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Cabarita Beach Guidebook

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Cabarita Beach Guidebook

Food scene
“Smart Asian decor and stylish bar, dim lighting, close-set tables and floaty sheer curtains set the tone - but it is the food that truly excites. (...) A standout is crisp duck in a mandarin-tamarind sauce - sticky-sweet and flawlessly cooked.
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Spice Den Restaurant Santai Resort
9 Dianella Dr
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“Smart Asian decor and stylish bar, dim lighting, close-set tables and floaty sheer curtains set the tone - but it is the food that truly excites. (...) A standout is crisp duck in a mandarin-tamarind sauce - sticky-sweet and flawlessly cooked.
Casual Italian Eatery. Osteria has a focus on fresh, regional produce throughout their menus. Excellent coffee, organic produce gardens, an extensive wine list, local and Italian beers on tap, fantastic cocktails, a function room and children's playground all make Osteria a great place to visit. One of the Tweed Coast's leading wedding venues, Osteria would love to host your next function in their undercover Restaurant Courtyard or private Function Room. Contact the Osteria team for more information.
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Osteria Casuarina
1 Barclay Dr
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Casual Italian Eatery. Osteria has a focus on fresh, regional produce throughout their menus. Excellent coffee, organic produce gardens, an extensive wine list, local and Italian beers on tap, fantastic cocktails, a function room and children's playground all make Osteria a great place to visit. One of the Tweed Coast's leading wedding venues, Osteria would love to host your next function in their undercover Restaurant Courtyard or private Function Room. Contact the Osteria team for more information.
One of the most popular restaurants on the coast. Open (6) nights a week (closed Mondays) Marty’s has a relaxed, friendly environment and offers award winning meals at great prices. From pizzas, pastas, curries to sumptuous steaks and tapas Marty’s has it all. Craft beers on tap as well On cold nights they have an open fire place adding to the atmosphere
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Marty's at Caba
35 Tweed Coast Rd
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One of the most popular restaurants on the coast. Open (6) nights a week (closed Mondays) Marty’s has a relaxed, friendly environment and offers award winning meals at great prices. From pizzas, pastas, curries to sumptuous steaks and tapas Marty’s has it all. Craft beers on tap as well On cold nights they have an open fire place adding to the atmosphere
The dining experience at award winning hatted restaurant Paper Daisy is a celebration of our unique part of the world. With Jason Barratt leading the kitchen, the ethos that drives Paper Daisy is one of sophisticated simplicity, producing dishes that are satisfying, thoughtful and deeply memorable. Paper Daisy has received many accolades
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Paper Daisy
21 Cypress Cres
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The dining experience at award winning hatted restaurant Paper Daisy is a celebration of our unique part of the world. With Jason Barratt leading the kitchen, the ethos that drives Paper Daisy is one of sophisticated simplicity, producing dishes that are satisfying, thoughtful and deeply memorable. Paper Daisy has received many accolades
Open daily and located under the Cabarita Beach Surf Life Saving Club. This restaurant boats one of the best views on the coast. The café has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and is very popular with locals and tourists. Most of the fruit & vegetables are sourced locally from the most fertile soil in the world. Great food and friendly service. Very popular for breakfast and coffee. (and you can have food delivered upstairs to the Surf club for even better views of the coast)
Pandanus Cafe
7 Pandanus Parade
Open daily and located under the Cabarita Beach Surf Life Saving Club. This restaurant boats one of the best views on the coast. The café has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and is very popular with locals and tourists. Most of the fruit & vegetables are sourced locally from the most fertile soil in the world. Great food and friendly service. Very popular for breakfast and coffee. (and you can have food delivered upstairs to the Surf club for even better views of the coast)
Open Thursdays to Sundays this popular and very friendly surf club welcomes locals and visitors with great bar prices and meals delivered from downstairs (Pandanus Café)
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Cabarita Beach Surf Life Saving Club
7 Pandanus Parade
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Open Thursdays to Sundays this popular and very friendly surf club welcomes locals and visitors with great bar prices and meals delivered from downstairs (Pandanus Café)
Children and adults will enjoy this educational outdoor experience while wandering through the vegetable plots of a true organic working farm, that encourages guests to see how fresh produce is grown. Children can nurse the vegan piglets and pick sunflowers. Incorporates a Farm Cafe: Get back to nature, and feel good about what you’re eating in a beautiful setting. The Café serves up wholesome simple dishes where the produce is the star. The menu ranges from café favourites to unique dishes with flair all created with organic produce grown on the farm
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Farm & Co
529 Cudgen Rd
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Children and adults will enjoy this educational outdoor experience while wandering through the vegetable plots of a true organic working farm, that encourages guests to see how fresh produce is grown. Children can nurse the vegan piglets and pick sunflowers. Incorporates a Farm Cafe: Get back to nature, and feel good about what you’re eating in a beautiful setting. The Café serves up wholesome simple dishes where the produce is the star. The menu ranges from café favourites to unique dishes with flair all created with organic produce grown on the farm
The best baguettes this side of Paris. All baked in fresh batches all day long using only the best French flour. Which means that you get to eat the flakiest, crunchiest and drool-worthy pastries every single visit. In 2016 the owners travelled to Paris, to learn the nitty gritty of French baking from a master baker. They bake in French equipment, in small batches, which means you will only get soft and crunchy baguettes fresh out of the oven on the daily. And just like in France- no baguette sits on the shelf longer that two hours. Offers coffee, breakfast and speciality sandwiches made on their French breads all day.
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Cubby Bakehouse
162 Chinderah Bay Dr
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The best baguettes this side of Paris. All baked in fresh batches all day long using only the best French flour. Which means that you get to eat the flakiest, crunchiest and drool-worthy pastries every single visit. In 2016 the owners travelled to Paris, to learn the nitty gritty of French baking from a master baker. They bake in French equipment, in small batches, which means you will only get soft and crunchy baguettes fresh out of the oven on the daily. And just like in France- no baguette sits on the shelf longer that two hours. Offers coffee, breakfast and speciality sandwiches made on their French breads all day.
25 Years of award winning sustainable seafood. We still get excited by fresh whole fish! Renowned as a fine dining destination in Kingscliff, the Fins philosophy has always centred around a commitment to organic produce and the very best local, line caught fish and seafood. After 22 consecutive years of ‘Chefs Hats’ Fins owner and celebrity chef Steven Snow has proudly achieved the ‘Most Sustainable Seafood Restaurant 2015’, in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide
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Fins Restaurant and Bar
6 Bells Boulevard
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25 Years of award winning sustainable seafood. We still get excited by fresh whole fish! Renowned as a fine dining destination in Kingscliff, the Fins philosophy has always centred around a commitment to organic produce and the very best local, line caught fish and seafood. After 22 consecutive years of ‘Chefs Hats’ Fins owner and celebrity chef Steven Snow has proudly achieved the ‘Most Sustainable Seafood Restaurant 2015’, in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide
Pipit Restaurant is a contemporary Australian restaurant by chef Ben Devlin and Yen Trinh. It is a celebration of the Northern Rivers’ coastal lifestyle, great produce and wood-fired cooking.
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Pipit Restaurant
8 Coronation Ave
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Pipit Restaurant is a contemporary Australian restaurant by chef Ben Devlin and Yen Trinh. It is a celebration of the Northern Rivers’ coastal lifestyle, great produce and wood-fired cooking.
Cross the Tweed River at Tumbulgum and drive across picturesque rural valleys and hills to reach Bilambil and Carool. The garden restaurant sits atop the Carool plateau. Winner of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards Tweed Shire (BEATS)
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Potager - A Kitchen Garden
502 Carool Rd
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Cross the Tweed River at Tumbulgum and drive across picturesque rural valleys and hills to reach Bilambil and Carool. The garden restaurant sits atop the Carool plateau. Winner of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards Tweed Shire (BEATS)
Set in a beautiful old Queenslander amongst lush tropical gardens, just off the road from Murwillumbah to Mt Warning at the base of Wollumbin-Mt Warning. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning or afternoon tea with fresh organic food picked from their own gardens
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Mavis's Kitchen and Cabins
64 Mount Warning Rd
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Set in a beautiful old Queenslander amongst lush tropical gardens, just off the road from Murwillumbah to Mt Warning at the base of Wollumbin-Mt Warning. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning or afternoon tea with fresh organic food picked from their own gardens
Great fish and chips plus an award winning seafood menu. Take away or casual dining area
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The Stunned Mullet
16 Tweed Coast Rd
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Great fish and chips plus an award winning seafood menu. Take away or casual dining area
The Chindy’ has won over locals and visitors for over 35 years with its welcoming atmosphere. Overlooking the picturesque Tweed River, it offers a community space for anyone, and any occasion. The Chindy features a sports bar, an expansive shaded deck, live entertainment and hearty pub dining to suit all occasions.
Chinderah Tavern, Chinderah Bay Dr
The Chindy’ has won over locals and visitors for over 35 years with its welcoming atmosphere. Overlooking the picturesque Tweed River, it offers a community space for anyone, and any occasion. The Chindy features a sports bar, an expansive shaded deck, live entertainment and hearty pub dining to suit all occasions.
Sightseeing
Gold Coast Arts Centre has loads to offer, Cinema, Arts Gallery, Comedy Club, Restuarant and it also hosts loads of musicals and other events
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HOTA, Home of the Arts
135 Bundall Rd
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Gold Coast Arts Centre has loads to offer, Cinema, Arts Gallery, Comedy Club, Restuarant and it also hosts loads of musicals and other events
The Wax Museum is a great place to go on rainy day to see some great wax art. It is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and worth a look
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Gold Coast Wax Museum
56 Gold Coast Hwy
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The Wax Museum is a great place to go on rainy day to see some great wax art. It is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and worth a look
Be the first in Australia to see the sunrise from the top of Mt Warning. The 8.8 km, five hour return walk through the rainforest, culminates in breathtaking 360 degree views around the ancient caldera with coastal views stretching from The Gold Coast to Byron Bay. Winding upwards from the Breakfast Creek parking area the Mount Warning summit track passes through a variety of vegetation communities. Subtropical and temperate rainforest, wet sclerophyll forest and heath shrubland are all encountered on your journey. The climb ends with a challenging rock scramble before reaching the summit, the perfect place to picnic before heading back down again. As an alternative to climbimg the mountain enjoy a shorter walk catering for the less energetic. The Lyrebird Track crosses Breakfast Creek before winding some 200m through palm forest to a platform set amongst the lush tropical rainforest. A picnic at The Korrumbyn Creek Picnic Area, situated on the left hand side of the road as you drive towards the mountain, is also available.
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Mount Warning
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Be the first in Australia to see the sunrise from the top of Mt Warning. The 8.8 km, five hour return walk through the rainforest, culminates in breathtaking 360 degree views around the ancient caldera with coastal views stretching from The Gold Coast to Byron Bay. Winding upwards from the Breakfast Creek parking area the Mount Warning summit track passes through a variety of vegetation communities. Subtropical and temperate rainforest, wet sclerophyll forest and heath shrubland are all encountered on your journey. The climb ends with a challenging rock scramble before reaching the summit, the perfect place to picnic before heading back down again. As an alternative to climbimg the mountain enjoy a shorter walk catering for the less energetic. The Lyrebird Track crosses Breakfast Creek before winding some 200m through palm forest to a platform set amongst the lush tropical rainforest. A picnic at The Korrumbyn Creek Picnic Area, situated on the left hand side of the road as you drive towards the mountain, is also available.
Approx 15 mins from Cabarita this venue boats some of the most diverse tropical fruits in the world. Wonderful café and souvenir shop plus farm tours sitting on wagons pulled by farm tractors. Great day out for all ages. Highly recommended!
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Tropical Fruit World
29 Duranbah Rd
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Approx 15 mins from Cabarita this venue boats some of the most diverse tropical fruits in the world. Wonderful café and souvenir shop plus farm tours sitting on wagons pulled by farm tractors. Great day out for all ages. Highly recommended!
Shopping
Robina Town Centre is one of the largest shopping centres. Cinemas, Ten Pin Bowling, Retail Stores, Supermarkets, Restaurants, Cafes and lots more.
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Robina Town Centre
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Robina Town Centre is one of the largest shopping centres. Cinemas, Ten Pin Bowling, Retail Stores, Supermarkets, Restaurants, Cafes and lots more.
Located in Coolangatta only a few minutes South of the property this centre has everything including: Cinemas, Woolworths, Aldi, Restaurants, Cafes, Retail Stores, Beauty Stores, Pub, Timezone and lots more. Directly across the road from the Coolangatta beach with amazing views
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The Strand at Coolangatta
72-80 Marine Parade
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Located in Coolangatta only a few minutes South of the property this centre has everything including: Cinemas, Woolworths, Aldi, Restaurants, Cafes, Retail Stores, Beauty Stores, Pub, Timezone and lots more. Directly across the road from the Coolangatta beach with amazing views
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre has recently had a million dollar upgrade and the shops include: Event Cinemas, Coach, City Beach, Gucci, Peter Alexander, Ralph Loren, Rolex, Bulgari, Calvin Klein, Carla Zampatti, Chanel, Crown Currency Exchange, Diesel, Ella Bache, Fossil, Gent, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes Paris, Harrolds, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, Lululemon, Napoleon, Nike, Oakley, Oscar Oscar, Oroton, Pandora, Politix, Prada, Salvatore Ferragama, Sass & Bide, Sandro Paris and TagHeuer. The also have free shopping shuttle from Surfers Paradise to Nobby Beach. Free parking up to 5 hours. Tram line and bus line takes you directly there every 15 minutes on the Gold Coast Highway.
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Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
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Pacific Fair Shopping Centre has recently had a million dollar upgrade and the shops include: Event Cinemas, Coach, City Beach, Gucci, Peter Alexander, Ralph Loren, Rolex, Bulgari, Calvin Klein, Carla Zampatti, Chanel, Crown Currency Exchange, Diesel, Ella Bache, Fossil, Gent, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes Paris, Harrolds, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, Lululemon, Napoleon, Nike, Oakley, Oscar Oscar, Oroton, Pandora, Politix, Prada, Salvatore Ferragama, Sass & Bide, Sandro Paris and TagHeuer. The also have free shopping shuttle from Surfers Paradise to Nobby Beach. Free parking up to 5 hours. Tram line and bus line takes you directly there every 15 minutes on the Gold Coast Highway.
At Tweed City we have all your shopping and dining needs covered with convenient and easy access, plenty of parking and over 140 specialty stores to choose from. As the hub of the Tweed Community, Tweed City offers shoppers access to fresh food, fashion and a focus on everyday needs in a truly convenient setting. Delivering a relaxed shopping destination, Tweed City is home to Big W, Kmart, Coles and Woolworths all under one roof. With the recent addition of the first Harris Scarfe store to the region, Tweed City offers the complete shopping experience. The Cove at Tweed City is an exciting new dining and entertainment precinct offering a vibrant destination for the local community and visitors to the region. With a diverse array of family friendly dining options, open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner; in addition to our Centre Food Court offering a range of options for all tastes and budgets - we really do have it covered! Come and enjoy the relaxed environment with family and friends; catch the latest movie at Hoyts, let the kids enjoy the playground whilst you enjoy the various entertainment on offer. Located conveniently on the NSW and QLD border, in Tweed Heads South, Tweed City is situated ten minutes from the Gold Coast Airport and only minutes from the beaches and holiday hub of the region.
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Tweed City Shopping Centre
54 Minjungbal Dr
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At Tweed City we have all your shopping and dining needs covered with convenient and easy access, plenty of parking and over 140 specialty stores to choose from. As the hub of the Tweed Community, Tweed City offers shoppers access to fresh food, fashion and a focus on everyday needs in a truly convenient setting. Delivering a relaxed shopping destination, Tweed City is home to Big W, Kmart, Coles and Woolworths all under one roof. With the recent addition of the first Harris Scarfe store to the region, Tweed City offers the complete shopping experience. The Cove at Tweed City is an exciting new dining and entertainment precinct offering a vibrant destination for the local community and visitors to the region. With a diverse array of family friendly dining options, open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner; in addition to our Centre Food Court offering a range of options for all tastes and budgets - we really do have it covered! Come and enjoy the relaxed environment with family and friends; catch the latest movie at Hoyts, let the kids enjoy the playground whilst you enjoy the various entertainment on offer. Located conveniently on the NSW and QLD border, in Tweed Heads South, Tweed City is situated ten minutes from the Gold Coast Airport and only minutes from the beaches and holiday hub of the region.
Attraction
Surf World on the Southern end of the Gold Coast has amazing Surf Art, Culture and History. It is located across the road from the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and is worth a look if you are in the area and while you are there grab a coffee at Currumbin at the many cafes located on the beachfront
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Surf World Gold Coast
35 Tomewin St
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Surf World on the Southern end of the Gold Coast has amazing Surf Art, Culture and History. It is located across the road from the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and is worth a look if you are in the area and while you are there grab a coffee at Currumbin at the many cafes located on the beachfront
Paradise Country is a great day out for the family with little kids as it has baby animals that the kids can touch and feed. They have shows during the day with horses, lamas, kangaroos, koalas and loads more
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Paradise Country
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Paradise Country is a great day out for the family with little kids as it has baby animals that the kids can touch and feed. They have shows during the day with horses, lamas, kangaroos, koalas and loads more
Movie world is for the whole family. It has rides for little kids and big kids, shows all day long including the Motor Car Races, 4D cinema, roller coasters, food and retail stores
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Warner Bros. Movie World
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Movie world is for the whole family. It has rides for little kids and big kids, shows all day long including the Motor Car Races, 4D cinema, roller coasters, food and retail stores
Dreamworld is an amusement park for the whole family, with rides for little kids, rides for big kids, water park and animals such as tigers, koalas, kangaroos and lots more
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Dreamworld
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Dreamworld is an amusement park for the whole family, with rides for little kids, rides for big kids, water park and animals such as tigers, koalas, kangaroos and lots more
Wet'n'Wild is a waterpark that caters for the whole family, with heated pools, slides for little kids, slides for big kids, food stores and retails stores
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Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast
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Wet'n'Wild is a waterpark that caters for the whole family, with heated pools, slides for little kids, slides for big kids, food stores and retails stores
Seaworld has loads of entertainment for all the family, with water park, rides for the little kids, rides for the big kids, helicopter rides, sealife animals including dolphins, polar bears, penguins, sharks, fish, seals, sting rays and lots more
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Sea World Resort
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Seaworld has loads of entertainment for all the family, with water park, rides for the little kids, rides for the big kids, helicopter rides, sealife animals including dolphins, polar bears, penguins, sharks, fish, seals, sting rays and lots more
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is all native australian animals and has a variety of feeding times that you can touch and hold the animals such as Kangaroos, Koalas, Snakes, Crocodiles, Birds and lots more. It also has loads of activities for the kids and big kids
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
28 Tomewin Street
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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is all native australian animals and has a variety of feeding times that you can touch and hold the animals such as Kangaroos, Koalas, Snakes, Crocodiles, Birds and lots more. It also has loads of activities for the kids and big kids
An amazing day trip to a place of beauty. Crystal castle has something for everyone. Walk around and view all crystals up close and personal, walking tracks, ancient relaxation and meditation. The gift shop has Crystals of all shapes, colours and sizes. Finish up at the coffee shop that serves great coffee, snacks and meals overlooking the valley.
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Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
81 Monet Dr
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An amazing day trip to a place of beauty. Crystal castle has something for everyone. Walk around and view all crystals up close and personal, walking tracks, ancient relaxation and meditation. The gift shop has Crystals of all shapes, colours and sizes. Finish up at the coffee shop that serves great coffee, snacks and meals overlooking the valley.
Minyon falls is a fabulous waterfall when there has been a great spout of rain in the area. Easy viewing from the drive up the road to the falls and from the platform.
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Minyon Falls lookout
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Minyon falls is a fabulous waterfall when there has been a great spout of rain in the area. Easy viewing from the drive up the road to the falls and from the platform.
This distillery makes rum from the finest quality, freshly crushed cane juice grown on their own farm, an approach known as the French-style or Rum Agricole. It was inspired by the owners experiencing how rum is still traditionally made on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, which experiences a similar climate plus has volcanically derived soils like those found in this region of the Northern Rivers of NSW. The distillery offers guided tours of the operation, plus a café which offers “a simple grazing menu” of local fresh produce
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Husk Distillers
592 McAuleys Rd
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This distillery makes rum from the finest quality, freshly crushed cane juice grown on their own farm, an approach known as the French-style or Rum Agricole. It was inspired by the owners experiencing how rum is still traditionally made on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, which experiences a similar climate plus has volcanically derived soils like those found in this region of the Northern Rivers of NSW. The distillery offers guided tours of the operation, plus a café which offers “a simple grazing menu” of local fresh produce
Described as an “exceptional gallery... home to some of Australia's finest in a variety of media” by Lonely Planet. MOAC celebrates the career, life and legacy of its namesake, Margaret Olley – Australia’s most celebrated painter of still life and interiors. MOAC combines exhibitions of paintings and objects, an interactive multi-media drawing activity, research library and education workshop, and is complemented by the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio. Central to the MOAC is the recreation of areas of Olley’s famous home studio, principally the Hat Factory and the Yellow Room. The recreation features original architectural elements such as windows and doors, relocated from Olley’s home studio at 48 Duxford Street, Paddington, Sydney. The interiors are filled with over 20,000 items Olley collected over many years as subject matter for her paintings.
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Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Rd
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Described as an “exceptional gallery... home to some of Australia's finest in a variety of media” by Lonely Planet. MOAC celebrates the career, life and legacy of its namesake, Margaret Olley – Australia’s most celebrated painter of still life and interiors. MOAC combines exhibitions of paintings and objects, an interactive multi-media drawing activity, research library and education workshop, and is complemented by the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio. Central to the MOAC is the recreation of areas of Olley’s famous home studio, principally the Hat Factory and the Yellow Room. The recreation features original architectural elements such as windows and doors, relocated from Olley’s home studio at 48 Duxford Street, Paddington, Sydney. The interiors are filled with over 20,000 items Olley collected over many years as subject matter for her paintings.
Travel
Located only 15 minutes drive, 18km away its close by and easy to get to. UBER approximately $20 - $25
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Gold Coast Airport
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Located only 15 minutes drive, 18km away its close by and easy to get to. UBER approximately $20 - $25