Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach is a long narrow stretch of beach along a headland surrounded by the Tweed River which flows around 7 kilometres behind it from the mouth. The beach begins just north of the Fingal Beach Headland where the lighthouse, Fingal Head Causeway and Cook Island resides. The carpark is at the Fingal Rovers … Read more

Fingal Beach Headland

Fingal Causeway at the north-eastern corner of Fingal Headland on the Tweed Coast NSW

Fingal Head is at the northern top of New South Wales and offers several interests at the one location, from beautiful beach, coastal scrub walk, views of an off-shore island, and a fairly unique coastal rock formation. Before we knew there was a brown sign, the rock formation of the Fingal Heads Causeway is what … Read more

Crystal Castle

A massive 20 tonne amethyst geode called the Enchanted Cave at the Crystal Castle, found in Uruguay

The Crystal Castle and Shambhala Gardens is Australia’s most impressive crystal collection with some of the biggest crystals and geodes in the world. The spiritual roots started long before it became the Crystal Castle in 1980 when the main building was constructed on intersecting ley lines, energy lines running along the earth. Locally, the building … Read more

Big Avocado Halved

Big Avocado Halved

The Big Avocado Halved is along the Pacific Hwy shortly after crossing the border. I had originally logged it as a Big Avocado but there is another whole Big Avocado at the entrance of Tropical Fruit World. The halved fruit is placed to alert traffic of the upcoming exit required to go to Tropical Fruit … Read more

Aboriginal Museum

Minjungbal Aboriginal Museum

The Minjungbal Aboriginal Museum is at the entrance of the Tweed Heads Historic Site, next to the Ukerebagh Nature Reserve. The museum has exhibit and videos of how Aboriginals lived in the area. It is the second site Brown Signs has discovered with a bora ring, an ancient and sacred ceremonial site used for initiation … Read more

Gurrigai Aboriginal Arts And Crafts

Display of arts and crafts in New Italy New glass art shop and gallery in South Wales

Gurrigai Aboriginal Arts and Crafts opened at the New Italy site next to the museum in 1992, exhibiting and selling Aboriginal art work, jewellery, and clothing. Gurrigai Aboriginal Arts and Crafts no longer exists as it was not making enough sales to keep it viable. I don’t know when it closed but it was deregistered … Read more

Boorkoom Camping Area

Rocky headland viewed from Boorkoom Camping Area in Yuraygir National Park

Boorkoom is a campground in the central part of coastal Yuraygir National Park in New South Wales. The Yuraygir National Park is the largest coastal national park in NSW and has multiple sections to enter it from. Boorkoom is in the middle part of the national park between Sandon River and Wooli. Just north of … Read more