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Ideally located between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, Murwillumbah is the perfect place to spend a day out with the whole family. Experience scenic views and fill up on local food and culture full of classic country charm.

The character filled streets are home to wholefood cafés, local designer shops, a regional museum, a regional aquatic centre with a giant hill waterslide, an adventure playground and the new Gallery DownTown.

Map of Murwillumbah

Things to do

Have fun on the giant waterslide at Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre (TRAC) Murwillumbah!

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6-8 Tumbulgum Rd, Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Waterslide: Opens from 10am over NSW school holidays (Summertime only).

View the opening hours (external link) and entry prices (external link).

Make a splash at the giant waterslide and cool off with the kids at the preschool water play park. TRAC Murwillumbah offers affordable family fun with family entry starting from $18.50.

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Visit the Tweed Regional Museum

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2 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah, NSW 2484

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm.

Located in the original Tweed Shire Council Chambers of 1915 with significant objects such as the massive Robey steam engine, Aquaman props, the larger-than-life fibreglass Banana Jim - mascot of the annual Banana Festival and famous collection of unique Tweed thunder eggs - the envy of collectors around the world. Vibrant displays bring the Tweed’s history to life through stories of our past.

Entry is free.

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Check out the new Gallery DownTown

Gallery DownTown Gallery DownTown logo

Corner of Brisbane Street and Proudfoots Lane

Open Monday to Wednesday and Friday 10am - 3pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm, closed Thursday and Sunday.

Located in Murwillumbah's CBD on the first floor of the M-Arts Precinct, the Gallery DownTown is the annexe of the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (external link) .

Entry is free.

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Play at the award winning Knox Park adventure playground and Skatepark

Knox Park

24 Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah

Knox Park at Murwillumbah was the winner of the Parks and Leisure NSW Playground Awards and features the first WillPlay Giant TreeHouse in the country.

Play elements cater for a wide age range, from toddlers to teenagers, in different play areas. The playground is designed to engage children in imaginative play that interacts with the natural surroundings and has plenty of natural shade.

It forms part of a $1.2 million youth precinct at the central Murwillumbah park, which also features a plaza-style skate and scooter precinct, an adventure playground with cutting-edge design features, as well as facilities for basketball, handball, soccer and netball.

For more information visit www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/parks.

Murwillumbah markets

Farmers Market

Murwillumbah Farmers Market, each Wednesday 7-11am at the Murwillumbah Showground (Queensland Road). Meet the producers, stock up on homemade miso, wood fired sourdough and local cheese from the many dairy producers of the region.

Murwillumbah Makers and Finders Market is an excellent venue for artists, vintage wares and musicians from the Tweed Region. Enjoy beautiful Knox Park (Brisbane Street) and support local small businesses every third Saturday of the month, 9am–2pm.

Murwillumbah Showground Market (Queensland Road) is hosted by the Tweed River Agricultural Society and is held on the fourth Sunday of each month. Funds raised are used to assist the Society to maintain the Showgrounds in its current picturesque condition. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around approximately 100 stalls with a great variety of treasures to purchase.

Car parking

Park at the multi-story car park at the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre (access from Queen Street) or at Knox Park (access from Brisbane Street).

Other things to do

Visit Tweed Coast Beaches

The Tweed has 37 kilometres of coastline featuring some of the most pristine and stunning beaches in NSW and some of the best surf spots on the east coast - all just a short drive from Murwillumbah.

Border Rangers Pinnacle walk and lookout

For uninterrupted views over the World Heritage-listed rainforest, the crater escarpment, Wollumbin (Mount Warning) and the Tweed Valley. Duration 30 to 45 minutes. Visit the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service website for more information.

National Parks

Tweed is home to the world-heritage listed National Parks of Wollumbin / Mount Warning, the Nightcap Ranges, the Border Ranges and a portion of Lamington National Park.

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Visit TripAdvisor (external link) for more things to do in Murwillumbah.

Getting around

The best way to explore Murwillumbah is by foot. Paved walkways stretch along either side of the Tweed River or you can pick up a brochure for the self-guided historical walk at the Visitor Information Centre.

Read more in the Welcome to Murwillumbah brochure (1.14mB PDF).

Murwillumbah Visitor Information Centre

281 Tweed Valley Way, South Murwillumbah, NSW 2484

Phone: (02) 6672 1340

For more information head to visitthetweed.com.au/visitor-info (external link).

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