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About Mt Tamborine

 

About usabout mt tamborine

Your Hosts Kay and John have resided on Tamborine Mountain for in excess of 27 years and know the area well.

The Hospitality Industry is part of our DNA. If you were to ask Kay does she enjoy running Amore she will tell you that it’s the best job she has ever had in her life. It’s a rewarding industry in so many ways and we strive to ensure that the Guest’s experience is memorable….[..]

FAQ’S

Any queries or comments that you may have  can be directed to our resident lounge lizard Bikkie our much loved Labradoodle.

If Bikkie doesn’t know the answer she will refer you to either Kay or John.

The following are the most faqs that Bikkie has referred on to us.

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Gift Vouchers

A Gift Voucher is a great way to say Happy Christmas, Birthday Greetings,  Mothers / Fathers Day, Anniversary present, Engagement present, Wedding present etc. etc. That special occasion so unique to you, maybe a reward for services rendered, a Prize giving , a getaway before Bub is born or maybe for that special reason for that special person in your life that only the two of you know about….[..]

Waterfalls and Bush Walks on Mt. Tamborine

Six designated bush walking tracks are located within the Tamborine National Park on. The bush walking tracks take you through rainforests with large strangler figs, piccabeen palm groves and tall trees festooned with vines, ferns and orchids. The National Parks are also a bird watchers paradise. Three of the bush walking tracks are a short stroll from Amore on Mt. Tamborine…...[..]

 

Explore Our Town

The Tamborine Mountain Region is one of South Queensland’s most striking destinations, a special blend of heritage, natural beauty and creativity.

Admired by countless artists and visitors over many years Tamborine Mountain continues to evoke romantic sentiments as a unique place that despite our busy busy life styles manages to retain the feel of a recreation destination of times past We reside in a gifted location.

Geographically Tamborine Mountain is perfectly positioned to explore the South East Queensland area and its many attractions. Close to the Gold Coast, the new world city of Brisbane and is acknowledged as the gateway to the Scenic Rim…..  [..]

History

Your hosts, Kay and John are long term residents of Tamborine Mountain and they share with you below a little of  the origin, history and culture that is Tamborine Mountain.

Tamborine Mountain (also known as Mt Tamborine and Mount Tamborine and often misspelt as Tambourine Mountain) is a 28 km 2 plateau (8 km long by 4 km wide) in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland Australia….. [..]

Local Wildlife

Tamborine Mountain is home to ten different types of forest including subtropical rainforest, wet eucalypt forest and open eucalypt forest.

Incredibly, these forests contain more than 900 different species of plants representing 65% of all the plant species found in the “mega-diverse” Gold Coast area.

The forest communities of Tamborine National Park also provide important habitat for wildlife and are essential refuges for native animals from surrounding urban and rural development.

Wildlife in the park includes Lyrebirds, the elusive Platypus, Brush-turkeys, Lorikeets, Eastern Whipbirds and Satin Bowerbirds. The significance of the park is underscored by the fact that it provides a habitat for 85% of all fauna species in the Gold Coast city area….. [..]

Our Region

The area which we call the Scenic Rim is an emerging rural escape set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by world heritage listed national parks. The region covers 4248sq km and is located an hour drive south of Brisbane and a like drive inland from the Gold Coast. Tamborine Mountain is one of the towns within the Scenic Rim.

Stay with us at Amore B&B, one of Tamborine Mountain’s most central accommodation venues. We are only a minute’s walk from Gallery Walk…..[..]

See the footer on this page for posts detailing an updated list of our current self-drive and local walking maps or visit us on the Scenic Rim Website.

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  • View of the rainforest on Tamborine Mountain

    Best Scenic Rim National Park Walks

    Best Scenic Rim National Park Walks There are many National Park Walks located within the the area that we know as the Scenic Rim. Below we give you a little glimpse at 27 of our National Park Walks The bush […]

     
  • Gift Vouchers make that perfect gift.

    Gift Voucher

      A Gift Voucher makes that perfect gift.   A Gift Voucher from Amore B&B makes that perfect gift and  allows you to give friends or family the present that everyone wants …… a little away time to Relax, Refresh […]

     
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    We value our History

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  • Local Wildlife

    Local Wildlife

      Local Wildlife   View our Wildlife Post Or Go to our Wildlife and Marine Park Map Guides   If you want to see the Local Wildlife in the Tamborine National park including Lyrebirds, the elusive Platypus, Brush-turkeys, Lorikeets, Eastern […]

     
  • Explore Our Town

    Explore Our Town

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  • About us your hosts here at Amore B&B

    About us your hosts here at Amore B&B

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  • FAQs

    FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions about Accommodation in Tamborine Mountain. Any queries or comments that you may have  can be directed to our resident lounge lizard Bikkie our much loved Labradoodle. If Bikkie doesn’t know the answer she will refer you to either Kay […]

     
  • Scenic Rim Wineries

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  • Arts and Artisans of the Scenic Rim

    Arts and Artisans of the Scenic Rim

    ARTS IN THE SCENIC RIM The Scenic Rim has a long and rich history in arts and culture, dating back to its pioneers. Both Filmmaker Charles Chauvel and poet Judith Wright spent time in the Scenic Rim and maintained that […]

     
  • Scenic Rim Accommodation

    Scenic Rim Accommodation

    Scenic Rim Accommodation Good old fashioned country hospitality is something we do well in the Scenic Rim. Look for quaint farm-houses with old-fashioned cooked breakfasts or a charming Mt Tamborine Federation Residence like Amore B&B. There is a lot to […]

     
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    Scenic Rim – a Rural Escape The area which we call the Scenic Rim is an emerging rural escape set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by world heritage listed national parks. The region covers 4248sq […]