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The Tweed Area


With more than 37 km of unspoilt coastline and a subtropical climate, The Tweed Heads area is perfect for a family holiday, romantic getaway or a solo adventure.

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The Tweed Area

Discover its quiet estuaries, charming villages and deserted beaches, or explore the Tweed River and Mount Warning National Park.

The seaside towns of Kingscliff and Cabarita rank among The Tweed's best kept secrets, offering a relaxed vibe and stunning scenery. Accommodation in the area ranges from five-star resorts with spa facilities to self-contained B&Bs with ocean views.

Tweed Heads is also home to a number of events that attract visitors from around the world. Splendour in the Grass has seen international acts such as Coldplay and Kanye West perform in the area to thousands of fans. The Tweed River Agricultural Show is also a local favourite and 2014 marks the 112th Murwillumbah show set in the Murwillumbah Showgrounds. Kids will love the animal nursery as well as the chance to pat horses, sheep and alpacas.

Tweed Heads is perfect for a family holiday, romantic getaway or just a solo trip to escape the daily grind. The sub-tropical climate, great beaches and relaxed lifestyle make this a natural holiday spot. There are a number of surfing hot spots that attract surfers from all across the globe.


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  • Family Holidays in the Tweed Area

    The Tweed Heads area is the perfect holiday destination for the entire family. With great beaches and a relaxed lifestyle, theres fun to be had for the entire clan. The Point Danger Lookout is a great surfing spot and doubles as the perfect place for a family gathering by the ocean. Youll often see dolphins out to sea which should provide a thrill for the whole family. Tweed City Shopping Centre is your one stop shop no matter what youre looking for. With over 40 fashion and accessories stores, as well as two fresh food precincts, a food court and all the big stores, youll find everything you need under one roof.

  • Events in Tweed

    The Tweed area is a hub for events that appeal to people of all interests. It plays host to Splendour in the Grass which is one of Australias biggest music festivals. It attracts headline acts like Kanye West, Coldplay, Outkast, Childish Gambino and London Grammar. Theres also the Tweed Foodie Fest which is a five day food festival that attracts food lovers from across the country. The Tweed Area is home to the Australian Longboard Surfing Open which is a five day celebration of surfing lifestyle and has been known to attract surfing world champions.

  • Beaches in the Tweed Area

    Find your own slice of paradise on the unspoilt coastline of the Tweed area. Nearby Cabarita beach is a surfers oasis with perfect conditions year-round as well as parks and picnic areas that make it a great spot for a family holiday. Tranquil Tweed Heads is also a stones throw away and home to some of the finest surfing hot spots in the state.

Local areas

  • Kingscliff Kingscliff is a developing lifestyle and leisure centre on the NSW North Coast. lists things to
  • Murwillumbah Murwillumbah is rich dairy, sugar cane and banana country. lists accommodation in Murwillumbah,
  • Tweed Heads Tweed Heads features endless surfing, beaches and waterways.
  • Uki Uki is a peaceful village located along the scenic Rainforest Way drive, in the foothills of Mt Warning.

Explore The Tweed Area

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