Lamington National Park
On the Gold Coast Hinterlands , which is only just 30 mins drive from Surfers Paradise, enjoy 160km (100 miles) of walking tracks leading through the park beside crystal clear streams, to cascades and waterfalls, through wind eroded caves in volcanic ash, cliffs. fern filled gullies and mountain lookouts with spectacular views. Take a day trip from the coast or stay in a mountain resort or lodges Come see the glow worms light up at night, or visit O'reilleys famous resort and hear the stories of early adventureres to the region.
Tamborine Mountain National Park
Situated on the Darlington Range, 512m above sea level, this is an excellent destination for weekend getaways for couples and families. There are over 17 unique areas in Tamborine National Park, that have waterfalls, crystal clear swimming holes, streams, and a spur on the Mc Pherson Range , is the perfect spot to go hang gliding, with lessons available. The regions viilages also includes specialty shops, art galleries, antique and craft stores to relaxingly peruse