Tweed Heads sits on the Tweed River with beautiful golden beaches and waterways. Enjoy surfing and swimming at one of its beaches or boating, fishing and crabbing on the Tweed River. The town of Tweed Heads offers excellent restaurants, cafes and shops. Visit Point Danger Lookout on the New South Wales and Queensland border that overlooks the popular surf break at Duranbah Beach. Captain James Cook named the lookout as he sailed up the east coast of Australia to warn of dangerous coral reefs off the coast.