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What to do on School holidays on the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast

What to do on School holidays in the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast? Tweed Eco Cruises has a wonderful opportunity to for your family to explore!

If you’re looking for a family fun activity during the NSW school holidays, Tweed Eco Cruises has deals you’ll love. Set sail from the Northern NSW Gold Coast for a trip you’ll never forget and have the kids talking about long into the next term.


It’s not always easy to plan the perfect family fun vacation, especially when you’re trying to cater to different ages and preferences. Tweed Eco Cruises, on the other hand, is known for providing fantastic family getaways that are sure to impress guests of all ages and interests. Every cruise in the Tweed Eco Cruises fleet is jam-packed with delicious dining options, incredible entertainment, and unforgettable activities for all ages — not to mention itineraries that take you to some of the Northern NSW Gold Coast’s most adventure-filled places. And the best part? All of the planning has been done for you, allowing you to focus on recharging and relaxing whilst spending time with your family while doing as much or as little as you want.  And it is a perfect to do with another family too – the more the merrier!


From sun up to sun down, there are a lot of activities to do for your day tours at Tweed Eco Cruise.


While there are so many possible options in Tweed Eco Cruises, there is one unique idea that is sure to delight everyone in your family regardless of their age range. We’re talking about Crab Catching Adventure Family Fun Day – an experience you simply have to have.



  • 3-hour Tweed River cruise
  • Morning tea
  • Pelican and seabird feeding
  • Yabby pumping and fishing
  • Informative talks from our river guides on the Mud cabs/yabbies and fish stocks
  • All fishing equipment supplied
  • Crab Catching


This is a cruise for the whole family, with activities like fishing, yabby pumping, mud crab catching, and pelican feeding. Sit back and relax with your family and friends to enjoy a morning tea as you cruise the beautiful waterways of the Terranora lakes. Crabbing can be a family fun activity to plan with your kids while on school holidays and getting started is easy because at Tweed Eco Cruise, all equipment is supplied so you do not need to worry about bringing it with you. Convenient?  You bet.


Another way to spend some quality and family fun time this school holidays is the 3.5-hour Tweed River and Rainforest Lunch Cruise.  Experience a delectable selection of foods sourced locally from the breathtaking Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. While enjoying a sumptuous lunch, take a leisurely cruise through the enchanting channels of Byron Bay to the Gold Coast and learn about the region’s rich history from our Captain’s knowledgeable commentary. You will learn things about this area that you never knew!  After that, you can get up close and personal with the spectacular and magnificent scenery that is simply breathtaking.  You really need to experience and see it to appreciate it.   Make sure you can take some photos to capture the beautiful moments.



  • Morning Tea (local produce)
  • Bird of Prey Feeding
  • Tweed Riviera Gourmet Grazing Platter Lunch
  • Stunning river cruising & views
  • Comprehensive Captain’s commentary on the history, flora & fauna, geological features & formations, and local Indigenous Culture
  • Licensed bar aboard
  • Free return shuttle transfers available from Kirra, Coolangatta, Rainbow Bay and Tweed Heads


This family-friendly cruise activities combines sightseeing, learning and great food, and the kids will love it this school holidays. Experience the Gold Coast like you never had before! For more day tour cruise activities, visit



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