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Find Your Moment in The Tweed

WELCOME TO THE TWEED

Explore the natural wonders and rich culture of The Tweed, a stunning region that embraces the Tweed Coast, Tweed Valley and the Tweed River. Visit Tweed to discover sparkling seaside spots, riverside towns and hinterland villages, with endless things to do and accommodation for whatever kind of holiday you’re seeking.

Let us be your Tweed travel guide and take you places to create memories for a lifetime, from ancient forests and nature trails to award-winning culinary moments and art that inspires. Take a countryside drive, join a river cruise or navigate coastal pathways to unearth the best of the Tweed.

Start your Tweed holiday journey here and find our top tips for accommodation, tours, events, dining, outdoor adventures and more.

Discover breathtaking beauty from the Tweed Coast and lush Tweed Valley to the picturesque Tweed River. Compact and diverse, it’s easy to combine morning surf lessons with an afternoon art gallery visit, lunchtime river cruise with a gin distillery tour or a country drive with beach view cocktails.

5 REASONS TO VISIT THE TWEED

Experiences the best in outdoor adventures, foodie delights, art and culture, restorative wellness offerings and more, right here in The Tweed. 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

wellness experiences on the tweed coast

Wellness Activities

Couple view artwork in the Margaret Olley Art Centre at Tweed Regional Gallery

Cultural Experiences

Outstanding Dining

Family walking under Dunbible Bridge on the Northern River Rail Trail

Family Fun

There are so many things to do in The Tweed, with experiences for all ages and interests. Whether you love spending time in nature or discovering the best dining spots, diving into aquatic adventures or restoring health and wellbeing.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Explore new nature trails that are fit for all abilities, from the Uki Mountain Bike Park to the stunning Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail or take a walk in gorgeous national parks, from easy trails to longer hikes. If water is more your style, learn to surf famous breaks or take a tour to see dolphins and swim with turtles.

ARTS AND CULTURE

Be creatively inspired at the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre with stunning exhibitions and regular art workshops and artist talks. Learn about the area’s history, culture, and peoples at the Tweed Regional Museum.

OUTSTANDING DINING

Dine out on the region’s ever-evolving food profile from hatted chefs to awarded restaurants and menus built on seasonal local produce. Experience our paddock-to-plate (and paddock-to-bottle) way of life at working farms and local distilleries with tours, tastings, and take-home treats.

WELLNESS ACTIVITIES

Discover wellness at your own pace. Book in at a day spa, check out local yoga or pilates classes, meditate beside the seaside, breathe in fresh air on a nature trail, get fit paddling out on world-class waves or find serenity kayaking tranquil waterways. Choose to eat healthy, with fresh locally made foods readily available to create your own dishes or select from menus.

 FAMILY FUN

Visit the Tweed with your family, and you’ll find plenty of things to do to keep everyone entertained, from small to large family gatherings. Hire bikes to explore coastal and countryside trails, snorkel with turtles, visit a fun interactive museum, get creative at an art class, meet farm animals, tour a fruit plantation, and learn more about marine life.

WHERE TO DINE AND DRINK IN THE TWEED

If you’re seeking a holiday to satisfy the taste buds, with delicious foodie experiences piled up on your plate, be sure to visit the Tweed with chef-hatted hot spots and award-winning restaurants to friendly local cafes, fresh food markets, and kitchen garden eateries.

MORE PLACES TO DINE AND DRINK

Good food is a way of life in The Tweed, from farm fresh produce and artisan bakehouses to local brews, friendly markets and nationally awarded restaurants. We grow it, harvest it, prepare it and share it. Our plentiful farms reap fresh food all year round, found on menus in stand-out restaurants and relaxed cafes. 

Along the Tweed Coast, expect the best in fresh seafood, ice-creams, sea-view surf club fare and an eclectic range of global flavours and trendy cafes. 

In the Tweed Valley, from hinterland crops and pastures, you’ll find the freshest of fruits and vegetables, dairy milk and creamy cheeses, grass fed meats and free ranging chook eggs, all featured across local menus. 

Flavours found along the Tweed River run from freshwater fish, crabs and oysters to mouth-watering baked goods, river view cafes and delis stocked to the ceiling with local food and drink. 

And it’s not just good food that is found in The Tweed, there’s also locally grown and roasted coffee, a tea plantation, craft beer, distilled gin and rum. Whether it’s calming, celebrating, cleansing or quenching, we’ve got your thirst needs covered too. 

ACCOMMODATION FOR ALL IN THE TWEED

Find your ideal Tweed accommodation, from cosy retreats and seaside glamping to off-grid country cabins and luxury stays. Sleep in and sleep easy on your next overnight Tweed holiday. 

PLAN YOUR STAY

From family holidays to pal group getaways or romantic escapes, you’ll find plenty of accommodation that’s ideal for your next visit to The Tweed.

In the Tweed Valley, find eco retreats and luxury rainforest resorts, family-friendly farm stays, an art deco pub to rest overnight, glamping and safari tents and even comfy campsites along stunning National Park hikes.

If it’s a sea breeze you’re seeking, book a stay on the Tweed Coast, from beach-view apartments or coastal hotels to retro stays, friendly motels or ocean-fronted holiday parks.

Open the door to fresh air beside the Tweed River in a luxe heritage home or stay right on the water in a comfy houseboat made for good times.

DISCOVER EVENTS AND MARKETS

Stay up-to-date with the latest news about great events and local markets that are held throughout the year and right across The Tweed. 

There’s always something happening in The Tweed with events that celebrate the best of our Tweed holiday destinations – from the Tweed Coast to Tweed River and Tweed Valley. There are events in food, art, sport, culture and more. Take a look at our events calendar, What’s on Tweed, to plan your next getaway.

Connect with our local towns and talented people at one of The Tweed’s many regular craft, food, farmers and second-hand markets held across the region all year around. Take home fresh grown fruit and veggies, locally made food and beauty products, hand-crafted artworks, unique collectables and more.

Burringbar
Cabarita Beach
Salt & Casuarina
Chinderah
Fingal Head
Hastings Point
Kingscliff
Murwillumbah
Pottsville
Tumbulgum
Tweed Heads
Tyalgum
Uki
Duranbah Beach
Gold Coast Airport

EXPLORE THE TWEED

The Tweed is a place where sparkling seaside villages, full of the best in food, coffee and surf breaks, give way along wide rivers with ancient stories to embrace country towns full of art, farms and friendly welcomes. Choose the Tweed holiday destination that’s just right for you, from beach getaways to riverside stays and hinterland escapes.

Discover a string of gorgeous seaside hamlets along the 37km stretch of the Tweed Coast, with aquatic adventures to meditative moments, breezy coffee shops to awarded dining and relaxed waterfront holiday parks to luxury stays with a view.

Visit the Tweed’s sweet valley towns to experience new and diverse nature trails for all abilities, taste farm-to-plate flavours and encounter a creative vitality that flows between rivers and mountain ranges.

Flowing from the sea and weaving its way inland beside towns both peaceful and vibrant, the mighty Tweed River is an expansive waterway that invites exploration. Take a cruise, throw in a line, grab a paddle, learn about paddock-to-bottle sips or simply sit riverside to breathe it all in.

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We wish to acknowledge the Ngandowal and Minyungbal speaking people of the Bundjalung Country, in particular the Goodjinburra, Tul-gi-gin and Moorung – Moobah clans, as being the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters within the Tweed Shire boundaries. We also acknowledge and respect the Tweed Aboriginal community’s right to speak for its Country and to care for its traditional Country in accordance with its lores, customs and traditions.