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Southern Cross 4WD Tours

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Southern Cross 4WD offers a range of 4WD Eco-Tours and customized packages throughout the Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds. From Guided nature walks, animal spotting and bird feeding to off-road driving, wine tours, conferences and overnight...more
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Shop 5 3078 Surfers Paradise Bvd, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5574 5041
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Reviewed yesterday

We did 2 Glow Worm tours and this one was great, the other not so much. This a an actual night hike after a bite of dessert. The tour guide knew a lot about the flora and the fauna, and the 4 wheeling was great

Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 5 days ago

My mother and I booked the half day tour for Tuesday 4 September 2018. We were picked up from the hotel by Aaron who was great. As we were the only ones booked for half day tour, we were offered the option of paying extra...More

Thank Passenger815395
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey Angela R, Thanks for your review about our Outback Tracks Morning Tamborine Tour. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the rainforest walk and the time on Gallery Walk. Having a great guide like Arran certainly does make the day better too! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Sadly, I did not get to even go on my tour. I booked through a tour booth in paradise city who were great. I was there when she booked the tour and gave them my correct information. I was told they couldn't pick me up...More

Thank Larisa M
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Larisa M, Thank you for your post and voicing your opinion. It is a shame you missed the tour but after waiting more than 10 minutes after the pickup time at the confirmed location, we could not keep the other passengers waiting any longer....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful and educational evening. Our guide Trent was friendly and so knowledgeable. Loved this night out in nature. Highly recommend to everyone.

Thank M M
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Gday M M, So lovely to hear you had a great night out with Trent on our Glow Worm Nocturnal Tour! We agree our guides are very knowledgeable and super friendly!. Thanks for recommending us and please come back again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aaron is hilarious, knowledgeable and friendly. We had a fantastic adventure and loved 4wd-ing at night in a bus 😂 highly recommend it!

Thank Julie C
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Julie C, Thanks for your 5 star review Yes Arran is great! Thanks for your amazing feedback about our Glow Worm Nocturnal Tour. Very happy to hear you had a blast! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the 4WD drive and the stop at The Manor for refreshments. Small group with a knowledgeable guide. Seeing nature at it’s best in the darkness and the glow worm was a treat to see. Will be back to do a day trip.More

Thank Alice W
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Alice W, Thank you for the great 5 star review about our Glow Worm Nocturnal Rainforest Tour. We agree that seeing the rainforest at night is definitely a treat and so worth it! We would love to have you back with us for a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trent was super supreme and fabulous. Had 200% knowledge and kept educating and driving us. One of the of the Aussie company that is well organised and run ;) The Mercedes 4WD is decent. This trip is a must for anyone visiting Goldcoast!More

Thank Anj_1234
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Anj_1234, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about the tour and providing a great review for us. We agree, Trent is fabulous! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with him. And I have passed on your excellent feedback to him directly....More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I really wanted to do this tour to the hinterland but was worried about my father who has a knee problem and my mother who had arthritis. Dropped southern cross 4WD tours an email and they assured me that this tour can be customised based...More

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Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Geetha_95 Thank you very much for the great review about our Full Day Tour including the guide and our admin staff. Thats so great that you wanted the tour to keep going and for the walks to be longer! If you ever come back...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Came across Southern Cross at Lamington National park. At the O´Reillys bird feeding experience the 3 guides from Southern Cross deliberately instructed their guest to hand feed the birds, even though O´Reillys very clearly describes not to hand feed the birds as they can get...More

Thank thomasvinther
StephanieW4279, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Thomas Vinther, We are unsure as to why you wrote this defaming review without actually doing any of the tours or being a customer of ours. If you had been a guest on our tour you would know that the guides did give our...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you have never been to Mount Tambourine or O'Reilly's and want to see more than just bitumen this is a great way to do it. Leisurely pace with frequent stops and lots to see. Simon made the day that much better with his sense...More

Thank Tobemath
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi Tobemath, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your day out with us! Thats awesome to hear you think this tour is perfect for those wanting to explore more on the Gold Coast. We agree that Simon is a very funny person and we...More

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Pek R
25 March 2018|
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Response from StephanieW4279 | Property representative |
Hi Pek R, Thanks for your question. Yes, your mum will be fine to do the 4WD aspect of the tour, its not extreme off-roading Our tours are catered for all, from Grandparents to Grandkids, including all of our rainforest... More
3 July 2017|
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Response from Jo B | Reviewed this property |
Double check with the tour operator, our tour did not include the glow worms - possibly because they are visible at night when it is dark
25 June 2017|
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Response from Davina P | Reviewed this property |
We did the night tour. Didn't see kangaroos or wallabies, but saw the very small possums up in the trees above us, trap-door spider, an Australian mouse (cuter than the common NZ house mouse), a snail the size of a tennis... More