Wednesday is market day in Murwillumbah. Start the morning with an array of delicious French Pastries and coffee before heading to the markets to sample local produce and meet the farmers. From here, journey into the heart of the Tweed and to the base of Mt Warning for a tour of the gardens of Mavis's Kitchen, followed by a tasting plate of their signature dishes. After lunch enjoy a stunning drive through farmland and sugarcane to the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, for a tour of the latest exhibitions accompanied with afternoon tea overlooking the majestic Tweed Valley.
Your day commences at 9am, where we start our tour at Mantra on Salt in Kingscliff. Or if yoiu have rearranged hotel pickup from Byron Bay or the Gold Coast pickups will commence from 8am. Hotel pickup is offered from Byron at Byron, Elements, Paper Daisy, Sofitel Gold Coast and other hotels on request. Your local guide will guide you through the tour in 9 seater vehicles, ensuring an intimate and holistic tour of the region. The first stop is at Ben's Patisserie, tucked away in Murwillumbah, where delectable French Pastries will start your day, before heading to the Murwillumbah Farmers Markets, where you will have a chance to meet with the local producers and learn about their farms and why the produce is so great in the Tweed. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Tweed Valley to Mavis Kitchen, at the base of Mount Warning, where tasting plates of the best of the menu will be served to share over lunch with a guided walk through their stunning kitchen gardens. After lunch, enjoy the short drive to the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, for a tour of the gallery, before relaxing for afternoon tea with the panoramic Tweed River and Valley as your backdrop. Your tour concludes at approx 4pm.