Attractions & Activities

Activities

Local attractions and activities include:

  • Bush walking in Mt. Warning Rainforest, the Border Ranges and the Cougals National Parks
  • Caldera Environment Centre, Murwillimbah
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Currumbin
  • Cruising or fishing on the Tweed or Brunswick Rivers
  • Crystal Castle at Mullumbimby
  • Fresh local fish markets at Brunswick Heads, Chinderah and Tweed Heads and the Caldera Farmers Market each Wednesday morning in the Murwillumbah Showgrounds
  • Greenhills on Tweed Function Centre: Weddings, Parties, Business Functions
  • Helicopter Joy Flights, Coolangatta airport
  • Hot Air Ballooning, Coolangatta airport
  • Ilnam Winery, Carool
  • Learn to Surf, Rainbow Bay or Greenmount
  • Madura Tea Plantation, Murwillumbah
  • Murwillumbah Racecourse, Murwillumbah
  • Murwillumbah Rowing Club
  • Natural Arch, Natural Bridge, Numinbah
  • Nimbin, the original hippie village from the 1960s-1970s
  • Stone and Wood Brewery, Murwillumbah
  • The beautiful beaches of Kirra, Rainbow Bay, Greenmount and Kingsliff are a 15-25 minute drive and Byron Bay a 45 minute drive
  • The Kiva Spa also at Mullumbimby
  • The Red Rattler Cafe, Dungay
  • The Rock Pools, Currumbin Valley
  • Tropical Fruit World, Duranbah
  • Tweed River Jockey Club, Murwillumbah
  • Tweed River Art Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, Murwillumbah
  • Tweed Regional Museum, Murwillumbah
  • Tweed River Aquatic Centre, Murwillumbah
  • Various weekend markets at Kingscliff, Coolangatta, Murwillumbah, Chillingham, Uki Buttery Bazaar, Lismore, Piggabeen Valley, The Chanon, Byron Bay, Kyogle, Woodburn, Bangalow and Palm Beach Currumbin Farmers Market
A 50 minute drive north on the M1 guests can enjoy SeaWorld, Movieworld or Dreamworld but there is much to see and do in the real world of the Tweed Valley.

Annual Local Festivals and Events

January

  • Brisbane International Tennis, Pat Rafter Stadium, Brisbane
  • Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race
  • Wahu Sufers Grommets Cup, Gold Coast

February

  • Tweed Coast Enduro 2017, Pottsville
  • Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 2017

March

  • Dragon Boat Racing QLD, State championships, Lake Kawana
  • Kingscliff Triathlon, 2017

April

  • Tour de Battle - Battle on the Border Cycling Festival, 2017, Tweed Valley

Easter

  • Byron Bay Bluesfest, Australia's premier blues & rock festival

May

  • Byron Bay Triathlon, 2017
  • The Blue Knob Gallery Fibre Show, Nimbin (end May - mid July)

June

  • Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival
  • Coolie Rocks, Cats Rock and Roll, Coolangatta
  • Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition, Cabarita Beach/ Pottsville
  • Head of the Tweed (HoTT) Annual Rowing Competition, Chinderah to M'bah
  • Love Lennox Festival, Lennox Head
  • Miniature Trains, Model Trains & Hobby Show, Carrara, QLD
  • Old & Gold Festival, Brunswick Heads
  • Primex Agricultural Exhibition, Casino
  • Tweed Fusion, a project of the Caldera Institute

July

  • Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival
  • Blue Moon Cabaret, Nimbin
  • Evans Head Fishing Classic
  • Opera at The Channon
  • Splendour in the Grass Festival, Tyagarah, 9 klms north of Byron Bay
  • Taste of Kingscliff & Tweed Coast Food Festival

August

  • Antiques & Collectables Exhibition, Murwillumbah
  • Australian Formula Jet Sprint Association(AFJSA), Round Mountain, Cabarita
  • Australian Naturopathic Summit, Kingscliff
  • Byron Bay Writers' Festival
  • Gold Coast Car Show, Mudgeeraba, QLD
  • The Murwillumbah Banana Festival and Parade

September

  • Australian Formula Jet Sprint Association(AFJSA), Round Mountain, Cabarita
  • Australian University Games 2017, Surfers Paradise
  • Brisbane River Fire
  • Northern Rivers Rowing Assoc(NRRa) Masters Championships, Murwillumbah
  • Movies Under the Stars, Southport, September 2016 to April 2017
  • Murwillumbah Pony Club Jamboree
  • Quota Int Brunswick Valley Craft Show, Mullumbimby
  • SWELL Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD
  • Taste the Tweed, Murwillumbah
  • Tweed annual Foodies Fest
  • Twin Towns & District Garden Expo
  • Tyalgum Festival of Classical Music
  • Ukitopia, Uki
  • Varietyville - Circus & Comedy Spectacular, Uki
  • Woodburn Orchid Spring Show

October

  • Buskers by the Creek, Currumbin
  • Byron Bay International Film Festival
  • Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold Surf Endurance Race
  • Craft Extravaganza Christmas Fair, North Tamborine
  • Glitter Festival, Surfers Paradise
  • Opera in the Park, Broadbeach
  • Tour de Valley Cycling Event, Currumbin Waters
  • Tweed Fusion
  • Tweed Valley Country Roots Festival 2017
  • V8 Supercars Castrol Gold Coast 600, Surfers Paradise

November

  • Brisbane Blast, QSM Cycling event
  • Buckley's Chance Running Festival, Kunghur
  • Byron Bay Latin Fiesta
  • Dragon Boat Racing, Pan-Pacs, Varsity Lakes and Jack Evans Boat Harbour
  • Forest Weekend, Gondwana Rainforests, Lamington National Park, Canungra
  • Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, Bundall
  • Kingscliff Triathlon Cycling
  • Survival Run, Kunghur
  • World Cup Rugby League, Brisbane

December

  • Broadbeach Christmas Carols