Pottsville Beach is one of the many beaches located on the Tweed Coast. The coast is famous for its beaches, surfing, fishing, reserves and beachside parks. The creeks and estuaries around Pottsville are great for canoeing, fishing and swimming, especially with children. Visit the Pottsville Beach Markets on the first and third Sunday of each month for local produce and crafts. Pottsville Botanical Gardens has beautiful walks that wind through the natural bushland and creates a picturesque setting along the banks of the river.
Located east of Mount Warning, Pottsville offers a variety of mainly budget accommodation including caravan parks, cabins, holiday flats and motels. Boat launch ramps are available at Pottsville and Hastings Point and Mount Warning and Nightcap National Parks are about 40 kilometres away.