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Tropical Fruit World

Tropical Fruit World

This award-winning farm delivers a unique experience to lovers of fun, food, nature, health and well-being. Join them on a fully guided tour of the plantation. You’ll find a commercial fruit farm which operates in harmony with the countryside, inspiring guests with its window into farming life and its love of the natural environment. See taste and learn about fruit from around the World that's all grown in one unique place located just 10 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport and 10 minutes from the Tweed Coast beaches. Tropical Fruit World showcases the lush coastal farmland which thrives beyond the…
Cudgen Nature Reserve

Cudgen Nature Reserve

Escape the Tweed Coast crowds and head to Cudgen Nature Reserve. Great for school excursions, with opportunities for fishing, canoeing, picnicking and birdwatching. Visit Cudgen Nature Reserve and you’ll quickly leave the hectic Tweed Coast behind, as you surround yourself in a mosaic of beauty and contrasting landscapes. It’s a modest reserve, but it’s packed full of things to see and do for the whole family. Indulge in picnicking at Cudgen picnic area and admire the dramatic backdrop of Wollumbin Mount Warning. It’s also a great spot for birdwatching and home to some of the last remaining koalas on the…
Cudgen Lake

Cudgen Lake

Cudgen Lake,is perfect for birdwatching, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and picnicking. Just near the coastal villages of Cabarita Beach and Bogangar on the Tweed Coast, Cudgen Lake is a hidden wetland treasure surrounded by floodplain forest and rainforests. Look out over the calm waters and you’ll see majestic Round Mountain in the south and striking views to the west of Wollumbin Mount Warning in the World Heritage-listed Wollumbin National Park. Great for a family day out, head to Cudgen picnic area and enjoy picnicking by the lake. The kids will love swimming in the shallow waters of the lake. Launch…
Cabarita Beach

Cabarita Beach

With large areas of protected wetlands and limited development, this creates a quiet, relaxed holiday atmosphere in Cabarita. Bounded by Nature Reserve to the north and west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, this small coastal village with 3000 residents represents a unique lifestyle. There is a skateboard park, headland, barbecue park and picnic areas and uninterrupted views over the ocean; whale-watching is a local pastime. The beach is renowned for its surfing and hosts many carnivals during the year. An annual charity event held at Cabarita is The Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition which attracts hundreds of competitors from…
Mist Gallery

Mist Gallery

Mist Gallery is located in the idyllic coastal village of Cabarita Beach in NSW. Just metres from the sea and doors away from the local cafes and hotels, the gallery caters to locals and tourists with its fine art collections. Mist Gallery works closely with local artists and artists from further afield in Australia, to showcase contemporary art. Landscapes and seascapes of their local region, still life and interiors that reflect the Australian lifestyle, as well as nature studies and figurative works. Regular curated exhibitions are scheduled throughout
Cook Island Aquatic Reserve

Cook Island Aquatic Reserve

Cook Island Aquatic Reserve is located approximately 600 metres off shore from Fingal Head and approximately four kilometres south-east of the Tweed river mouth in northern NSW. This aquatic reserve includes approximately 80 hectares of marine estate and is famous for its colony of green sea turtles waiting to share a swim with visitors all year around! Cook Island is perfect for all level of experience with snorkelling tours able to access all of the island’s marine life encounters, as well as diving options available. Hard and soft corals cover the bottom in some areas, with boulders forming walls and…
Fingal Beach - Tweed Area

Fingal Beach - Tweed Area

This white sand beach sits on a narrow peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and the Tweed River. Fingal Beach is calm and secluded, with few crowds and sparkling sunrises. It’s regularly patrolled during the summer months and swimmers are advised to always swim between the flags. Walk around to the headland, which is an incredible basalt rock formation formed by lava flows more than 20 million years ago. Around 600m offshore is Cook Island, which sits in a protected marine reserve and is a great place for snorkelling. Look out for groupers, trevally, surgeonfish and parrotfish.
The Pavilions Marketplace

The Pavilions Marketplace

Come on over to discover what’s happening at The Pavilions Marketplace, Terranora, a coastal chic shopping alternative!! A new era has arrived reflecting the more discerning daily needs of Terranora and its surrounding Tweed Coast residents and tourists. A destination that is now an important part of shopping and social life in the area. The Pavilions Marketplace offers a whole new contemporary coastal shopping experience, finessing the tenancy mix to provide all of the communities needs including a fresh new village grocery convenience store, a lively licensed boutique hotel, Medical Centre, Pharmacy, Gymnasium, Hair Studio, Yoga/Pilates/Meditation Studio, Beauty Studio, Veterinary…
Tweed Heads Historic Site

Tweed Heads Historic Site

Experience Aboriginal cultural heritage at Tweed Heads Historic Site and Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Visit sacred Aboriginal sites and enjoy some easy walking. Tweed Heads Historic Site and Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre offer relaxing experiences among nature and authentic ways to learn about local Aboriginal culture. It’s only a short drive from popular holiday destinations like the Gold Coast and Byron Bay. Visit the cultural centre, see the museum displays and listen to Aboriginal guides talk about their history and culture and the significance of sacred Aboriginal sites like the ceremonial Bora Ring. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to…
Tweed City Shopping Centre

Tweed City Shopping Centre

Tweed City is the shopping centre of choice for locals and visitors to the Tweed and Southern Gold Coast region. With over 140 stores including your favourite fashion brands, Hoyts cinema, cafes, restaurants and food court, plus fresh food and a choice of two supermarkets, there truly is something for everyone at Tweed City. The Cove is the newest dining destination in the Tweed featuring a host of restaurant and café options alongside the kids playground and stage area featuring regular live entertainment. Tweed City is located five minutes south of Coolangatta Airport, on Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed Heads. Tweed…
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre

For a unique insight into Aboriginal culture, you can’t miss Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. It’s a popular destination for school excursions and perfect for those looking to learn about local Aboriginal culture. Run by the area’s Aboriginal community, it’s a popular meeting place for Goori people and other Aboriginal peoples. You’ll find museum exhibits, informative videos, Aboriginal art, and you may even be lucky to see traditional dance and song on the outdoor performance area. Aboriginal tour guides offer tours through the museum and site, telling you about its relics, plants and animals. Hear how Aboriginal life was when this…
Nine Mile Reef Dive Site

Nine Mile Reef Dive Site

Nine Mile Reef, off Tweed Heads, has a reputation among locals as being a “sharky” spot. All year long, a good population of wobbegongs call the reef home, but are joined by leopard sharks in summer and grey nurse sharks in winter. But other shark species drop in from time to time, including bull sharks, bronze whalers and even the occasional hammerhead. The top of the reef sits at about 10 metres deep, dropping to 30 metres with the drop-off covered in numerous hard and soft corals. Reef fish are scattered across the shallower parts, with pelagic fish, sharks, turtles,…
Walk on Water walking track

Walk on Water walking track

This short walk invites you to see beautiful bushland and mangroves while experiencing the Aboriginal cultural heritage that makes this area so special. Starting from Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, you’ll follow a wheelchair-accessible boardwalk and walking track through eucalypt forest, woodlands and swamp forests, before emerging among the diverse mangrove communities along Tweed River. Read about the plants, animals, bush tucker and culture of the Minjungbal people from interpretive signage along the way. For a fascinating local perspective, why not take a guided tour from Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre? See Bora Ring, a sacred Aboriginal site traditionally used for men’s…
Epic Skate Rink

Epic Skate Rink

Epic Skate is located in Tweed Heads and is a fun indoor complex for all ages. The general sessions are run by friendly staff who play games and hand out prizes at every session. Games include Red Rover (bullrush), Speed Skate, Dice game, Musical Carpet Squares, Frisbee Game, Race for the Witches Hats, Ghostusters, Pursuit, JailBreak, Statues, Ship to Shore and Limbo There is also an indoor skate park and a half pipe for the skating daredevils. Join Epic Skate for the Friday Night Teen Disco, the Saturday Family Disco or the Saturday Night Retro Disco. Please always skate carefully…
Marine Discovery Centre Hastings Point

Marine Discovery Centre Hastings Point

The Marine Centre has a large range of fascinating marine specimens on display and offers professional and insightful audiovisual educational presentations for all the family. North Star’s onsite Marine Environment Field Study and Resource Centre is an educationally significant facility designed to tap into the essence of the ocean and its many wonders. This dedicated, state-of-the-art teaching centre is open once a week for guests of North Star and the general public. More opening times are available during school holidays and upon request.
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