The Gold Coast is known to be the play ground for Australians and overseas visitors – golden beaches, golf courses, countless restaurants and Casino. There is another side to the Gold Coast – namely the Hinterland with its mountains, waterfalls, rain forests, quaint villages with historic pubs and art galleries.  Visit these sites by car, motorbike or if you are sporty by bicycle. Vegetation changes from bush land, majestic forests, green valleys to lush rain forests.

Some activities we can suggest are:


Fishing on beaches or in mountain streams

Tennis on site (all gear available)

Create your own piece of art at Garasu Art Studio on site

Motorbike tours

Cycling tours

Swim in the ocean or participate in other beach activities

Hiking in National Parks

Short walks through the Hinterland Regional Park

Bird watching

Visit the many markets in the region

Visit our Theme Parks

Try your luck at the Casino




National Park Hikes

( Maps supplied for nearest National Park Hiking routes. )

  • Springbrook National Park
  • Lamington National Park
  • Nerang National Park

( Public Boomerang Farm course only 10 minutes away. )

Boomerang Farm – 10 minute drive

Public 9 hole golf course – 10 minutes drive.

The relaxed atmosphere of the unique club house is worth seeing.

Other golf courses in the near vicinity are:

  • Emerald Lakes Golf Club
  • Palm Meadows Golf Course
  • Glades Golf Club
Bird Watching

( Over 50 bird species can be sighted without leaving your deck. )

In case you are not into exercise, try to spot the Eastern Whipbird, Parrots, Cockatoos or Kookaburras, to name a few.

Have a cup of tea and watch the finest species of Eastern Queensland fauna without having to leave your terrace.

Art Classes

( Classes in stained glass, sculpture, painting and drawing )

Garasu Art Studio is on site. You can book a course in clay sculpture, glass working, drawing or painting.

Short Walks in Regional Park

( Maps supplied for short walks. )

  • Hinterland Regional Park
  • Currumbin Rock Pool
  • Springbrook Falls
  • Tamborine Falls
  • Binna Burra
  • O’Reilly’s

( Tennis rackets and balls available on site. )

Professional synthetic grass court with flood lights on site.  All gear available.

Charges apply

Where to find us


The Garasu Tourist Cabin is located in Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast.

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Garasu Lodge

During your stay at Garasu Tourist Cabin you will have a range of activities at your fingertips. From Tennis and golf to bird watching and exploring the trails, theres something here for everyone. Tuition in stained glass, sculpture and painting and Tennis partner or coaching available.

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