Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

Day Tour and Cruise operators in the Byron Bay, Tweed Valley, Gold Coast hinterland region of New South Wales and Queensland, Australia.

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Fleays Wildlife Park.  the Gold Coasts'best kept secret

Photo © David Fleays Wildlife Park, the Gold Coast's best kept secret

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Day Tours and Cruises

Many different kinds of tours and cruises take advantage of the World Heritage national parks, reserves, forests and tourist attractions in the region.

Most accommodation will have local brochures or visitor guides on hand, and can assist with information and bookings for the local attractions and activities you are interested in.

Brochures and visitors guides for each area (Ballina, Byron Bay, Richmond Valley, Destination Tweed, Lismore & Nimbin, Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain, and Scenic Rim) are readily available at visitor information centres in the region.

You can also book selected tours below via Just look for

Find out about the World Heritage of the region.  When visiting our natural and scenic attractions please observe the Guidelines for Ecotourists.

Select the business name for more information or to go to company's website
David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park

Open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm seven days a week.  Visit a wildlife park with a difference! Nestled in secluded bushland in the heart of Queensland's Gold Coast, come and view native animals in surroundings similar to their natural habitat and enjoy daily ranger-guided wildlife shows. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $54.90, Adults $21.50, Concession $14.25

West Burleigh Heads

(07) 5576 2411
Minjungbal Aboriginal Centre
The Lions Road Scenic link

In 1969, the NSW government rejected the building of a connection road between NSW and QLD north of Kyogle, so the local community, under the auspice of the local Lions Club, decided to do it themeselves. A world class scenic drive is the result.

An initiative of the Kyogle Lions Club, The Lions Road forms a scenic link between Queensland & NSW, passing through the exquisite Border Ranges National Park, and skirting the historic Spiral Loop railway line.  Self Drive tour


Minjungbal Aboriginal Centre
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre

A NSW NPWS Historic Site open daily, features a mangrove boardwalk and walking track winding through the site and free use of picnic facilities with electric barbecues.

The Cultural Centre has a museum, and a shop offering aboriginal art, crafts and souvenirs. The shop and museum are open Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm.  Museum entry $15 per adult, $7.50 concession and children

Private tours, small groups, school groups and special interest groups of 20+, are welcome.  Indigenous guides are available by arrangment, to provide guided interpretive tours through the museum and site with its relics, flora and fauna. $p.o.a.

Tweed Heads South

(07) 5524 2275 online reservationsBook* selected tours and activities below or search for more options.

Gray Line Springbrook
Gold Coast & Hinterland Day Tour with Canal Cruise

Departing from Brisbane, travel the eastern sea-board of Australia and experience the amazing contrasts to be found along the Gold Coast – from luxurious districts and idyllic towns to expansive beaches and enchanting rainforests.


Byron Bay Adventure Tours
Byron Bay Adventure Tours

Byron Bay Adventure Tours offers half day, full day and overnight small group tours around Byron Bay and the hinterland, including local villages and national parks.

Byron Bay

Hot Air Balloon Flights
Byron Bay Ballooning

Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast.  Enjoy breathtaking aerial views over the Byron Bay hinterland on this hot air balloon ride. Be among the first of the day to witness the sun rising over the country's most easterly point.

Byron Bay

Australian Day Tours Byron Bay
Byron Bay & Crystal Castle Day Tour Updated

Take a day trip to Byron Bay – Australia's premier resort town. Relax on the beach, stroll past the shops and cafés, take in panoramic views from the famous lighthouse and visit Crystal Castle.

Gold Coast

Australian Day Tours O'Reilly's
O'Reilly's & Lamington National Park Day Tour

Discover the natural beauty of World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park.  Take in panoramic views from Mount Tamborine, and enjoy a variety of rainforest activities at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, including a treetop canopy walk.

Gold Coast

Southern Cross Tours
Southern Cross 4wd Tours Updated

Southern Cross offers a range of Rainforest experience tours to the Gold Coast Hinterland and beyond, including;

Surfers Paradise

Catch a Crab tours
Catch a Crab Tour

Try out one of Australia's best seafood and adventure experiences with Catch a Crab. Join this special experience for some fun activities that give you a sense of the unique outdoor lifestyle Down Under.

Tweed Heads

Coastal Island Safaris
(07) 5574 4120
Ballina - Byron Tours
(02) 6686 2471
Ballina Ocean Tours
0414 137 111
Classic Aero Adventure Flights
0432 318 282
Historic River Cruises
(02) 6688 8266
Richmond River Cruises
(02) 6686 3484
Vision Walks
(02) 6687 4237
Northern Breeze Tours
Banora Point
(07) 5524 2264
Bushwacker Ecotours
(07) 5525 7237
Byron Bay Cruises & Kayaks
Brunswick Heads marina
0410 016 926
Foodscape Tours
Byron Bay
1300 502 100
Byron Bay Discovery Tours
Byron Bay
0429 810 890
Grasshoppers Tours
Byron Bay
0438 269 076
The Happy Coach Byron Bay
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 3996
Jim's Alternative Tours
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 7720
Local Knowledge Tours
Byron Bay
0488 778 860
Ride On Motorcycles
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 6304
Travel Bugs
Byron Bay
1800 666 720
Coachliner Coaches
(07) 5536 8990
Coolangatta Walking Tours
(07) 5590 7299
Tropical Fruit World
(02) 6677 7222
Eltham Valley Pantry Pecan Farm Tours
(02) 6629 1418
Tweed Ocean Adventures
Fingal Head
0406 624 528
Rainforest Tours Australia
Gold Coast
0401 607 117
Wilsons' Robotic Dairy
Guided tours by appt

For 2-50 ppl, school groups, buses and coaches welcome.  Learn about our pioneering family dairy farm, and our automated milking technology.

The Risk via Kyogle
(02) 6634 4254
Murwillumbah Aero Club Scenic Flights
(02) 6672 3235
Mt Warning Tours
biking, kayaking, SUP, hiking, camping
(02) 6672 3229
Nimbin Explorer
(02) 6689 1577
Nimbin Tours
(02) 6680 9189
Aboriginal Cultural Concepts
Ocean Shores
0405 654 280
Geo Nature Walks
Palm Beach
(07) 5607 0752
Pottsville - Tweed Coast Limousine Service
(02) 6676 4464
Southern Cross 4WD Tours
Surfers Paradise
(07) 5574 5041
Terranora Coach Tours
(07) 5538 7113
Tamborine Mountain Tours
Tamborine Mountain
(07) 5545 4321
Aquatic Blue Charters - Whale watching
Tweed Heads
(07) 5599 4104
Catch a Crab 1/2 Day Tours
Tweed Heads
(07) 5599 9972
Tweed Endeavour Cruises
Tweed Heads
(07) 5536 8800
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Tweed Heads South
(07) 5524 2275
Tweed Discovery Tours
Tweed Heads West
(07) 5536 9604
Out'n'back 4WD Rainforest Tours
Tweed Valley
(07) 5524 1849
Border Ranges Centre
(02) 6689 7285

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