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Getting There

Murwillumbah is inland from the Pacific Highway. The nearest airport is at Coolangatta, 34km (21 miles) away, over the Queensland border. Countrylink trains (tel. 13 22 42 in Australia) link Murwillumbah with Sydney, taking around 13 hours. The one-way fare is around A$110 (US$99/£50) in standard class, A$149 (US$135/£67) in first class. Greyhound Australia (tel. 13 14 99 in Australia, or 07/4690 9950; www.greyhound.com.au) runs from Sydney to Murwillumbah; the trip takes 15 hours.

Visitor Information

The Murwillumbah Visitors Centre, at the corner of the Pacific Highway and Alma Street, Murwillumbah, NSW 2484 (tel. 02/6672 1340; www.tweed-coolangatta.com), is worth visiting before heading out to see more of the Tweed Valley or the beaches to the east. Another option is the Tweed Heads Visitors Centre, at the corner of Bay and Wharf streets, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485 (tel. 07/5536 4244). Both are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Saturday from 9am to 1pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.