The ultimate guide to Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a coastal town located on the far-north coast of NSW, Australia. The region is best known for its dazzling beaches, exclusive shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals and lively community character.

Watch sunrise from Byron bay Lighthouse
Byron Bay Lighthouse is the land mark for Australia’s most easterly point, with rewarding and spectacular views and sights (dolphins and whales *internal screaming*) for walkers along the way. The walking trail up to the Light House starts at Byron bay’s Main Beach and will take you around 45 minutes each way.

Take a surf lesson
Have you really visited Australia’s surf capital if you didn’t attempt to stand up on a surfboard? There are a number of different surf companies offering a variety of different packages catering from beginners and beyond. Check out our all time favorites Black Dog Surfing, they are sure to look after you!

Hire a bike
Rent a bike from as little as $10 a day and explore the inner and outskirts of what Byron bay has to offer.

Swim at Killen Falls
Killen Falls is a small secluded swimming hole with a 10m waterfall that has a cave underneath. It’s a 20 minute drive out of town, perfect place to relax and escape the bustling tourist town of Byron bay for some quite time.

Go Whale Watching
Whale watching is one of the top things to do in Byron Bay, seeing these magnificent animals surface Byron’s surf is amazing, and they’re nearly always alongside their sea besties- dolphins and sea turtles!

Beach hop
Byron Bay is famously known for it’s amazing beaches and the beach will most likely be a central part of your visit! Be sure to explore all the stunning beaches and waterholes that Byron has to offer!

Visit local markets

Not only is Byron the place for creatives, it is also home to a number of markets of clothes, arts, and home wares to food, drink and baked goods! It would be a shame to miss out!

Be sure to check out the Byron Bay Community Market, The Artisan Market, The Farmers Market, or Byron Bay’s Surf Festival Market!

Looking for the perfect holiday rental to make your Byron Bay stay even more fabulous?

Visit for your holiday rental needs, at the most affordable prices! Our top Byron Bay recommendations are, Barrel & Branch, Cape View @Byron and Eastern Rise Studio as the perfect home away from home!

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