Byron Bay’s sandy beaches have been attracting surfers and sunbathers to Australia’s easternmost town for decades. The energy in Byron is contagious! Families will also love Byron Bay’s many kid-friendly activities. Where else can you kayak alongside dolphins in the morning and learn how to fly on a trapeze in the afternoon? Byron is truly a wonderland for adventurers of any age. Even weekend holidaymakers can’t resist extending their stay, so we’ve gathered a few of our favourite Byron Bay activities to suit any visitor.
Synonymous with Byron are it’s pristine, white sand beaches and world-famous surf breaks. They say you haven’t surfed until you’ve surfed Byron! Experienced surfers know that Byron’s breaks make for some of the best surfing in Australia. Belongil Beach in particular has breaks suitable to all levels of ability. For the newbies, there are excellent instructors like the local team at Let’s Go Surfing, who will help you learn your way around every barrel and bowl until you’re dropping in with confidence!
Adrenaline junkies will find many adventurous things to do in Byron Bay, on land, in the sea, and even up in the air. Byron Bay Ballooning gives holidaymakers a birds’ eye view over the stunning coastline, rolling valleys, and lush rainforest surrounding Byron Bay. If the gentle pace of a hot air balloon isn’t enough to get your heart pumping, perhaps a thrilling tandem freefall with Skydive Byron Bay could do the trick!
If you’d prefer to keep your feet firmly planted on ground, one of the most popular activities in Byron Bay is a visit to the famous Cape Byron Lighthouse. Built at the turn of the 19th century, the iconic lighthouse is perched at the highest point in Byron Bay, providing sweeping panoramic views out to sea and across the rolling green hinterland valleys.