Tweed Heads Travel Guide

Surrounded by the crater of an ancient volcano, Tweed Heads is a popular holiday destination on New South Wales' east coast. Beginning just south of the famous Gold Coast and stretching all the way down to the famous New South Wales beachside town of Byron Bay, Tweed Heads enjoys a relaxed lifestyle, subtropical climate, beautiful beaches, great surfing and a number of other natural and manmade attractions. Particularly popular with families, Tweed Heads is easily accessible from Queensland and New South Wales and also offers a great range of shopping and dining, home to some of Australia's largest licensed clubs including the entertainment hotspot of Twin Towns Services Club.


Tweed Heads accommodation offers the ideal traditional Australian beach holiday, with a great range of hotels, resorts and holiday homes to suit all travellers and budgets. Whether you're after oceanfront luxury, a romantic rainforest escape or a comfortable and affordable place to stay with enough room for the whole family, the Tweed Coast has got it all. Conveniently located close to a range of shopping, dining, activities and attractions, many Tweed Heads & Coolangatta accommodation options also feature the added convenience of self-catering facilities for families or extended stays. From views of the iconic Tweed River and out over the picturesque valley to the always-popular views of absolute beachfront accommodation, Tweed Heads is the perfect place for a holiday.

Tweed Heads Holiday Packages

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Although the beautiful natural environment, scenic Tweed River and sun-kissed beaches are a big drawcard to Tweed Heads, the region is also home to a number of other attractions. The Point Danger Lookout is a must see attraction on any visit to Tweed Heads, overlooking the surf beach of Duranbah. A historic area, the lookout is also a great place for spotting dolphins off the coast. Nearby Fingal Head Lighthouse is also steeped in history and is an iconic landmark in the region and although it isn't open to the public it's an impressive sight to see, especially when lit at night. There's also a great range of shopping, dining and entertainment in Tweed Heads and the Tweed River is popular for leisurely day cruises. There are also a couple of museums and historical societies worth checking out, however if culture is your thing the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre is certainly worth a visit.

Getting To Tweed Heads

Easily accessible from Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the northern New South Wales regions of Ballina and Byron Bay, getting to Tweed Heads is easy. The country's main east coast highway is the Pacific Motorway connects Tweed Heads to these nearby regional centres so arriving by car is convenient. If you're flying in from interstate, you can choose to arrive at Brisbane Airport, Gold Coast Airport or the Ballina/Byron Gateway Airport which are connected to Tweed Heads by road, rail and bus/coach services. Car hire is also available from the airports and there are also a number of taxi and limousine services which offer ground transportation. Getting To Tweed Heads