Brimming with natural beauty, pristine beaches and an irresistible slow paced lifestyle, it’s no surprise Byron Bay has been dubbed the jewel of NSW’s Far North Coast.
Its beachside location, year-round sunshine and range of family friendly activities have placed The Bay firmly on the map as an iconic destination for a camping holiday.
From the creek to the coast, experience the region as the locals do with our top picks.
Byron Bay marches to the beat of its own drum… quite literally!
Head to the foreshore at sunset and watch as the community comes together to farewell the day with an improvised drumming circle. Bring along your own drum, dance with the crowds or simply sit back and enjoy the atmosphere beachside.
You won’t find fast food chains or global brands in Byron Bay, instead, you will experience the region on a plate. Find a cuisine from every corner of the globe inspired by fresh local produce and seasonal flavours.
If you’re seeking round the clock entertainment, you have come to the right place.
You won’t be able to make it down the street without becoming mesmerised by the talents of local buskers. From singer/songwriters to jugglers and dancers, each corner brings a new and exciting performance.
Adults can take their pick from a treasure trove of bars and clubs. From The Northern in the heart of town to the breezy Beach Hotel, there is no shortage of spots to sit back and relax with a locally brewed beer, enjoy live tunes and dance the night away.
The Great Outdoors
Byron Bay is a playground for water lovers. Hire an ocean kayak and paddle amongst dolphins, turtles and whales. Whether you’re a first timer or looking to brush up on some existing skills, take a surf lesson and you’ll be hitting the waves in no time.
Visit the easternmost point in Australia with an easy walk to the Byron Bay Lighthouse, where sweeping views of the coastline await.
Lace up your sneakers and embark on a 1.5 hour return walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls in the World Heritage listed Nightcap National Park and take a dip in the freshwater pools.