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Tweeds Heads Bowls Club

Blue Pelican Motel is directly opposite the Tweed Heads Bowls Club. We regularly cater for groups and clubs attending Tournaments at the Bowls Club or enjoying a social game just for fun. Blue Pelican Motel can organise to cater for groups of up to 100 persons. Many of our guests take advantage of staying at Blue Pelican Motel and walk over to the club of an evening. The advantage is you don’t have to find a car space and you can have a drink and walk on home. Tweed Heads Bowls Club offers live entertainment each night. The Club features a world-renowned international indoor bowling facility and 4 world class outdoor greens.The Club is situated a few hundred metres from the New South Wales and Queensland border on the southern end of the Gold Coast, adjacent to the beautiful Tweed waterways, the Southern Cross University campus and the Tweed Hospital. Tweed Heads Bowls Clubs has several function rooms and is very popular for weddings. Visitors to the Club are always welcome and can choose from a range of quality restaurants from coffee shop snacks & family bistro meals. Children of visiting parents are well cared for by fully-trained staff in the Kidz Klub, and entertained with the latest X-Box, Nintendo and PlayStation 2 games. Bingo, live entertainment, an award-winning TAB and daily raffles occupy the leisure hours of local residents and visitors alike.

Gold Coast Airport

Blue Pelican Motel is situated close to Gold Coast Airport, in fact we are only a 5 min drive away. Taxi services run 24/7 and 365 days a year. Call Tweed Coolangatta Taxi service on 133 422. Here at Blue Pelican Motel we can offer a quiet & comfortable nights sleep. We have double brick walls and although we are close to the Gold Coast Airport we are not in it’s flight path. We’re only too happy to pre-book a Taxi for you for the following morning. Gold Coast Airport flight operations include regional, domestic and international flights to get you where you want to go whether it be around Queensland, Australia or beyond. Airport Location Level 1 Airport Central 1 Eastern Avenue Bilinga QLD 4225 PO Box 112 Coolangatta QLD 4225 Phone +617 5589 1100

Tweed Heads Hospital

Blue Pelican Motel is close to the Tweed Heads Hospital Accommodation, we regularly have guests that are staying in the area while visiting family and friends in the hospital. Our motel is quiet for these kinds of stays and we have a no party policy. Consider us for Tweed Heads Hospital Accommodation next time you need to be very close to the Tweed Heads Hospital.

Tweed Heads Day Surgery  (pick up or drop off by arrangement)

The Hospital is located at:
16-18 Florence St Tweed Heads NSW 2485, Australia

Phone Contacts: +61 7 5536 1133

John Flynn Hospital

We are only a short drive from John Flynn Hospital. In fact only a 5 min drive away. John Flynn Hospital is a  owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most reputable private hospital operator. John Flynn Private Hospital is a tertiary medical facility providing comprehensive medical, surgical and maternity services to our patients. you are a patient, visitor or health care professional we trust your experience with our hospital is of the highest standard. Staff are dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care and service through all stages of their experience, from preadmission to discharge. John Flynn Private Hospital 42 Inland Drive TUGUN QLD 4224 Hospital switchboard Ph: (07) 5598 9000 Emergency Care Centre: (07) 5598 9001 Executive Secretary: (07) 5598 9008 Business Development Manager: (07) 5598 9013 

Coolangatta Hotel

One of Australia’s best entertainment venues we always have something on whatever your taste. The Cooly features live music from both local and international acts, up and coming DJs and coverage of all the biggest fights and games. With this we are also home to the beautiful Crave Restaurant which serves a range of delicious meals and snacks perfect for a laid back lunch meeting or romantic dinner for two. The Cooly is a vision of contemporary finishes coupled with rustic furnishings that make our customers feel relaxed and at home, whilst enjoying the welcoming service of our professional staff. The Coolangatta Hotel is situated on the beach front of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the name Coolangatta comes from an old aboriginal word for ‘pleasant outlook’. The maintaining of the Cooly Beach Culture consists of good times, a laid back atmosphere, great live entertainment encompassed with great views of the Pacific Ocean, including the famous break at Snapper Rocks. It has been a long summer tradition at the Coolangatta Hotel to spend your day at the beach and then crossing the road for a cold beer and watch the sun set. The Coolangatta Hotel has also maintained its strong local heritage and roots to the local sporting, business and greater community. Location Cnr Warner Street & Marine Parade Coolangatta, 4225 P: 07 55 896 888 

Tweed Heads/Coolangatta Tenpin Bowling

Tweed/Coolangatta Tenpin is located on the southern end of the Gold Coast, at the “Twin Towns” of Tweed Heads / Coolangatta and only a short 5 min walk from Blue Pelican Motel. Leave the car and walk.

They don’t just cater for Social Bowling. They also cater for Group Functions, Corporate Functions and Fundraisers.

Have Fun!

Tweed Centro Mall

The Tweed Centro mall is only a short drive from the motel, here you will find a number of specialty stores as well as the bigger chain style stores like Woolworths and Big W. Visit by Car Centro Tweed is situated just off Wharf Street and is easily accessible by Frances and Bay Streets. Centro Tweed is located in the heart of the Tweed CBD and 500m from popular holiday destination Coolangatta. Car parks can be easily accessed from Wharf, Frances and Bay Streets. Pedestrian access to the Centre is via entries on Wharf, Bay and Frances Streets. Visit by Bus A bus interchange is located at the Wharf Street entry and provides transport to and from surrounding areas with ease. Visit by Taxi A taxi stand is located adjacent to the Bus Stop on Wharf Street. Trading Hours Monday : 9:00am to 5:30pm Tuesday : 9:00am to 5:30pm Wednesday : 9:00am to 5:30pm Thursday : 9:00am to 9:00pm Friday : 9:00am to 5:30pm Saturday : 9:00am to 5:30pm Sunday : 10:00am to 4:00pm Trading Hours may vary from store to store. Please contact each store directly for their respective trading hours. Centro Tweed Centre 

Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts

Stay and enjoy the comfort and hospitality of Blue Pelican Motel while enjoying a show at Twin Towns. Twin Towns offer a free bus service or you could enjoy a short 10 min walk to the club. Twin Towns offers a world-class Showroom showcasing a variety of national and international performers, 150 hours of live free music per week. Twin Towns clubs  offer breakfast, lunch or dinner. You’ll find a whole new range of tasty options for the whole family. From romantic dinners for two, to casual dining or a meal for the whole family, dine in style at Twin Towns & Club Banora. Twin Towns Services Club Wharf Street, Tweed Heads NSW 2485 Phone : +61 7 5536 2277 Fax : +61 7 5536 2753 Showroom Bookings : 1800 014 014

Tweed Civic and Cultural Centre

weed Civic and Cultural Centre is a short walk from Blue Pelican Motel. It’s directly across the road.

Tweed Shire Council constructed and opened the Murwillumbah Civic Centre in 1975 as a multi-purpose auditorium. The venue was opened by the Hon. Tom Lewis on 24 May 1975. The Auditorium has performed a valuable role for the Shire and its community over the past 39 years.

Additional purpose: Venue can be used for exhibitions, conventions, forums, trade shows

Resident organisations at Tweed Civic and Cultural Centre: Nil although Tweed Theatre Company are unofficially based at the Centre

Co-located facility:Co-located with Library, Council administration and Meeting Room can also be found at the same location as Tweed Civic and Cultural Centre.

Southern Cross University Campus

Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus is located at Coolangatta just 400 metres from North Kirra Beach, and adjacent to the Gold Coast Airport. Views of the Pacific Ocean can be seen from many vantage points in the campus’ buildings. The Foundation Building was opened in 2010 and a second 10-story building opened in February 2013. The campus includes a student services hub, designed to provide a one-stop shop for student support and enquiries. The library offers stunning views of the ocean and Gold Coast hinterland. Other facilities include innovative learning spaces, health science laboratories, lecture theatres with live video broadcasting, computer labs and student lounges. The public SCU Health Clinic, clinical laboratories for nursing and midwifery, laboratories for occupational therapy students and physiology, anatomy and biomechanics laboratories are also located at the campus. Degrees on offer include nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, podiatry and speech pathology, social science and social welfare, business, secondary and early childhood education, information technology, law and tourism. The Gold Coast is Australia’s sixth largest city, with a population of just under half a million people. Attractions include 70 kilometres of beaches, tropical rainforest hinterland and numerous bush walks, parklands, major shopping centres, markets and entertainment. Street address: Southern Cross Drive Bilinga Qld 4225 (Access via Terminal Drive, Gold Coast Airport) Phone: +61 7 5589 3000 

Tweed Heads Library

he are a short walk to the Library. It’s directly across the road. The Richmond-Tweed Regional Library was established in January 1971, when Lismore City Council and Ballina Shire Council signed an agreement to develop a joint free public library service. They were quickly joined by Byron Shire Council and Tweed Shire Council, and the Richmond-Tweed Regional Library Service was created. Since then, with the strong support of these four councils, the Regional Library has grown and now offers a broad range of services including books, magazines, cds, videos, and dvds all available for free home loan. An extensive range of eResources can also be accessed by using your computer and internet connection from the convenience of your home. Currently the Regional Library serves a rapidly growing regional population of approximately 215,000, over 50% of whom are registered library members. All service points offer a comprehensive free public library service, including free access to the internet (for library patrons) including the mobile library. With over 400,000 items available for free home loan why not visit your local library and join today....

Tweed Heads Day Surgery

We are very close to Tweed Heads Day Surgery. In fact since Tweed Heads Day Surgery is on the very next block we are happy to offer a pick up or drop off for guests staying with us. Please make prior arrangement.

Jack Evans Boat Harbour

The Jack Evans Boat Harbour is only a 5 min walk from Blue Pelican Motel. Jack Evans Harbour provides ample pathways, BBQ’s and playground activities for the kids. You can enjoy a range of water activities on the Harbour. A local Fish & Chip shop is right at the Harbour. Jack Evans Boat Harbour is host to several events throughout the year from the annual Dragon Boat Race to the spectacular New Years Fireworks display.

Local Beaches and Waterways

Tweed Heads and Coolangatta have some of the best surfing beaches around, they are clean and great for family fun. Blue Pelican Motel is within walking distance to some of the world’s best Beaches Kirra Greenmount Rainbow Bay Snapper Rocks Duranbah A short walk to the Tweed River and you’ll discover just some of the beauty this region has to offer, an excellent pathway follows the river. You can enjoy BBQ’s, fishing etc

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