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There’s plenty to do locally these school holidays

Whether it’s a family BBQ by the pool or hands-on creative workshops, there’s no shortage of events to keep the kids entertained locally these school holidays.

Things to do

Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, Murwillumbah

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6-8 Tumbulgum Rd, Murwillumbah NSW 2484 Google Map location

Make a splash at the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centre, Murwillumbah.

Take on the giant waterslide and diving boards, play in the revamped shaded kid’s leisure pool and enjoy the picnic and BBQ areas.

Waterslide: Opens from 10am over NSW school holidays.

View the opening hours and entry prices.

For more information visit:

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Tweed Regional Museum, Murwillumbah

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2 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah, NSW 2484 Google Map location

There’s plenty of fun to be had indoors at the Tweed Regional Museum. Check out the latest exhibitions or attend one of the free kid’s activities including Special Sea Stories Story Time and Coloured Sand Craft activities.

  • Special Sea Stories Story Time and craft (ages 3–7) Tuesday 1 October at 10am
  • Coloured Sand Craft (ages 8–12). Saturday 5 October at 10am FULLY BOOKED

Entry is free. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4pm

To book your place visit tweedshire.eventbrite.com.au

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Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Murwillumbah

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2 Mistral Rd, South Murwillumbah NSW 2484 Google Map location

ART PLAY: All about Olley

If your child is a lover of art join our artist-educators for free drop-in ART PLAY sessions. Families can participate in a creative program focused on still life and interiors, inspired by the exhibitions 'A Shared Obsession: Margaret Olley and Fred Jessup' and Christine Druitt-Preston's 'Olley Land'.

Free drop-in activity - Wednesday 2 & 9 October, 11am – 1pm

Gallery Open Wednesday to Sunday: 10am to 5pm.

Entry is free. No bookings required.

For more information visit:

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Get Creative at your Library, Murwillumbah, Tweed Heads and Kingscliff

Library children

Kids can get hands-on with free library activities including a scratch coding challenge, traditional weaving craft workshops and succulent garden workshops.

  • Scratch coding challenge cards. For ages 8 and over. Tuesday 1 October at 3pm, Murwillumbah Library (02) 6670 2427. Thursday 10 October at 10.30am, Tweed Heads Library (07) 5569 3150
  • Traditional weaving with sticks and yarn. Best suited for ages 8+. Thursday 10 October 9am at Kingscliff Library, (02) 6674 1607
  • Succulents gardening workshop. Best suited for ages 8+. Places limited – bookings essential. Thursday 10 October 3pm, Murwillumbah Library (02) 6670 2427

There's many more activities over the holidays.

Bookings are essential. For details phone:

Murwillumbah (02) 6670 2427
Kingscliff (02) 6674 1607
Tweed Heads (07) 5569 3150

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Other things to do

Murwillumbah Theatre Company

Or check out the award-winning Cinderella pantomime comedy presented by the Murwillumbah Theatre Company. More information Murwillumbah Theatre Company

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.

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.

Check out the new Gallery DownTown

Corner of Brisbane Street and Proudfoots Lane

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

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

Entry is free.

For more information visit Gallery DownTown

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