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Tweed Heads, NSW

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The lush green coastline of north NSW has wonderful scenery of beautiful coastline and beaches, while in the hinterlands there are national parks and the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia to explore. Tweed Heads is an ideal place to base yourself while you explore this verdant region.

Near the border of Queensland, Tweed Heads offers the best of both worlds, easy access to the excitement of Surfers Paradise just over the border in Queensland, while relaxing in the natural surroundings of Northern Rivers.

Places to Visit

Tweed Regional Museum

Located at Pioneer Park, 230 Kennedy Drive in Tweed Heads, although temporarily closed, can be visited at the re-developed Murwillumbah branch, established in a 1915 heritage building on Queensland Road. With outstanding displays, the museum explores the history, events, people and places of the region..

Wollumbin National Park

With its captivating scenery, Mount Warning and the Wollumbin Rainforest Park provides spectacular scenery and pristine lush rainforests to explore. Here you will find all kinds of native fauna, including echidnas, kangaroos, wallabies, possums and a whole host of others. The sunrise experience from the top of Mt Warning is stunning, giving you views of not only this ancient volcano but the green surrounds and coast.

Tweed River

Experience the glory of the hinterlands of the Northern Rivers by taking a cruise on the Tweed River and the Terranora Lake.

Tweed Regional Gallery

With collections of Australian art and works from local artists, as well as changing and visiting exhibitions, the Tweed Regional Art Gallery is a lively place to soak up some creative culture. Located at 2 Mistral Road (Cnr Tweed Valley Way) Murwillumbah. More about the Tweed Regional Gallery.

Northern Rivers Further Reading

Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre

Head to the Tweed Heads Visitor Information Centre on Bay Street, for more info on the local area, including places to stay and things to do. Phone: 1800 674 414.


There are caravan parks, with facilities as well as bed and breakfasts, house boats, farm stays, holiday homes, motels and hotels to stay at.

NSW Regions

North East Coast


You are near the Queensland border here: Queensland. Nearby is the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise.



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