Mount Warning accommodation and information guide

Crystal Creek via Murwillumbah

Crystal Creek is only ten minutes from the centre of Murwillumbah but a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life ~ feel like you're in the middle of nowhere and enjoy the peace and quiet of the country air and spectacular views to the mountains and rainforests of Northern NSW, Australia.



Crystal Creek is considered one of the most picturesque areas in the Tweed, with spectacular views from Mt Warning to the Springbrook Range it was named for the semi precious stones found in the creek that runs through the area. In Upper Crystal Creek you'll find a range of accommodation ~ from rainforest bungalows to luxury hilltop retreats with spectacular views in every direction.

crystal creek fruit barn near accommodation

Crystal Creek was first settled by Europeans searching for Red Cedar in the mid 19th Century. Nowadays it's well known for the broad range of available tourist accommodation, as well as Crystal Creek fruit barn ~ a great place to drop by for a coffee, afternoon tea or to pick up some fresh local produce.

Two minutes from the Fruit Barn you'll find Crystal Creek Miniatures and Palmdale Stud. With more than 100 miniature animals, Crystal Creek Miniatures is a unique and fun tourist attraction for the whole family. 

An informative and interesting guided tour enables people of all ages to experience first-hand the amazing miniature horses, cows, donkeys and other animals on this working stud farm. See them, pat them and you will love them!

mini foals at crystal creek horse studStay for lunch at the Crystal Creek Miniatures Rainforest Verandah Café. Overlooking the peaceful waters of Crystal Creek, the café provides the perfect setting to enjoy morning or afternoon tea or a light lunch. 

turles in crystal creekAn abundance of  native fish, turtles and eels live in the Creek just by the Rainforest Café, encouraged there by a feeding program.  Turtle food can be purchased on-site so you can enjoy feeding them yourself.

Crystal Creek is one of the most beautiful parts of the Tweed to base yourself for your longer stay in the Northern Rivers region. Offering everything from an internationally awarded eco-tourist retreat, B&B's and self contained cottages to family accommodation and 4WD Camp School, you're sure to find something to your taste in Crystal Creek whether for a quick getaway or a longer stay.

crystal creek in the tweed valley northern nsw australia

The Tweed Valley

is an area of such vast natural beauty that you should be sure to plan to stay for more than just a few days in order to see as much as possible.

  • home to 5 world heritage listed national parks
  • the world's largest extinct shield volcano above water
  • highest level of bio-diversity in Australia
  • a range of activities from golf and horse riding to micro light flights and day spa relaxation, to Motor Bike Tours and more
  • arts and crafts with regular markets across the shire
  • art gallery home to the world's richest portrait prize


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