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Things to do in Murwillumbah

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Gallery
“A beautiful art gallery with stunning views of the Tweed Valley. Stop for awhile and enjoy the view from the cafe before wandering through the gallery. Take some time to enjoy the recreation of the home of Australias famous artist, Margaret Olly. ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Cinema
“Gorgeous old-school cinema, with a great selection of films. Go just for the experience!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“It has been recently renovated and they have done credit to themselves with the job. They often host great nights, with perhaps movies which have been filmed in the area, or photography. It's well worth a look!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Jono's an excellent chef and his food is fresh, delicious and always interesting. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“The local information centre, pick up brochures and get local tourist information. Also features an Art Gallery based on the natural world. Great gift shop with lots of souvenirs and local handcraft”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Best coffee, great food particularly the locally sourced and made take home products or just have an elegant martini with a retro vibe, may even be some live pop-up music in the alleyway. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“Fabulous views. Take a buggy and save your legs. Reasonable Green Fees. Clubhouse for a beer and asian food. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of my favourite places to sit and chat - the vibe, coffee and good food creates the ambience needed for those long, wide-ranging, satisfying conversations”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Tweed River. Travel on the river from Murwillumbah to the mouth of the river at Tweed Heads.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Must see World Class gallery & fantastic cafe. The Margaret Olley display is extraordinary. Don't miss out!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fabulous Vietnamese, Thai food. Very authentic and great outdoor dining space, with good service and a walk from Queenie.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Gym
“Fantastic aquatic centre beside the Murwillumbah library and Civic Centre. There are about 5 different pools: 25m indoor heated, hydrotherapy pool, pool for learning to swim, 50m outdoor pool, kids outdoor play pools, a long and scary kids water slide!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Farmers markets are a great place to do some shopping and only 30min down the road over the border in the beautiful Northern NSW.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great little pub with a bright and spacious new restaurant/dining area, situated right on the Tweed River. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“A great playground for the kids and a fantastic skate park all in the one spot.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Fabulous Vietnamese, Thai food. Very authentic and great outdoor dining space, with good service and a walk from Queenie.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They do really good healthy food. A great curry plate for lunch and good salads and lots of vegetarian options. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For a trip down memory lane, the biggest burgers and milkshakes in metal cups, pop into The Austral Cafe and Bakery in Murwillumbah. Not the most modern eatery you will find, but well worth the visit. Monday to Friday 6am to 5.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 6am to 1pm. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite places to eat at, their menu has heaps of variety and all their food is simply delicious! Offers great selection of yummy vegan selections: Best veggie burgers we have found available. Also delicious noodle dishes, Dosa, and amazing waffles !!! It’s well worth the little country drive— go treat yourself to this food! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“They have great service! Specials board is usually good, cocktails as well and el fresco dining area.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Coles, Reject Shop, Target County, Donuts, Butcher, Chemist, Newsagent, Bakery, Take Away Food, Tobacco Shop”
  • 1 local recommends

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