Tweed Endeavour Cruises River and Rainforest eco tour
4 hours 30 minutes
Tweed Eco Cruises (TEC) delivers an unforgettable 4.5-hour return trip to the historic river village of Tumbulgum.Relax aboard the river cruiser the Golden Swan as you embrace the soothing surrounds of the resource rich Tweed River, lifeblood of a fertile former volcanic region known as The Green Cauldron.And under the watchful gaze of the ruggedly imposing Mt Warning you will be treated to a sumptuous BBQ lunch.ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tweed River, New South Wales AustraliaTweed Eco Cruises offers an unforgettable four and a half-hour return trip to Stott’s Island, with a stopover at the riverside village of either Tumbulgum or Chinderah (tide dependent on which village we visit). Relax aboard the river cruiser, the Golden Swan, as you embrace the soothing surrounds of the resource-rich Tweed River, the lifeblood of an ecologically diverse former volcanic region known as the Green Cauldron, with the riverbank lined with sugar cane fields and lush rainforest. Under the watchful gaze of the ruggedly imposing Mt Warning, you’re treated to a sumptuous on-board lunch.Duration: 4 hours
Tresures Of The Tweed: Food Farm And Scenic Arts
Gather at Tumbulgum the historic meeting place of the waters, before heading into the heart of the caldera. (Transfers from Southern Gold Coast, Tweed Heads and Tweed Coast resorts are included in this tour). The morning views of Mount Warning are majestic, and you can see why it is called Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher. Your first stop is the House of Gabriel Cafe Tumbulgum, to enjoy fresh local organic produce. Then experience the Tweed Regional Museum and the funky new arts precinct M-Arts at Murwillumbah. Explore the back roads of the Tweed Valley as you make your way through Crystal Creek and Chillingham, stopping at Bucks Farm (organic bush tucker farm) before its time to have lunch at the fantastic Flutterbies at Tyalgum. Enjoy a delicious lunch and a guided walk in Tyalgum before making your way back to Murwillumbah for a visit to the Tweed Regional Gallery and the Margaret Olley Centre.This tour commences at the Tweed Caldera lookout point at Duranbah, before heading into the heart of the caldera. The morning views of Mount Warning are majestic, and you can see why it is called Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher. Your first stop is the House of Gabriel Cafe at Tumbulgum for fresh home baked scones and coffee or tea. Then experience a scenic drive to the Tweed Regional Museum and Caldera Wildscapes & the Green Cauldron Panorama at Murwillumbah. Explore the back roads of the Tweed Valley as you make your way through Crystal Creek and Chillingham, stopping at Bucks Farm (organic bush tucker farm) before its time to have lunch at the fantastic Flutterbies at Tyalgum. Enjoy a delicious lunch and a guided walk in Tyalgum before making your way back to Murwillumbah for a visit to the Tweed Regional Gallery and the Margaret Olley Centre.
Crab Pot To Plate: Tweed River Cruise including Lunch
Join Bundjalung Nation descendant Luther Cora, ‘The Black Cockatoo’, and our professional crabber on the unique four-hour Australian Pot to Plate Adventure. Learn about the region’s evocative past as ‘The Black Cockatoo’ and the 'Crab Man' take you into the heart of mud crab headquarters, the Terranora Lakes mangrove system.This is an adventure only an few will experience; Luther will explain the local traditional hunting methods and then take you on a walk through the mangroves to hunt crabs. Afterwards, cook the crab on an open fire and learn about the regions history.Luther and the crab man take you to see how crabs are caught today. Pull up the pots to check the crab’s pots for lunch. Pot to Plate, you catch it, we cook it! Dine on freshly caught Mud crab, freshly shucked oysters, salads, tropical fruits, walk on deserted islands and view the birdlife which inhabit the mangroves. Only Tweed Eco Cruises, the eco tour specialists offer this unique Aussie adventure.• 3-hour cruise aboard Captain Bill’s Explorer. • 90-minute tour with Crab Man, your personal guide. • Lunch on mud crabs & oysters, with a glass wine. • Morning tea. • Pelican and seabird feeding. • All equipment. • Freshly shucked oysters.Features • Join our 3-hour cruise for morning tea and lunch, but in between be met by Crab Man and his specialized boat for this 90-minute adventure offered exclusively by TEC. • Yabbie pumping (bait collecting on sandy islands) with Crab Man. Waterproof waders provided. • Trapping for your mud crab lunch. • Exploring mangrove channels other boats cannot reach. • Eat freshly shucked oysters at the oyster farm. • Crab Man briefing about your freshly caught lunch. • Pot to plate … watch your catch be cooked on the back deck of Captain Bill’s Explorer! • Fresh, sweet tasting female mud crab – a rarity