Tweed River and Rainforest Cruise

Departs: Mon-Fri - 9.30 a.m. returns: 2.00 p.m. (QLD time)

Quick Details

Lunch Option Pricing Information

Seafood Lunch & Cruise: Adults: $89 | Seniors: $82| Children: $45

BBQ & Prawn Lunch & Cruise: Adults: $78 | Seniors: $72| Children: $36

Vegetarian Lunch & Cruise: Adults: $72 | Seniors: $72 | Children: $33

** Please note all cruises depart on QLD time

From :
A$ 72

Nature lovers, birdwatchers, foodies, photographers, experience seekers – this is a cruise not to be missed.

Take the ‘sea-nic’ route and join us on our charming 4.5 hour River and Rainforest cruise. This tour navigates the waterways from Tweed Heads to the historic river village of Tumbulgum aboard the classic timber river ferry – ‘The Golden Swan’. This unforgettable journey will immerse you in nature and ensure you leave behind the stresses of city life and daily grind.

With the skyline highlighted by an ancient volcano – Mt Warning, taste the freshest Tweed produce whilst taking in the ever changing views. The captain provides a commentary where guests learn about the regions history and world class eco system that forms part of UNESCO World Heritage Gondwana Rainforest. Keep an eye out for dolphins as you cruise through small villages, sugar cane fields and sub-tropical rainforest. The abundant bird life of the region is showcased at Stott’s Island as we feed the souring birds of prey including eagles, kytes and many others.

Stopover at the quaint village of Tumbulgum and take a leisurely stroll through the art galleries, quirky cafes and historical hotel.

After your village stopover, re-embark to a freshly prepared lunch of fresh seafood, produce and salads. Enjoy a sumptuous fresh seafood or BBQ lunch with all produce sourced from local trawlers, fisherman and neighbouring farms. Enjoy a glass of beer or wine, or the famous Ink gin produced right here on the Tweed River. Finish your meal off with a complimentary cheese board as your cruise meanders back up the Tweed River.


  • Cruise the Tweed River under the constant gaze of Mt Warning (an ancient volcano), the first place in Australia to greet the morning sun.
  • Enjoy locally sourced Tweed Valley coffee and tea and a range of cakes
  • Informative commentary on the history, flora and fauna
  • See the Eagles, Kytes and other seabirds soar as we feed them at Stott’s Island
  • Stopover at Tumbulgum Village and stroll through art galleries, quirky cafes and the historical hotel (built in 1886)
  • Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch, sourced from local suppliers or tuck into the Captain’s BBQ lunch
  • Bird watching and photographic opportunities are abundant as you cruise the river. Keep your eye out for dolphins!
  • Licensed bar aboard
  • Free return shuttle transfers available from Kirra, Coolangatta, Rainbow Bay and Tweed Heads