Kingscliff and Pottsville
About Kingscliff, Pottsville and Surrounds
The Kingscliff coastline consists of a series of golden beaches cradled between headlands. There are world-class surf breaks and a reef break on the southern edge of Kingscliff.
This region lies in close proximity to the Tweed Valley, the crater of a huge extinct volcano, now carpeted with a vivid green tapestry of farms and rainforest.
The New Tweed Coast is just a 15-minute drive from the Gold Coast Airport, which makes this an ideal choice for a short break.
Endowed with attractive street landscaping and some excellent cafe's and restaurants, Kingscliff is becoming known as a gourmet destination.
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More about Kingscliff
Located on the New Tweed Coast just north of Byron Bay and 15 minutes from the Gold Coast, Kingscliff is emerging as a lifestyle and leisure destination with sensational beaches and all of life's pleasures.
The family resort town of Kingscliff has been popular with New South Wales and southern Queensland families for generations, all drawn to its relaxed holiday ambience, uncrowded beaches, rewarding fishing and moderate climate.
The long golden two kilometres of pristine beach extending from Cabarita to Fingal offers a plethora of beach activities including surfing, swimming, rock fishing, diving at Fido's Reef or Cook Island Reefs or simply just lying on the beach soaking up the sun's warmth.
Main Parade is at the centre of numerous annual Kingscliff events including The Main Street Festival held every October and the Art, Food and All That Jazz Festival every May with a weekend celebration of fantastic art, sizzling jazz and great food.
Be sure to explore the region from an Aboriginal perspective at the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, which includes a museum, art gallery and souvenir shop, and explore the beautiful Tweed River. Take a relaxing cruise from Tweed Heads or hire a houseboat and discover the river for yourself. Also experience nightlife Tweed-style at one of the area's celebrated licensed clubs, such as the South Tweed Sports Club.
The nearby Tweed River offers adrenalin charged water sports such as canoeing, and even pleasure trips and fishing river cruises.
To the west of Kingscliff you will enjoy panoramic views of Mount Warning, where a massive volcanic caldera provides much of the region with fertile volcanic soil cultivating mouth watering tropical fruits and produce. The World Heritage national park Cudgen Nature Reserve is also close by.
Pottsville is 25 minutes south of the Gold Coast Airport and is a quiet coastal town with excellent beaches. The natural surrounding beauty of Pottsville is spectacular with long, uninterrupted beaches, set at the mouth of a creek. You can enjoy the breath taking coastline, in-land rainforests, and many sporting leisure activities the town has to offer.
On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month the town hosts the Pottsville Markets and is a hive of activity. There are animal rides for the children, arts and crafts to view, plenty of food, music and local produce.
The town is serviced by a small shopping centre with takeaway food, restaurants, beachside hotel, supermarket and surf and fishing supplies.
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