Springbrook National Park Discovery Full-Day Bushwalking Tour - Brisbane

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Overview

Explore Springbrook National Park with an expert guide on a full-day tour from Brisbane. The park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, and boasts waterfalls, subtropical and temperate rainforest and stunning lookout points. Enjoy a rainforest walk and picnic lunch within view of Purlingbrook Falls, plus time to take a dip in the natural freshwater pools. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included on this small-group tour that operates with a maximum of 15 people, ensuring a more personalized experience with your guide.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Lunch included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Start your day early at your Brisbane meeting point, then travel by minivan about one hour south, passing through the Numinbah Valley to reach Natural Bridge, your first stop in Springbrook National Park.

Take in the naturally formed arch rock and the Cave Creek waterfall that plunges into a pool near Natural Bridge. Keep an eye out for Australian water dragons (a lizard), Australian brush-turkeys, goannas and pademelons (similar to wallabies) in this area.

Next up, follow your guide on a 2.5-mile (4-km) Twin Falls Circuit walk, passing stunning waterfalls and lush stretches of sub-tropical temperate rainforest, venturing a little further than many visitors go to reach spectacular viewpoints.

Enjoy a delicious lunch while overlooking the regions largest waterfall, Purlingbrook Falls. Then walk through an Antarctic beech forest with 2000-year-old trees, one of the few remaining links to the ancient forests of Gondwana, which grew some 510 to 180 million years ago. From a viewpoint that looks over northern New South Wales, your guide points out sights such as Mt Warning, a remnant of the Tweed Shield volcano.

During your time in Springbrook National Park, youll have the chance to take a dip in the fresh cool water of one of the many natural pools. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife sightings, with wallabies and a variety of birds regularly seen, and rare sightings of animals such as platypus, spotted quoll and wombats.

Your informative guide shares commentary about the rainforest, wildlife and plants throughout the park, which shelters more than 500 vertebrate animals and 1,700 species of flowering plants. Your tour ends with return to the original departure point.

Please note: Walks are suitable to people with a moderate level of fitness. Some sections include stairs, uneven ground or creek crossings over wet rocks. It is advised to take a raincoat in all seasons. While every attempt is made to visit everything on the itinerary, inclusions are subject to change without notice.

Inclusions for Springbrook National Park Discovery Full-Day Bushwalking Tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Lunch
  • National Park fees

Exclusions for Springbrook National Park Discovery Full-Day Bushwalking Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 4 years

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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132 reviews by the users

  • The tour guide was next door to useless, more interested in casing pies. Had no idea where he was going and would not let us do the walk

  • There were not enough takers for this tour the day we had booked. We were offered an alternative one to Moreton Island which was fabulous.

  • Excellent small group tour. Bushwalk was very enjoyable. Jovial and entertaining guide.

  • This was a beautiful trip with a very sweet guide. We had rain and mist the whole time but that made it magical.

  • We really enjoyed our day bush walking - seeing many waterfalls, the natural bridge and many other things. Livio was an excellent guide.

    Lunch was not so great - had we known what was going to be provided we would have brought our own food. Plus the pick up was a unclear.

  • Wonderful full day of bushwalking with knowledgeable guides, this is a well worth tour and seriously is one of the most beautiful sights you will see at Natural Bridge.....a must do at Brisbane

  • This was really excellent tour. Enjoyed every minute. Fabulous walk. Guide was really informative and the day was fun. Picnic was great.

  • Nothing fancy about it, but the tour was amazing! Guide Clayton grew up in the area and was very knowledgeable. They had just had rain the day before, so there were lots of waterfalls.

  • Beautiful trip to the National Park. It did take an hour and half to get to the National Park on the bus. The ride was definitely worth it....the views are wonderful, the hike to the waterfalls is worth the effort. We saw lots of wildlife.....even a 6 foot long python! Out tour guide was quite knowledgeable and enjoyable.

  • The tour description mentioned Glow Worms but they were not part of the tour. The small bus used was old and worn out. The tour guide had lots of knowledge about the park. Lunch was very basic. Overall I would rate this tour as fair.

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