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Taste Tweed Opening Weekend

Posted 09 Jun 2017

We can’t contain ourselves any more!  It’s only 35 days until the 2017 Taste Tweed Festival kicks off … and what an opening weekend we have planned!

Friday 14th July

It’s our Friday Night Food Truck Frenzy!  Proudly brought to you by Peppers Salt Resort & Spa.

Wander around Central Park at Salt Village, enjoy our live entertainment, and taste all sorts of deliciousness from local food trucks, offering International flavours and local product for purchase.  Beer and wine will be on sale at this licenced event … so no BYO’ing!

Kicking off at 4pm and wrapping up at 9pm, this is a ‘free to enter’ event.
Check our website for more details.


Saturday 15th July

Cruise the beautiful Tweed and Rous Rivers on our Taste Tweed River Cruise and Lunch, proudly brought to you by Mt Warning Tours and Taste Tours.

We’ll pick you up from Peppers Resort at Salt, for a picturesque drive to Tumbulgum where you board your Mt Warning Tours “Spirit of Wollumbin” for a 2 hour cruise.  Spot wildlife, learn about the history of our region and get spectacular views of Mt Warning before mooring at Chinderah Jetty for lunch at the Chinderah Tavern.

We pick you up at 9.00am with an expected dropoff back at Peppers around 2.30pm.
Cost for this one is $85/Adult and $55/Child (includes tastings, lunch and some drinks!) – book your tickets NOW!


Saturday 15th July

Peppers Resort and Spa are hosting this year’s Signature Dinner – Our Winter Wine event.

You are invited to Season Restaurant for a 4-course dinner event – not to be missed!  Season Chef de Cuisine, Michael Lee and Executive Chef Craig Robertson, have carefully matched the very best of our local Northern Rivers produce, with the distinctive South Australian O’Leary Walker Wines.
Start time is 6.45pm and the Cost is $120 per person … BUT if you book and pay before 18th June – it’s only $115!

Email the team at Peppers for bookings or call them on +61 2 6674 7777.


Sunday 16th July

Join the team from Taste Tours on this fun and interesting cycle tour from the beautiful Kingscliff foreshore and Tweed River bank towards Fingal Head.  We’ll visit the old Kingscliff Air Sea Rescue, Chinderah Seafarers Museum and Fingal Head Park and Lighthouse.  See the Tweed’s very own Giants Causeway, enjoy the view of Cook Island and watch for whales, dolphins and local bird life.

This tour includes an optional breakfast at Season Restaurant, a coffee stop and a locally prepared lunch of seafood at Chinderah.  After lunch we ride back to Kingscliff where you are free to enjoy a spot of shopping or settle in for a few cool refreshments at one of our many local watering holes.

This is rated an easy going to medium bike ride.


So – there you have it … a HUGE start to the Taste 2017 Festival.

If you are coming to visit from ‘out of town’ … our amazing Festival Friends … Peppers Salt Resort & Spa and www.mantraonsaltbeach.com.au … are our preferred accommodation providers.  Make sure you let them know you are coming to Taste 2017!

Details for these events … and all the other events happening over the 10 days are up on our website.
These events are correct at the time of the setting of this booking link and release of the 2017 program.  Our 2017 program of events and their details are subject to change without notice.  Unforeseen circumstances may be required to be accounted for.

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