Bananas, sugar cane, timber and dairying pasture support the township of Bilambil, 10 km south-west of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads
on the glorious border of NSW and Queensland.
Find lush forests and productive agricultural hinterland of the Northern Rivers as well as beautiful beaches and surfing destinations here. It's close to popular tourist destinations of Byron Bay and the Gold Coast yet away from the crowd.
For the fishing enthusiast there is a choice of ocean, beach, rock or estuary - and plenty of choice, given the length of the coastline and the number of river systems. Boat hire, charter services, fishing tackle and hopefully fish are readily available throughout the region. Other water activities on offer are waterskiing, canoeing and whitewater rafting.
In the area
Tropical Fruit World - 25 minutes away - home of the worlds largest variety of tropical fruits including the miracle fruit, the ice-cream bean, lemon meringue fruit and red dragon fruit. Go on a plantation safari, train ride, rainforest walk and jungle river cruise to treasure island. Tastings, gourmet products and natural skincare products. Open 10am to 4:30 pm except Christmas Day Duranbah Road, Duranbah.
Tweed River Historical Society and Museum - with displays of everything from geological specimens to pioneer family household items, old farm machinery, books and photographs. Near Murwillumbah Showground. Open Wednesday and Friday 11am to 3pm
Tally Park Ranch Tours - horse rides, animal feeding, hay ride, trial rides. Tallebudgera.
Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre - historical site of Aboriginal significance with fine art museum, art gallery, amphitheatre for outdoor performances, mangrove boardwalk and picnic facilities. Tweed Heads South