Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff
Things To Do In The Area
Located near Kingscliff on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is the ideal base to explore the Northern Coast of New South Wales, the surrounding Tweed Valley and nearby Gold Coast Hinterland.
Just 20 minutes from Coolangatta, 30 minutes drive from Byron Bay and 90 minutes from Brisbane, there are a whole host of activities, attractions and day trips to enjoy ranging from surfing and swimming at famous beaches, bushwalking through World Heritage-listed National Parks and exploring quaint villages.
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Shopping at Salt Village
Take a stroll along the shaded shopping colonnade at Salt Village where you'll discover the latest in beach fashion at Sunburn Swimwear and Witchery, or pick up a gift or something lovely for yourself.
World Heritage Rainforests
Numerous rainforests can be found throughout this luscious region ranging from palm filled sub tropical to cool temperate rainforests. Your options include Mt Warning, the Border Ranges, Nightcap Mountain, Tooloom, Richmond Range, Toonumbar, Mebbin and Koreelah National Parks. Australian Wild Escapes offer small group tours to the region daily.
Gold Coast Theme Parks
Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is within close proximity to many renowned tourism icons. A range of theme parks, for kids, the whole family and the young at heart are only a 15 to 45 minute drive away. These include Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Australian Outback Spectacular, Sea World, Dreamworld, White Water World, Movie World and Wet 'n' Wild.
Australia's most easterly point, Byron Bay, is a short 30 minute drive south of Salt Village. The town is famous for its world renowned surfing beaches and luscious countryside. An early 1900's government report referred to it as having a “unique ambience”. This positive energy was well known to the Bundjalung Aboriginal tribes who used it to help resolve disputes and for celebrations.
Each week numerous local markets are held throughout the region and include Ballina, Bangalow, Banora Point Farmers Markets, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Nimbin, Pottsville Beach, The Channon, Tweed Heads, Uki Buttery Bazaar and Uki Produce Markets.
Tweed City Shopping Centre
Located within the Tweed Shire just 15 minutes from Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Tweed City Shopping Centre is home to over 150 specialty stores including JB Hi-Fi and AMC Cinemas, Woolworths, Coles and Big W.
Watersports Guru is Peppers onsite activity provider and with a booking desk in the foyer you won't have to go very far to 'Discover the Fun'. They provide everything from surfboard, kayak, stand-up paddle board, fishing and bike hire. Plus, they also have some amazing tours such as snorkel with the turtles, whale watching, learn to surf and adventure kayaking. Please call 0430 082 890for bookings or visit www.watersportsguru.com
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Salt Boat House
The Salt Boast House provides an easy access point to Cudgen Creek, where guests can enjoy kayaking and canoeing adventures.
Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club is a spectacular 36 hole championship facility voted by Gold Australia Magazine amongst the top 25 public courses in Australia. The tree-lined Rivers course feature undulating greens, rainforest, waterholes, bunkers and native wildlife. Sister course, the West, boasts challenging water hazards, heavy bunkering and a solid line of trees along most fairways. Visit www.cooltweedgolf.com.au.
Music & Wine at Ilnam Estate Winery
Enjoy local wines and good food with fantastic views overlooking the Tweed Coast and surrounding mountainside at Ilnam Estate Winery, Carool. You can try out their wines in the boutique cellar-door facility, or sip on locally grown Carool Coffee and tasting lunch-time fare in the cafe. You can also catch local musicians at the regular Sunday afternoon sessions.
Discover the birthplace of Australia's environmental movement at Protestors Falls on Terania Creek. This isolated waterfall near Nimbin was the site of the famous anti-logging protests that captured worldwide headlines the late 1970s. As you wander along the walking track to the falls through thick stand of Bangalow palms, buttress-rooted figs, maiden's blush, elkhorns and staghorns, you'll come to appreciate what all the fuss was about.
Mount Warning is the ancient core of the largest and best preserved extinct shield volcano in the world. For most of the year, the peach of the mountain is where the sun's rays first touch the Australian mainland. The 4.4 kilometre rainforest walk to the summit will reward you with the view of a lifetime across the volcanic caldera.
The Crystal Castle, a place of magic and wonder, is a short but breathtaking drive into Byron Bay's spectacular hinterland. It's a place to relax and step off the merry-go-round of life. Set amongst acres of lush gardens with panoramic views, the Crystal Castle features extraordinary statues, amazing natural crystals, exquisite jewellery, and a bookshop.
Michelle Phillips is an artist with her home based studio and weekend art gallery right next door to Peppers Bale Salt. Michelle uses acrylics and resins and incorporates glass, beads and stones into her work.
It's art that makes an explosive statement about the beauty and diversity of the Tweed region and environment. Visit www.michellephillips.com.au.
Make the most of the beautiful beaches and their clear warm water with surfing lessons at Cabarita Beach Surf School. Their local professional surfers/instructors will introduce you to surfing with safe and exciting fun for the whole family. They also offer Salty Girls Surf School, catering to women exclusively. If you're still seeking more ocean adventures ask about snorkelling with the turtles, estuary kayaking, whale watching and marine learning environment. All ages and levels are welcome and equipment is provided. Visit www.cabaritabeachsurfschool.com or www.saltygirlssurfschool.com.
Fresh fruit at Tropical Fruit World
Take a fresh look at fun and see and taste the world's largest variety of tropical fruits. You can enjoy river cruisers, the animal farm, trains and tractor safaris and enjoy great food, natural products, exotic drinks and ice-creams. Visit www.tropicalfruitworld.com.au.
Every Saturday morning at 8am the Kingscliff Parkrun starts from Bells Boulevard in SALT Village. Join in this free 5km timed run alongside the Pacific Ocean, just metres from the beach. The course runs 2.5kms on a flat fast pathway through SALT and then returns. Visit www.parkrun.com.au/kingscliff/
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