Experience all things to do in Byron Bay! In Byron Bay, you can.....Tour the town and environs on sightseeing coach tours; see the coastal panoramas and fantastic surf beaches from the Lighthouse; experience the thrill of Whale Watching as they migrate past this most Easterly point; visit the Hinterland villages and see the birthplace of "hippy culture" in Australia; and enjoy the magnificent rainforest scenery, from fern lined, moss covered rocky creeks to spectacular lookouts, while you hear and see its wildlife.
Visit Tropical Fruit World for a taste of exotic fruits. Go horse riding along the beach, ocean kayaking, hot air ballooning, hang gliding and skydiving. The beauty of Byron's Northern NSW location also means that you can easily take a trip to the Gold Coast to visit the theme parks, shop and enjoy the dinner show at the Casino. Byron Bay provides a great location for those wishing to see the concentrated tourist areas of South-East Queensland while being tucked away in a beautiful natural destination just over the border, making day trips to a number of significant Queensland or Northern New South Wales attractions both as accessible as one another - simply get in your car or bus, and off you go!
In addition, if you're looking for more information on what to do in New South Wales, be sure to check out our state page!
Getting Around Byron Bay
Walking and cycling
It easy to get around Byron Bay with nothing more than your two feet. As it is a small town, most of what you are looking for is within walking distance, depending on the location of your accommodations. You may also choose to bicycle as a faster option. There are many bike paths as this is a popular method of transportation in the area among locals and travelers alike.
- You can hire a bike in the heart of town from Byron Bay Surf and Bike Hire.
Buses to get you to, from, and around Byron Bay include:
- Byron Bay Taxis is the largest taxi company operating in Byron Bay. While you may be able to hail one on the street, it is advisable to call to book your pick-up in advance.
Ph: 02 6685 5008
If you’re not joining a guided day tour, but want to see Byron Bay’s surrounding villages and hinterland, hiring a car is a good, flexible option.
Check out Vroom Vroom Vroom, a car rental company that offers the most competitive rates!