Brunswick Heads Tourism

Brunswick Heads is a town on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia in Byron Shire. In 2011, the town had a population of 1,636 people. Brunswick Heads is a small coastal holiday village situated at the mouth of the Brunswick River. Nestled within the breakwater there is the safe and peaceful Torakina Beach, while a white sandy surf beach stretches to the south. The north bank of the river hosts a protected rainforest and the southern bank provides a harbour and small marina for fishing boats and small craft. Mount Chincogan and Mount Warning provide a spectacular hinterland backdrop to the river that meanders up to the small town of Mullumbimby ("The Biggest Little Town In Australia"). Despite the surrounding coastal development, Brunswick Heads has retained its traditional seaside village atmosphere. Timber bridges link the riverside to the river and surf beaches. Brunswick Heads is situated 10 km (15 minutes drive) north of the town of Byron Bay and 30 minutes travelling time from both Coolangatta and Ballina airports, and 40 kilometres south of the Queensland border. Brunswick Heads is across the river from Ocean Shores. The Pacific Highway bypassed Brunswick Heads in 1998. The small community of Brunswick Heads retains a quality mix of cafes, restaurants, specialty shops, accommodation and a variety of activities. Brunswick Heads offers a great range of simple pleasures activities all year round, for all ages. Brunswick Heads also hosts a number of small scale community oriented and family friendly festivals and events throughout the year. Brunswick Heads was made famous by the song "When we Were Young" by Sneaky Sound System. The song features the title of a local pizza restaurant Sticky Fingers in the first verse. Sticky Fingers was apparently favoured by the band because the staff kept to the restaurants title.


Looking for travel information about Brunswick Heads? Explore the best travel advice on Brunswick Heads, Australia. The nearest major city to Brunswick Heads is Surfers Paradise. Take a short trip from Brunswick Heads and set some time aside to explore the Surfers Paradise. Dotted with places like Dreamworld Theme Park, Planet Chill, Infinity; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Brunswick Heads, you'll have to take a flight to Surfers Paradise; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Brunswick Heads are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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