Australia’s rivers and lakes are teeming with exciting wildlife, and this morning trip along the Tweed River gives you a unique opportunity to get close to them and see them in their natural habitat. Make friends with the pelicans, go ‘pumping’ for yabbies, catch some big local mud crabs and learn about the local river ecosystem from your guide.
Avoid stuffy tour buses and exhausting hikes on this half-day cruise down the Tweed River. Relax on board a river cruiser as you sail into the Green Cauldron, a sprawling Australian landscape full of beech forests and dominated by the ancient volcano Wollumbin (Mt Warning) on the horizon. Dock at Tumbulgum, a historic village on the Tweed River banks, and spend some time exploring the town at your own pace, without a stressful itinerary.
If you want to explore the booming drinks scene around Byron Bay and the Gold Coast, but are not sure where to begin, join this guided tour. In a small group of no more than nine people, head first for Cape Byron Distillery to tour of the farm and distillery, and sample their Brookies and Slow Gin. After lunch at the Byron Bay Brewing company, head for Stone and Wood for a tour of their beers, then back into the Tweed to meet the makers of Ink Gin and Husk Rum.
The Tweed area of New South Wales is renowned among local foodies for its abundant seafood and tasty regional specialties. On this intimate small-group tour, enjoy a progressive 4-course lunch spread out over four of Kingscliff’s top restaurants—Fins, Osteria, Taverna, and Paper Daisy. Tuck into delicious seasonal dishes, accompanied by fine wines, and learn more about the area’s foodie scene from your guide.
If you’re looking for a tour with a difference—this is a perfect choice! Spend a day in the company of Crab Man—a professional crabber who works on the Tweed River. It’ll expand your knowledge of crabbing skills and conveniently, all equipment rental is included. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, you won’t have to worry about finding somewhere for lunch as a tasty lunch of oysters, wine, and mud crabs is included.
Gather at Tumbulgum the historic meeting place of the waters, before heading into the heart of the caldera. (Transfers from Southern Gold Coast, Tweed Heads and Tweed Coast resorts are included in this tour). The morning views of Mount Warning are majestic, and you can see why it is called Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher. Your first stop is the House of Gabriel Cafe Tumbulgum, to enjoy fresh local organic produce. Then experience the Tweed Regional Museum and the funky new arts precinct M-Arts at Murwillumbah. Explore the back roads of the Tweed Valley as you make your way through Crystal Creek and Chillingham, stopping at Bucks Farm (organic bush tucker farm) before its time to have lunch at the fantastic Flutterbies at Tyalgum. Enjoy a delicious lunch and a guided walk in Tyalgum before making your way back to Murwillumbah for a visit to the Tweed Regional Gallery and the Margaret Olley Centre.
A free and easy day with no time table, only your guests on board (maximum of 10 Passengers), sightseeing, or if you just wanting to throw in a line, then the BBQ Pontoon Boat it the right choice for you!
Have your very own cruise on the Tweed River by hiring one of our boats. We also take the hassle out of fishing with NO fishing license required.
Our passengers regularly get to engage with the native wildlife, commonly spotting turtles, stingrays and dolphins.
Bring along some food, drinks and take the day to relax at your own pace with your DIY picnic on the water.
The person hiring the pontoon must be over the age of 21.
Choose this private transfer for your transit from Pottsville, Cabarita, Casuarina or Kingscliff to Gold Coast Airport (an approximate 30-minute duration). Your local operator provides reliable, courteous, professional service and affordable prices with customer's, comfort, satisfaction and safety being their primary objective. These are exclusively private transfers with no sharing with other passengers.
Visit Tropical Fruit World, where you can learn about tropical fruit around the world and taste the fruit grown on the farm. Cruise down the farm's waterway and feed the wild birds as they swim and swoop alongside the boat, then transfer to a miniature train for a ride through the eucalyptus trees.
Discover hot spots only locals know as you explore the tea and coffee culture of this vibrant corner of Australia on a guided, small-group tour. Amaze yourself with the hidden gems to be found in towns like Currumbin or Murwillumbah; savor local farm produce, including gourmet salami and artisan cheese; and enjoy a tour of a tea plantation and factory. Wrap up the day at the much-awarded Paper Daisy restaurant.