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Cabarita BeachTweed Heads

Relax in this small village on the Tweed Coast and enjoy oceanfront nature reserves, renowned surf breaks and fantastic fishing spots.

Cabarita Beach is a coastal hamlet stretching along northern New South Wales’ Tweed Coast, known for its surf beaches and laid-back charm. Enjoy the local community atmosphere or watch professionals riding the waves. Backing onto protected wetlands and coastal reserves, Cabarita Beach is surrounded by magnificent natural scenery and is a popular spot for wildlife watching.

Stroll down the village’s waterfront promenade and visit local shops and boutiques. Make your way to the water’s edge directly in front of town to reach the broad sandy expanse of Main Beach. Stretch out on the golden sand or swim in the section of the beach patrolled by the local surf lifesaving club.

If the swell is pumping, seasoned surfers wax their boards and take on Cabarita Beach’s notorious waves. Time your visit with one of the regional surf competitions or carnivals. Watch as competitors perform tricks as they carve through the waves. Fishing competitions are also popular local events. Devoted anglers from all over New South Wales and Queensland try to hook the biggest tailor at June’s Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition.

Enjoy some hearty local fare at Cabarita Beach’s waterfront pub. Alternatively, use the picnic tables and barbecue facilities in the shoreline park and have a freshly grilled meal while appreciating fantastic views over the Pacific Ocean. Check out the perspective along the Tweed Coast from Norries Head and look for migrating whales in the cooler months. Explore the coastal heathland along the shoreline reserve or try birdwatching in the nearby wetlands of Cudgen Lake.

Cabarita Beach is less than a 30-minute drive south from Tweed Heads. You can also reach the coastal village from Byron Bay, which is about a 1-hour drive. Add Cabarita Beach to your road trip along the North Coast and the Tweed Coast. Enjoy the laid-back appeal of the Tweed Coast in Cabarita Beach.


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The Hideaway Cabarita Beach
The Hideaway Cabarita Beach
2 out of 5
2 Tweed Coast Rd, Cabarita Beach, NSW
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Located in Cabarita Beach, this campground is steps from Cudgen Nature Reserve, Cabarita Beach, and Bogangar Beach. Maggies Beach and Casuarina Beach are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
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"The tent was just as lovely as pictured! As well as the service on arrival as we was shown around the site and all the facilities. The only down side (for us personally) was that we expected the site the be a bit livelier (especially at Christmas eve!) Although everyone was just in their tents and ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

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The Beach Cabarita
The Beach Cabarita
4 out of 5
2 - 6 Pandanus Parade, Cabarita Beach, NSW
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Nestled on the beach, this Cabarita Beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabarita Beach, Bogangar Beach, and Cudgen Nature Reserve. Maggies Beach and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (275 reviews)

"Great size apartment, comfortable and convenient. Pool was fantastic albeit crowded with the beach closed."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

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Cabarita Sea Gem
Cabarita Sea Gem
3.5 out of 5
101/2-6 Pandanus Parade, Cabarita Beach, NSW
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Located in Cabarita Beach, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cabarita Beach, Cudgen Nature Reserve, and Bogangar Beach. Maggies Beach and ...

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Mantra Twin Towns
Mantra Twin Towns
4 out of 5
Corner of Griffith St & Wharf St, Coolangatta, QLD
The price is $110 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30

This family-friendly Gold Coast hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Services Club and Coolangatta Beach. Kirra Beach and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (940 reviews)

"Good room, good views, good breakfast, good location!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

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Mantra on Salt Beach
Mantra on Salt Beach
4.5 out of 5
Gunnamatta Avenue, Kingscliff, NSW
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The price is $114 per night from Mar 16 to Mar 17

Nestled on the beach, this Kingscliff resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of South Kingscliff Beach and Casuarina Beach. Cudgen Nature Reserve and Kingscliff War Memorial ...

4.2/5Excellent! (980 reviews)

"This property is great in Summer months, and is located in a peaceful village setting with good restaurants and a tavern. Unfortunately we had a week of rain and the list of options to do in wet weather is very limited. My previous stay was much better and made use of the pools"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

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Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
4 out of 5
99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD
The price is $137 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Coolangatta, this beachfront apartment building is in the city center and within a 15-minute walk of Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Burleigh Beach ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,729 reviews)

"Everything, convenient location for whar I required. Staff very polite"…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

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