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Lighthouse
Cape Byron Lighthouse , Byron Bay
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Siting on the most easterly point of the country's mainland, Cape Byron Lighthouse was constructed in 1901 and fully automated in 1989. The i
Tours from $45
Hiking Trail
4.8
Scuba / Snorkeling
Byron Bay Dive Centre , Byron Bay
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We dive at Julian Rocks marine sanctuary- home to tropical species such as turtles and manta rays, as well as over four hundred different spe
Tours from $74
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Duration: 2 hours
"Highlight of our trip to Byron"... "A lot easier than I expected!" ... "Amazing experience!" We love sharing our slice of paradise & based on the hundreds of 5 STAR reviews our customers love it too.Come experience Byron's original stand up paddle board tour with our relaxing adventure down the beautiful Brunswick River in the Cape Byron Marine Park. The tour goes for 1.5 - 2 hrs (allow 3 hrs incl travel time to & from Byron). NOTE: with COVID we're not doing pick ups currently.Get ready to soak in the peacefulness of the surroundings while learning/experiencing the fun of SUP. You'll feel far away from the hustle immersed in nature.Start times vary due to tides, please call for details on your preferred day.As a small family business we go the extra mile for you, literally rolling out the red carpet for when you enter the water. We provide cold water on tour, take photos & even provide homemade snacks back on land (& they seem to get as much praise in reviews as the tour!).
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing , Byron Bay
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We suggest booking in advance.Select from 5 top choices.
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Farm
The Farm Byron Bay , Byron Bay
3.8
Find the perfect balance between scenic rural relaxation and coastal town convenience when you take your family, friends or loved one to one
Tours from $45

Byron Bay

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Lighthouses · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing · Hiking Trails
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country. Surrounded by dense forests and sporting long sandy beaches, the town exudes a laid-back atmosphere favored by younger travelers, artists, and nature lovers. Surfing ranks among the top things to do at Byron Bay, and each year hundreds come here to catch the perfect wave. The town's population of around 5,000 increases exponentially at high season, especially during its numerous festivals. Probably the busiest and the rowdiest period in Byron Bay is between late November and mid-December, when high school graduates flock to the town during "schoolies week." Find what you're looking for from your Byron Bay holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Australia trip planning site.

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Where to stay in Byron Bay

Popular with everyone from backpackers and surfers to the rich and famous, Byron Bay features accommodations for a range of tastes and budgets. In the center of the town, just a short walk away from the bustling nightlife and the main beach, you can find budget-friendly hostels and luxurious hotels and villas, as well as plenty of in-between options. Those looking for a more secluded vacation can look for lodgings on Cape Byron, the easternmost point of Australia, a bit farther away from the town center. If you're planning a visit during peak season or during one of the festivals, make sure to reserve in advance.
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