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Tweed Heads Historic Site

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Visitor info

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.

Parking

  • Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre See on map

By bike

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.

Spring

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.

Summer

Get away from the holiday crowds, and instead enjoy walking along the boardwalk and learning about Aboriginal culture.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 30°C

Highest recorded

42.9°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 22°C

Lowest recorded

-1.4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

820.4mm

Facilities

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Tweed Heads Historic Site

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Tweed Heads Historic Site is always open, but Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre is open 10am-3pm Monday to Thursday.

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Visitor centre

Nearby towns

Tweed Heads (4 km)

Tweed Heads features endless surfing, beaches and waterways. It is the northernmost town on the NSW coast.

www.visitnsw.com

Murwillumbah (29 km)

Murwillumbah is rich dairy, sugar cane and banana country. It's located on the banks of the Tweed River and set in the Tweed River Valley against a backdrop of rainforest-clad hills.

www.visitnsw.com

Byron Bay (63 km)

Byron Bay is Australia's easternmost town and 'style capital' of the North Coast. It's a place of outstanding natural beauty, set against lush volcanic hills.

www.visitnsw.com