Sports + Adventure

Sports + Adventure

While there is plenty to see indoors, it is the outdoors which showcases the true adventure.

The Tweed’s breathtaking scenery and diverse natural environment is a great excuse to head outdoors. With our subtropical climate and fantastic beaches, landscaped parks and wide open spaces, it’s no surprise that we love our sports and adventure here in the Tweed.

The Tweed offers a wealth of experiences – hike the summit of an ancient volcano to see the sunrise in the morning and take a surfing lesson at a beach that is home to world-surfing champions in the afternoon.

We simply live and breathe outdoor activities  so you won’t be short of options, choose from kayaking, canoeing, diving, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, high ropes courses, deep sea fishing, hiking, horse riding, abseiling, water-skiiing, skateboarding, you name it and we’ve got it on offer.

Choose your own adventure or check out our list of operators below and enjoy a guided experience.

If you’re a mad-keen fitness fan why not enter one of our triathlons, cycling events or fun runs, they’re popular with locals and visitor alike. Check out the events calendar for all the up and coming events.

Slow down the pace and have a hit at one of the the Tweed’s many golf courses, all courses boast beautiful views, challenging plays and competitive rates. Whether you’re a single figure handicapper, or a social player, there are many fantastic golf courses where you can enjoy a game. Golf courses are located at Murwillumbah, Chinderah, Pottsville, Coolangatta & Tweed Heads.

Is fishing your addiction? The ocean, creeks, rivers and estuaries in the Tweed region offer a lifetime’s worth of challenges so pull up a deck chair and find yourself a spot on the bank to throw in a line and try your luck. Don’t forget that fishing licenses are required.

The Tweed offers plenty of sport and adventure. If you’re stuck for ideas or after some suggestions contact the team at Destination Tweed.

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Our Operators


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Kingscliff

Adventure Guru

Adventure Guru is an arm of Watersports Guru, offering amazing natural experiences throughout the Tweed. We have taken thousands of our guests on a wonderful journey to discover the fun and splendor of our oceans, and now we want to take you to explore the land as well. Whether it be snorkeling with the turtles at Cook…

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Tweed Heads

Barefoot Bowls at Tweed Heads Bowls Club

The Twed Heads Bowls Club features a world-renowned international indoor bowling facility and four world class outdoor greens. Throughout the week we offer a diverse program of events suitable for all ages and interests. Outdoor Barefoot bowls 1st Sunday of every month from 12:30pm – 4:30pm. Please click here for more information and bookings. Visit The…

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Hastings Point

Caldera Kayak Experience

Caldera Kayak Experience operating since 2003. Specialising in low impact eco adventures with a friendly, relaxed approach. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality of service including: Kayak Hire (Hourly, half day and full day) Guided Kayak Estuary Tours Stand Up Paddle Board Hire Stand Up Paddle Board Estuary Tours and Lessons…

Tweed Heads

Coast Cyclery

Coast Cyclery is a bicycle and multi -sport retail, service and hire centre in Tweed Heads. Bike hire from as little as $20 including a lock and helmet. Hybrid, kids, road bikes and baby seats available. Call for details.

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South Tweed Heads

Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

Located just south of the Queensland and NSW border, Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club offers the best of both worlds – great golfing in one of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations. Whether you are looking for a challenging game of golf, or a great day or night out, family friendly dining or a relaxing…

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South Tweed Heads

Cooly Dive and Whale Watch

Cooly Dive on the Gold Coast caters for both inexperienced swimmers and the more experienced diver. Whether you wish to learn to dive, snorkel with turtles, watch as a spectator on the fabulous boat, or do an advanced dive course, Cooly Dive has it all for you! Diving off the Gold Coast and Tweed coastlines is spectacular,…

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Kingscliff

Cudgen Headland Surf Life Saving Club

The Cudgen Headland Surf Life Saving Club is located at the southern end of Kingscliff Beach adjacent to the restaurant strip and business centre. It is close to many accommodation facilities and only a short drive from the Gold Coast Airport. The club is open seven days a week and provides a perfect panoramic for…

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Tweed Heads

Drift Tackle and Takeaway

Visit the friendly team at Drift Tackle and Takeaway for all your tackle requirements including NSW fishing licences (including half priced Tweed only). If you want to know the best places to throw in a line and want some expert local knowledge the staff are always happy to help. You can also purchase great local coffee, cakes,sandwiches,…

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South Tweed Heads

Epic Skate Rink

Epic Skate Rink is the only Roller Skating rink on the Tweed/Gold Coast. Relive your childhood and show the kids how it’s done. Heaps of family fun to be had at our many skate sessions from Learn to Skate lessons to the Retro disco night.  Both Roller skates & Roller blades are for hire from…

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Fingal Adventures

Fingal Adventures is based on the northern end of the Tweed Coast. We provide fun, recreational and educational activities for the individual, visitors, corporate groups, schools and the broader community and promotes the natural attributes and beauty of the Tweed Coast. Fingal Adventures activities and services include: Surf School – Learn to surf, surf survival…