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This short walk invites you to see beautiful bushland and mangroves while experiencing the Aboriginal cultural heritage that makes this area so special.
Starting from Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, you'll follow a wheelchair-accessible boardwalk and walking track through eucalypt forest, woodlands and swamp forests, before emerging among the diverse mangrove communities along Tweed River.
Read about the plants, animals, bush tucker and culture of the Minjungbal people from interpretive signage along the way. For a fascinating local perspective, why not take a guided tour from Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre?
See Bora Ring, a sacred Aboriginal site traditionally used for men's initiation ceremonies. Today, it continues to be an important place for Minjungbal people, providing a spiritual link with their ancestors.
This easy walk also offers great birdwatching opportunities. Keep your binoculars handy to see shorebirds and waders like the greater egret and royal spoonbill.
About the region
Tweed Heads Historic Site and Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre offer relaxing experiences among nature and authentic ways to learn about local Aboriginal culture. It’s only a short drive from popular holiday destinations like the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.
Visit the cultural centre, see the museum displays and listen to Aboriginal guides talk about their history and culture and the significance of sacred Aboriginal sites like the ceremonial Bora Ring. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to see Bora Ring for yourself via Walk on Water walking track.
Walk on Water boardwalk and walking track starts from Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre.To get there:Turn onto Minjungbal Drive at South Tweed Heads from Pacific HighwayTurn right into Kirkwood Road, near Tweed City Shopping Centre, then continue to the car park at the end of the road before it turns right into Davey Street. Parking Parking is available at Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, including several designated disabled spots.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.