Cabarita Beach

Tweed Heads
Cabarita Beach showing a beach

Relax in this small village on the Tweed Coast and enjoy oceanfront nature reserves, renowned surf breaks and fantastic fishing spots.

Cabarita Beach is a coastal hamlet stretching along northern New South Wales’ Tweed Coast, known for its surf beaches and laid-back charm. Enjoy the local community atmosphere or watch professionals riding the waves. Backing onto protected wetlands and coastal reserves, Cabarita Beach is surrounded by magnificent natural scenery and is a popular spot for wildlife watching.

Stroll down the village’s waterfront promenade and visit local shops and boutiques. Make your way to the water’s edge directly in front of town to reach the broad sandy expanse of Main Beach. Stretch out on the golden sand or swim in the section of the beach patrolled by the local surf lifesaving club.

If the swell is pumping, seasoned surfers wax their boards and take on Cabarita Beach’s notorious waves. Time your visit with one of the regional surf competitions or carnivals. Watch as competitors perform tricks as they carve through the waves. Fishing competitions are also popular local events. Devoted anglers from all over New South Wales and Queensland try to hook the biggest tailor at June’s Greenback Tailor Fishing Competition.

Enjoy some hearty local fare at Cabarita Beach’s waterfront pub. Alternatively, use the picnic tables and barbecue facilities in the shoreline park and have a freshly grilled meal while appreciating fantastic views over the Pacific Ocean. Check out the perspective along the Tweed Coast from Norries Head and look for migrating whales in the cooler months. Explore the coastal heathland along the shoreline reserve or try birdwatching in the nearby wetlands of Cudgen Lake.

Cabarita Beach is less than a 30-minute drive south from Tweed Heads. You can also reach the coastal village from Byron Bay, which is about a 1-hour drive. Add Cabarita Beach to your road trip along the North Coast and the Tweed Coast. Enjoy the laid-back appeal of the Tweed Coast in Cabarita Beach.


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Mantra on Salt Beach
Mantra on Salt Beach
4.5 out of 5
Gunnamatta Avenue, Kingscliff, NSW
The price is AU$139 per night from 5 Dec. to 5 Dec.
Nestled on the beach, this Kingscliff resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of South Kingscliff Beach and Casuarina Beach. Kingscliff Beach and Cudgen Nature Reserve ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (982 reviews)
"Perfectly situated so close to the beach and amenities."

Reviewed on 10 Nov. 2021

Mantra on Salt Beach
The Beach Cabarita
The Beach Cabarita
4 out of 5
2 - 6 Pandanus Parade, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Nestled on the beach, this Cabarita Beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cabarita Beach, Bogangar Beach and Cudgen Nature Reserve. Maggies Beach and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (270 reviews)
"Cannot speak highly enough about The Beach. It’s not cheap but worth every cent. Great position in a great coastal town. We will be back for sure."

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2021

The Beach Cabarita
The Hideaway Cabarita Beach
The Hideaway Cabarita Beach
2 out of 5
2 Tweed Coast Rd, Cabarita Beach, NSW
Located in Cabarita Beach, this campsite is steps away from Cudgen Nature Reserve, Cabarita Beach and Bogangar Beach. Maggies Beach and Casuarina Beach are also ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Chrismtas couple stay
"The tent was just as lovely as pictured! As well as the service on arrival as we was shown around the site and all the facilities. The only down side (for us personally) was that we expected the site the be a bit livelier (especially at Christmas eve!) Although everyone was just in their tents and ..."

Reviewed on 27 Dec. 2019

The Hideaway Cabarita Beach
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GROUND FLOOR - 2 BED APARTMENT BEACHFRONT CABARITA BEACH
Pandanus Parade, Tweed Heads, NSW
Located in Cabarita Beach, this romantic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cabarita Beach, Bogangar Beach, and Cudgen Nature Reserve. Maggies ...
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MOUNTAIN VIEW 2BED APART – CABARITA BEACHFRONT
MOUNTAIN VIEW 2BED APART – CABARITA BEACHFRONT
2 Pandanus Parade, Tweed Heads, NSW
Located in Cabarita Beach, this golf apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cabarita Beach, Bogangar Beach, and Cudgen Nature Reserve. Maggies Beach ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Great location
"Clean and well appointed 2 bedroom apartment in great location."

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2021

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Mantra Twin Towns
Mantra Twin Towns
4 out of 5
Corner Griffith & Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, NSW
The price is AU$165 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
This family-friendly Tweed Heads hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Services Club and Coolangatta Beach. Greenmount Beach ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (989 reviews)
"Satisfied with overall stay."

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2021

Mantra Twin Towns
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