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Tweed Endeavour Cruises

Come and explore the diverse waterways of the Tweed, where you can learn how to catch the Aussie mud crab and get up close and personal with the native wildlife. Gain a unique perspective of the local way of life through a range of activities including fishing, yabby pumping, crab catching and bird feeding. Cruise past oyster leases, keep your eye out for a dolphin and take a journey through the inlet that harbours the freshly cooked mud crab delicacies on your plate.

Or if you wish to unwind, step aboard the River and Rainforest Cruise - the only Rainforest cruise in the region.

Meander through lush agricultural fields and low lying sub-tropical rainforest, whilst their Captain takes you back as early as 1823 when John Oxley first cruised down the river. Be amazed at the beauty of Stott's Island 400 acres of untouched dense rainforest.

Our Tours

Activities include trapping for mud crabs, Crab Show, fishing, pelican feeding and yabby pumping. Dine on freshly caught and cooked mud crab accompanied by a buffet of salad, rice, soup, and afternoon tea.

All fishing equipment supplied and transfers from accommodation available.

Indicative rates

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$40 $99

Tweed Endeavour Cruises offer a relaxing 'River and Rainforest Cruise' aboard the Golden Swan. Departing from Tweed Heads, this cruise meanders down the pristine Tweed River through lush agricultural fields and low lying sub-tropical rainforest. Their informative and extremely knowledgeable captain provides a full commentary, taking you all the way back to 1823 when John Oxley first cruised down this river.

Admire the ecological gem called Stotts Island, where they stop and feed the local birds of prey including sea eagles, whistling and brahminy kites. It is incredible to see these birds at such a close range. Be amazed at the beauty of the islands dense rainforest with over 400 acres of untouched rainforest and 225 different flora and fauna species.

Indicative rates

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$33 $77

Rainforest Cruise - Cruise along the scenic Tweed River whilst enjoying an informative commentary on the local area from the Captain. Enjoy morning tea as you cruise through lush agricultural fields and sub-tropical rainforest.

Watch in awe as they feed the local birds of prey including kites and sea eagles. You will disembark at the historical township of Tumbulgum and their mini bus will transfer you back to Tweed Heads.

There are no transfers available with this cruise.

Indicative rates

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$20 $40

Tweed Endeavour Cruises have two vessels available for private charter. They can tailor an itinerary suitable for your upcoming event and they have a range of nibble and dinner menus available.

Drinks are available for purchase at pub prices.

Indicative rates

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$275 $1000

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Free Entry
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