Adventures in Nature – Explore, Experience, Enjoy.

Mount Warning Tours offers an amazing assortment of river tours & cruises, outdoor adventures and sightseeing & foodie tours in Australia’s Green Cauldron. We specialise in providing cruises on the Tweed River, day tours and overnight tours around the iconic Mount Warning, the World Heritage listed Border Ranges and the picturesque Tweed Valley. Our clients can choose from river cruises, guided kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, hiking, 4WD and mountain biking tours. We offer cruises for small groups and larger groups up to 50 people per cruise, sightseeing bus tours for up to 42 people, and we also offer a diverse collection of tailored small group 4WD and 6WD experiences from 4 to 10 people per tour. Our fantastic range of outdoor adventures and tours, will take you to extraordinary places to discover fabulous scenery, which many visitors to the region never get to witness.Located in Murwillumbah (Booking Office) and Tumbulgum (Activities Base), only 20 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport, Mount Warning Tours is your local sightseeing and adventure tour specialist in the Tweed Valley and Australia’s Green Cauldron.  We provide a diverse range of river cruises, half day and full day sightseeing tours, overnight adventures, and week day and weekend packages.

Explore the waterways

Sightseeing and Eco Cruise

Morning Tea, Lunch or Sunset Rainforest Cruise 3 hours
Experience a relaxing three hour river and rainforest cruise including bird watching and feeding, local seafood & wine on the scenic Tweed and Rous River’s. The tour departs from the historic Tumbulgum Hotel.  A minimum 4 people are required on any tour. Maximum numbers are 15.

Departure times:       9.00 am, 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm daily
Inclusions: River Cruise, Local Seafood Platter, Australian Wine, Local Bottled Water

RRP             $89.00 per person    

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Historical Tweed River Cruise

Lunchtime Cruise 4 hours
Experience the natural beauty of the Tweed Valley with Mount Warning Tours, on the Spirit of Wollumbin, a traditional Huon Pine River ferry. You will glide slowly upstream on the majestic Tweed River whilst taking in the mountain views and enjoying a glass of Australian wine.

Beautiful Wollumbin Mount Warning, the heart of an ancient volcano, is best seen from the vantage point of the Tweed Valley waterways. The Tweed River that runs through the heart of the valley, links Murwillumbah’s Heritage Trail, galleries, museum, studios, cafes and coffee shops with the Tumbulgum Heritage Trail at the historical meeting place of the waters.

Whether you’re local or visiting, there is no better way to experience the Tweed than on a Tweed River cruise with Mount Warning Tours.

PLUS Enjoy a one hour lunch or dinner, with a local seafood tasting platter for two at a riverside cafe after the tour.

Departure times: 10.30 every Wednesday and Saturday. Other times on request
Inclusions: River Cruise, Local Seafood Platter, Australian Wine, Local Bottled Water

RRP             $89.00 per person

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Weddings, Corporate Events, Functions, Charters, Parties

Party Cruise 3 hours
Experience the natural beauty of the Tweed Valley with Mount Warning Tours, on the Spirit of Wollumbin, a traditional Huon Pine River ferry. Enjoy the fantastic scenery and the party atmosphere on the majestic Tweed River whilst taking in the mountain views and enjoying a glass of bubbles or a local craft beer.

Departure times: Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 2.30 pm. Other times on request

Inclusions: River Cruise, Australian Wine, Beer and Champagne (3 drinks per person), Basic Snacks, Unlimited Local Bottled Water & Soft Drinks, Sound System

RRP             $300 per hour 

Call 02 6672 3229 for more details.

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Kayaking or SUP half day tour

Morning or Afternoon Tour  3 hours
Enjoy a local food tasting plate with seafood at the House of Gabriel, after a Kayak/Stand Up Paddle Board experience (lesson included) on the Rous and Tweed Rivers. Explore the local waterways and enjoy nature photography and bird watching. Tours depart from the historic Tumbulgum Hotel. A minimum 4 people are required on any tour.

Departure times:  9.00am Thursday and Saturday with other times on request.
Inclusions:  Local tasting plate with seafood, Kayak/Stand Up Paddle Board Experience, Local Bottled Water

RRP             $79.00 per person

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Explore the Land

Tweed and Byron Scenic Tour:
incorporating the Tweed Valley Art Trail

Full day tour
Have coffee at Byron’s latest award-winning organic farm and eatery complex “The Farm”.  See the Byron Bay Lighthouse, World famous Byron beaches, Bangalow, Crystal Castle, Mullumbimby, and Brunswick Heads. Visit Murwillumbah and Tumbulgum and take in the Murwillumbah Art Trail sites (Gallery, Caldera Art, Sugarmill) plus the House of Gabriel Riverside Café (lunch additional).

This tour can originate from Gold Coast, Tweed Coast and Byron Bay. It can also be done as a transfer from Gold Coast to Byron Bay or Byron Bay to Gold Coast.

Optimum Group Size 10 – 12 persons

Inclusions: Entry Fees, Local Organic Snack Pack, Local Bottled Water, Sightseeing Tour, Driver/Guide

RRP             $99.00 per person                                    

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Down and Dirty Tour

Full day tour
Gather at Tumbulgum in the heart of the Tweed Valley before heading into the wilderness. The morning views of Mount Warning are majestic, and you can see why it is called Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher. Explore the back roads of the Tweed Valley as you make your way through Chillingham and Tyalgum before its time to get off road as we head to our secret location on a private property with purpose built 4WD tracks for some action fuelled adventure. Be prepared to get dirty before heading to one of the private swimming holes to wash the mud off and cool down. Enjoy a hearty lunch and a rainforest walk before making your way back to Tumbulgum. Transfers can be provided from Gold Coast, Tweed Coast or Byron Bay to commence this tour.

Minimum 4 passengers, maximum 11 passengers per vehicle.

Inclusions: Entry Fees, Local Organic Snack Pack, Local Bottled Water, Driver/Guide, Lunch

RRP             $149 per person

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Gourmet Adventure Package

2 day/1 night
To truly experience the Tweed you need more than a day here and our overnight Gourmet Package is the perfect way to experience everything the Tweed has to offer. Located in the crater of an ancient volcano, the Tweed Valley is full of fertile lands, that product some of the best produce that Australia has to offer. This tour ties the tastes of the Tweed in with the majestic scenery that cannot be seen anywhere else.

Day One

0900     Pick up and transfers.
1100      Rainforest River Cruise with Local Seafood Platter
1500     Check-in at Wayelani B&B or Misty Mountain Boutique Accommodation
1530      Nature Walk in Mebbin Estate with Organic Picnic Hamper/Cheese Platter
1800      Gourmet dinner with organic local produce at Mt Warning Hotel, Uki.
LATER    Return to Wayelani B&B/Misty Mountain for local beers/wine

Day Two

0800      Local Produce Buffet Breakfast at Wayelani B&B/Misty Mountain
1000       Check-out
1030       Local farmers market & arts and crafts markets
1230       Lunch with live local music at Sphinx Rock Café (local beers/wine)
1330       Adventures in Nature Rainforest Tour
1630       Return transfers to accommodation in Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Tweed.

This All Inclusive Two Day One Night package includes transfers, accommodation, all meals and drinks, driver/guides and equipment.

A minimum of 2 people are needed to operate this tour.

RRP             $550.00 per person

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About Us

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Adventure | noun | A very exciting or unusual experience. An unexpected event. A thrilling exploration.

At Mount Warning Tours, we are dedicated to offering remarkable experiences and unsurpassed customer service to individuals and groups seeking adventure and fun in the beautiful Tweed Valley and beyond.  We are your local active travel specialist in the breathtaking Green Cauldron region of Australia. We are here to provide superior guidance, exceptional equipment, and outstanding assistance every step of the way in the planning, preparation, and execution of your thrilling adventure tours or relaxing self-guided exploration.

Mount Warning Tours specializes in a plethora of adventure tours from picturesque kayaking in the Tweed River System to breathtaking 4WD off road excursions. Experience the diverse wildlife, remarkable scenery, and abundant resources of the magnificent and varied landscapes in the Green Cauldron, by embarking on a mountain biking tour or spend a leisurely afternoon paddle boarding in the mysterious and placid coves along the Tweed Valley waterways. Cast out a few fishing lines, pack a picnic lunch, or simply walk through the glorious perfection of this stunning natural heritage region.

Mount Warning Tours is pleased to provide a range of services from basic equipment needs and hire, to a comprehensive, all-inclusive outdoor experience. Regardless if you prefer to explore this rich area on self-guided tours, or you are seeking the professional experience of knowledgeable and dedicated guides, Mount Warning Tours is excited to be able to exceed your expectations. Our tours and self-guided experiences are suitable for all ages, are family friendly, and can be as relaxing or active as you want them to be. Mount Warning Tours is an accredited Four-Wheel Drive Tourist Service operator. (Accreditation Number 39734) we are also a licensed provider of cruise excursions, adventure tours and sightseeing tours.

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Enjoy the Tastes of the Tweed

Enjoy the Tastes of the Tweed

TASTE OF THE TWEED MASTER CLASS

First Wednesday every month

The Tweed regions fertile volcanic soil produces the freshest, most flavourful produce all year round. The region attracts some of Australia’s finest chefs and boasts an array of awarded restaurants that effortlessly transform this wealth of locally grown produce into mouth watering culinary delights. Join one of our local chefs for a tour of the Murwillumbah Farmers Markets where they will highlight the produce and you will meet with our growers and providores. Together, select the ingredients for your Master Class.

After the markets join our chef in the kitchen and cook up a storm that will make your mouth water and tantalise your taste buds. Relax over a leisurely lunch as you truly do ‘Indulge in the Tastes of the Tweed’.

Tours operate the first Wednesday of every month, commencing at 9am at the Murwillumbah Visitor Information Centre. Transfers will be available from Tweed Heads and Kingscliff for these tours.

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Hire and Tours

Mount Warning Tours

Michael Simmons and his team at Mount Warning Tours are dedicated to offering remarkable experiences and unsurpassed customer service to individuals and groups seeking adventure and fun in the beautiful Tweed Valley. They provide guidance, equipment, and assistance every step of the way in the planning and preparation and execution of adventure tours or relaxing self-guided exploration.

P1180982They offer a diverse range of half day and full day tours, overnight adventures, week day and weekend packages – family friendly and suitable for all ages.

Michael’s shop front is located in Prospero Street Murwillumbah but visitors and locals can catch the crew down at the Tumbulgum Jetty (Riverside Drive – opposite House of Gabrielle) where they have SUPS and kayaks for hire from 9am-5pm on weekends, school and public holidays. Bookings for midweek kayak and SUP tours at the Jetty can be made through the office (02 6672 3229).

In case you didn’t already know, the Tweed has some of the best kayaking experiences in the Northern Rivers; you can hire equipment from the crew and enjoy the tranquillity and peacefulness of a self-guided paddle on the Tweed River and the still waters of the Rous River. The team also offer SUP Yoga classes!!

P1180897aMount Warning Tours is an accredited Four-Wheel Drive Tourist Service operator and they offer breathtaking 4WD off-road excursions in the Green Cauldron.

The team is comprised of passionate, outdoor enthusiasts that not only have a deep rooted appreciation for nature’s exciting adventure opportunities, but are experienced and thoroughly educated on this region’s terrain and accessibility.

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Contact Us

11 Prospero Street
Murwillumbah South 2484
02 6672 3229

Tue – Fri:        09:30 AM – 04:30 PM

Tumbulgum
Pontoon opposite 106 Riverside Drive
0439 554 525

Jetty location at 105 Riverside Drive Tumbulgum is staffed 30 minutes prior to all scheduled cruises and tours.

02 6672 3229 or 0439 554 525
adventures@mountwarningtours.com.au