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9 EPIC ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN THE TWEED

23 June, 2022

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Tropical Fruit World

Travelling with the rug rats these holidays? Discover fun and unique activities for kids right here on The Tweed. Fill their day with tractor tours, adventurous walks and unforgettable wildlife encounters. Find 9 epic things to do on the school holidays here:  

FARM FUN  

Visit exotic fruit farm, Tropical Fruit World, and hop onboard a tractor-led farm tour of the 500-acre farm. The experience includes tractor tour, boat cruise, petting zoo and a tasting plate featuring a selection of fun and unique fruits fresh from the farm. 

Grab a day pass to Hosanna Farmstay for just $7 per person and enjoy wholesome country hospitality.  You’ll find plenty of activities for kids including rustic farm tours, animal feeding and an old-fashioned waterslide. On Saturday nights you can pull up a chair by the fire, order some dinner and listen to live local music.  

UNDERWATER ENCOUNTERS 

Share an unforgettable wildlife encounter as a family, heading out to Cook Island Nature Reserve to Swim with turtles. Watersports Guru offer small, group tours all year round led by a team of fun, professional and experienced staff.

For the teenagers (15yrs+), tick ‘swim with whales’ off the bucket list with Cooly Eco Adventures offering this incredible encounter from July – September. 

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Pop into Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre to take in the latest exhibitions and interactive experiences. You’ll find hands-on activities for kids during the school holidays.  

For the budding artists, get creative at a Stone Studio pottery class in Kingscliff. During school holidays the team delivers classes catered to mini artists.  

A WHALE OF A TIME 

From June to October an estimated 30,000 humpback whales make their migration along the Australian East coast. Whilst you’ll spot whales from the beach, the best way to see them is to join a whale-watching tour

CULTURAL DISCOVERY 

Educate and inspire young minds on your next holiday to The Tweed. Be inspired by local history at the Tweed Regional Museums’ exhibitions and school holiday activities. Be educated at the Marine Discovery Centre learning about the environments and ecosystems below the waves through interactive activities for kids.  

EXPLORE OUTDOORS 

Swap screen time for sunscreen and explore the outdoors. Take a shaded walk to Fingal Head Lighthouse, make sandcastles on Kingscliff Beach or take to the calm waters at Jack Evans Boat Harbour with a stand up paddleboard hired from Big Trev at Watersports Tweed.

Feeling even more adventurous? Try a Catch A Crab adventure tour and spend the day yabby pumping, pelican feeding and crab trapping on the Tweed River.

 

SURF’S UP 

If you have a little surfing grom on your hands, why not book them into Surfing Australia High Performance Centre’s School Holiday Camp? This is the ultimate surf coaching experience for all those future Kelly Slaters out there! 

Good Old-Fashioned Fun 

Roll on down to Epic Skate Rink for some old-fashioned fun, taking the kids for a spin around the rink. The rink offer a fun and safe environment for kids and provides learn-to-skate lessons.  

Don’t strike out these holidays, book your lane at Coolangatta Tweed Tenpin for a healthy family competition!  If you’ve got time to spare, pop over and ride the ferris wheel at Jack Evans Boat Harbour (open until 17 July 2022).

 

Cinema Magic 

Check what is showing and buy your tickets for a little bit of cinema magic. The art deco theatre in Murwillumbah, The Regent, is a unique cinematic experience offering the old-school charm of cinema that mum, dad, nan and pop would remember. During the school holidays, you will find family-friendly films screening for kids of all ages.  

Need more fun things to do these School Holidays? Find more epic family-friendly experiences and holiday deals HERE.