Springbrook National Park

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Springbrook National Park

Springbrook National Park surrounds the small settlement of Springbrook, set within the Gold Coast Hinterland. There are some fabulous lookouts from around the Springbrook National Park, as well as several Antarctic Beech trees, a host of wildlife and plenty of things to do.

Springbrook has a reputation for its fantastic waterfalls. Many waterfalls flow down the rocky landscape, with the famous Purlingbrook Falls a must visit.

Springbrook National Park

Springbrook also offers a number of walking trails around the beautiful rainforest. 

Natural Bridge is within the Natural Bridge National Park, which hosts a number of walking trails. One walk that you should definitely follow is the 1km walk through the Natural Arch to the glow worm cave at Cave Creek.

If the weather is warm then you may even want to swim in the refreshing Waringa Pool, at the base of the creek.

You can also get some great views over Mt Warning, and visit the nearby Advancetown and Numinbah Valley. It is also a beautiful place to stay with hostels in the area.

Some must see aspects of Springbrook include:

  • The giant Purling Brook Falls 
  • The famous Natural Bridge with a dramatic waterfall and cave pool 
  • 100 bird species including rare and threatened species 
  • Nocturnal tours to see delicate glow-worms 
  • The aptly named Best of All Lookouts, set among the clouds with views across the New South Wales border

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast is world renowned for its feeding of huge flocks of free-flying wild Rainbow Lorikeets, which come to the Sanctuary to feast daily.

The multitude of events, shows and attractions include dingo encounters, free flight bird shows and even crocodile feeding of the park's massive saltwater crocodile. Also, the Sanctuary's recognized as a quality research and conservation facility.