Murwillumbah is a medium-sized town on the Tweed River, in the hinterland of far northern NSW. The town is surrounded by national parks and many mountains which are visible from the town centre, including Mt Warning.
Murwillumbah has major and independent supermarkets, department stores, and boutique shopping, and is a regional centre for nearby villages including Uki, Crystal Creek, Tyalgum, Tumbulgum, Stokers Siding, Burringbah, Eungella, and Clothiers Creek.
Murwillumbah has plenty of cafes, restaurants, and pubs. Several shops and cafes specialise in health foods. Visit the Tweed River Art Gallery, which is now home to the The Doug Moran National Portrait prize winners from the years 1988 to 2000, and the Tweed River Regional Museum in town. There are also numerous galleries in the surrounding villages. Murwillumbah is an hour’s drive north-west from Byron Bay and 40 minutes from Tweed Heads and the Queensland border.
Murwillumbah Activities & Attractions
- The Regent Family and Arthouse Cinema
- Murwillumbah Theatre Company
- Sacred Heart Parish
- Attractions in Murwillumbah
- Tyalgum Annual Festival of Music
- Tweed Tourism Activities