Tweed Heads Attractions

Tweed Heads is renowned as a relaxing, leisure and recreation holiday destination with a stunning natural environment and plenty of beautiful beaches. However there's a lot more to Tweed Heads then just working on your tan, collecting shells and splashing about in the water. There is a great range of shopping, dining and entertainment as well as iconic landmarks and cultural and historical experiences when it comes to Tweed Heads attractions.


Point Danger Lookout: One of Tweed Heads' most popular natural attractions, the Point Danger Lookout overlooks the surf beach of Duranbah. The historic lookout also offers some fantastic opportunities for spotting dolphins is the water off the coast of Tweed Heads.

Fingal Head Lighthouse: An iconic in the Tweed Heads landscape, the Fingal Head Lighthouse is steeped in history. Although it is no longer open to the public on the inside, it is certainly still worth and visit and makes for an impressive sight, particularly at night when it is lit.

History & Culture

Tweed Historical Society Inc: Operating out of the Old Tweed Heads Court House, the Tweed Heads Historical Society Inc have preserved a wondeful collection of photographs from the early settlement days including country and beach scenes, pioneer families, shipping and commerce.

Tweed River Regional Museum: Offering three different branches in Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah and Uki, the Tweed River Regional Museum is a unique journey into the history, culture, people and places of the majestic Tweed region.

Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre: Aiming to preserve and highlight the cultural heritage of the Tweed region, the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre features a museum of videos and detailed exhibits featuring Aboriginal artefacts such as bark paintings, boomerangs, didgeridoos and an authentic sacred bora ring ceremonial site.

Leisure & Recreation

Tweed City Shopping Centre: The shopping hub of the Tweed and southern Gold Coast region, Tweed City Shopping Centre is a large air conditioned mall home to a wide range of retailers and specialty stores offering groceries, fashion, accessories, homewares and gifts as well as Hoyts cinemas, a food court and a range of cafes and restaurants.

Tweed Heads Bowls Club: An excellent family-friendly dining and entertainment venue, the Tweed Heads Bowls Club offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with award-winning dining options, live entertainment, a kids club and world-class lawn bowls greens which make a fun daytime activity for the whole family.

Twin Towns Services Club: One of the Gold Coast's premier entertainment venues, Twin Towns Services Club offers a fantastic range of dining options and showroom entertainment with live performances by a number of notable bands, artists and tribute shows.

Coolangatta Tweed Heads Golf Club: The ideal way to spend a leisurely day in the Tweed Heads sunshine, the Coolangatta Tweed Heads Golf Club is home to two 18-hole championship golf courses and offers some challenging holes for beginners and pros alike.

Tweed River Cruises: Offering a relaxing way to spend the day and a unique perspective on the flora and fauna of the Tweed region, Tweed River cruises allow you to get up close and personal with a range of local wildlife and enjoy the lush sub-tropical rainforest found in the region.