Aaronlee Retreat is located on the very top and very edge of Mount Tamborine and set on 10 acres of lawns and gardens.
All accommodation has either kitchen or kitchenette and most come with spa and fireplaces. The property has a swimming pool, fantastic views to the Gold Coast, an under-cover BBQ area and two friendly Shetland ponies that you can feed.
Location, price and standard of Aaronlee Retreat’s accommodation and grounds are second to none. The scenery, bird-life and mountain serenity are magnificent and refreshing. Wake up at your leisure to the call of Kookaburras and Lorikeets. Listen for the call of a frog mouthed owl. Perhaps you will see a Kangaroo hop by. You might like to feed Tory the horse who thinks he is Mr Ed. We would suggest that you stay 2 or 3 days and use Aaronlee as a base.
Only 35 minutes to Surfers Paradise, 50 minutes to Brisbane and 20 minutes to Movieworld, Wet’n’Wild and Dreamworld. Aaronlee is at the entrance to Lamington Park with all its scenic beauty , trail walks and natural setting. We offer the important ingredient of genuine, committed and friendly service.
Aaronlee Retreat is only 10 minutes to local attractions such as the Skywalk, Tamborine Mountain Distillery, Glow Worm Caves and Cheese Factory to mention just a few of the wonderful things to do on Tamborine Mountain and all within easy reach of your base at Aaronlee.
Adogma’s Cottage is a unique holiday destination on Tamborine Mountain. It is dog and cat friendly with no restrictions on the size of your dogs. Pets are welcome inside. All thought has gone into making this for pet lovers and for the safety of your pets. Only a 10 minute walk to Gallery Walk.
Affordable Housing Pilot Projects
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Amber Lodge Bed & Breakfast
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 Pat & Rosie 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
Ambience on Tour Day Tours
Ambience on Tour Day Tours – Wine, Craft Beer, Art, Rainforest
Ambience on Tour offers a fantastic variety of day trips to choose from for an enjoyable day out! We are a small group specialist providing that personal touch and flexibility. Our range of tour offerings include: Wine tours, Brewery tours, unique Art tours, Scenic tours, Taster Variety tours and Tailored tours. One of our exclusive offerings is combining wine appreciation with art appreciation for a unique experience against the backdrop of the beautiful Tamborine Mountain.
All tours include lunch, wine/beer tasting fees, refreshments, entrance and tour fees where applicable, luxury air conditioned vehicle, personal guide, door to door pick up/drop off*.
Visit boutique wineries to taste award winning Queensland wine and experience Australia’s globally recognised distillery on our Wine Tour. Visit popular micro-breweries to sample award winning craft beer on our Brewery Tour. Our Art Tour provides the unique opportunity to meet a range of local artists in their studios and browse through charming art galleries. Walk amongst the rainforest canopy at the renowned Skywalk and view spectacular scenery on our Scenic Rainforest Tour. Tours can be combined and tailored to suit you.
Wine Tour – wineries and wine tasting
Wine tasting deluxe! Visit 3-4 wineries for wine tastings and an award winning distillery for tastings of schnapps, liqueurs and vodkas.
Art Tour – artists, art galleries and wine tasting option
Meet four talented artists in their own studios and browse two charming art galleries all amongst the beautiful tranquil Tamborine Mountain. Within their serene studio environments you will be able to informally chat to the artists and potentially see them at work. The artists’ repertoire includes painting, drawing, ceramic art, sculpture, pottery and printmaking.
Brewery Tour – craft beer
A fun filled opportunity to visit 3 popular micro-breweries and experience the emerging craft beer culture in the beautiful Gold Coast surrounds and tranquil Tamborine Mountain. Sample paddles will be provided.
Scenic Rainforest Tour
Experience the rainforest up and close at the magical Skywalk, see cascading waterfalls and rock pools, take in magnificent views from lookout points, visit a unique organic farm, Jasmin Organics, and stroll around the tranquil Botanical Gardens.
A Variety of Tasters Tour
For those of you who like a variety to challenge your tastebuds! This tour incorporates visits to a rum distillery, pot still distillery, micro-brewery and a winery.
Tailored Tour – custom or combine tours
This service offering provides you with the flexibility to tailor your own tour or combine our tours. Options include browsing for antiques and amongst art galleries, shopping on the famous Gallery Walk on Tamborine Mountain, cheese tasting, visiting the unique Jasmin Organic farm, wine tasting, beer tasting, experience the beautiful Botanical Gardens and much more.
*Gold Coast and Tamborine Mountain pick up and drop off includes Helensvale railway station with a direct link to Brisbane. Transfers from Brisbane can be arranged.
Amore Mt Tamborine
OUR LOCATION — SO CLOSE TO SO MUCH
Amore is located across the road from the yummy cheese factory and boutique brewery. Gallery Walk is just a 2 minute walk to shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries, cellar door outlets. Stroll to three National Parks and experience an invigorating rainforest walk. Amore is perfectly placed to explore Tamborine Mountain. Gold Coast Theme Parks are just a 20 minute drive away.
You will feel that you have stepped back in time but of course modern conveniences are included such as free Wi Fi which is available from your room. Simply put, the four rooms are spacious and beautiful. Some rooms have antique furniture and all feature king size beds, private verandahs and blockout curtains. All rooms are ensuited and equipped with quality linen and toiletries. The rooms feature bar size fridges excellent tea, coffee, biscuits and for a night cap, enjoy complimentary port and chocolates.
Five restaurants are within walking distance. You have a choice of Indian, Seafood, French and a la carte. If you enjoy Irish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese or Polish cuisine they are only a 4 minute drive away.
SELF-DRIVE AND WALKING MAPS
What does it take to create a great destination experience? We at Amore B&B understand that warm service, a relaxed atmosphere, great accommodation in a central position, and diverse activities are essential for a quality experience. That is why we have developed Self-drive and Walking Map Itineraries for the use of our Guests. Go to our website for Map and Information Guides for some of the very best self-drive and walking itineraries available anywhere.
Australian Outback Opals Pty Ltd
Australian Outback Opals Group specialises only in opal and work in conjunction with Opal miners from all opal mining areas in Australia, including Lightning Ridge New South Wales (the home of the Black Opal) Winton, Quilpie and Yowah in Queensland, Coober Pedy, Mintabie and Andamooka in South Australia.
Avocado Sunset Bed & Breakfast
Avocado Sunset – Your romantic B&B, Tamborine Mountain Accommodation for couples. The name itself invokes images in your mind of romantic interludes, sipping champagne with your loved one, watching the sun sink slowly in the West after a perfect day.
Breakfast “The Main Event”
We pride ourselves on our breakfast, not only will you find a sumptuous cold buffet laid out for you, but also a menu for you to choose a hot breakfast to order. We serve the same breakfast choices every day of the year, no continental breakfast midweek here!
Breakfast is what we do and what we love doing best. We use our own wonderful free range eggs from our lovely ‘girls’, of course our own beautiful avocados feature every morning when in season. All our jams and preserves are homemade and in season we have sweet rhubarb to add to the local flavour of your meal! The yogurt and Bircher muesli are made in our own kitchen.
Your Themed Rooms
Our rooms are all individually themed, each one offering a different experience giving you the opportunity to revisit us to try a different room next time. Relax in the oversized spa baths or sit by the cosy fire for a romantic evening. Bring your favourite foods to share, we provide crockery and cutlery for your convenience. Set the scene for a truly special evening or visit one of the many and varied restaurants within just ten minutes of our Bed and Breakfast.
We would love for you to come on up and experience for yourself our 5 Star Hospitality and the Avocado Sunset B&B total experience, you will not be disappointed.
Beard and Brau Farmhouse Brewery / Malty Grain Resturant
With the Bearded Dragons premier reputation for hospitality comes a heritage of innovation and excitement with our scrumptious menu selections. We offer classic breakfast and Traditional Pub Fare on our modern all day dining menu ($6.50-$20.50AUD) alongside our A la Carte Dinner menu ($15-$30AUD) with twists and turns on classic country style dishes.
As one of the best restaurants at Tamborine, we offer a wide choice of value meals, quality seafood , grain fed steaks, chefs blackboard specialties, light meals, just desserts and espresso coffee selection is served to you everyday.
Opening Times – Breakfast served 8.00am-10am (Saturday & Sunday only)
Dessert, Espresso Café Menu available from 8.30am- till Late
All day Casual Dining Menu plus Blackboard options served 10am-6.30pm
Kids Menu 10am-8pm
A la Carte Dinner Menu 5.30pm – 8pm or later for bookings
Room service for In house guests from 8.00am-8pm
Bernadette Brushe – Celebrant
Hi, I’m Bernadette and I offer a fresh, contemporary approach to your ceremony, with a focus on creating a ceremony which reflects your style and celebrates your relationship. I have a friendly and relaxed personality and believe preparing your ceremony should be an enjoyable, stress free process, with a bit of fun and a laugh along the way.
I am available to perform ceremonies 7 days a week anywhere on Tamborine Mountain and surrounding areas. I would love to meet you for an obligation free chat, as I believe it’s important you choose a celebrant you feel comfortable with, can relax and have a laugh with, all while feeling confident they will prepare a ceremony perfect for you and deliver it in a calm and professional manner on the day!
I love being a celebrant. I get to spend my time with people during the happiest times of their lives – Celebrating life’s milestones…
As a professional, full time Authorised Marriage Celebrant, I have experience with all styles of ceremonies, from small intimate affairs to large traditional ceremonies. You can relax knowing all formalities and legal requirements will be smoothly taken care of.
Your Ideal Ceremony
Whether it be your Wedding, Elopement, Commitment Ceremony, Baby Naming, or Renewal of Vows, I’ll work with you to create a ceremony which is personal, enjoyable and meaningful.
I offer a fresh, contemporary approach to your ceremony, with a focus on creating a ceremony truly memorable and unique to you. I can provide you with ideas and guidance for special acknowledgements of loved ones, inclusion of family and friends, or accommodating different cultural backgrounds from simple symbolism to popular rituals.
Whatever you’re imagining for your ideal ceremony, I’ll ensure that together, we create the perfect ceremony for you, which expresses your feelings, and reflects your own style and personality.
The main current publication of ‘Braintotter copywriting, photography and design’ is ‘Green Island in the Sky’, a glossy photo book showcasing the beauty of Tamborine Mountain in more than 180 unique photos and illuminating vivid descriptions.
Bungunyah Manor Resort
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.
Bygone Days Vintage Crafts
Let our products leave you feeling like you have visited Victorian England or the Arabian Nights. Let the aromas of our Pot Pourri, Botanicals, Soap hatch the desire to replicate the ambience of our parties and shop, and the desire to duplicate the genteel vintage crafts of Bygone Days.
Café on Alpine at Birchgrove Nursery
Quirky, unusual, fabulous, delightful, full of surprises and then there is our coffee!
Our customers come from all around South East Queensland just for our coffee, not to mention our delicious, muffins, cakes and slices made on the mountain.
We serve Fair Trade coffee, a broad selection of loose leaf teas ( tea bags? unheard of here!) and even a selection of low gluten and vegan delectables. We cater to all coffee drinkers, both in house and take-away, 6 days a week, 52 weeks of the year.
We understand how important our coffee is to our discerning regulars as is evidenced by our well patronized loyalty program! Open 6 days a week Tues thru Sunday, 8:30am to 4pm.