- Day out discovering the Tweed sights, with sips and tastes of the local product including return transfers from Kingscliff
- A scenic Tweed River cruise with a seafood lunch onboard included including return transfers
- Evening group meeting times for pre dinner drinks
- Two lunches included as part of your local touring
- Group dining 3 evenings
- Semi hosted by a local host
Extending Your Stay
Consider extending your stay. It’s easy to pass a few more days on the beautiful Tweed Coast of Northern NSW. Ask our travel team about this option, and the additional costs.
** Our January escape connects with Australia Day if you book a pre night stay.**
DAY 1 WEDNESDAY
Arrive at your leisure today. Hotel check in is from 2PM.
The group meets with your local host for pre dinner drinks and dinner.
Drinks on your own account.
DAY 2 THURSDAY
Tweed Sights, Sips & Tastes
Today we explore the scenic Tweed River from Tumbulgum and experience rare & unique, riparian sub-tropical rainforest at Stotts Island on a scenic river cruise on a traditional Huon Pine River ferry. Enjoy a local Northern Rivers seafood meal on-board, while taking in the fantastic Tweed Valley Hinterland views to Wollumbin Mount Warning & beyond. (non seafood eaters are catered for). Glide slowly upstream on the majestic Tweed River and the scenic Rous River into the heart of the Tweed Valley Hinterland.
After the lunch cruise, the group is transferred back to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure. Tonight, a farewell group dinner at a local restaurant, escorted by your local host.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (on cruise)
DAY 3 FRIDAY
Today enjoy some Tweed highlights as you take in the sights, sip and taste some of the delights of the beautiful northern NSW coast and hinterland. Your first stop is at Tweed Valley Whey for a paddock-to-platter cheese tasting at this fourth-generation family-run dairy farm at Burringbar. Enjoy the scenic delights as your discoveries continue and include a local pub lunch, craft brewery visit and tastings, and the impressive local Husk Farm distillery to sample their gins. You’ll be back in time for a bit of down time and the option to meet up with your Encounter buddies for pre dinner drinks and also take the option for a local dinner together (drinks and dinner tonight on your own account)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 SATURDAY
Tweed River Cruise
A day to relax or make plans for your own local discoveries. Tonight, your local host will meet you for pre dinner drinks before escorting you to a group dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5 SUNDAY
Hotel check out is by 11AM.
Itineraries may be subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. If there is any itinerary change prior to departure of significance we aim to inform you prior to travel. Itinerary changes while on tour will be informed by your tour leader/guide while on tour.