Embrace the Coastal Charm

Things to do in pottsville

At Pottsville Beach Motel, we believe in providing more than just a place to stay; we offer a gateway to memorable experiences and relaxation. Come and explore the wonders of our tranquil corner of the world, and let your coastal adventure begin!”

Explore Pottsville's Hidden Gems

When you visit Pottsville and the surrounding area, you’re in for a treat. There’s a little something for everyone, whether you’re a beach lover, cafe enthusiast, or a nature explorer. Our serene location is the perfect base for your quiet and rejuvenating break.

Discover the Best of the Tweed/North Coast

Pottsville’s charm extends beyond our beautiful beach. We’re conveniently situated, making it easy to explore the Tweed/North Coast region. Just a 20-minute drive north, you’ll find Tweed Heads/Coolangatta, the area’s central hub. Here, you can indulge in activities that cater to all ages. Plus, it’s a quick hop over the border to the vibrant Gold Coast.

To the south, you’ll find the allure of Byron Bay, a mere 30-minute drive away. For a change of pace, head inland to explore the quaint towns of Murwillumbah, Mullumbimby, Uki, and Nimbin.

For more ideas on things to do see the pamphlet board at the front of Reception.

Cudgera Beach

Cudgera Beach

A mere 150m stroll from Pottsville Beach Motel, Cudgera Beach offers pristine sandy shores. It's perfect for swimming, fishing, and leisurely walks. Take a short beachside stroll to Hastings Point for some incredible whale watching.

Mooball Creek

Mooball Creek

A family-favourite swimming spot, Mooball Creek is located close to town and features picnic areas with BBQs and a children's play area. It's an ideal place for fishing, canoeing, and paddleboarding.

Pottsville Environment Park

Environment Park

Immerse yourself in nature at the Pottsville Environment Park. This oasis includes fresh and saltwater wetlands, coastal eucalypt forests, and remnants of heath and rainforest. Explore well-developed walking trails, perfect for cycling, with boardwalks through wetland areas and scenic viewing platforms. Keep an eye out for the local Koala colony, and don't forget the mozzie spray!

Pickle Ball

Pickle Ball

If you're up for some fun and meeting new people, give Pickleball a try at the local Tennis Courts. It's just $10 for 2 hours of light-hearted fun. Join in on Wednesdays and Saturdays for some hits and giggles.

Pottsville Markets

Pottsville Markets

Experience one of the area's finest markets in the charming village of Pottsville. These markets are a treasure trove of unique finds and delicious treats, held every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 7:30 am.

Explore the Best
of the Tweed Coast

Explore the Best
of the Tweed Coast

When you visit Pottsville and its surroundings, you're not just limited to the beach. There's a world of delightful activities waiting to be discovered, catering to the desires of couples seeking a relaxed and quiet break.

Murwillumbah Rail Trail

Rail Trail

Saddle up and embark on a biking adventure along the Murwillumbah Rail Trail. Bring your own bike or rent one right here. This beloved trail draws biking enthusiasts from all over, offering a scenic journey through the region. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a leisurely cyclist, the Tweed section of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail has something to offer everyone. visit their website

www.northernriversrailtrail.com.au or give them a call at (02) 6673 0404.

Hastings Point/Kingscliff
Watersports Guru

Watersports Guru

Dive into the wonders of our oceans with Watersports Guru. They've delighted thousands of guests with adventures like snorkelling with turtles at Cook Island, whale watching on the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding at Kingscliff, surf lessons, and scuba diving excursions. Their passion for the sea is infectious

For inquiries and bookings, reach out at 0430 082 890 or visit their website at www.watersportsguru.com.

Cudgen Earth Brewery

Cudgen Earth Brewery

Craft beer aficionados, rejoice! Just 15 minutes north, you'll stumble upon the local gem, Cudgen Earth Brewery. The Red Earth company combines a love for quality beer with respect for the land they brew on. Sample their brews and savour local fare from an awesome food van. It's the perfect place for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday sessions. They even offer tours and tasting paddles.

Get in touch with them through their website at www.earthbeercompany.com.au.

Tweed Heads - Catch A Crab

Catch A Crab

For a day of family fun, food, and adventure, look no further than Catch A Crab in Tweed Heads. Enjoy scenic cruises on the Tweed River with activities like pelican feeding, yabby pumping (tide permitting), fishing, crab trapping, and even a crab show. All equipment is provided, and tours include morning tea.

Reach out to them at (07) 5599 9972 or visit www.catchacrab.com.au.

Mullumbimby - Crystal Castle

Crystal Castle

Unearth the jewel of Byron with a visit to Crystal Castle and Shambhala Gardens. A short and scenic journey into Byron's hinterland reveals a magical place filled with giant crystals, sacred statues, stunning rainforests, and gardens. It's an enchanted paradise that also caters to kids and offers unique jewellery and fresh food.

For inquiries, call (02) 6684 3111 or visit www.crystalcastle.com.au.

Currumbin - Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Sanctuary

Get up close and personal with Australia's iconic wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Home to over 1000 native animals, this sanctuary provides an immersive experience in a lush Eucalyptus and rainforest setting. Witness these creatures in their natural habitat.

For more information, contact them at (07) 5534 1266 or visit www.cws.org.au.

Murwillumbah - Tweed Regional Gallery

Tweed Regional Gallery

Explore the world of art at the Tweed Regional Gallery. Home to the Margaret Olley Art Centre and a collection of artworks from capital city galleries, the gallery showcases local talent through public programs, guided tours, art classes, craft workshops, and school holiday programs. It's not just a gallery; it's a cultural hub.
Open Wed to Sun from 10am to 5pm - free admission. Visit www.gallery.tweed.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 6670 2790.

Nimbin - Nimbin Candles

Nimbin Candles

Nimbin Candles, located in the alternative town of Nimbin, specialises in non-toxic, hand-dipped, traditionally made candles. Visit their factory in the historic Nimbin Butter Factory and explore the art of candle-making.

Contact them at (02) 6689 1010 or visit www.nimbincandles.com.au.

Duranbah - Tropical Fruit World

Tropical Fruit World

Duranbah - Tropical Fruit World Get a taste of exotic paradise at Tropical Fruit World, just 10 minutes west of Kingscliff. Explore over 500 of the world's rarest tropical fruits, enjoy the Miracle Fruit Show, and take a Plantation Safari. It's a delightful orchard experience.

Reach out to them at (02) 6677 7222 or visit www.tropicalfruitworld.com.au.

Tweed Heads - Tweed Eco Cruises

Tweed Eco Cruises

Experience the beauty of the Tweed River with Tweed Eco Cruises. They offer river and boat cruises, lunch cruises, and day tours just 30 minutes from Byron Bay and Surfers Paradise. Choose from options like lunch, seafood, and sunset cruises.

Book your adventure online today at www.tweedecocruises.com or call (07) 5536 8800.

Tumbulgum - Husk Distillery,
Ink & Rum House

Husk Distillery,
Ink & Rum House

Located just 30 minutes from Pottsville, Husk Distillery offers walk-through tours of their working distillery. Learn about the botanicals behind Ink Gin and the paddock-to-bottle rum production process. Sample their spirits in the barrel house and enjoy the beautiful location while sipping original Husk Rum or Ink Gin cocktails. Make bookings online through their website or social media.

For inquiries, contact them at (02) 6675 9149 or visit www.huskdistillers.com.

Byron Bay & Brunswick - Byron Bay Eco Cruises & Kayaks

Byron Bay
Eco Cruises & Kayaks

Experience nature's wonders as you glide upriver along the pristine narrow waterway of Brunswick River. Mornings on the Rainforest Eco Cruise let you savour local coffee and homemade cakes while keeping an eye out for wildlife. The Eco Sunset Cruise offers a magical exploration of Brunswick River with a Brookie's Gin cocktail, bubbles, wine, beer, and a tasty tapas platter.

For inquiries, call 0410 016 926 or visit www.byronbaycruises.com.au.

Byron Bay - The Farm

The Farm

The Farm at Byron Bay is home to the award-winning Three Blue Ducks restaurant. It's a working farm housing micro-businesses, all dedicated to 'Grow, Feed, Educate.' The farm believes that seeing how food is grown and produced makes the eating experience more pleasurable.

Book a table through their website at www.thefarm.com.au.

Tweed Heads - Tweed Valley Whey

Tweed Valley Whey

Tucked away in the Burringbar Valley, Tweed Valley Whey offers a peek into the cheese-making process. They milk a mixed herd of Holstein Fresian, Jersey, and Brown Swiss cattle and supply their milk to Norco Co-op Ltd. Take a look at their family-owned, on-farm cheese factory.

For opening times, call (02) 6677 1111 or visit www.tweedvalleycheeses.com.au.

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