Tours + Daytrips

Tours + Daytrips

There are so many fun ways to explore the Tweed’s waterways, rainforests and attractions. Let a local lead the way – see the sights and hear the stories that make our region come alive.

Leave all the planning to someone else, just jump on the ride and enjoy all the sights.

Visit the Tweed’s main attractions from the comfort of a bus or boat, have a touching experience with animals,  enjoy a rainforest or crab-catching tour, experience exotic fruits at Tropical Fruit World, discover a local winery, explore new locations and make the most of your visit to the Tweed.

Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape or you’re backpacking on a budget, from the rainforest to the coast, you’ll find a host of choices ranging from day trips to extended journeys in the Tweed.  The team at destination Tweed are here to help. Contact us for suggestions on things to do, places to go and tours to book.

Our Operators


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 splendour 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…


Bus Concepts Pty Ltd

Friendly, comfortable and efficient transfers to Byron Bay, Murwillumbah, Surfers Paradise. Coolangatta (Gold Coast) and Brisbane Airports.

Byron Bay Ballooning

Don’t look past a magical hot air Balloon ride over one of the country’s most spectacular environments – Byron Bay. You’ll witness the natural splendour of Byron Bay’s attractions like never before. We are located only 30 minutes south of the Tweed, 45 minutes from the Gold Coast and two hours from Brisbane and invite…

Tweed Heads

Carters Car Rental

Carter’s Car Rental – Gold Coast Airport / Tweed Heads Car and Ute Hire Carter’s Car Rental is a Tweed Heads and Gold Coast car hire business located just minutes from the Gold Coast / Coolangatta Domestic and International Airport. For over 25 years Carter’s have been providing a friendly and professional service and a…

Tweed Heads

Catch a Crab

“Fun, food and adventure for the whole family. Enjoy an adventurous cruise on the Tweed River—hand-feed the friendly pelicans, pump for live fishing bait on the river banks, trap for crabs by the mangrove wetlands & relax with a quiet fishing session as the tour winds down. All equipment is supplied, morning tea is provided….

South Tweed Heads

Coolangatta Whale Watch

“Who we are….” Locally Owned and Operated Since 2006, we have been committed to sharing our knowledge and experience of the Southern Gold Coast waters through our whale watching expeditions. We specialise in photographic, non-threatening close encounters with Whales. Our goal is simple, to provide you our valued guest with a fun, safe and memorable…


Crystal Castle

A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a tranquil and magical sanctuary. Home of the world’s largest and most beautiful natural crystals, The Crystal Castle with its peaceful ambience and exquisite natural splendour, is a place of wonder for everyone. Walk in the lush rainforest and botanical gardens, revealing the wonder of sacred…


Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is voted #1 Gold Coast Wildlife Attraction and is nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalyptus and rainforest and over 1000 native iconic species on display in their natural habitat. Come face-to-face with extraordinary wildlife in exciting daily shows and hands-on encounters. There are so many must do experiences. Cuddle a koala,…


As Australia’s largest theme park, Dreamworld has it all. Adrenaline junkies can take on the world’s tallest free-falling ride, be propelled from zero to 161 kilometres p/h, and even challenge gravity 15 storeys above the ground on the Big 9 Thrill Rides. Come face-to-face with the jungle’s most fearsome predator at Tiger Island or immerse…


Economy Rental Cars

Independent Car Rental Operator established 28 years and based at the Gold Coast Airport. Small cars available from $29 per day. Locally owned & operated.