Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

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What's Old in Wollumbin? 

Stack 2011

For current updates see What's New in Wollumbin?

19 December, 2011New! Mountain Trek Adventures.  By popular demand, we now offer an evening National Park rainforest walk and Glow Worms night tour, featuring scenic lookouts, a 4wd track drive and spotlighting for nocturnal rainforest critters as we make our way to a waterfall and Glow Worm colony in a National Park.  A hearty evening finger food meal is included.

16 December, 2011  Updated >> Bed ad Breakfast Accommodation, >> Ecolodges, Nature Retreats and Rainforest Accommodation and >> Cabins, Chalets and Lodges Accommodation  with new listings.

16 December, 2011New listing Bundaleer Retreat at Broken Head.  Less than 10 minutes drive to both Byron Bay and Lennox Head, Bundaleer Retreat offers four ony studio style eco friendly cabins which are ideal for a mid week break, weekend getaway or longer stay for couples wanting peace and tranquility in natural surroundings.  A breakfast basket with local and regional goodies is provided.

7 December, 2011  Updated Camping Grounds, Caravan and Holiday Parks and Pets Welcome.

6 December, 2011 Updated Mavis's Kitchen with new Summer menu and Wine list.

6 December, 2011 Updated Berger Houseboats with guest video showing cruising fun on the Tweed River.

3 December, 2011 Spypoint Cameras Australia distributor updated with new camera traps and IR motion detector cameras.  Infrared digital surveillance cameras ideal for use in remote areas, and where covert monitoring is needed  High resoltion video and colour still photos which can also be sent in real time to a mobile phone, email address or web site.

21 November, 2011 Updated Pottsville Beach Motel specials.   Stay 6 nights for the price of 5 or take a midweek 3 night special.

18 November, 2011 New category > Local Government Areas - Parks and Gardens  Links to local council listings of parks, gardens and picnic spots, with brief description. Function Centres and Reception Venues also updated with new meeting venues.

18 November, 2011  Gold Coast Dog exercise areas info and links added to Pet Friendly Accommodation directory.  Also updated Goverment Services directory and About this Region - Getting Here > external links for local airports.

18 November, 2011   Updated Bushwalking, Bicycling and Horse Riding directory with new link to Tweed Shire Council Tweed Cycleway Network A great resource for locals and visitors alike, looking for where there are cycleways and bicycle paths in the Tweed Shire. Reproduced from the original booklet, it can also be printed out or you can download the booklet in PDF format.  Also check with visitor centres to see if they have the pocket copy available.  Also linked to Byron Shire Bikeways and Gold Coast bikeways.

12 November, 2011Bed and Breakfast Accommodation and Pets Welcome - Pet Friendly Accommodation updated.

8 November, 2011 Professional Trapping Supplies Australia updated with new camera traps and IR motion detector cameras from Spypoint.  Infrared digital surveillance cameras are ideal for use in remote areas, and where covert monitoring is needed  They can also send photos in real time to your mobile phone, email address or web site.

8 November, 2011Weeekend Markets, Community and Farmers Markets updated with new details and telephone contacts.

3 November, 2011Retail and Services Diretory categories: Conference Venues and Corporate Retreats, Function Centres and Reception Venues and Wedding Venues and Services updated.

1 November, 2011Weeekend Markets, Community and Farmers Markets updated with new details and telephone contacts.

25 October, 2011Pottsville Beach Motel Specials updated.

22 September, 2011Cottages on the Creek Closed for renovations.

9 September, 2011 Mt Warning B&B Retreat. Now you can check availability and book online.  Located on five acres of beautiful riverside gardens and rainforest, Mount Warning Retreat is a charming 1920's home overlooking the Tweed River, just 5 minutes drive to Mt Warning National Park. Choose from guest house rooms, yurt, alpine style chalet and standing tents. Solo travellers, couples, families and groups are welcome.

5 September, 2011Akasha Beach Retreat Byron Bay Bali Yoga Holiday Retreats, 7 night Retreat, 25th May to 1st June, 2012.  Yogo Rerteat details and photos updated.

12 August, 2011Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins @ Mt Warning web site updated. Functions and events: Fathers Day Lunch, Sunday 4th September 2011, 3 Course Set menu - Lunch - from 11.30am, $59.00 adults or $29.00 children (Includes Coffee & Tea) and Wearable Art Fashion Parade & Lunch, Thursday 22nd September 2011.

27 July, 2011Sunrise Cove Holiday Apartments Virtual tours uploaded of resort grounds, 3 bedroom apartment and waterfront aparments with ocean views.  On absolute waterfront in Kingscliff, there are 28 luxury AAA 4 star rated 2 and 3 bedroom fully self contained luxury apartments.  Saltwater swimming pool, sheltered pool side barbeque and sundeck, lock-up undercover parking and remote control security gate with intercom.

27 July, 2011NQ Animal Control Services and Cairns Snake Removals. Updated Infrared IR Motion Sensor Cameras details.

7 Julyl, 2011Berger Houseboats Holidays Tweed River.  Kudos and Guest comments updated

20 June, 2011 Locality guides updated:  Byron Bay, Chillingham, Lennox Head and Tyalgum updated.  Retail & Services categories: Dining: Cafes, Teahouses and Restaurants and Amusements, Cinemas, Indoor & Wet Weather Entertainment updated.  Accommodation Specials: Midweek/Weekend Specials, updated.

20 June, 2011Accommodation Packages, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation,, Cabins, Chalets and Lodges, Couples Only Accommodation, Eco Lodges, Nature Retreats, Rainforest Accommodation, Family and Small Group Accommodation, Health Resorts, Relaxation & Pampering Retreats, Pets Welcome - Pet Friendly Accommodation, Holiday Resorts and Wilderness Retreats updated.

20 June, 2011Weekend Markets & Farmers Markets updated.  Accommodation by price Mid Range: $150 - $250 per night  and Luxury: $350 plus night updated.

20 June, 2011 Feature Story: Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre related links updated.

20 June, 2011Big Volcano Activities and Attractions categories updated: Golf Clubs and Courses and Weekend Markets & Farmers Markets

20 June, 2011Retail & Services categories: Dining: Cafes, Teahouses and Restaurants and Education, Research and Training updated.

7 June, 2011 Accommodation Specials: Midweek/Weekend Specials, and Accommodation by Price: Budget: $80 or less per night / Value : $80 - $150 per night / Mid Range: $150 - $250 per night / Deluxe: $250 - $350 per night  and Luxury: $350 plus night updated

7 June, 2011Big Volcano Accommodation categories updated: Boutique & Heritage Accommodation, Cabins, Chalets and Lodges, Couples Only Accommodation, Eco Lodges, Nature Retreats, Rainforest Accommodation, Health Resorts, Relaxation & Pampering Retreats and Wilderness Retreats updated.

22 May, 2011Ecotourism Resource Centre updated:  Academic, Education & Scientific Organisations and Activism: Australian Political Parties - Policies, Democracy & Human Rights and Environmental Campaigns

23 May, 2011Reconyx IR Motion Sensor Cameras.   Infrared IR Motion Sensor Cameras, ideal for Wildlife Research and Field Surveys, RECONYX Silent Image Game Cameras have been the choice of Australian universities and wildlife researchers since 2002.

12 May, 2011Accommodation Specials: Midweek/Weekend Specials, About this Region - Getting Here and Transportation Scheduled and Charter updated,  updated.

5 May, 2011Kallora @ Burleigh. High on a hill just 5 minutes walk to Burleigh town centre and the beach, you can enjoy a relaxing beach getaway in Burleigh Heads. This apartment is available for couples only, via the web site only.  New Photos.

5 May, 2011Kallora Retreat New guest comments. Escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life and simply relax at this boutique B&B guest house, overlooking the beautiful Currumbin Valley in the Gold Coast new web only special offers available, including massage, check the site for details.

4 May, 2011Hastings Cove Holiday Apartments. New specials.  2 bedroom family friendly accommodation just 150 metres to the beach. There's direct access to a sheltered estuary, where you and the family can enjoy great fishing, and activities like swimming, snorkelling and kayaking. Realtime bookings and web only special offers available, check the site for details.

28 April, 2011NQ Animal Control Services and Cairns Snake Removals. Updated Scoutguard Infrared IR Motion Sensor Cameras details.

24 April, 2011ScoutGuard IR Motion Sensor Cameras.  Choose from 3 models of affordable infra-red motion detection cameras with remote picture viewer.  Ideal for remote native animal surveys, wildlife field research, and as spy cams for monitoring farm equipment, crop security, livestock and vehicle movements in paddocks and along boundaries.

26 April, 2011Professional Trapping Supplies. Updated Infrared IR Motion Sensor Cameras details for Scoutguard IR camera traps.

5 April, 2011Berger Houseboats Holidays Tweed River.  Web site updated

30 March, 2011Big Volcano Accommodation categories updated: House-boats, Boat and Yacht Charter, Couples Only Accommodation, Family and Small Group Accommodation and Retail & Services Directory - Transportation Scheduled and Charter updated.

30 March, 2011Big Volcano Activities and Attractions categories updated: Canoeing Safaris, Kayaking, Fishing Tours and Fishing Charters, Boat Hire, Tackle and Bait

21 March, 2011NQ Animal Control Services and Cairns Snake Removals. Trapping supplies and Infrared IR Motion Sensor Cameras now availalbe in North Queensland. Cairns snake catcher with EMERGENCY snake control service, 24 Hours a Day - 7 Days a Week.  EFTPOS (wireless), Mastercard and Visa accepted.

17 March, 2011Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins @ Mt Warning web site updated. Check out the new Autumn lunch and Dinner menu, Summer Wine & Beverages menu, and new Cocktail / function menu.  Set within a beautiful 25 acre farmland, Mavis's Kitchen & Cabins @ Mt Warning is located at the foot of Mount Warning, offering fine food and dining, with weddings and functions a specialty, and unique accommodation on-site suitable for couples and families.

15 March, 2011 Accommodation Specials: Midweek/Weekend Specials, and Honeymoons, Anniversaries, Romantic Holidays and Special Occasions updated.

15 March, 2011Murwillumbah locality page updated.

15 March, 2011Big Volcano Accommodation categories updated: Bed and Breakfast Accommodation, Boutique & Heritage Accommodation, Cabins, Chalets and Lodges, Couples Only Accommodation, Eco Lodges, Nature Retreats, Rainforest Accommodation, Health Resorts, Relaxation & Pampering Retreats, Studio Apartments and Self Catering Units and Wilderness Retreats updated.

15 March, 2011Big Volcano Tourist Attractions and Big Volcano Calendar of Events updated.

15 March, 2011Wychwood Forest Escape updated to domain web site.

2 March, 2011Pottsville Beach Motel Check availability and book online.

7 February, 2011The First Australians and European Discovery links updated.

20 January, 2011Mountain Trek Adventures is the original and most experienced 4WD tour operator to the World Heritage listed National Parks of the Gold Coast hinterland.  Choose from full day and half day Gold Coast hinterland tours which can be personalised to your preferences.

24 January, 2011NQ Animal Control Services and Cairns Snake Removals. Licensed Spotter/Capture services (DERM accred.) Cassowary Shire, Cairns Regional Shire and Cook Shire.

For prior updates, see What's Old in Wollumbin - Stack 2010?


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