Walking Tracks

On your next visit to Waterfall Hideout in the Tweed Valley, breathe the cleanest air you’ll ever experience and soak up the tranquillity of some of the best World Heritage listed national parks and beaches found anywhere in Australia! There are a myriad of walking tracks ranging from 200m to 32km. Explore World Heritage rainforests, Antarctic beech forests dating back 2000 years and spectacular lookouts.

For 30 Northern Rivers Great Walks, Tracks and Trails, click here for pdf.   For Southern Gold Coast Walking Tracks and Lookouts, click here.

Cudgen Nature Reserve is a quite spot located near the coastal village of Cabarita Beach. It is perfect for bird watching, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, swimming and picnics. The beach is only 1.5km from the Lake and offers a safe swimming, surfing and fishing location.

Mebbin National Park  lies at the base of the south-western rim of the ancient Tweed volcano and shares its boundary with the Border Ranges. This World Heritage Park is great for hiking, picnics, bike riding, horse riding and is a quiet camping spot.

Nightcap National Park & Whian Whian State Conservation Area is located on the southern rim of the ancient Tweed Volcano, Nightcap was declared a National Park over 30 years ago and Whian Whian State Conservation Area was created in 2003. In this World Heritage listed area you will find waterfalls and creeks for swimming and fishing as well as hiking, cycling and horse riding trails.

Border Ranges National Park  This Park is located on the western rim of the ancient Tweed Volcano and lies within the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Explore World Heritage rainforests, Antarctic beech forests dating back 2000 years and bushwalking tracks with incredible lookouts.

Wollumbin National Park The rainforests of the World Heritage listed Wollumbin National Park are part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. In the centre, Wollumbin Mt Warning stands at an impressive height of 1157m and is the remnant central vent of the ancient Tweed volcano.

Encounter the amazing flora and fauna of the region at Cook Island, a small volcanic outcrop 600m offshore from Fingal Head.  A beautiful marine playground. It was declared an Aquatic Reserve in 1998 to protect the biodiversity of the islands reef system.