Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

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What's New in Wollumbin?


August 3, 2021 NEW  COVID-19 Advisories Farmers Markets and Weekend Markets.  SEQ Markets, except for food and farmers markets only selling food, are currently not permitted. See QLD health advice: ��

July 20, 2021 Updated  COVID-19 and other Advisories NSW and QLD National parks on Campgrounds directory, National Parks page,  and Nature Reserves page.

Updated Campgrounds NSW NPWS checked and details updated where necessary.

Updated Weekend Markets and Farmers Markets Uki Farmers Markets Saturday hours 8am to 12.30pm, updated from Saturday 7am - 11am. Other markets checked for COVID updates etc.

Updated Dining: Restaurants & Bistro's, licensed and BYO, New listing Tweed River House south Murwillumbah.  Removed listings for venues no longer in business.

June 26, 2021 Updated Various accommodation category listings off peak tariffs for Fig Tree Retro Studio.  Tucked away on 6 acres not far from the coastal town of Pottsville, Northern NSW, the studio has a gorgeous vintage theme which creates a unique and quirky space making it ideal for couples who can take advantage of the fluffy bathrobes, and slippers; relaxing hammock; and cosy feel.

Private and self-contained, the studio is located just 9 min from Pottsville Beach and 25 min from the iconic Byron Bay. A "Welcome Hamper" is provided, and we're also pet friendly with any small breed pet welcomed.  Short term stays of 1-3 months available with applicable discounts.   From $125 pn midweek 3-night minimum.

May 17, 2021Updated Various accommodation category listings off peak tariffs for Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat. Designed with romance in mind, this couples only, national and international award winning rainforest retreat is set in old growth rainforest with World Heritage national park on three sides.

Just 13 private architect-designed luxury bungalows, all with gourmet kitchens, fireplaces, double spa baths and rainforest views, are placed discreetly for complete privacy, in a spectacularly pristine Australian rainforest.

Ideal for a relaxing getaway for two, we have loads of extras and packages to make your experience with us absolutely perfect.  From AUD $470 p.n. to $895 per couple p.n. midweek, 2 night min.

April 15, 2021 Updated Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory updated.

March 29, 2021Updated  Honeymoons, Anniversaries, Romantic Holidays and Special Occasions Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, Kingscliff, Tweed Valley, Gold Coast hinterland and Tamborine Mountain regions of NSW and QLD, Australia.

March 29, 2021Updated  Mount Jerusalem National Park description updated with Tweed Byron Hinterland Trails outline.

March 9, 2021Updated  Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory updated.  New listing for Tamborine Community Country Markets, Tamborine Memorial Hall grounds, 3rd Sunday, 8am to 1pm.  Other Tamborine Mountain markets checked and listings updated where needed.

March 6, 2021Updated listings in Cottages, Holiday Houses and Bungalows updated.

March 5, 2021Updated  Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory updated.  Tabulam Community Farmers Market - Tabulam Hall Grounds, now 2nd Saturday.  Visit page for additional information.

February 9, 2021  UpdatedSpeed on Tweed community event.  "Started by Roger Eland in 2002, and overseen by him each year until 2008, Murwillumbah in the Northern Rivers of NSW, hosted "Speed on Tweed", which was widely regarded as the premier historic motor sport classic event in Australia." Updated the editorial, YouTube links, and added links to historical and current news.

January 23, 2021 Updated  Museums, Historic Places and Heritage Buildings and Tourist Attractions updated with listing for  Evans Head Heritage Aviation Museum.

January 20, 2021 Updated  Boutique and Heritage Accommodation, Accommodaiton Packages, Couples Only and Bed & Breakfast Accommodation directories with new listing.

January 13, 2021 Updated website for Pigeons and Ferals with a new resources page added, including links to local government, state and federal resources for feral animals, feral birds, pest and and nuisance birds, and other useful information for land holders, business, industrial and farming enterprises, regarding bird control measures.



December 21, 2020Updated A New Rainforest Tree Species for New South Wales. Updated photos, removed outdated links, and added a new ABC North Coast story link.

December 8, 2020  New web site for Midginbil Eco Resort.  The Tweed Hinterland group specialists, with facilities suitable for groups from 10 to 122 people.  Ideal for 3 day weekend weddings, weekday school camps, and midweek group retreats, accommodation includes a motel style lodge, glamping tents, bunkhouse, and a camp ground.  Two full commercial kitchens, dining areas and under cover spaces suitable for indoor and wet weather activities.

November 25, 2020 Updated  Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory, Casino locality guide, Bonalbo, Mallanganee and Tabulam places guide updated, Antiques, Old Wares, Collectibles and Vintage, various dining pages,and some Nature Reserves & Conservation Areas details checked and updated,

November 19, 2020 Updated The Big Climb - Mt Warning Summit Walk. Description of Mt Warning hike. Details at a glance and links to reviews, weather, and accommodation near Wollumbin National Park.  External links checked and updated where needed, and new links added.

November 18, 2020 Updated Artists, Designers & Studios - "Sunrise Coast n Country Art Shop" updated with all new featured links to original photography and art work available for sale, on a variety of products via Redbuuble product on demand services.

November 17, 2020 Updated Camping Grounds directory Glamping, Tipis and Yurts link for Cabarita Hideaway included.

The World Heritage Nomination of the Tweed Volcano, Focal Peak and Main Range Groups External links checked and updated, with a new link included, and area accommodation links included for some national parks.

Hospitality and Tourism Services Hospitality and tourism services and supplies. Corporate and professional management services listings Updated

Wedding and Function Hire Services Updated Wedding planners, Hair and make-up artists, photography, equipment hire, marquees, catering, entertainment, transport etc.

November 9, 2020 Updated Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory, and Calendar of Events, Festivals and Shows:  Agricultural Shows and Field Days events dates for 2021.

November 6, 2020 Updated National Parks Campgrounds NSW NPWS campground details updated to include number of sites, camping type suitability and new booking phone number.  COVID-19 and other Advisory details moved to a clickable popup window.

November 1, 2020 Updated COVID-19 Advisories, booking and general updates for National Parks Campgrounds, National Parks of the Tweed Volcano Region, and  Nature Reserves & Conservation Areas, Parks and reserves.  Updated The Big Climb - Mount Warning Summit Walk

Updated Various accommodation categories updated, with some "no longer in business" accommodations removed, and new entries included in; Bed and Breakfast- B&B, Boutique Accommodation, Camping Grounds, Couples Only Accommodation, Farmstays, Host Farms and Ranches, Farm Holidays, Guest Houses, B&B Inns and Lodges, Hotels (Pubs) & Hotel/Motels, Motels, and Motor Inns.

Updated listings in Mid Range Accommodation: $150 - $250 per night, and Luxury Accommodation: $350 plus night

Updated listings in Big Volcano Places: Bangalow, Byron Bay, Gold Coast Hinterland, and Mullumbimby.

Updated Farmers Markets & Weekend Markets directory,

For prior updates, see What's Old in Wollumbin? - 2020

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