Getting to Know Tweed
Looking for the perfect place to live, visit or spend a few week’s holidays? The beautiful Tweed has so much to offer. The Tweed has a relaxed and friendly vibe but also has a nearby airport, great shopping centres, hospitals and medical centres, leisure and entertainment venues, the Tweed has everything covered!
The Tweed region offers a wealth of holiday experiences – from lush World Heritage-listed rainforests and rolling green farmland to unspoilt beaches and ocean adventures. Nominated by Tourism Australia as a ‘National Landscape’, this is a must-see destination for travellers who want to get off the beaten tourist track to discover the real Australia.
Whether you are looking for a romantic rainforest escape, a relaxing seaside holiday or a full-on itinerary of activities and entertainment, the Tweed region offers the best of all possible worlds. A wealth of experiences awaits: Lazy days spent fishing; relaxing river cruises or adrenalin-pumping offshore fishing charters; slow and easy drives through quaint country villages, stocking up on fresh produce at local farmers’ markets and browsing local art galleries and craft cooperatives; hiking in the rainforest; long walks by the sea; leisurely lunches at cosmopolitan beachfront cafés or lively dinners at country pubs.
Outside the main centres of Murwillumbah, Kingscliff and Tweed Heads, the quirky charm of the region is revealed in quiet country towns, historic river villages and seaside communities. Along the Tweed Coast, seaside fishing villages have held onto the magic of a traditional Aussie beach holiday where you can swim at safe patrolled beaches, paddle a kayak up the creek, take the kids (or just yourself!) to a quiet fishing spot and enjoy a Stretching from Tweed Heads in the north to Wooyung Beach in the south, the Tweed Coast offers a choice of quiet seaside villages and sophisticated resorts. Safe, patrolled swimming beaches are lined with first-class resort hotels and apartment accommodation and a vibrant retail precinct offering boutique shopping, sundrenched cafes, and restaurants.
The Tweed River is another major drawcard. You can cruise along the waterways through the cane fields to historic river villages or shop for fresh seafood at the local cooperatives and enjoy a picnic platter by the banks of the river.
Take a leisurely drive through the Tweed Valley and you’ll pass roadside stalls selling freshly harvested produce from nearby farms or maybe you would like to haul in your own seafood banquet from the oceans and rivers of the Tweed. Delight in the diversities of the Tweed, there’s plenty to keep you busy, and who knows, Tweed might just be the perfect destination you are looking for!