Explore the tropical rainforest on a 4-wheel-drive excursion, trek to a waterfall hidden within the trees, and enjoy wine tasting and shopping in the mountain's vibrant arts and crafts district.Climb into a comfortable 4-wheel-drive vehicle and set out to tackle the wild terrain of Queensland's oldest national park. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife in the brush—the forest is filled with uniquely Australian critters, and is a habitat for 85 % of the fauna species in the Gold Coast area. Watch for koalas in the treetops, listen for the calls of lorikeets and lyrebirds, and learn to spot tropical plants like strangler figs and eucalyptus.Emerge from the trees at Tamborine Mountain's Gallery Walk, a lively arts and shopping district in the heart of the park. Stop for morning tea, sipping rich coffee as you munch on fluffy scones with jam and cream. Spend some time exploring the market and shops.Next, stretch your legs with a bush walk through the rainforest. Follow your guide through the foliage, listening to commentary on the ancient rainforest's complex ecosystem, as you approach a secluded waterfall. Sit and take in the peaceful sight of the cascading water, or try your hand at throwing a boomerang. Your return ride promises sweeping views over the forested peaks and sandy shores of the Scenic Rim Region.