Tweed Heads Historic Site
All the practical information you need to know about Tweed Heads Historic Site.
Getting there and parking
From Tweed Heads:
- Turn onto Minjungbal Drive at South Tweed Heads from Pacific Highway
- Turn right into Kirkwood Road, near Tweed City Shopping Centre, then continue to the car park at the end of the road before it turns right into Davey Street.
- Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
Tweed Heads Historic Site is accessible by bus, then a short walk from the bus stop at Tweed City Shopping Centre. For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Tweed Heads Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.
Great time for walking, with less mosquitos and lots of butterflies to see. Look out for the vivid blues of the blue triangle or blue mangrove butterflies.
Get away from the holiday crowds, and instead enjoy walking along the boardwalk and learning about Aboriginal culture.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
18°C and 30°C
8°C and 22°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the North Coast region
Tweed Heads Historic Site is always open, but Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre is open 10am-3pm Monday to Thursday.
02 6670 8600
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- Level 1/135 Murwillumbah Street, Murwillumbah NSW 2484
- Murwillumbah office
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre
17 Kirkwood Road, Tweed Heads South NSW 2486
- Monday to Thursday, 10m to 3pm.
- 07 5524 2109
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