The Tweed, with its volcanic soil and plenty of sunlight, is one of the most fertile and lush food bowls in the state. Each artisan puts the same care into their products, whether they are hand-making melt-in-your-mouth cheese or distilling boutique spirits. You’ll pass some of Tweed’s hidden treasures and learn from the locals. You’ll also pick up unique souvenirs to take home for family members, as well as delicious ingredients for your dinner party. Venues can be combined to form a choose-your-own-adventure tour, with takeaway beverages purchased to ensure a safe drive.

Step one

Earth Beer Company is a lively brewery located in Cudgen overlooking Wollumbin Mount Warning. They specialize in experimental brews with flavors that are sure to please those who like experimenting. You can expect to find a sweet Mango Weisse Beir as well as a crisp Fruit Tree NEIPA and stout with chocolatey Bourbon. If the doors are opened, you can take a tour of the brewery.

Step two

Farm & Co is a family-run organic farm in Cudgen, planted on the volcanic soils of the Tweed Caldera. You can relax on a picnic rug and enjoy the warmth of the sun while you listen to friendly pigs, chickens, and hens scurrying around. Or indulge in a relaxing lunch of organic food and sustainable wine. Fresh vegetables are grown meters away from your seat. After lunch, stroll through the farmland and pick a few sunflowers from the fields.

Three stops:

You’ll find Tropical Fruit World in Duranbah: an eco-tourism pioneer. A guide will take you on a tour of the 200 acres of orchards, where 500 varieties of fruit are grown. After the tasting, you can savor the seasonal fruits of this fertile land, including mangosteen, chocolate fruit, and more.

Step four

Tumbulgum Husk Distillery’s reputation for innovation precedes them: they are Australia’s only virgin cane distillery, producing rum from paddocks to bottles and home to the first-ever color-changing gin. You can visit the Husk Distillery from Wednesday to Sunday and grab a spot under an umbrella. Sip a cocktail that is infused with thyme or the Al Peachino. You can relax by choosing one of the set menus.

Five stops:

Pay respect to the Traditional Custodians on the land you are on. You’ll embark on a traditional Huon Pine boat from the pontoon of Coolangatta Tweed Heads Golf Club for the Tweed Escapes Indigenous Lunch Cruise. Enjoy a cruise along the Tweed River while soaking up local stories and knowledge. Two courses of delicious food will be served, including lemon myrtle-crusted snapper with citrus butter.


You can’t go home without some of the Tweed goat and cow cheese. There’s plenty of grass to let the animals graze. In Murwillumbah’s beautiful country town, just 20 minutes from Cabarita Beach and a bustling hub, you will find Kat Harvey Cheese. Arts Precinct, this specialty cheese retailer, is a place where you can connect directly with the maker and is renowned for its moreish toasted sandwiches. Kat’s favorite international dairy products are displayed alongside her own in this haven created by and for dairy lovers.

Stop seven

Bucks Farm is located at the bottom of the Tweed Valley and has the most exotic farm store in the area. Bucks Farm is a place to explore your curiosity and find the most exotic farm shop in the region.

You’re running out of time.

There are many ways to enjoy the best produce in the region if you don’t have enough holiday time. There are many ways to enjoy the region’s best produce if you don’t have time. The Murwillumbah markets, Kingscliff, Duranbah, and Makers & Finders all offer farm-fresh goods. Kiff & Culture provides a variety of bespoke, flavour-led Hinterland Tours for groups.

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