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waterways

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Accommodation Nirvana by the Sea

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Attractions & Tours

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Crystal Castle Super Bee Honey World Tropical Fruit World

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Club & Pubs Currumbin Vikings Surf Club 6 Currumbin RSL 9 Seagulls 16 Twin Towns Services Club 18, 36 Fitness Revolution @ Seagulls Tourist Information Connecting Southern Gold Coast

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Few places in the world can boast the lifestyle and subtropical climate of the Tweed and Southern Gold Coast.

welcome Here, the emphasis is on relaxation and fun with attractions and activities set in one of the world’s most beautiful stretches of coastline.

The region stretches from the ocean into scenic valleys, world heritage rainforest and inspiring mountains. Beaches, waterways and pristine river environments offer the perfect setting for waterbased activities including surfing, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding and fishing. With Coolangatta Airport located where the Tweed and Southern Gold Coasts connect, travellers can touch down in the heart of their holiday destination. It’s Australia’s fifth busiest airport, with more than 300 direct domestic and international flights arriving each week. Accommodation throughout the region ranges from budget to boutique and from cabins to fivestar luxury. There’s also entertainment, dining and attractions to suit everyone. You’ll meet friendly locals and discover new experiences with a flavour and character all of their own. A holiday in the Tweed and Southern Gold Coast will leave you relaxed and refreshed with cherished memories from this unique and incredibly diverse region.

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The coastal strip from

Tallebudgera Creek in the north to Currumbin Creek in the south is an aquatic playground

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From its pristine beaches to tranquil, safe swimming waters to parklands, accommodation,

boutique shopping, cafes and clubs, the area represents a unique slice of Gold Coast life.

stand-up paddleboard scene and offers the perfect opportunity for learners to test their skills and for seasoned professionals to enjoy ideal paddling conditions.

The area is bursting with activity as locals and visitors alike make the most of the amazing environment.

Along the creek and out to the estuary are plenty of spots to enjoy a picnic or barbecue, or just set up for a day of fun on the water.

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of the region’s surfing hotspots where you’ll see some of the best exponents of shortboard and longboard surfing in action. A walk out to the rock lets you get close to the surfers as they negotiate channels to take off on one of the most exciting surf breaks around. When the winds pick up, the skies fill with colour as kite surfers take to the water in a combination of kiting and surfing.

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At the northern side of Currumbin Estuary, you’ll discover one of the great local spots for families at the Palm Beach Parklands, with a giant playground, barbecues and picnic spaces next to one of the region’s best safe and sheltered swimming areas. Just around the corner, take the exit off the Currumbin Bridge to discover the attractive beachside village of Currumbin.

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A favourite among personal trainers and fitness fanatics, Currumbin Beach is best known for its chilled out locals who make the most of the natural surroundings and beachside living.

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This is one of the region’s most picturesque stretches of beach. Between the Currumbin Estuary and the famous Elephant Rock you’ll discover amazing views to Surfers Paradise in the north and to Greenmount in the south. Along Currumbin’s Marine Parade there’s also an eclectic mix of cafes, small boutiques and shops which all offer stylish, unique and hard-to-find items. Following Marine Parade around to Duringan Street offers a diverse selection of cafes and restaurants serving everything from aromatic coffee and cakes through to fresh fish and chips and a-la-carte dining experiences flavoured with Currumbin’s friendly and relaxed lifestyle. The active lifestyle of Currumbin makes this one of the great spots to experience Australia’s surf lifesaving culture. A volunteer movement, the surf lifesavers patrol the beaches on weekends and holidays to keep the beaches safe. A visit to the beach at dawn or dusk will usually offer the chance to see some of the region’s champion lifesavers at training as they take on the surf with paddle boards and surf skis. Occasionally, you’ll also see some of the wooden surf boats as they dash their way through the surf, or even a surf carnival in full swing as life savers test their skills and strength against each other and the waves. On any day of the week, the surf clubs in their unique beachfront locations also offer the chance to enjoy a cold drink or a hot meal while enjoying the million dollar views.

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The Tweed and Southern Gold Coast region offers some of the most magnificent natural beauty in the world

The hills, valleys and coastal outcrops were formed millions of years ago from the Tweed Caldera, a massive volcanic basin stretching from Mt Warning Wollumbin to the ocean. Within the Caldera are heritage-listed, sub-tropical rainforests harbouring a wealth of biodiversity with abundant wildlife and vegetation. The region offers scenic drives along the coast and through the hinterland from Currumbin Valley and down to Mt Warning Wollumbin. There’s plenty of opportunity to explore the region’s many national parks, bushwalks and climbs to experience the region’s natural assets.

One of the most scenic walks takes in Point Danger, with a beachside path stretching along Rainbow Bay, Snapper Rocks and up to the Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse where you can take in views south to Byron Bay and north to Stradbroke Island. For an easy rainforest walk, Mt Cougal National Park in the Currumbin Valley offers a circuit which follows natural waterfalls and streams that meander through the cool shade of the rainforest. With an elevation of 1576 metres, the peak offers incredible views of the valleys and beaches of the Tweed Caldera. While this climb is recommended only for the reasonably fit, it is just one of the many options to explore the region’s captivating landscapes at a pace which suits you.

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Kirra Beach is an expanse of golden sands with waves which have becom

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When the right combination of wind and tide comes together, the famous Kirra barrels peel off from the rock groynes in perfectly liquid cylinders.

In the 1960s and 1970s, these challenging waves attracted surfing nomads who made this sun-drenched stretch of golden beach their home. Kirra became a bohemian haven for the surfing subculture and was the perfect breeding ground for world champions, including Wayne ‘Rabbit’ Bartholomew. Even before the surfers discovered Kirra, it was a favourite beach destination and still retains the heritage-listed Beach Pavilion dating back to 1935.

Today, Kirra is one of the region’s most scenic beachside retreats. The beachfront offers a walking and cycling path with shady picnic retreats and barbecue areas along the way. Kirra is home to a vibrant eat street where you can enjoy breakfast as the sun rises over the beach, a lunch or an al fresco dinner and soak up the sea air. One of the little known attractions at Kirra is the Eagle sculpture which sits on top of the hill at Kirra Point. Take a quick detour off Marine Parade and you can discover one of the region’s most spectacular lookouts.

On Kirra Point still stands the Shelter Shed in the same position since 1916, offering spectacular views north to the skyscrapers of Surfers Paradise.

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Coolangatta is well known as a classic family holiday destination with beaches, food and entertainment all located in this scenic beachside hub.

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THE BEAUTIFUL BEACH STRIP takes in the golden sands of Coolangatta Beach, Greenmount Point and the scenic enclave of Rainbow Bay.

The beaches have a great reputation for safe, protected conditions and gentle rolling surf which make them perfect for family beach holidays. The north-facing Greenmount Beach, with the headland offering protection from the wind, benefits from near perfect conditions for swimming and sunbathing virtually all year round. It’s little wonder that Coolangatta was a pioneering destination for sunseekers and holiday makers. Right back to the 1890s, people began travelling to Coolangatta to enjoy the sub-tropical climate and beautiful beaches. In 1915, the legendary Duke Kahanamuku visited the area and gave a demonstration of surfing at Greenmount Beach, inspiring some of the locals to make their own pioneering wooden surfboards and take to the waves. But it was after the Second World War that Australians really learnt to let their hair down at the famous beach parties of the Southern Gold Coast. During the 50s and 60s Doug Roughton, who ran the Greenmount Beach Kiosk, became known as the

Hokey Pokey Man, playing popular music from the time from the Kiosk and leading beachgoers in the Hokey Pokey Dance. Free beach concerts also attracted thousands of weekend visitors to enjoy some of the biggest names in music at the time. This was the period that the Gold Coast became famous for fun and its renowned beach culture was born. Beachgoers in bikinis and boardshorts flocked from Brisbane and interstate to join the party atmosphere and the region prospered as Australia’s beachside entertainment capital. Even now, every June, Coolangatta’s history as an entertainment destination is celebrated with the Cooly Rocks On Festival which features live music, dancing and parades attracting music and car enthusiasts from throughout Australia. The old camp sites and boarding houses have made way to a mix of family-friendly accommodation, including luxury hotels and self-contained apartments with kitchen and laundry facilities. Many hotels and apartments also offer stunning ocean views and an easy walk to the beach. While so much is within walking distance, Coolangatta also provides a great hub from which to base a holiday with countless beaches, attractions and activities a short drive away.

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The Tweed’s sporting and social clubs prove that an active, healthy lifestyle and a busy social life can be enjoyable, lifelong pursuits

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The clubs offer sports and recreation, dining and world class entertainment in relaxed and friendly surroundings. The Tweed has some of the biggest clubs in Australia and they pride themselves on offering consistently high standards of service. The great year-round weather and beautiful natural surroundings also provide stunning backdrops for golf clubs well known for their magnificent fairways and beautiful surroundings. In fact, golf courses in the region have been voted amongst Australia’s favourites and have hosted major amateur and professional events. Likewise, the bowls clubs around the Tweed are set in an incredible variety of locations – from the beaches to the busy hub of Tweed Heads and the inspiring mountains of the Tweed Valley.

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The region plays host to major tournaments every year, attracting legions of bowlers of all levels to participate in a highly competitive but always immensely social environment. While the sporting facilities are second to none, the clubs of the Tweed region also offer entertainment and dining options throughout the day and night.

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always on fun whether for social sport, competition or just a relaxing coffee. The best part about the Southern Gold Coast & Tweeds Clubs & Pubs is there is always live entertainment and cheap eats somewhere to be found in the region.

But it doesn’t end there, whether intimate piano over quiet drinks or an internationally acclaimed artist, the clubs also offer an unparalleled variety of entertainment.

When it comes to food, there’s plenty of dining options, whether it’s takeaways or sitting down to an a la carte meal with plenty of options in between. There are plenty of cafes serving fresh coffee all day and restaurants open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Choose from a wide variety of pizza & pasta, tapas, surf & turf or counter lunches at local pubs to fine dining at beachfront restaurants.

Best still, much of the entertainment is free and it’s always worth checking out local guides to see what’s on.

Be sure to check out some of the featured specials and discounts.

From hearty breakfasts to fine dining and generous buffet feasts, it’s an abundant choice of international flavours for every taste and budget.

Whether young or young at heart, the emphasis is

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top attractions The Southern Gold Coastand Tweed has many tourist attractions that make the most of the natural environment. You can discover the variety of honey products, the incredible life of bees and the miracle of honey production. These attractions celebrate the amazing flavours of agricultural and seafood produce from this fertile and abundant region.

The iconic Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary lets you get up close to wildlife & farmyard animals as well as explore themed experiences for children and adults alike. Tropical fruits, macadamia nuts and a rich variety of teas are some of the amazing bounty of the region, with working plantations open for visitors to explore in a tasty day out.

You can visit local honey manufacturers, tropical fruit plantations, tea producers, take a cruise, go fishing and try delicious mud crab fresh from the river.

To try the Tweed River’s most famous delicacy, take a river cruise where seasoned guides will take you to explore the waterways and catch live, fresh mud crabs – a taste truly worth experiencing.

From the Southern Gold Coast, right down to the Tweed Valley and along its waterways, you’ll find attractions which reflect the true flavours of the region.

There’s also the chance to find amazing souvenirs – in fact, everything from tasty take-home treats to crystals and hand-made jewellery.

You’ll taste your way through familyfriendly experiences and enjoy adventures, tours and shows in tranquil locations, surrounded by nature, but never too far from the beaten track.

Each of the region’s attractions are within an easy drive of the major accommodation hubs in the region and are easy to find.

The Tweed Valley’s rich volcanic soils and sub-tropical climate also give life to rich and varied agriculture.

Day tours also offer transport options with easy pick up arrangements, so there’s plenty of options to get to the region’s amazing attractions.

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The waterways of the Tweed provide endless opportunities for sightseeing, cruising and fishing.

waterways FROM THE FOOTHILLS OF WOLLUMBIN/MOUNT WARNING, the Tweed River flows past Murwillumbah and Tumbulgum to Chinderah and on to Tweed Heads.

Bird and marine life thrive in the unspoilt river and estuarine environments which offer popular fishing spots almost at every bend. Just head for one of the jetties or hire a riverboat to enjoy a day on the water or take a cruise with expert guides who know the best spots to collect fresh bait and drop a line. There’s also the chance to try one of the region’s famous fresh mud crabs. If the fish aren’t biting, you can still

head to Tweed Head’s waterfront fish and chip shops to select seafood straight from the trawlers which head out nearly every day to bring in a fresh catch. With dining and picnic spots all along the water, few places offer such variety and quality in seafood while still being so affordable. Weekends along the water see plenty of activity with locals and visitors getting out on the water for boating, canoeing and kayaking, or just relaxing in the many riverside parks.

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Surf The Southern Gold Coast

& Tweed is known around the world as a great surfing destination.

Each year the area attracts thousands of surfers, both amateur and professional, to the point breaks along the coast.

Since the 1970s, the Southern Gold Coast has hosted major international surfing events and this tradition continues to this day. While the many beach breaks are the best places for beginners to try out surfing for the first time, the legendary point breaks are where more experienced surfers should head for the most challenging waves.

The best known breaks include: Snapper Rocks – known as the Superbank where quick, barrelling waves peel off the rocky outcrops and continue into Rainbow Bay. Greenmount Beach - a softer, rolling wave forming off the headland and forms into left and right hand breaks. Kirra – the world famous, barrelling surf break formed by the wave action angling across the rock groyne and onto the inner sand banks. The Alley – an exciting wave that quickly peels off Currumbin Rock with a challenging take off for surfers before rolling into the mouth of the estuary.

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Lacey’s – a fast, fun beach break which runs off the rock wall at the northern entrance to the Currumbin Estuary towards Palm Beach. Cabarita Point – with its large headland sheltering the inside cove, Cabarita is known for its big rolling waves which peel off towards the beach making it a favourite spot for longboarders.

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Uki Produce Markets

1st sunday of the month Tweed Heads PCYC Pottsville Beach Markets

2nd saturday of the month Uki Produce Markets Kingscliff Mudgeeraba Farmers’ Markets

2nd sunday of the month Tweed Heads PCYC Chillingham Village Coolangatta

3rd saturday of the month Uki Produce Markets Murwillumbah Cottage Markets

3rd sunday of the month Uki Buttery Bazaar Tweed Heads PCYC Murwillumbah Cottage Markets Pottsville

4th saturday of the month Uki Produce Markets Kingscliff Mudgeeraba Farmers’ Markets

4th sunday of the month Murwillumbah Showground Markets Tweed Heads PCYC Burleigh Heads Art and Craft Market

June 29 May - 8 Jun 6 - 7 13 June

July 17 - 18

Cooly Rocks On Lions Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition Stokers Siding Village Market Quota Craft Fair

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Byron Bay Writers Festival 17Th Tweed Antiques & Collectables Fair

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Beach Bash Gold Coast, Kirra Beach Swell Sculpture Festival Stokers Siding Village Market

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Murwillumbah Show

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Tweed Coast Business & Creatives Network Breakfast Broadbeach Christmas Carols

Murwillumbah Country Roots Festival Australian SUP Titles, Currumbin

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every saturday Palm Beach Currumbin Markets

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The Tweed Valley’s rolling green hills, lush valleys

and pristine creeks and rivers are one of Australia’s most beautiful environments.

Here you’ll find historic villages with an abundance of arts, culture and cuisine unlike anywhere else.

With Murwillumbah at its centre, the Tweed Valley stretches out to Mt Warning/Wollumbin with the villages of Crystal Creek, Chillingham, Tyalgum, Stokers Siding, Mooball and Uki all within a short, scenic drive. To explore the Tweed Valley and discover its many hidden gems, turn off the Pacific Hwy and explore the roads that wind their way through the valley. Whether simply a day’s sightseeing or an overnight stay in a cosy bed and breakfast retreat, it will be a rewarding detour to experience the incredible diversity of countryside. Many visit the Tweed Valley simply for the art and craft galleries which showcase local works and leading national exhibitions in venues ranging from tiny, eclectic galleries to some of the most innovative commercial and public galleries of any regional area. With local artists and craftspeople taking inspiration from their natural surroundings, you’ll find one-off pieces which make a unique memento or gift to take back home.

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The Tweed Valley is also the region’s food bowl, and cane fields, fruit and vegetable farms and livestock all thrive in this temperate and fertile environment. There’s plenty of opportunity to sample the best and the freshest produce at roadside stalls as well as farmers markets hosted throughout the valley. Here you’ll find organic producers, exotic and rare fruit and vegetables as well as delicious local treats. With such an abundance of fresh, quality produce coming from the Tweed Valley, it is little wonder that you will also discover some amazing food and dining experiences in the region. A number of leading restaurateurs and chefs have chosen the Tweed Valley as their base, where they have forged strong associations with local producers to showcase the best food of the region in unique restaurants and cafes. Nestled in the villages and foothills of the valley, you’ll find eateries offering a warm welcome and friendly service with menus reflecting the down-to-earth flavour of the region. Here, the natural goodness of the ingredients comes first in dining experiences which have captured the attention of locals and foodies from far and wide.


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