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Dalnan picnic area

Tweed Heads Historic Site

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Dalnan picnic area is in Tweed Heads Historic Site near Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Rest and relax in this peaceful, shaded spot when you come to discover local Aboriginal culture.

Dalnan means calm or peaceful in the language of the local Aboriginal people. Set up at one of several picnic tables before visiting Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre just a stone's throw away.

If you feel like stretching your legs after a tasty barbecue feast, try Walk on Water walking track. It's a great way to explore still more fascinating Aboriginal cultural heritage in a beautiful bushland setting.


  • Tweed Head Historical Site, Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Photo: NSW Government

    Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre

    Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre an ideal school excursion or day trip for learning about Aboriginal culture. Listen to Aboriginal guides and enjoy a picnic.

  • A path lined by ferns and trees, Walk on Water walking track, Tweed Heads Historic Site. Photo: Clare Manning © DPE

    Walk on Water walking track

    Take this short walk and experience Aboriginal cultural heritage, sacred sites and beautiful natural scenery, with great birdwatching and photography opportunities.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.