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The Tweed Area

Highlights

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.

Must Do

The Tweed Area

Discover the quiet estuaries, charming villages and deserted beaches of the Tweed Heads Area. Take a relaxing cruise along the Tweed River and view the waterways of the region. Rich in history, visit the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about Tweed Heads’ past. Explore the coastal towns in the area and indulge in the relaxed vibe and beautiful scenery of these beach communities.

The seaside town of Kingscliff offers golden sand beaches settled between rugged headlands. Enjoy the great surfing conditions at Kingscliff Beach and go diving at the nearby Cook Island Marine Sanctuary. Emerging as a gourmet destination, choose from some of Kingcliff’s excellent cafes and restaurants along Marine Parade and Bells Boulevard.

Located on the banks of the Tweed River, Murwillumbah is home to the World Heritage Rainforest Centre, which documents the extensive wildlife and botanicals of the region’s national parks. Discover the diverse artworks created by regional artists in the Tweed River Regional Art Gallery and take advantage of the scenic panoramic views the gallery lawn offers.

Located on the foothills of Mount Warning and the banks of the Tweed River is the charming heritage conservation town of Uki. Visit a number of buildings steeped in history, including the Mount Warning Hotel, the bank building and an old butter factory that is reminiscent of the town’s dairy history.

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  • Family Holidays

    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.

  • Events

    The Tweed area is a hub for events of all interests. It plays host to Splendour in the Grass, one of Australia's biggest music festivals. Theres also the Tweed Foodie Fest which is a five day food festival that attracts food lovers from across the country and the Australian Longboard Surfing Open which is a five day celebration of surfing lifestyle.

  • Beaches

    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. VisitNSW.com lists things to
  • Murwillumbah Murwillumbah is rich dairy, sugar cane and banana country. VisitNSW.com 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.

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