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Rain Forests, Views and Montville

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Rain Forests, Views and Montville

What to Expect

Walk through enchanting rainforest, see stunning views of the Glass House Mountains and sea, lunch at Lake Baroon and taste some Sunshine Coast delicacies.

This full day tour involves a coffee roasting demonstration, a visit to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, a visit to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland village of Montville, The Ginger Factory and Nutworks.

Pick-up & Drop-off Information

Noosa | Coolum | Maroochydore | Mooloolaba

Pick-up time between 7.00 am – 8.00 am. Actual time to be confirmed the day prior via the telephone number supplied at booking.

Drop-off approximately 6.00 pm

Price Includes

  • Entry Mary Cairncross rainforest walk
  • Free time to explore Montville village
  • Delicious lake side gourmet lunch
  • Free entry Ginger Factory
  • Free coffee roasting demonstration
  • All transportation

Price Excludes

  • Beverages during lunch
  • Optional extras
  • Any Private Expenses

Today is a day for nature, views and local delicacies; we pick you up from Mooloolaba early morning or if you are staying in Noosa & Noosaville 45 minutes later from your accommodation depending where you are staying.

Pioneer Coffee

First up, it’s coffee time…Smell the heady aroma of freshly roasted coffee as the roaster gives you a personal demonstration at Pioneer Coffee. After that, sample the wares and purchase some of their blends or single origin coffee to take home with you.

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

After our coffee stop we drive across Blackall Range to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, a bush-walkers paradise set on 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the stunning Glass House Mountains.

In Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve you have an opportunity to walk 1.7km through the pristine rainforest learning about the unique flora and fauna that abound here.

If we are lucky enough to get a volunteer guide for the walk, they will point out the diverse bird life and hopefully you’ll spot more animals too.


When we arrive into Montville you can spend an hour checking out the quirky and delightful shops and boutiques, enjoying this picture-postcard village and its mountain air.

Gerrard’s Lookout

After Montville, it’s time to get back on the minibus and check out the awesome panoramic view from Gerrard’s Lookout.

Secrets on the Lake

Next, we’ve got a lunch date on the lake! Set in rainforest, on the side of Lake Baroon you’ll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal on us including a beer, wine or soft drink. “Secrets on the Lake” is a popular foodie destination in Montville and enjoys panoramic views of the lake.

Ginger Factory

Following Secrets on the lake, we spend two hours at the Ginger Factory giving you plenty of time to 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.

Optional extras at The Ginger Factory include the Guided Factory Tour, The Overboard Boat Ride and Moreton The Ginger Train

Whether you want to eat, shop or play – the Ginger Factory has something for all the family.


Nutworks is a proud supplier of macadamia nut in shell, kernel, flavoured nut products and sweets. Located in Yandina on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, they are an Australian company recognised for quality and innovation. Nutworks supplies major supermarkets, and smaller outlets nationally, and also export macadamia their products overseas.

You’ll be dropped back to your accommodation late afternoon in time for a rest before dinner.

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Lynda V

Couple Traveller

THE best personal tour guides on the Sunshine Coast! Our driver Geoff, professional, friendly, efficient, flexible and so knowledgeable about our local sights, hinterland, history and landmarks, makes the tour spring to life. He truly is a font of knowledge and we took away such great memories of our tour of the hinterland.

His partner Mark, works tirelessly to ensure things run like clockwork, partnerships built with local businesses and a seamless booking service and marketing. Well done guys!

As a tourist ambassador here on the coast, I refer all my visitors to Mark and Geoff, confident that they will have the trip of a lifetime.”

September 18, 2018

Lesley M

Couple Traveller

I was lucky enough to be chauffeured around the beautiful hinterland by Geoff from coast to hinterland tours,he was friendly and very knowledgeable,I can highly recommend this company,thank you for a wonderful day.

September 13, 2018

David M

Couple Traveller

We found the whole experience dealing with you absolutely amazing and Geoff (driver) was so knowledgeable and nothing was a problem.

August 31, 2018