Tamborine Mountain Car and Bike Show

The annual Tamborine Mountain Car and Bike Show is a much-anticipated and interest-filled event, which invites car and motorbike lovers and the public to experience these beautifully- and lovingly-restored display vehicles, while enjoying the picturesque beauty of Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast hinterland. Located just 45 minutes from Surfers Paradise and 60 minutes south of Brisbane, this show allows visitors to marvel at lovingly restored cars and bikes from yester year. Register your car or bike for the show by clicking here.

Where to Stay on Tamborine Mountain

“Discover Tamborine Mountain” – Make dreams come true! The variety of accommodation on Mount Tamborine is endless – quiet mountain motels, elegant resorts, secluded rainforest retreats, a range of magnificent beds & breakfasts, and romantic cottages, often with spa baths, log fires, and breathtaking views invite you to relax, unwind and refresh!

Stay awhile on Tamborine Mountain, there is a wide range of sights to see, and things to do, surrounded by national parks and with stunning views of the Gold Coast hinterland as well as out west to the Border Ranges

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Eagle Heights Mountain Resort on Tamborine Mountain offers the most spectacular view of the Gold Coast. Views spanning far beyond Stradbroke Island to the north, and beyond Coolangatta, Tweed Heads to the south. The resort is most famous for its beer garden. However, you will find it has so much more to offer for all ages.

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Over 200 vintage, classic, custom, muscle cars and motorbikes are on display. Enthusiasts will admire automotive gems while enjoying the tropical wonderland that Tamborine Mountain offers.

Natural Beauty

With Temperatures, on average, 5 degrees lower than the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain is perfect for pleasant walks through the National Park rain forests. Visitors can view natural waterfalls and even experience a treetop Rainforest Skywalk. For the adventurous, there is the Treetop Challenge, Canyon-Flyer Guided Ziplines tours located at Thunderbird Park. For the less adventurous, a round of Putt-Putt Golf, or the wonders of the Glow Worm Caves, may be less challenging.


Tamborine Mountain boasts a 9-hole golf course with putting greens of Bent Grass, which is traditionally grown in cooler regions. However, owing the mountain’s high altitude and cool weather, golfers enjoy the Bent-Grass putting experience. Tamborine Mountain Golf Course is rated as one of Australia’s the top 25 9-hole courses. 

Country Market Stalls

In addition to the car and bikes on display, visitors are welcome to explore the country market stalls or enjoy a meal at the food and beverage stalls.

Prizes and Trophies

In addition to cash prizes of over $2,500.00, Car and Bike Show winning exhibitors will receive unique trophies hand crafted by the Tamborine Mountain Men’s Shed members.

Monster Raffle

Raffle prizes, valued at $2,600.00, will be shared amongst six lucky winners. $5.00 raffle tickets will be on sale on the day and also available prior to the Car Show from Tamborine Mountain Men’s Shed members.  The Raffle will be drawn at 12.30 PM on Sunday 4th August 2024 at the Car Show awards ceremony. Prizes are:
1st Prize – Mobile, workshop toolbox with sets of metric and imperial Sydchrome spanners and sockets and a screwdriver set……$1,200.00.
2nd Prize  ‘Stay and Play’ golf package courtesy of The Manor and Tamborine Mountain Golf Club. Two nights accommodation and one round of golf, with carts, for two persons…..$500.00.
3rd Prize – Treetop Challenge Canyon-flyer Guided Zipline Tour vouchers for two adults 14+ and two children at Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain…..$460.00.
4th Prize – Gold Coast Wake Park vouchers for two persons (6+ years and above) for 2-hour kneeboarding, wakeboarding and skiing cable passes…..$161.00.
5th Prize –  Gold Coast Motor Museum  Two $60.00 vouchers for the museum or Stanleys Barn Restaurant…..$120.00.
6th Prize – Glow Worm Cave Tamborine Mountain. Two adult and three child admission passes to glow worm cave tour……$96.00.

Whether you are a car enthusiast, nature lover or foodie, Tamborine Mountain has something special to offer.

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