Rainforests, Views and Montville Day Tour
Book this bestselling Sunshine Coast hinterland day tour to walkthrough an enchanting rainforest, see stunning views of the national heritage listed Glass House Mountains, stop at two stunning scenic lookouts, enjoy free time in the hinterland village of Montville and enjoy a gourmet lunch to taste some finest Sunshine Coast local produce.
Today is a day to explore the amazing Sunshine Coast Hinterland Region. View the ancient volcanic peaks of the Glass House Mountains, walk through the lush rainforests, take in the breathtaking scenery - lose yourself in the natural beauty and serenity of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
Montville Village – 1 Hour Free Time
When we arrive at the Hinterland Village of Montville, you can spend an hour checking out the delightful shops and boutiques, enjoying this picture-postcard village and its fresh mountain air.
Lunch at Secrets on the Lake or The Edge Restaurant – 1 Hour
Depending on availability, your gourmet lunch will be at either “Secrets on the Lake” which is set in the rainforest on the side of Lake Baroon. a popular foodie destination near Montville enjoying panoramic views of Lake Baroon, or “The Edge Café Bar and Restaurant” in Montville which is perched on the edge of the escarpment & offers panoramic views of the Sunshine coastline. Regardless of the lunch venue, you’ll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal included in the tour.
Gerrard’s Lookout – 15 Minutes
One of two scenic lookouts we stop at will be Gerrard’s Lookout, high on the hill land this lookout offers coastline views to Coolum, Maroochydore, Caloundra and Bribie Island. Nearby
Mary Cairncross Scenic Rainforest Reserve & Lookout – 90 Minutes
As we travel along the Blackall Range, we stop at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, a scenic rainforest reserve set on 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the stunning Glass House Mountains. Here you will have an opportunity to walk a flat and easy 1.7km trail through the pristine rainforest learning about the unique flora and fauna that abound here. Or alternatively, you can sit and enjoy a coffee overlooking the stunning Glass House Mountains instead of taking a walk through the rainforest.
Mapleton Falls Lookout – 15 Minutes
The Mapleton Falls lookout for some is a highlight of their day, a hidden treasure in the Hinterland region, this scenic lookout offers amazing views over the Obi Obi Valley and the top of lush rainforest canopy.
Learn to how Ginger is grown, harvested and turned into yummy foods on a Factory Tour, ride the Ginger Train or go on the Overboard Boat Ride. You can also shop at speciality retail stores, enjoy a huge range of delicious foods or wander the sub-tropical garden filled surroundings.
Whether you want to eat, shop or play – the Ginger Factory has something for all everyone.
• Comprehensive tour to explore the Sunshine Coast Hinterland
• Visit the Blackall Range to see the Glass House Mountains
• Walk through a rainforest to view native wildlife and plants
• Travel with a guide to learn about our culture & history
• Stop at two panoramic lookouts for stunning views
• Mary Cairncross Scenic Rainforest Walk
• Free time to explore Montville village
• Delicious 2-course gourmet lunch
• Entry to The Ginger Factory
• All transportation
• Lunch - (GFA) Gluten free available (VA) Vegetarian available (VGA) Vegan Available *Other dietary options available
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.