Take a day trip to trendy Byron Bay and relax at a cafe, indulge in some retail therapy or spend time at the beach. You'll enjoy a scenic drive down the coast into New South Wales, and make plenty of entertaining stops along the way.
• 9 hours
Soar above Byron Bay on an exciting tandem sky dive! Enjoy a scenic flight over the beaches of Byron Bay, then experience the thrill of a 60-second free fall from a height of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters), followed by a spectacular five-minute descent by parachute. A highly trained, professional instructor will accompany you on your tandem sky dive, and pickup and drop-off from your Byron Bay hotel is included.
• 3.5 hours
Snorkel Byron Bay’s Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Julian Rocks is one of the few snorkel sites where you can swim with tropical species found on the Great Barrier Reef as well as animals from Australia’s deep Southern Ocean. Here the reserve is home to three different species of sea turtle, an assortment of rays including mantas, hard and soft corals, friendly wobbegong sharks and over four hundred different species of fish. All of this is only a five-minute boat ride from Byron Bay. A snorkel trip to Julian Rocks Marine Reserve takes three hours from start to finish, with an hour in the water snorkeling and includes the boat ride, equipment hire (mask, snorkel, fins and wet suit) and a free snorkel lesson (if required). Whilst snorkeling you are supervised by qualified dive staff who will ensure you get the most from your trip to Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. You will be amazed by the diversity and color found in the clear shallow waters.
• 3 hours
Take the ultimate surfing lessons while in Byron Bay with local Byron Bay Surfer/Instructor ‘Gaz Morgan. Gaz is the owner of this Bryon Bay Surfing School and will be your instructor at every lesson.
• 3.5 hours
Explore the natural wonders of the World Heritage-listed Nightcap National Park and take a guided rainforest walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls. Reward yourself with a swim in freshwater pools underneath the falls and enjoy a delicious BBQ-lunch (vegetarian options on request) before weaving through the many unspoiled hinterland towns that are sprinkled throughout the region.
• 5.5 hours
Transfer from Gold Coast airport to Byron Bay. This service is a shuttle-style transfer (shared transportation) that operates five times per day, seven days per week, delivering you directly to your Byron Bay accommodation.
• 1 hour
Enjoy a spectacular hot air ballooning flight over Byron Bay and see the sunrise over Australia's most easterly point. During the one-hour balloon flight take in the magnificent views of the coast and beaches, this is one of the best ways to see some of Australia's most spectacular scenery that surrounds Byron Bay. After landing, enjoy breakfast with a glass of sparkling wine to celebrate your flight.
• 4 hours
When the beach, sun and surf get too much, it’s time to explore Byron Bay and beyond! The choices of what to do and see in Byron are sometimes overwhelming and, occasionally, it’s a relief to sit back, enjoy and have the day perfectly planned for you. See the best of Bryon Bay and the surrounding areas in a complete and comprehensive one day tour, suitable for all fitness levels and ages. You’ll visit Cape Bryon Lighthouse and Crystal Castle, and a locally sourced lunch is included at the historical hinterland town of Bangalow.
• 6 hours
Combine two great outdoor activities in the one day during your stay in Byron Bay. In the morning, explore the natural wonders of the World Heritage-listed Nightcap National Park on a guided walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls. Take a swim in freshwater pools underneath the falls and then enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch (vegetarian option available on request). Head back to Byron Bay for your afternoon ocean kayak adventure and get up close with dolphins and turtles. During the months of May to October you may also be lucky enough to spot whales during their annual migration.
• 8 hours
Combine two of Byron Bay’s must-do experiences – kayaking with dolphins and climbing Mount Warning at sunrise. Ocean kayaking, wild dolphins, camp fires, night time stargazing, early morning bushwalking, ancient rainforests and jaw-dropping panoramic views await you. Spend an afternoon kayaking with dolphins in the Byron Bay Marine Park before traveling to the base of Mount Warning for a delicious campfire BBQ dinner (vegetarian options available on request). Camp overnight in a tent under the stars and wake early next morning to embark on a climb to the top of Mount Warning reaching the summit as the sun starts to rise over the easternmost point of Australia.
• 2 days