Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
Tweed Heads NSW is nestled right next to the Queensland coastal village of Coolangatta; Referred to as The Twin Towns, both destinations, straddle the border between the border between the two states.
And of course this is the northern gateway to Summerland NSW.
If you are travelling to or visiting Tweed Heads and Coolangatta , our Summerland NSW website provides you with information on:
- where to stay in or near-by Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
- where you can eat and dine in Tweed Heads and Coolangatta and
- what to do whilst staying in Tweed Heads and Coolangatta .
About Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
Tweed Heads is located on the mouth of the Tweed River and surrounded by the caldera of an ancient shield volcano, Mt Warning to the west and offers a wealth of holiday experiences.
Whether you're looking for a romantic rainforest escape in the heart of the Tweed Valley, a relaxing seaside holiday, or a full-on itinerary of tours and entertainment, all can be found around Tweed Heads.
Whilst there you should definitely walk out to Point Danger where you will be greeted by a large memorial for Captain Cook. The memorial marks the New South Wales and Queensland border divide, and you can actually stand in both states at the same time.
From Point Danger you can also get fantastic views. Looking north you can see the Gold Coast in Queensland and looking south you can see along the Summerland NSW coastline.
Tweed Heads is a business centre containing all of the main shops and offices but is also the gateway to the Tweed Valley which has a world heritage listing of national parks nearby including Mount Warning an extinct volcano, Night Cap, Borders Ranges, Springbrook and Lamington National Parks.
Top surfing beaches and the expansive Tweed River make for a perfect arrangement of entertainment and attractions with all major facilities. Surfing, swimming, kayaking, walking, fishing are well catered to as well as the vast array of small cafes and restaurants along the coastal trail.
Scenic drives into the hinterland greet the visitor with charming villages selling local produce, handcrafts and art. The green and lush vegetation of this region provides pleasant scenic walks through rainforests with waterfalls and natural flora and fauna or coastal hikes along beach tracks.
Whereas the Tweed Coast stretching from Kingscliff to Cabarita is rapidly developing with modern coastal communities there are also the older established places that cater to the beach or valley orientated holiday maker.
Whether after a fishing charter to take you on a day fishing trip on the ocean or a river cruise where you dine out, Tweed Headsand Coolangatta offer an abundance of things to do.
How to get to Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
The close vicinity of The Gold Coast Airport caters to national and international flights, making Tweed Heads a very popular destination for tourists and holiday makers.
Where to stay in and near Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
Tweed Heads and Coolangatta offers a range of accommodation options including peaceful and private guest houses, boutique cottages and B&Bs, Motels and Hotels, Resorts and Retreats.
Search through our Tweed Heads and Coolangatta accommodation pages to find your perfect place to stay.
Where to eat and dine in Tweed Heads and Coolangatta
Tweed Heads and Coolangatta offers a range of restaurants, cafes and take-aways to choose from. Check out our where to eat in Tweed Heads and Coolangatta page for inspiration.
Don't forget to come back to the Summerland NSW website and write reviews on your Tweed Heads and Coolangatta experiences to share with locals and other travellers.