Local beach villages

Take a leisurely stroll along Kingscliff’s main street and be spoilt for choice with unique fashion boutiques and quirky homewares stores.   Special events include the bi-annual Kingy Triathlon and the Malfunction Surf Festival (10 minute drive). The closest patrolled beaches are Cudgen Headland/Kingscliff and Cabarita Beach.  Walk along the boardwalk at Cabarita to Norries Headland for great ocean views.  A popular surfing beach, there’s plenty to see.  Whales are daily visitors through the cooler months – and it’s free!   (12 minute drive). Iconic surf village of Byron Bay and its distinctive lighthouse lookout is just a 35 minute drive south along the Pacific Highway.  Majestic Mt Warning/Wollumbin is nearby, surrounded by World Heritage listed rainforest and picturesque farmland.

Nearby activities

  • Watersports Guru can set you up with gear, lessons or guided tours for your favourite activities on water (10 minute drive).
  • Tweed River Art Gallery  showcases Australia's fine arts and hosts touring exhibitions.  It's also home to the new Margaret Olley Art Centre (20 minute drive).
  • Visit a working oyster farm and cruise the Tweed waterways to discover our famous local mud crabs with Catch a Crab   (15 minute drive).
  • Enjoy Aussie wildlife encounters and support the wildlife Hospital at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  (30 minute drive).
  • Relaxing gardens and beautiful crystal formations await at Crystal Castle  (45 minute drive).
  • Tour the Tweed River and visit the rural township of Tumbulgum with Tweed Endeavour Cruises (25  minute drive).

Great place for a holiday, huh?  

Want to stay a little longer?

Some great accommodation nearby includes: