLD and won best fudge award in Australia in our first year. We have now won 2005-2011 best fudge in Australia. 2008/09 we were best in Australia and New Zealand. We are also known as Mt Tamborine Fudge.
All of our Fudge is made with fresh butter and cream which gives you that great MELT IN YOUR MOUTH flavour.
Fudge Heaven is really Famous for its ADULTS ONLY range of Fudge with names like C S Cowboy, Orgasmic, Baileys Irish Cream, Rum and Raisin all of these plus a few more contain Alcohol, these have all been based on real cocktails and taste exactly the same.
We have FREE Fudge tastings every day and a lot of our Fudge is GLUTEN FREE. Please just enquire with the very helpful girls in the shop, with over 40 mouth watering flavours to try you are sure to find many that will entice your tastebuds. All of our Fudge is made here on the mountain fresh every day.
As seen on TV with the Today Show, Getaway, Queensland Weekenders and The Great South East, Fudge Heaven do many exciting flavours of fudge to get your taste buds going. Such as coconut ice, caramel, mango cream, creme brulee & many more. We also have, icecream, softdrinks,Hot nuts from the Nutty Bavarian.
We also do wholesale fudge, just contact Jon on 0403 807 231. We send fudge all over the world and we can make up Gift boxes for that special occasion.
Amber Lodge Bed & Breakfast
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Amber Lodge Bed & Breakfast is located in the heart of beautiful Tamborine Mountain. Amber Lodge offers a true taste of Mountain life, and is only a 30 minute drive from the Gold Coast.
Owners Ken and Margaret know how to make their guests feel right at home, offering abundance of local knowledge and private semi self contained rooms with comfortable en-suites, queen size beds and not to mention port and sweets in your room upon arrival.
To make a booking and see our rates please follow the link to our website. If online bookings are not for you, please feel free to contact Amber Lodge directly on +61 7 5545 3014
Flights of Fancy
So much more than a fairy shop! As well as rooms full of tempting purchases we run activities for children and love to help inspire you to create some magic in your own home. There are items to make a wall a feature and many a fine thing you wouldn’t expect to find.
And of course we carry the best ranges of fairywear in south-east Queensland, with gorgeous wings and headpieces made by artist in residence Jo Morgan. And we haven’t forgotten the boys with a range of dragons, pirates, dinosaurs and other things boys like. We also have an extensive range of wearable and decorative masks and fascinators, along with those accessories like gloves, eyelashes, tiaras and pointy ears that are often hard to find.
Find us at the ‘Fig Tree Roundabout’ upper end of Gallery Walk. Come soon and discover the magic!