From the river to the rainforest and sparkling creeks to long, sandy beaches, Tweed Heads and her surrounding towns offer holidaymakers plenty of caravan parks to set up and unwind in.
If you’re hitting the road with a caravan in tow in search of the far north coast’s sub-tropical climes, there are plenty of sites to power up and call home as you explore the Tweed region. Even if you’re travelling without a camper or trailer, cabins or camping are a great option for revelling in the laid-back vibes of a coastal caravan park. From relaxed, riverside Tweed Heads caravan parks to ultra-kid-friendly resort-style stays in Hastings Point and the beachside chill of a Kingscliff caravan park, these memory-making stays are brimming with low-key charm.
Tweed Heads caravan parks
BIG4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Park, Tweed Heads
This award-winning bells-and-whistles Tweed Heads caravan park is a kids’ holiday nirvana. Stay in a variety of powered sites or opt for a cabin, some of which can sleep up to eight. The Green Cauldron Waterpark is the stuff of childhood dreams, while Lizzie’s Lagoon is a more sedate place for a fresh dip. There’s also go-karts for hire, a Jumping Jellyfish trampoline, a playground, play zone, and plenty of activities. Paddle the billabong and retreat to the camp kitchen and lounge to cook up a feast come dinnertime.
Address: 30 Holden Street, Tweed Heads South
River Retreat Home and Holiday Park, Tweed Heads
Set directly on Terranora Inlet, this basic caravan park is perfect for those holidaying with their furry friends. Here you’ll find cabins, powered sites, and sites that accommodate larger RVs, as well as amenities such as a pool, laundry, showers and camp kitchen. There are also studio cabins and pet-friendly cabins, as well as a waterfront, two-bedroom house that sleeps up to eight people.
Address: 8 Philp Parade, Tweed Heads South
Tweed Holiday Parks, Tweed Heads
The most northerly and largest of seven locations run by Tweed Holiday Parks, this spot on Terranora Creek is a tranquil place for a retreat. It’s a short walk to the town centre, but feels entirely cloistered from the nearby bustle with its own saltwater lagoon and boat ramp. Stay in a powered site (six with ensuite), cabin or grass tent site and enjoy the pool and waterslide, playground, recreation room and camp kitchen.
Escape the heat and swim at the expansive pool in Tweed Holiday Parks, Terranora Creek.
Address: 3 Dry Dock Road, Tweed Heads South
Pyramid Holiday Park, Tweed Heads South
A range of cabins, powered and unpowered sites, some with ensuites and some pet-friendly, are available at this Tweed Heads caravan park that’s in close proximity to both the Tweed River and southern Gold Coast beaches. It’s fairly rudimentary but tidy and comfortable with a small pool, barbecue facilities, playground and recreation room.
Address: 145 Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads
Colonial Tweed Caravan Park, Tweed Heads
On the southern bank of the beautiful Tweed River, this calm spot set on the aquamarine-hued water is perfect for exploring the surrounding Tweed region. The Colonial Tweed Caravan Park has a riverside swimming pool, small playground, camp kitchen and amenities block to service the powered sites. There are also cabins and ensuite sites available.
Address: 2 Philp Parade, Tweed Heads South
Chinderah caravan parks
Tweed River Hacienda Holiday Park, Tweed Heads
With an absolute riverfront location, this park sits on a tranquil section of the Tweed River and is perfect for chilled-out escapes. Enjoy views of Wollumbin and the Border Ranges as you cast a line out, partake in watersports or simply sit with a good book by the pool. The township and beaches of Kingscliff are just a short drive away, as is beautiful Fingal Head. There are waterfront cabins, ensuite cabins, and riverside and ensuite-powered sites.
Address: 300/37 Chinderah Bay Drive, Chinderah
Homestead Holiday Park, Chinderah
Access to the pristine Tweed River is immediate at this Chinderah caravan park with a private boat ramp and harbour. You can choose from villas or powered sites and unwind by the pool. While the amenities are fairly tired, it’s perfect for a low-key trip and you’re in easy reach of Kingscliff and other Tweed coast towns.
Address: 200/25 Chinderah Bay Drive, Chinderah
Chinderah Village Tourist Caravan Park, Chinderah
As with the other caravan parks set on this stretch of the river, you’re treated to vistas of majestic Wollumbin (Mt Warning) awash with purple hues come sunset. Fishing, boating and watersports are the key attractions here, although Tweed coast and Gold Coast beaches are not too far away. The usual amenities can be found here, such as a basic pool, barbecue facilities, showers, toilets and laundry. Choose from caravan or campsites.
Address: 94–104 Chinderah Bay Drive, Chinderah
Fingal Head caravan parks
Tweed Holiday Parks, Fingal
With Fingal Head Beach stretching out before you, this picturesque spot delivers on summer holiday vibes, even in the cooler months. Swim, surf, snorkel or stroll to Fingal Head Lighthouse direct from the campground where you can bed down in a cabin, surfari tent or powered site (some with ensuites). You’re only 10 minutes from the Tweed Heads CBD, but with a general store and cafe nearby, you won’t really feel the need to leave Fingal.
Settle into a safari tent at Tweed Holiday Parks, Fingal.
Address: 9 Prince Street, Fingal Head
Kingscliff caravan parks
Tweed Holiday Parks, Kingscliff North
This small Kingscliff caravan park has just 50 sites, ensuring a chilled stay. The expansive beach is on your doorstep and the vibrant town centre is just two kilometres away, making strolls out for dinner a cinch or you could hire one of the grounds’ bikes and cycle in for an ice cream. Select from cabins, surfari tents and powered sites (with or without ensuite), but you’ll need to keep your fur baby at home.
Address: 277 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
Kingscliff Beach is only a few steps away from both Tweed Holiday Parks in Kingscliff.
Tweed Holiday Parks, Kingscliff Beach
The twin to Tweed Holiday Parks’ north Kingscliff location, this southerly ground offers an award-winning, absolute beachfront stay. Sandwiched between the sand and the main street, this park is ideal for those who don’t want to miss out on any of the action.
Spend all day on the beach, ride through town on a bike and fall asleep to the waves in either an oceanview cabin or a powered tourist or tent site. There’s a camp kitchen, barbecue and bathroom facilities, but no pets are allowed. While you’re here, make sure you check out Kingscliff’s best restaurants.
Address: 125 Marine Parade, Kingscliff
Ingenia Holidays, Kingscliff
Nestled between the Tweed River and Kingscliff Beach, this caravan park offers the best of both watery worlds. Stay in either a cabin or powered site, which are dispersed across 10 acres of subtropical landscaping, and take the easy 2.5-kilometre wander to the beach or the shorter walk to watch a riverside sunset. You can expect a swimming, games room, camp kitchen and the usual amenities. While not as polished as the other Kingscliff parks, this one has good, old-fashioned family fun feels and books out in advance.
Address: 26 Wommin Bay Road, Chinderah
Hastings Point caravan parks
Tweed Holiday Parks, Hastings Point
Overlooking the watery playground of Cudgera Creek and across to the beach, this Hastings Point caravan park offers the prime spot for those who love to fish, paddle or simple lounge about. On a sunny high tide, Cudgera Creek teems with frolicking families submerging themselves in the crystal waters. It’s the perfect swim spot for young kids, while the beach offers more robust play and good sets for surfers. Bed down in a surfari tent or powered site and, in peak times of Easter and Christmas, you can camp on the grassy headland. Don’t miss sundowners on the headland on a summer’s evening.
Address: 7 Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point
Northstar Holiday Resort, Hastings Point
This is an all-round box-ticker for caravan park accommodation. While close to Hastings Point’s beautiful beach and Cudgera Creek, this resort also offers plenty to keep you onsite.
Settle in at the resort’s spacious dining space.
There’s Sammy’s Adventure Lagoon water park and Neptune’s Castle Kids’ Club to keep the small ones amused, as well as the incredible Marine Discovery Centre, which is Australia’s largest, privately funded marine museum. But the icing on the cake is the adults’ only retreat, complete with hairdresser, day spa, heated lap pool, gym and sauna. You can stay in a premium cabin to a budget cabin or powered and ensuite sites.
Address: 1 Tweed Coast Road, Hastings Point
Pottsville caravan parks
Tweed Holiday Parks, North
Pottsville is the perfect family holiday destination with its sweet town, long beach and the gentle estuary of Mooball Creek. This north-positioned park enhances good times with two swimming pools, playground, basketball court and volleyball court. It’s a short drive into town or slightly longer walk and is in easy reach of Tweed coast towns of Cabarita and Hastings Point. Stay in surfari tents, cabins or powered sites.
Address: 27 Tweed Coast Road, Pottsville
Tweed Holiday Parks, South
Positioned on the water at the southern end of town, this Pottsville caravan park is well-positioned to soak up long, sunshine-filled days on the water. With cabins and sites facing Mooball Creek, it’s easy access to slip into the calm waters for a swim or to try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding.
Go paddle-boarding at Boyds Bay.
Town is just across the road, where you’ll find great cafes and restaurants and beaches are a short walk away. Cabins are fresh and comfortable and powered sites are plentiful.
Address: 2 Tweed Coast Road, Pottsville
The Mooball Creek caravan site boasts the perfect spot for a sundowner.
Wooyung caravan parks
Wooyung Beach Holiday Park, Wooyung
Little-known Wooyung is a beachside agrarian gem at the most southerly point of the Tweed Shire. This rustic but idyllic spot where bare feet and salty hair rule is the place for adventure. You can choose from cabins, studio rooms and powered or unpowered sites. A short five-minute drive to Pottsville and just 15 minutes to Byron Bay, you’ll feel totally isolated, but still be within easy reach of cafes, shops and amenities.
Address: 515 Wooyung Road, Wooyung
Murwillumbah caravan parks
You can set up for a short, one-week stint in this dog-friendly caravan and campground in Murwillumbah. You’ll be well-positioned to peruse the weekly farmer’s market, which is held here every Wednesday. While it’s a very barebones set-up, the basics, such as power, water and hot showers are all accounted for and the caretakers host a ‘happy hour’ every afternoon.
Address: Queensland Road, Murwillumbah
Mt Warning Rainforest Park
Tucked into the foothills of the heritage-listed Wollumbin (Mt Warning) National Park, Mt Warning Rainforest Park is the perfect spot to take in the fresh, mountain air and reconnect with nature. Opt for an eco cottage, cabin or powered or unpowered site and let the tranquil birdsongs of the surrounding rainforest dissolve any residual stress. There’s a general store, pool, yoga centre, and the usual amenities of camp kitchen, hot showers and laundry. The whole park is dog-friendly, bordered on one side by the babbling Korrumbyn Creek and bathed in the lush green of the encompassing forest.
Address: 153 Mount Warning Road, Mount Warning
Offering tent sites, huts, cottages and powered sites, this idyllic campground is also a spot for day-visiting locals who come to pet the farm animals, swoosh down the rustic waterslide into the dam and enjoy a picnic lunch or pizza night.
Get a chance to feed farm animals at Hosanna Farmstay.
You’ll find a gorgeous cafe and camp kitchen, and daily activities, such as campfire damper-making and kayaking. It’s wild bush fun for all ages and easily located to the fantastic Northern Rivers Rail Trail.
Seek solitude in Hosanna Farmstay’s idyllic campground.
Address: 4 Tunnel Road, Stokers Siding