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Kingscliff: The perfect family holiday destination

Posted By Holly On July 30, 2013

Don't forget to take your GPS away on your Queensland family holidayKingscliff: The perfect family holiday destination.

When it comes to thinking about the best family holiday destinations in Australia, many people single out capital cities and well known locations such as Melbourne, Sydney or Surfers Paradise.

However, it's well worth taking the time to consider one of the slightly lesser-known gems in Australia such as Kingscliff in New South Wales.

A coastal town located just south of Tweed Heads, Kingscliff offers plenty of family-friendly, interesting activities and is located near several other visitor hotspots as well - making it the ideal destination for your next family vacation.

Here are just a few of the benefits of a holiday in Kingscliff:

Paradise in The Tweed

The town of Kingscliff is located in close proximity to the beautiful Tweed Valley, home to the central volcanic plug of Mt Warning and bounded by the Tweed and Rous Rivers.

The Valley is home to stunning World Heritage rainforests, art galleries, historic buildings and country cafes and is the perfect way to spend a day out.


"Kingscliff offers plenty of family-friendly, interesting activities and is located near several other visitor hotspots as well."


Meanwhile, your family can also enjoy a little water sport action with fishing, surfing, kayaking and more available along the Tweed Coast or take a relaxing cruise along the Tweed River to get a unique view.

Best of all, Mantra on Salt Beach Kingscliff is perfectly situated right within Salt Village in the Tweed River Valley - giving you direct access to the area's many attractions.

Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre

The Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre can be found at the South Tweed Heads historic site adjoining the Ukerebagh Nature Reserve.

With detailed exhibits and videos to be found in the centre's museum, natural surroundings to explore and authentic Aboriginal artefacts on sale, why not consider making a stop at the Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre?

Have a ball in Byron Bay

Just 40 minutes from Kingscliff lies Byron Bay, where you can explore the beautiful beaches and local attraction to your heart's content.

Take a stroll along the lighthouse trail up to the Cape Byron Lighthouse, where you can get an amazing view of the surrounding countryside and even spot a few whales or dolphins at the right time of the year.

If that doesn't take your fancy, there's also the Arakwal National Park, the Byron Bay Golf Club and plenty of beach scenery to explore.


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