town in New South Wales, Australia

Murwillumbah is a town in Northern Rivers, in northern New South Wales, Australia.

Get inEdit

Murwillumbah is about a 132km drive from Brisbane CBD. From Brisbane, use the M1 south, past the NSW border, and take the exit at Tweed Valley Way (Tourist Drive 40) and continue for 20km until Murwillumbah. While the motorway is good quality, Tourist Drive 40 is quite winding as it climbs the Great Dividing Range.

Murwillumbah also has an airport, but scheduled with very few flights, mostly charter.

Get aroundEdit







  • Murwillumbah YHA - Riverside Backpackers, 1 Tumbulgum Rd, +61 2 6672 3763. Murwillumbah. The hostel is a colourful 90-year-old Sea Captain's home converted to a comfy backpackers hostel. Laze by the river or relax in the deck chairs on the hostel verandah. Hostel accommodation in twin/double and shared rooms. Free ice cream for hostel guests at 9pm each night.
  • Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat - Upper Crystal Creek Road, Crystal Creek via Murwillumbah, Tweed Valley, Northern NSW 2484, Australia. Phone +61 2 6679 1023 Email: Just 12 minutes from the centre of town. Has 2 Bed and Breakfast suites and a self contained cottage. Winner of a NSW State Tourism Award.

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