Areaprofiles

Banora Point

Banora Point covers approximately 12 square kilometres, and is located south of South Tweed Heads and adjoins the Tweed River. Elevated areas of the suburb boast views out to the ocean and hinterland.

Amongst the established area of Oxley Cove is a boaties paradise, offering canal front living with easy access to the ocean via the Tweed River.

Most popular amongst young families with children, the Banora Point area offers a wide range of public and private schools as well as a variety of child care centres. It is also popular with retirees, who prefer to live in the level section adjacent to Leisure and Darlington Drives, due to easy walking access to shops, medical services and Club Banora. There are several retirement villages and cluster-housing developments in this vicinity.

Local facilities of Banora Point include Banora Shopping Village where you will find a variety of shops including BI-LO Supermarket, Australia Post, pharmacy, hairdressers etc. Blub Banora located on Leisure Drive offers an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, Olympic size swimming pool, children’s leisure pool and lawn bowls. The club also offers fully licensed club facilities and free live entertainment.

Activities

Banora Point Probus Club meets on the fourth Mon of each month at Sth Tweed Sports club at 10.30am. All welcome. Call Barbara on (07) 5513 1229.

Banora Point Community Centre has various activities on Tues afternoon & all Fri. Activities include drawing classes, card playing, Mah Jong, Scrabble, scrapbooking, jewellery making & tai chi. For info & to reserve a spot call Lyn (07) 5523 2030.

Carpet bowls at Salvation Army Sports Ctr at Banora Point, every Tues & Thurs at 9.45am. No joining fee, $4 per session includes tea or coffee. Ph (07) 5524 5081.

Minly Music Playgroup every Wed starting April 21, from 9.30–11am. Children from birth to school age & their parents & carers get together for music & morning tea in a relaxed setting at Banora Point Community Baptist Church, Corporation Circuit, Banora Point ph (07) 5523 1122.

Stretch Your Mind in Banora Point Community Centre every Fri at 9.45–11.45am. Interesting & enjoyable activities. To reserve a spot call Lyn (07) 5523 2030.