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Discover the Tweed | Experiences in Nature
With five World Heritage listed national parks, numerous reserves, wildlife parks, scenic and tourist attractions, the choice of local cultural tours, eco tours, green tours, nature tours and cruises is endless.
Ecotour, cultural tour and nature tour operators may be accredited with Ecotourism Australia, or follow the general Code of Practice for Ecotourism Operators, and be licensed with local authorities and National Parks and Wildlife Services.
Guides should have substantial local knowledge, with perhaps even a small library of relevant books and local information available, and/or engage tour guides versed in and respectful of local cultures and environments. (i.e. geologists, biologists, ornithologists, scientists, indigeneous elders, local historians etc.)
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Discover the Tweed with Tweed Escapes! We provide amazing river cruises and road tours to naturally beautiful places in the Tweed and Southern Gold Coast.
Our unique range of bespoke packages, naturally immersive eco-cruises and tours, boutique charters, picnics on water, and local food, farm, and brewery tours by road take you to extraordinary local places.
Discover the fabulous scenery, fantastic local food, and amazing biodiversity of the Tweed Valley with Tweed Escapes. Book your next authentic experience in nature with us today!
Cruises start from $55pp for a 2 hour lunch tour up to $195 pp for a 3 hour "Picnic on Water".
Kayak hire and private boat charters also available.
* As at 24/6/22
The Gold Coast's best kept secret, open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm seven days a week. Visit a wildlife park with a difference! Nestled in secluded bushland in the heart of Queensland's Gold Coast, come and view animals in surroundings similar to their natural habitat and enjoy daily ranger-guided wildlife shows. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) - $54.90, Adults $21.50, Concession $14.25
A NSW NPWS Historic Site open daily, features a mangrove boardwalk and walking track winding through the site and free use of picnic facilities with electric barbecues.
The Cultural Centre has a museum, and a shop offering aboriginal art, crafts and souvenirs.
Private tours, small groups, school groups and special interest groups of 20+, are welcome. Indigenous guides are available by arrangment, to provide guided interpretive tours through the museum and site with its relics, flora and fauna. $p.o.a.
The shop and museum open Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm. Museum entry fee: Kids/Students/Pensioners $5, Adults $10.* The walk is free.
* As at 25/8/21
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Set out on a 2.5 hour kayaking adventure in Byron Bay. Receive instruction and equipment from your guide before you take in some of the best sights the East Coast has to offer. See the most Easterly Point of the Australian mainland and the Byron Bay Lighthouse from the sea.
Take in the spectacular panoramic views of the Gold Coast from Tamborine Mountain, then travel onward to O’Reilly’s for the tree top canopy walk, to discover historic logging tracks and hear the epic adventures of early settlers and the heroic rescue stories of the Stinson plane crash.
Time to sample Queensland made wines and fresh local produce!