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Hinter land Drives

TAKE A TRAIL TO IMMERSIVE ARTS AND FRESH COUNTRY AIR, LOCAL CULTURE, FARM-FRESH FOOD AND RAINFOREST RETREATS

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Explore more of The Tweed

JOURNEY BEYOND THE TWEED’S FAMOUS COASTLINE TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN OUR GREEN COUNTRY LANDSCAPES, ANCIENT FORESTS, CREATIVE COMMUNITIES, FARM-GROWN GOODNESS AND LOCAL WELCOMES.

From river flow to valley vibes, the Tweed’s gorgeous hinterland will inspire and enrich with galleries and distilleries, fresh made foods, deep valleys and mountain peaks, pastoral plains and rainforest retreats and a history as old as time itself. Compact and easy to navigate, a drive holiday to the Tweed’s inland villages and vistas delivers an abundance of things to see and do, or simply a peaceful surrender to the fresh air, friendly ambience and unhurried pace of life found in our towns. From foodies and hikers to creatives and culture-buffs, there’s a Tweed country trip just right for you, from overnight escapes to restorative stays. In between drive-days, retreat to a villa set deep in a forest, check-in at a restored art deco hotel or get amongst local life with a fun farm-stay experience. Whether travelling solo, taking a romantic break, getting in some family time or catching up with a crew of friends, our tip: explore more of the Tweed on your next escape from the everyday. To give you some hinterland holiday inspiration, we’ve created a series of suggested drive itineraries to tempt your preference, but it’s also easy to mix and match routes and experiences to style a journey that’s made just for you. Read on to start mapping out your Tweed country holiday, then all that’s left to do is pack the car, ready your road-trip playlist and head inland, with towering Wollumbin Mount Warning as your constant guide.

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Contents... 03 Tweed Region Map 05 It Takes a Village 07 Savour our Country Flavours 13 Immersive Arts and Inspiring Makers 18 Step Back in Time 22 Back to Nature 27 Markets & Events 31 Get Social with The Tweed The following guide is an initiative of The Tweed Tourism Co. (TTC). TTC is the peak body for destination marketing in this beautiful part of the world. If you would like to discuss holiday planning with our helpful team please contact us: P: 1800 674 414 E: info@thetweed.com.au

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Larnook COFFEE Georgica minutes’ drive to the south of The Tweed, has KOONORIGAN Situated between the Gold Coast and Ballina, and ROSEBANK CAMP services to Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle. DORROUGHBY about an hour and a half drive to Brisbane, the Tweed is well connected by air to all major Brisbane flights operating 24/7 from JIGGIAustralian THE Airport has DUNOON EUREKA destinations, and also an extensive selection of across Australia and around the world and its CHANNON CORNDALE international destinations. Gold Coast Airport is Airtrain rail link connects passengers to Brisbane city and the Gold Coast. the nearest to our region, just a 10-minute drive to 3

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It takes a Village

VISIT THE TWEED’S SWEET VALLEY TOWNS, FROM TUMBULGUM AND TYALGUM TO MURWILLUMBAH AND UKI, AND EVERYWHERE ELSE IN BETWEEN, AND YOU’LL FIND A FRESH COUNTRY VIBE THAT IS BOTH SOOTHING AND RESTORATIVE.

Our inland villages are home to local pubs and historic homesteads, gorgeous rainforest retreats and national parks, shoulder to shoulder, creating endless tracks to explore. Map out your Tweed village trail to take a cruise, grab a paddle and lace up your hiking boots or simply be still and breathe it all in. Be inspired by artists and makers at galleries or savour our local provenance with farm visits and produce markets, must-sip coffee and high teas to distilled gin and brewed beer.

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TUMBULGUM

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With a tucked-away, timeless ambience that’s instantly calming, you’ll find Tumbulgum, said to come from a local indigenous word for ‘meeting of the waters’, right where the Tweed and Rous Rivers intersect. Unwind with riverview cafe fare or get amongst a pub vibe at the historic tavern. Take a boat cruise with Mount Warning Tours to see Wollumbin from a new perspective and spot myriad birdlife or hire a SUP or kayak to navigate the ancient waters. Pack a picnic, cast a line or take a gin and rum distillery tour at Husk Distillers.

Up high as it is, Carool enjoys sweeping coast and valley views and also harnesses its cooler climes to grow some must-sample tastes and sips. Rest overnight at a vast working coffee plantation and be sure to book a table at Potagers – A Kitchen Garden for sweet views and home-grown food that will feed both soul and appetite.


MURWILLUMBAH

Take to the streets of Murwillumbah to unearth original Art Deco facades and features and you’ll also find a fresh, new wave of organic food-stores, farmers’ markets, hip lunch spots, local boutiques and esteemed galleries invigorating this bustling valley hub. Discover history at the Tweed Regional Museum, meet creative makers at M|Arts Precinct and browse Gallery DownTown. Head to the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre for national touring shows, local artist showcases and the breathtaking Margaret Olley Art Centre, a must-see homage to one of Australia’s most-loved artists. T YA LG U M

It’s a calm country drive to Tyalgum, passing paddocks of dairy cows and curving alongside the Oxley River. In town, browse well-stocked gift and vintage stores, packed bookshelves and jewellery hand-made from fossicked stones. Head to Flutterbies Cafe for lunch or high tea in an elegant heritage building or fresh flavours under dappled light in the gardens. There’s also a gin bar, coffee roaster, bakery, beer brews and Friday night artisan pizzas served with a side of live music, along with an inspired calendar of events from Indie folk music and sustainability to opera and classical music..

C R Y S TA L C R E E K & CHILLINGHAM

Along the winding Rous River, Chillingham and nearby Crystal Creek are set in dense, verdant rainforest, creating a perfect backdrop for luxurious lodgings and restorative escapes. Call in to the historic Chillingham Store, the go-to for supplies from fresh grown veggies to pantry items, as well as coffee, cakes, lunch and a chilled sit in the gardens. Also in town is a bush tucker farm with countless native foods and exotic fruits, available to enjoy fresh or as take-home products. UKI

Nestled at the foothills of Wollumbin Mount Warning, Uki is a small village with a big focus on creativity, wellness and good food. Visit local markets in the old Buttery and see resident artists’ work at the School of Arts. Exhale at healing retreats and luxury accommodation in lush rainforest spaces. Uki is where lunch comes with a mountain view and both art and coffee, along with postal services, are on offer in an historic post office. There are also famous pies, relaxed cafes and the much-loved local hotel with a sprawling verandah and friendly publican. BURRINGBAR

In small and beautiful Burringbar you’ll find quintessential country life – tall, green trees and hand-crafted cheese from local dairy farms, laden roadside fruit stalls, a cute cafe on the main street, Broadway, serving fresh brewed coffee and irresistible cakes, a tasty taqueria, the biggest vintage store for miles and the kind of stand-still serenity you still feel when you’re back home.

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Savour our Country Flavours TAKE A FOOD-LOVER’S JOURNEY FROM TOWN TO TOWN FOR A REAL TASTE OF OUR HINTERLAND ESSENCE, FROM DELECTABLE HIGH TEAS AND KITCHEN GARDEN EATERIES TO FARM-FRESH CHEESES AND LOVINGLY-BREWED COFFEE.

There are also pop-up roadside stalls packed with take-home produce, bush tucker picks, cakes for days and wood-fired pizza goodness. With all this abundance awaiting, it’s easy to savour the flavours of our country life on your next Tweed visit. Here’s a three day journey to get you started! TRAIL 1 | 3 DAYS |

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DAY 1 Cudgen, Carool, Tumbulgum

Start your country drive well-fuelled and head straight to Farm & Co in Cudgen for a nutritious breakfast starring just-picked organic produce. Take time to stroll around the farm’s abundant crops, meet its menagerie of beloved animals and marvel at the instapopular sunflower field (check ahead for bloom season!). Head towards the Tweed River and take some time to explore the sweet town of Tumbulgum. It's a short drive from here across the river to nearby Husk Distillers for lunch and a distillery tour to learn how their famous Ink Gin and rums are made. Note: there are generous tastings so be sure to designate a driver before the tour begins! Journey on and take a scenic drive via Bilambil Road to experience Potager – A Kitchen Garden, set on a lush 10 acre farm in picturesque Carool and the perfect spot for an early dinner. Check opening days ahead of your trip. Take a short drive to rest up overnight at Zeta's Coffee Origin House, a working coffee plantation where you can also learn more about the process of crop-to-cup coffee

DAY 2 Murwillumbah, Chillingham, Tyalgum, Uki

For a tasty start to the day, order from the morning menu at JuJu’s or Ben's Patisserie in Murwillumbah. If your visit is on a Wednesday, be sure to visit the weekly Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market to stock up on delicious local foods before taking the Numinbah Road west towards Tyalgum. En route, don’t miss Buck’s Farm in Chillingham, home to native and exotic fruits. Vibrant Tyalgum at the foothills of Wollumbin Mount Warning has a big heart and equally big reputation for mouth-watering high teas at charming Flutterbies. There’s also a gin bar, wood-fired pizza, patisserie, coffee roastery and sweet boutiques to browse in Marketta Lane. Get your fill then follow the winding Oxley River back along Tyalgum Road towards Bray Park, turning south to Uki. Stretch your legs along the short but picturesque Lyrebird Track in Wollumbin National Park before checking in to Mavis’s Kitchen and Cabins for the night. Dine at Mavis’s Kitchen (check opening times) or take a short drive to the iconic Mount Warning Hotel in Uki, open daily for dinner.

DAY 3 Uki, Burringbar, Duranbah and Cudgen

Take breakfast at your lodgings or in town at one of Uki’s friendly cafes. Time your visit for the weekly Uki Produce Markets, held each Saturday, to stock up on ready-to-eat treats or take-home tastes. Head along scenic Smiths Creek Road towards Stokers Siding and take a right on Stokers Road to arrive at the small and serene town of Burringbar, where a fossick at Heath’s Old Wares and Collectables will ready you for the cosy welcome at Elwood Cafe, a few steps down the road. Not far from here is Tweed Valley Whey Farmhouse Cheeses, where you can taste and buy artisan cheeses, sip milkshakes and try gelato, all made with milk from their happily pastured herd. Returning along the Tweed Valley Way, head via Duranbah Road to Tropical Fruit World for a plantation tour then quench your thirst at Red Earth Brewery in Cudgen. Round out your country drive with an overnight stay at Farm & Co-sy, a tranquil spot in Cudgen. Our tip: be sure to pick up fresh produce, locally made pasta and artisan breads and cheeses for a DIY dinner in.

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Solar Chapel, Tyalgum I've lived and worked in the stunning village of Tyalgum for nearly 19 years, creating and managing Hearts Aflame Productions, bringing some of Australia's finest performing artists to the Tweed. Hearts Aflame creates annual signature events like the Tyalgum Dance Spectacular, as well as Cabaret shows featuring Australian, Broadway and West End artists. I'm also heavily involved in promotion and tourism for Tyalgum and Flutterbies Cottage Cafe. I love: The Tweed is a creative and artistic inspiration. We have some of the finest artists in Australia who both live and regularly visit here. The Tweed is a region with real heart, beauty and creativity. I unwind by: Exploring the many Hinterland villages - they're all so unique in their own way and have amazing stories to tell. My go to spot on a Friday night is Flutterbucks Pizzeria in Tyalgum, which has amazing gourmet pizza, a gin bar and live music every Friday, a favourite being local Indie Folk band 'The Heart Collectors'. It's the best way to end my week! Eating out: The Tweed has some of the most vibrant producers of produce you'll find anywhere in Australia and Flutterbies in Tyalgum, an award-winning cafe operating over 15 years, makes great efforts to only use fresh and organic where possible. They also offer a renowned high tea, recently reviewed on High Tea Society and receiving ratings as high as the Langham Hotel in Sydney. Must-do: The Tweed is an events hot spot! There are so many incredible festivals, markets, live music, theatre performances and concerts happening all year round. If you're planning a visit, be sure to check what's on - you'll definitely find something aligned to your tastes. Did you know: The top of Mount Warning, our icon of The Tweed, is the first place on mainland Australia to receive the sun's rays each day. 9

SIDE-ORDERS: Add more flavour to your Tweed hinterland foodie tour with these appetising experiences: Tasting Plate Tours Mount Warning Tours' Craft Brew Tour Tweed Eco Cruises' Sunset Cruise Catch-a-Crab River Cruise Tour Temple Door Cooking School Blue Ginger Picnics


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P OTAG E R

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502 Carool Road, Carool 07 5590 7403 | info@potager.com.au potager.com.au

1152 Dulguigan Road, North Tumbulgum 02 6675 9149 | info@huskdistillers.com huskdistillers.com

Located on a small farm in the beautiful setting of Carool is Potager, Tweed’s multi-award winning dining destination. Enjoy views to the ocean whilst relaxing with great food (primarily locally sourced) and friendly service. Open lunch Friday to Sunday. Dinner Friday and Saturday evenings. We hope to see you soon.

Husk Farm Distillery is surrounded by rolling farmland, sugar cane fields, ancient rainforest and the sparkling Tweed River. Spend a day at Husk and discover a new appreciation for our unique style of Australian Agricole rum, sip Ink Gin cocktails on the lawn and go behind the scenes to learn about the paddock to bottle process with a distillery tour.

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FLUTTERBUCKS PIZZERIA

64 Mt Warning Road, Uki 02 6679 5664 | home@maviseskitchen.com.au maviseskitchen.com.au

25 Coolman Street, Tyalgum 02 6679 3221 | info@flutterbies.com.au flutterbies.com.au/new-page-6

Nestled at the base of Mt Warning is Mavis’ Kitchen & Cabins. A 25-acre former dairy farm is home to a modern restaurant, organic kitchen garden, eco-friendly B&B accommodation and sought-after weddings and events venue. Savour the flavours, relax into the breathtaking beauty that surrounds you and enjoy those magical Mavis’s moments.

Start your weekend right at Flutterbucks Pizzeria! Every Friday night you can enjoy a family friendly environment as the lovely staff serve up fresh sourdough pizzas, cocktails and craft beer with The Gin Bar in full swing! Follow the weekly music guide through our Facebook page. Open from 6pm to late every Friday!

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29 Duranbah Road, Duranbah 02 6677 7222 | info@tropicalfruitworld.com.au tropicalfruitworld.com.au

Showground, Queensland Road, Murwillumbah 0498 733 766 manager@murwillumbahfarmersmarket.com.au murwillumbahfarmersmarket.com.au

Enjoy the finest food nature has to offer at our Plantation café and indulge in some local retail therapy at our Gift and Fruit Markets. Stay a little longer and be inspired by nature on a fully guided farm tour and sample some of the 500 fruits on our 180 acre property.

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Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market springs into life EVERY Wednesday morning from 7.00am to 11.00am EST so that you can access fresh seasonal local produce and artisan food. You will find us at the Murwillumbah Showground where you can relax while you shop, listening to live music by our talented local musicians.

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Uki Post Office, 1464 Kyogle Road, Uki 02 6679 5101 | gary@bastionlane.com bastionlane.com

1 Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah 0499 146 578 | home@bacaromurwillumbah.com m-arts.com.au/bacaro

Bespoke coffee roasted in the 110 year old heritage-listed Uki Post Office. Our on-site espresso bar percolates daily with friendly chat, post office comings-and-goings and the aromas of the best coffee this side of the border ranges. Don’t miss the experience sensation of a tour of the coffee roastery.

We are an Italian Venetian restaurant, specialising in homemade pasta and gnocchi as well as offering an à la carte menu and catering options.


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KEITH

2-14 Henry Lawson Drive, Terranora 07 5633 5833 | info@pavilionshotel.com.au pavilionshotel.com.au

132 Murwillumbah Street, Murwillumbah 0481 096 680 | thefolks@heykeith.com.au Instagram: keith_murwillumbah

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Just 10 minutes from The Gold Coast Airport Coastal chic setting Gastropub with craft brews and wines Lunch & Dinner 7 days No surcharge on public holidays Panoramic coastal views, open fireplace for colder months • Children welcome

Set in a vibrant 70’s arcade, the folks at Keith serve up great coffee, fresh food made with locally sourced ingredients and a rotating selection of Australian craft beer and natural wines. Recently opened also is Keith’s Shop of Really Really Really Good Things, a shop filled with a great range of food made in house and by other local producers.

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88 Murwillumbah Street, Murwillumbah 02 6672 2624 | australbakery@outlook.com fb: The Austral Cafe and Bakery

115 Murwillumbah Street, Murwillumbah 0414 368 250 | gelatoandcoaustralia@gmail.com gelatoandco.com.au

The Austral Cafe & Bakery is an institution in Murwillumbah. Open daily for traditional bakery goods, fresh sandwiches and old-school milkshakes. Enjoy old-fashioned hospitality and timeless atmosphere with original booths and vintage decor.

Gelato & Co is a multi-award winning gelato shop in the heart of Murwillumbah. All products are made from scratch on the premises and are gluten, gelatin and egg free. We also have a range of vegan flavours available. Taste the difference at Gelato & Co. Check for current opening hours at the top of our Instagram page. VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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Immersive Arts and Inspiring Makers INSPIRED BY THE TWEED’S DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES AND ABUNDANCE OF GOOD LIFE, CREATIVE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DRAWN HERE FOR MANY YEARS TO LIVE AND WORK, CREATING A RICH AND INVITING ARTISTIC SCENE.

With so many makers, musicians, artists and artisans on hand, it’s easy to get your fix of the arts whether viewing, learning or seeking a take-home piece. Take a three day journey into the Tweed’s artistic landscape that will continue to inspire and enrich for many days ahead. DAY 1: Murwillumbah

Your Tweed arts journey starts in Murwillumbah! After a morning starter sip and snack at Bacaro, you’ll find M|Arts Precinct and Gallery DownTown right there and ready to immerse you in its hum of creative energy. M|Arts Precinct, a dedicated arts space, housed in an airy warehouse with all manner of makers crafting, selling and teaching their skills, is a place for both artists and art-lovers. Be inspired by painters, photographers, jewellers, knitters and florists and take home your favourite pieces. Time your visit for an arts class, the monthly Makers & Finders Market (3rd Saturday each month) or stock up on supplies at Yellow Brick Studio. Also here is Gallery DownTown, an annexe of the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre set in a classic Art Deco building and showing the works of Australian and local artists in changing exhibitions. A short drive south along Mistral Road leads to the outstanding Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre. Be sure to allocate enough time in your day to

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take in all that the Gallery has to offer, from the works of local artists, major travelling exhibitions, artist-in-residence programs and significant art prizes. Replenish and relax with lunch at the Gallery’s gorgeous cafe, enjoying expansive views of the Tweed Valley, before taking in the incredible Margaret Olley Art Centre, a stunning tribute to one of Australia’s most loved painters. The re-creation of her Sydney home studio within the Gallery is a stunning permanent memoir to Olley’s rich life and art. Head back towards Murwillumbah and journey along the scenic Numinbah Road, stopping in at the Old Butcher Shop Gallery at Chillingham, filled with handmade ceramics to take home. Continue on along Zara and Limpinwood Roads towards Tyalgum to rest up overnight at Celestial Dew guesthouse in town or at a nearby luxury villa. Time your stay to coincide with the weekly woodfired pizza and live music night, held each Friday in Tyalgum.


DAY 3: Uki and Stokers Siding

Tyalgum’s creative energy and conscious living are on show on the last Saturday of each month at the Tyalgum Village Market with local artisans and galleries, handmade crafts and original silversmith jewellery pieces all on offer, together with cafe fare to fuel your browsing.

Awaken to fresh country air and another day of creative vibes, starting in Uki township with coffee – and art! Art Post Uki is a treat. Housed in the heritage-listed Uki Post Office, you’ll find fresh roasted coffee courtesy of Bastion Lane Espresso, along with art exhibitions and warm Uki smiles. Local creative David Preston is a regular patron and featured artist.

Set off inspired along Tyalgum Road, winding east with the flow of the Oxley River towards Bray Park and then south towards Uki (alternatively take a longer route south via Tallowood and Byrill Creek Road for scenic mountain vistas). Turn off along Mount Warning Road to take a table for lunch at Mavis’s Kitchen or the Rainforest Cafe before stretching your legs along the peaceful Lyrebird Track in Wollumbin National Park. Head to Uki and check in to a luxury chalet at ecOasis Resort for the night with dinner preordered in to enjoy rainforest tranquillity and stunning views.

EVENTFUL OPTIONS: Plan your visit around these great annual art events in the Tweed hinterland: MAY Murwillumbah Arts Trail SEPTEMBER Tyalgum Music Festival

If you’re in town at the right time head to the Uki Historical School of Art to ‘Meet the Artists Behind the Art’, hosted by the local arts collective (third Sunday of the month), or the colourful Uki Buttery Bazaar Market each Sunday. Journey east now along Smiths Creek Road to the sweet treed town of Stokers Siding, with a small footprint but big community arts focus. Take in an exhibition at the Stokers Siding Art Gallery and time your visit to call into the Community Print Makers, open each Friday (or by appointment), where lino cuts, etchings and relief prints are made, displayed and sold. Finish up your trip here or check in for a night or two at Hosanna Farmstay in Stokers Siding.

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Arna Baartz Arna is an artist, writer, educator and poet. She’s been finger-painting from the beginning when her father, also creative, encouraged her by taping paper to the walls of their home and letting her loose with paint. She’s an expressive and accomplished artist who has won and been selected for many art awards, including those of prestige, and has had both her art and words published extensively around the globe. You’ll find Arna working at M|Arts Precinct in Murwillumbah. I love: Oh, what is not to love?! We have the inspiration of the rainforest and all the magical creatures that live there. The expanse of the coastline bringing flow to our breath which activates the creative spirit. It is a magnificent place, I am so grateful to find myself here. I unwind by: Taking a bushwalk with my children. There are so many beautiful trails in the area, the kids and I love to picnic, explore and discover! Eating out: We live in Murwillumbah and our most favourite Saturday morning breakfast outing is to KEITH Murwillumbah. Yummmmm. It’s also right next to M|Arts Precinct, where my studio is, so it’s very conveniently placed for this hungry artist! Must-do: Come see me and all my friends at M|Arts Precinct. It’s a sweet and vibrant creative hub and you just might catch an artist doing something unexpected – well, that would no doubt be me! Did you know: Well, I heard that the astronomical or astrological coordinates of Mount Warning/Wollumbin are the same as many of the man-made sacred structures around the world, such as the pyramids and Machu Pichu, and that it’s the only known natural place to share this with those sacred sites.

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M | A RT S P R E C I N C T Cnr Proudfoots Ln & Brisbane St, Murwillumbah 0455 320 920 | info@m-arts.com.au m-arts.com.au Set in an industrial warehouse and classic Art Deco building in Murwillumbah, M|Arts Precinct is an inspiring art space housing artist studios, art galleries and unique creative retail outlets. Wander the precinct and purchase original art and unique gifts from the region’s finest creatives.

2 Mistral Road, Murwillumbah 02 6670 2790 | tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au artgallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is housed in an architecturally award-winning building with views to Wollumbin (Mount Warning). The Gallery showcases an engaging display of contemporary and historical artworks by established national, international and regional artists, alongside travelling exhibitions of national significance.

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HEATH’S OLD WARES & COLLECTABLES

23 Coolman Street, Tyalgum 02 6679 3221 flutterbies.com.au/marketta-lane

19-21 Broadway, Burringbar 02 6677 1181 | heathsoldwares@gmail.com heathsoldwares.com.au

Discover the charming Marketta Lane on your next visit to Tyalgum. Nestled in a lush garden, this shopping precinct is brimming with handmade arts and crafts, vintage collectibles, potted colour, wonderful gift ideas and artists-inresidence.

Ross & Eva Heath invite you to spend some time wandering through Heath’s Old Wares, in the beautiful village of Burringbar. Open 7 days, 9am to 5pm, it’s an eclectic treasure trove, you just never know what you will find. Amazing stocks of old tools, memorabilia, industrial antiques, ladders and more.

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Step Back in Time

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PEOPLE, PLACES, EVENTS AND STORIES OF THE TWEED AND DISCOVER HOW THESE PAST MOMENTS HAVE SHAPED OUR PRESENT.

From a proud Indigenous culture to the drama of ancient landscapes and from heritage towns to evolving trades, there are tales aplenty to be told and heard in the Tweed. Follow our trail to Tweed cultural enlightenment on a three day journey that takes you deep into bygone days and a land as old as time itself.

DAY 1: Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah

Begin at the beginning and gain an appreciation for the region’s Indigenous peoples with a visit to the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre in Tweed Heads. Operated by the local Aboriginal community, the centre’s exhibits, tours, art and occasional performances will ground you in knowledge of our respected cultural core. Check ahead for opening times. Before heading inland, also call into the Tweed Regional Museum’s smaller branch at Tweed Heads, housed in the area's original Court House and built in 1926. Follow the Tweed River, carved from the long-ago flow of an ancient shield volcano, to Tumbulgum. Enjoy lunch at the Tumbulgum Tavern, the area’s first licensed pub built in 1870, or at the picturesque House of Gabriel, set on Riverside Drive. The flavour-filled restaurant feels right at home in what was a local bakery and confectionary store over 120 years ago.

Here too, overlooking the Tweed River, is a tribute to Faith Bandler (nee Mussing) who grew up in Murwillumbah. Recognised with an Order of Australia, declared a living treasure by the National Trust and presented with a peace award by Nelson Mandela, Faith was a campaigner for human rights whose persistence led to the inclusion of Aboriginal Australians in the census from 1967, giving longawaited recognition and the right to vote. Round out your day of immersive learning with a self-guided walk, Facade, that leads you through the stunning Art Deco streets of Murwillumbah. Decimated at the turn of the century by fire, the town was rebuilt in the style of the time, with pressed metal and sunburst ceilings, lead light windows and curved edge walls, all standing the test of time. Browse gifts and goods at The Foundry, housed in a restored 1908 space, then rest up overnight at the glorious 1932 Imperial Hotel, where you'll also find a warm bistro and local Stone & Wood beer on tap. VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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DAY 2: Murwillumbah, Uki

Take your pick of breakfast menus in old school spaces, including the fun Austral Cafe or a 1970s vibe at retro cafe, Keith. First on the to-do list today is a visit to the Tweed Regional Museum, housed in an historic 1915 Art Deco building. Take time to soak in the centuries, from Aboriginal culture and geological evolution to tales of shipwrecks and farming the land. Don't miss the Museum’s Land|Life|Culture exhibition which celebrates the Tweed’s incredible landscapes, including animation that captures the collapse of an ancient shield volcano millions of years ago, leaving low plains and towering mountain edges in its wake. Before leaving the Museum, grab a copy of the Uki Village Centre Heritage Walk and set off south along Kyogle Road. On your way to Uki, pop in to the Tweed Regional Gallery, in particular to visit the Margaret Olley Art Centre and learn about the much-loved Australian painter’s Sydney life and personal connection to the Northern Rivers region. Following the flow of the Tweed River and with Wollumbin Mount Warning ever present, arrive in Uki and step your way along the Heritage Walk which unearths the history behind the main street’s many original buildings, with quite a few dating back to the early 1900s. Overnight nearby at your choice of forested villa, country cabin or cosy rainforest retreat, such as the luxurious La Rocher Eco Retreat.

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Eva and Ross Heath You'll be hard-pressed to find a more well-stocked vintage store than Heath’s Old Wares & Collectables in Burringbar where Eva and Ross Heath share their passion for history with fossickers from far and wide in their packed, floor-to-ceiling warehouse. With over 30 years’ experience in the antiques trade, they've also provided props for movies including The Thorn Birds and Pirates of the Caribbean and maintain The Local Trail, a listing of like-minded second-hand stores to guide collectors from one treasure trove to the next. We love: Living and being part of a rural village yet being so close to the coast with major centres just far enough away. We unwind by: Sitting on our back verandah watching the cows meander up to the dairy for milking time and exploring other villages in the hinterland. Eating out: Flutterbies at Tyalgum for lunch followed by an amazing treat from Tyalgum Gelato and dinner has to be Mavis’s Kitchen! Must-do day out: Take a country drive to The Pinnacle Lookout to see the natural landscape of the Caldera, then to Tweed Regional Gallery for lunch and culture and finish at Tweed Valley Whey Farmhouse Cheese Factory for a cuppa and some take-home yumminess. Did you know: A little piece of history: The construction of the railway brought an influx of people to Burringbar and the village ‘centre’ moved from the old highway, now known as the Tweed Valley Way, to the current location of Broadway, Burringbar's main street, to be adjacent to the newly constructed railway facility, which closed in 2004.


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DAY 3: Uki, Burringbar

Warm up your day with a visit to Bastion Lane Espresso and Art Post Uki, set in a 1909 heritagelisted Post Office on Uki’s main street, where roasted beans and coffee brews blend with uplifting art, postal services and local morning chatter. Delve deeper into the area’s back-stories at the Tweed Regional Museum’s Uki branch (call ahead to check on opening times) on Kyogle Road to learn how the town evolved. Said to take its name from the local Aboriginal word for ‘bandicoot’, Uki was built largely on dairy farming with Norco’s Butter Factory opening in

1910 and still standing today as host to the popular Bazaar Markets. Also in town were blacksmiths, a coachbuilder, tinsmith, bootmaker and more, harking back to the halcyon days of lost trades. A must for history buffs and vintage tragics alike is a visit to Heath’s Old Wares & Collectables in Burringbar, a 20 minute drive from Uki along Smiths Creek Road via Stokers Siding. Set on the main street, Broadway, Heath’s is a magnet for antique-lovers with literal wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling treasures. Prepare for a lengthy fossick to complete your Tweed heritage adventure! VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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TWEED REGIONAL MUSEUM

TWEED REGIONAL AQUATIC CENTRES

2 Queensland Road, Murwillumbah 02 6670 2493 | trm@tweed.nsw.gov.au museum.tweed.nsw.gov.au

Tumbulgum Rd, Murwillumbah; Cnr Cudgen Rd & McPhail Ave, Kingscliff; Heffron St, Tweed Heads Sth 02 6670 2750 | TRAC@tweed.nsw.gov.au trac.tweed.nsw.gov.au

Tweed Regional Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the unique history and heritage of the Tweed Shire, including our new Land Life Culture display, showcasing the cultural, biological and geological stories of the area. Museum displays also include people, places and events that shape life in the Tweed Valley.

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TRAC caters for all swimming needs with access options available for individuals with disabilities. Our main facility at Murwillumbah offers both indoor and outdoor pools, hydrotherapy pool, kids play pools, diving boards and a giant hill water slide. Our smaller facilities are situated at Kingscliff and Tweed Heads South.

THE REGENT CINEMA, MURWILLUMBAH

F L U T T E R B I E S C OT TAG E C A F E

5 Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah 02 6672 8265 | theregentcinema@gmail.com cinemaregent.com

23 Coolman Street, Tyalgum 02 6679 3221 | info@flutterbies.com.au utterbies.com.au

The Regent Cinema is a multi-functional venue. The theatre features a large stage where musical and theatre productions can be performed, and the large terrace is available for private parties and functions. Films (ranging from blockbusters to arthouse productions) are screened on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the year, and every day of the week during school holidays.

Prepare to be charmed! The drive alone through the picturesque foothills of Mount Warning will win you over. Once you step inside the grounds of the lovingly restored Bakery and Butcher, you will find a place filled with old world charm of times gone by. Renowned for friendly service, they offer Breakfast, Lunch and High Tea daily as well as Stoneground Pizza and Cocktails on Friday nights.


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Back to Nature

HOME TO THE MAJESTIC WOLLUMBIN MOUNT WARNING AND COMPRISING PART OF THE GONDWANA RAINFORESTS OF AUSTRALIA WORLD HERITAGE AREA – THE MOST EXTENSIVE SUBTROPICAL RAINFOREST IN THE WORLD WITH ANCIENT PLANTS AND ANIMALS FROM THE BEGINNING OF TIME – THE TWEED HINTERLAND IS NATURALLY A PLACE FOR IMMERSING IN GREEN FORESTS AND FRESH AIR.

Chart your nature journey around some of the area’s gardens, nature reserves and must-visit National Parks for hikes, biking, a picnic, birdwatching or simply breathing in the Tweed’s innate restorative energy, fresh air and green landscapes. So lace up your walking boots, pack your sense of adventure and set off on a refreshing two day escape to discover the Tweed’s diverse, natural beauty.

DAY 1: Tumbulgum, Tyalgum, Crystal Creek

Ease in to your nature journey ahead and start the day riverside with a morning bite and coffee in Tumbulgum, overlooking the winding turns of the Tweed River, with thick rainforest and Wollumbin Mount Warning as constant backdrops. For keen paddlers, bring your own kayak or hire one here to glide along the Tweed River, taking in its vast bends and the tall subtropical rainforest of Stotts Island, home to native birds, lizards, snakes and frogs. You can also opt to explore smaller tributaries on the Rous River Canoe Trail. Head next to Murwillumbah, stopping by to take in the Tweed Regional Museum’s excellent Land|Life|Culture exhibit to better understand the area’s geological evolution.

It’s a pretty 20 minute country drive to Tyalgum, via Bray Park and along the Tyalgum Road as it traces the curve of the Oxley River. Time your visit for spring or autumn to tour the bursting colours and peaceful pockets within Tyalgum’s tranquil Garden of Light, a 25 acre property celebrating all manner of gardens, from cottage to Tuscan and even some Monet-inspired plantings. Enjoy lunch at Flutterbies before heading north along Limpinwood Road. Take in sweeping valley views from Tyalgum Lookout, found along Boxsell Road, then continue on via Chillingham to overnight at Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat. Here you’ll be embraced by ancient Gondwana rainforest, with over eight kilometres of tracks and fern-lined gullies to explore. There’s also a babbling brook to recline by and glow worms to spot at night! VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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ASK A LOCAL

Gary Wall, Bastion Lane Espresso, Uki Bastion Lane Espresso’s owner and director Gary Wall had long hankered to be part of the coffee industry. After completing an MBA in 2017, Gary purchased a working post office; his plan to run it in tandem with a coffee roastery was regarded by some as mildly bonkers. The large restoration project commenced and once the beautiful 1909 building was restored, the La Marzocco Strada espresso machine and Diedrich coffee roaster were installed, the Bastion Lane Espresso Bar opened its doors in January 2018. Word quickly spread around Uki and beyond that great coffee was being served in the old Uki Post Office, which goes hand-in-hand with our vision to create the best coffee experience for our customers. I love: The location aspect, it really is second to none. Living in Uki, at the bottom of Mount Warning Wollumbin, we are only 35 mins from an International Airport, the same distance from the beach, and just 45 mins from Byron Bay. It’s the perfect mix of work and play. I unwind by: Exercising and swimming at one of the many beautiful beaches in our region, Wooyung is my all-time favourite. Eating out: Without question, Mavis’s Kitchen is my favourite. Owners Charlie and Peter have created a magnificent setting paired with a delicious food and wine menu. Saturday night dinner sitting on one of the balconies is my all-time favourite time to visit. Must-do: Take time to pay a visit to the small, quaint towns in the region. They have so much character and our 'off the track' experiences give you the opportunity to engage with locals in a more intimate setting. Did you know: Mount Warning Wollumbin is the first place in Australia to be touched by the sun as it rises each day. Even in winter, we can experience beautiful warm days of 23 degrees. 23


Start early today with sustenance on-the-go from nearby Crystal Creek Estate (also home to a wonderful plant nursery) and track back via Murwillumbah towards Uki. Turn off at Mount Warning Road, which meanders through dense forest and tall trees, inching higher to the very base of majestic Wollumbin Mount Warning. If you need more bites or a shot of coffee, stop in at the friendly and tranquil Rainforest Cafe to fuel up from the menu’s homemade flavours and review your upcoming trail plans. From a map, you’ll see the arc of National Parks that form a mountainous embrace of the Tweed Valley. These mighty ranges were once the outer edges of a towering shield volcano, with Wollumbin Mount Warning the central vent and are home today to a network of lookouts and tracks navigating our scenic highlights. Continue along Mount Warning Road to the entrance for Wollumbin National Park, a place of great sacred significance to the Bundjalung indigenous people. Meaning ‘cloud catcher’ in local indigenous language, the peak of Wollumbin rises to a towering height of 1,157m above sea level. Learn about the indigenous history of the park via storyboards at the base of the mountain and listen out for lyrebirds along the easy and peaceful Lyrebird track.

Returning along your earlier route, head south towards Uki (grab a quick take-away bite here for lunch later) and along Kyogle Road towards Lillian Rock to start your journey into the Border Ranges National Park and to The Pinnacle Lookout.

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Note: The road from here is gravel so only proceed if your vehicle is suitable to the surface. Be sure to allow enough time in your day to travel safely and comfortably – from Uki to The Pinnacle Lookout, allow about 90 minutes’ driving and at least 30 minutes to enjoy the view. Turn right onto Williams Road and Greegans Road, reaching the Tweed Ranges Scenic Drive, via Blackbutts Lookout, to journey into the Border Ranges National Park and arrive at The Pinnacle Lookout. Bring your camera and take a short walk through forested tracks to be rewarded with extraordinary panoramic views at this iconic spot, taking in the vast Green Caldera and standing high on what was once the rim of an ancient shield volcano. Dramatic escarpments blanketed in trees and vast World Heritage rainforest feature in this breathtaking 360 degree outlook. For keen walkers and experienced campers with the right gear, continue your adventures from here along walking tracks and at camp spots in the Border Ranges National Park and adjoining Mebbin National Park. Or, if this is nature enough for your day, retrace your path to Uki for a good night’s rest in a cosy B & B or rainforest retreat.

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TAKE CARE: The Tweed has a range of stunning National Park hiking trails to explore! Check the NSW National Parks website ahead of your visit for more details and guidance on exploring our National Parks safely and to check on any current advice or warnings.

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CELESTIAL DEW

113 Blissetts Road, Carool 0407 413 339 | zetascof@gmail.com zetascoffee.com.au

21 Coolman Street, Tyalgum 0474 512 528 | celestialdewoftyalgum@gmail.com celestialdewoftyalgum.com

Origin House is an idyllic farm stay situated just above the coffee trees producing Zeta’s Coffee. Guests can wake to wallabies grazing and beans ripening and wander at leisure through the lush plantation. The architecturally designed house allows views across the Tweed and Gold Coast hinterland to the Pacific Ocean.

Enjoy a divine moment away from home… Celestial Dew Guesthouse is an exquisite guesthouse located within ‘The Heart of the Caldera’, Northern NSW… a hidden treasure at the foothills of majestic Mt. Warning, only 45 minutes from the Gold Coast and under 1 hour from Byron Bay.

TWEED GOLD COAST PRIVAT E TOU RS

M O U N T WA R N I N G TO U R S

Suite 2, 34-36 Griffith Street, Coolangatta 0439 554 525 info@tweedgoldcoastprivatetours.com.au tweedgoldcoastprivatetours.com.au

106 Riverside Drive ,Tumbulgum 0422 405 011 | info@mountwarningtours.com.au mountwarningtours.com.au

Tweed Gold Coast Private Tours creates unique tailored experiences and delivers unforgettable moments for our discerning guests. Our stellar experiences take you to the region’s most beautiful locations and undiscovered secret places. Find your unforgettable moments with us at Tweed Gold Coast Private Tours.

Mount Warning Tours provides amazing river cruises & road tours to naturally beautiful places in the Tweed Valley. Experience fabulous scenery, taste delicious local food & enjoy hand-crafted beverages from locally sourced ingredients, on all of our unique experiences. Explore the Tweed from paddock to plate & rainforest to coast, with Mount Warning Tours. VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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Markets & Events

CONNECT WITH OUR COUNTRY TOWNS AND TALENTED PEOPLE THROUGH A SHARED PASSION FOR LOCAL MARKETS AND GREAT EVENTS!

Time your Tweed hinterland holiday to experience our country markets and inland events, with something happening in the calendar all year round. From farmers markets and makers markets to food, wellness and arts events, you’ll find days full of fun and inspiration to take home. Read on for just a taste of our regular markets and annual events and head to our website visitthetweed.com.au for all the latest details. MURWILLUMBAH FA R M E R S M A R K E T E V E R Y W E D N E S DAY; 7 A M TO 1 1 A M

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THE FOUNDRY MURWILLUMBAH

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90 Murwillumbah Street, Murwillumbah 02 6672 1193 | hello@thefoundrymurwillumbah.com.au instagram.com/thefoundrymurwillumbah

1004 Numinbah Road, Crystal Creek 02 6679 1060 | hello@crystalcreekestate.com.au crystalcreekestate.com.au

The Foundry Murwillumbah is located in the Art Deco town of Murwillumbah in Northern New South Wales. This ‘News, Lifestyle & Gift Emporium’ boasts a carefully curated range of luxurious and versatile gifting options for the entire family – all within a lovingly restored 1908 building.

Newly renovated, Crystal Creek Estate Cafe & Nursery, on the banks of beautiful Crystal Creek, is the perfect location for breakfast, lunch, great coffee and fresh baked cakes. Our nursery carries a wide range of plants, pots and more. We are family and dog friendly with indoor and outdoor dining.


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A range of free and ticketed events from degustations and a signature dinner to mulled wine and street food at the Kingscliff Night market. There are also cooking masterclasses, twilight cruises and restaurant events. tastetweed.com.au

TWEED WEDDING TRAIL M U LT I P L E LO C AT I O N S

For couples planning their special day, don’t miss the Tweed Wedding Trail with over 130 local wedding suppliers and premium venues opening their doors over one day.

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Get amongst the Tweed community spirit and enjoy fun for all the family with a side show alley, rodeo, thrill rides, world class horse events, agri-displays, showbags, live music and more.

M AY WINTERSUN 2.0 MURWILLUMBAH

A family-friendly festival taking you back to the pre-80’s with old school music on the dance floor, specially picked retro markets, stunning vintage caravans and hundreds of your favourite retro cars. wintersun2.com.au

Bringing some of Australia’s finest professional and emerging classical musicians to perform in the historic and resonant acoustics of the restored 1908 Tyalgum Community Hall, this long-running and much-loved festival has string quartets, opera recitals, piano duets and pop-up concerts.

For more details on all the events happening in the Tweed go to whatsontweed.com.au

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Art, performance, music and fun! Showcases over 70 contemporary artists from the Tweed and surrounds, with pop-up exhibitions, established galleries, street art, public art and film meshed with performance, tunes and celebration.

Immerse in wellness, sustainability, environment, art and live music throughout the Tyalgum village all weekend. There’s also yoga, qi gong, breathing and movement workshops, films, market stalls and art exhibitions.

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Australia's highest ranked professional Ballroom, Latin & New Vogue dancers perform at Tyalgum Community Hall for a one night only annual spectacular, hosted by 'Dancing With The Stars' judge Mark Wilson. Pre-show dinner at Flutterbies Cafe. heartsaflameproductions.com

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CRYSTAL CREEK RAINFOREST RETREAT

55 Tatyewan Ave, Smiths Creek, Uki 02 6679 5959 | info@ecoasis.com.au ecoasis.com.au

201 Booka Rd, Upper Crystal Creek via Murwillumbah 02 66 791 591 | crystalcreekrr@bigpond.com ccrr.com.au

Six beautiful chalets nestled in the pristine and ancient world of Northern NSW hinterland. Our two storey chalets surround you in understated luxury and comfort, the chalets, although similar in design yet the experience is different from the various parts of the 112 acres that ecOasis resort is situated on. The property is designed so you can experience a closeness with nature.

A Luxury Rainforest Getaway specialising in honeymoons and romantic escapes. Privacy and seclusion is assured with just 13 luxury Cabins, Bungalows and Lodges individually set on 250 acres of rainforest; with 8 kms of walks. Featuring plunge pools, fireplaces, large double spa baths, floor to ceiling windows and rainforest views.

L A RO C H E R E C O R E T R E AT

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7 Minto Place, Smiths Creek +61 402 272 727 | gprocher@me.com larocher.com

4 Tunnel Road, Stokers Siding 02 6677 9023 | reception@hosannafarmstay.com.au hosannafarmstay.com.au

Relax and enjoy yourself after your hiking, in our luxury, fully equipped Villas. Ease the aches in a soothing mineral bath while taking in a spectacular sunset. Follow this with sundowners alongside a cosy log fire. Finally, sink into your sumptuous king bed for a blissful night’s rest in absolute tranquility.

Hosanna Farmstay is country hospitality at its best! Head out for the day and enjoy the fresh air, grab a coffee, see the animals and head for a swim in the dam. Or stay a while! We have plenty of campsites for campers, and huts and cabins for glampers.

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T H E C RO F T B E D A N D B R E A K FA S T 1282 Urliup Road, Murwillumbah 0488 248 811 | thecroft01@icloud.com thecroftbedandbreakfast.com.au Picturesque, peaceful and private self-contained, air conditioned apartments set on 5 evergreen acres which offer stunning views of Mt. Warning and the Border Ranges. Local, fresh, full breakfast provisions, relaxing private decks and inviting pool, enjoy the idyllic surroundings. Only a short 6 minute easy drive south to Murwillumbah.

A V I E W O F M O U N T WA R N I N G B E D & B R E A K FA S T 28 Glenock Road, Dum Dum 02 6679 5068 | accom@viewofmtwarning.com.au viewofmtwarning.com.au A unique purpose-built B & B with stunning views. Come and enjoy peace, privacy and tranquility from your own veranda. Swim in the lap pool. Soak and star gaze from the roof top spa. Breakfast included – cooked to order offering lots of choices.

H I L LC R E S T M O U N TA I N V I E W RETREAT

W O L L U M B I N PA L M S R A I N F O R E S T R E T R E AT

167 Upper Crystal Creek Road, Upper Crystal Creek 02 6679 1023 | info@hillcrestbb.com.au hillcrestbb.com.au

112 Mt Warning Road, Mount Warning 02 6679 5063 | stay@wprr.com.au wollumbinpalms.com

Specialists in peaceful, romantic, gourmet dining and child free getaways at beautiful Upper Crystal Creek, Tweed Valley, Northern New South Wales.

The ultimate indulgent couples escape with private and unique luxury lodges set amongst 65 acres of forest, featuring lakes and streams, gardens, orchards and walking trails. Lodges include a Yurt, Javanese Temple and Earth House with views of Mt Warning including spa, fireplace, a/c, kitchenette, BBQ and plush furnishings. VISITTHETWEED.COM. AU

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