Byron Bay is a beautiful coastal town located in New South Wales, Australia. It is known for its stunning beaches, great surf, cutting-edge culture, boho boutiques, and dynamic dining scene. If you are thinking of visiting Byron Bay over the next few months, here are some things to do and places to visit.
Cape Byron Lighthouse
This is one of the most popular attractions in Byron Bay. You can take a walk to the lighthouse and enjoy the stunning views of the ocean and the surrounding areas. The lighthouse is open to the public, and you can climb to the top for a small fee.
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Beaches & Surfing
Byron Bay is known for its beautiful beaches, and there are plenty to choose from. Some of the most popular beaches include Belongil Beach, Wategos Beach, and Tallow Beach. You can spend your days lying in the sun or swimming in the sparkling turquoise waters of Byron’s beautiful beaches. Byron Bay is also known for its great surf, and there are plenty of surf schools in the area. You can take a lesson and learn how to surf like a pro.
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Cumbebin Wetland Sanctuary
The Sanctuary is a beautiful nature reserve located in the heart of Byron Bay. You can take a stroll through the sanctuary and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There is a boardwalk that takes you through the wetlands, and you can spot a variety of bird species.
The national park is located just south of Byron Bay. You can explore the park on foot or by bike and enjoy the stunning scenery. There are plenty of walking trails to choose from, and you can spot a variety of wildlife.
Nightcap National Park
Another beautiful national park located just west of Byron Bay. Here you can explore the park on foot or by bike and enjoy the stunning scenery. There are plenty of walking trails to choose from, and you can spot a variety of wildlife. Some of the most popular attractions in the park include Protesters Falls and Mount Nardi.
A working farm located just outside of Byron Bay where you can take a tour of the farm and learn about the different crops that are grown there. There is also a restaurant on the farm that serves delicious food made from fresh, local ingredients.
Byron Bay is one of the best places in Australia to go whale watching. You can take a boat tour and see humpback whales up close. The whale watching season runs from June to November, so it's the perfect time to go.
Byron Bay has a variety of markets that are held throughout the week. You can find everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts. Some of the most popular markets include the Byron Bay Farmers’ Market and the Bangalow Market
Byron Community Market, on Jonson St, Byron Bay every 1st Sunday of the month and 1st & 3rd Sunday in December & January.
Byron Beachside Markets, Dening Park, Byron Bay in July and September
Byron Twilight Market, Railway Park, Byron Bay every Saturday from October to April
Lennox Community Market, Williams Reserve, Lennox Head every 2nd and 5th Sunday of the month.
Sunrise and Sunset:
As it is on the East coast, Byron Bay is known for its stunning sunrises. You can watch the sun rise over the ocean.
The Byron region is a beautiful with plenty of things to do and places to visit. Whether you want to explore the beaches, go whale watching, or take a stroll through the hinterland, there is something for everyone. So, pack your bags and get ready for an action-packed holiday in Byron.