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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a good night out with our guide Aaron. Loved the tour of the rainforest and the talk on the native wildlife and the History of Tamborine Mountain. Will definatly do it again.

Thank Shay D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk in the rainforest with a knowing guide. We saw different spiders, trees and of course the glow worms. We could have managed without the 4wd through the forest and spent more time walking.

Thank gardengirla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chris was our informative and convivial tour guide for this half day tour to the Gold Coast hinterland. The scenery at the Natural Bridge, Canyon Lookout and the Best of All Lookout was amazing. Great to walk through ancient, unspoiled rainforest and we were lucky...More

Thank 643colinp
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks 643colinp for the 5 star review! So happy to hear you had a great day on tour with Chris exploring the rainforest Kind Regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour, Aaron went out of his way to make sure we saw as many glowworms as possible. Very nice, friendly tour guide and hoping he's with us for all of our trips! Will probably go on this tour again sometime in the future with...More

Thank Amy W
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy W, Thanks for your great review! We are glad the Glow Worms were excellent and that Arran was nice and friendly as normal :) Come back again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was well organised. Excellent experience. Trent our tour guide was so good. He is like an encyclopaedia. Kids loved it.

Thank anuradha m
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review We agree Trent is very knowledgeable and are pleased you had an "excellent experience" on tour with him! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your family holiday.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the tour. The 4 Wheel Drive track to Mt Tambourine was fantastic and fun. Rainforest at night with torches was a highlight. So much to see at night and a much different atmosphere. Very knowledgable and fun guide. Saw some lizards, small firrest animals...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello So greatt to hear you loved the evening tour and enjoyed the 4WD and waterfall Thanks for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So the glow worms are the main treat. But on the way from the old manor house for cake and coffee, to the surprise 4wd track only the CFA and southern cross tour people use. Then comes the walk to the glow worms, to be...More

Thank peter s
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Peter S, So glad to hear you enjoyed your Glow Worm Tour with Tim The Glow Worms are definitely a treat! Thanks for your 5 star review and kind words Kind regards

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arran did a great job on our tour! He was very engaging and wanted to make sure all of the visitors had fun. It was a great tour and we highly recommend this tour!!

Thank Paul V
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul V, Thanks for your great review! We have passed on your kind comments to Arran which are much appreciated Kind Regards

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I did the Fully day Rainforest and Wildlife – Tour WW with them. While Gold Coast hinterland is beautiful, but this tour is way overpriced for what it offers. It was made worst by the very Rude tour guide who was borderline racist in his...More

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Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chhavi, Thanks for your review and providing your thoughts about your Full Day Tour with us. We are disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your day, as this is our most rated and number 1 bestselling tour. We are truly sorry if our...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This was one of the last tours we took prior to departure. The tour guide arrived early and was very informative. His extensive knowledge of wildlife made the trip enjoyable. The cake and coffee was a plus, definetly recommend!

Thank kauaibeachgirl
Stephanie W, Owner at Southern Cross 4WD Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks kauaibeachgirl! Your 5 Star review of our Glow Worm Evening Tour is much appreciated We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip to the Gold Coast Kind regards

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Pek R
25 March 2018|
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Response from Stephanie W | 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
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Isa_201606
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
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ryannmcneil
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
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