Top Choice State Park in Byron Bay

Cape Byron State Conservation Park

Spectacular views reward those who climb up from the Captain Cook Lookout on the Cape Byron Walking Track. Ribboning around the headland, the track dips and (mostly) soars its way to the lighthouse. Along the way, l…
Top Choice Beach in Byron Bay

Tallow Beach

Tallow Beach is a deserted sandy stretch that extends for 7km south from Cape Byron. This is the place to flee the crowds: much of the beach is backed by Arakwal National Park. The suburb of Suffolk Park sprawls alo…
Farm in Byron Bay

The Farm

A community of growers and producers share this impossibly photogenic, 80-acre green oasis just outside Byron, along with the Three Blue Ducks restaurant, a produce store, a bakery and a florist. The passionate dedi…
Lighthouse in Byron Bay

Cape Byron Lighthouse

This 1901 lighthouse is Australia’s most easterly and also its most powerful shipping beacon. Inside there are maritime and nature displays. If you want to venture to the top, you'll need to take one of the voluntee…
Beach in Byron Bay

Belongil Beach

West of the town centre, wild Belongil Beach has high dunes and avoids the worst of the crowds. It's clothing-optional in parts. At its eastern end is the Wreck, a powerful right-hand surf break.
Beach in Byron Bay

Clarkes Beach

An eastern, and often unexpectedly serene, extension of busy Main Beach. Byron's most popular surf break is at the Pass, where Clarkes Beach meets the Eastern Headland.
Beach in Byron Bay

Little Watego's Beach

Secluded Little Watego’s (inaccessible by car) is a lovely patch of sand directly under rocky Cape Byron. Head here at sunset for an impressive and impossibly romantic moonrise.
Viewpoint in Byron Bay

Captain Cook Lookout

Start your 4km walking track around Cape Byron from the Captain Cook Lookout. The rainforest stretch near the lookout has the best wildlife-spotting ops, including feral goats.
Beach in Byron Bay

Main Beach

Immediately in front of town, lifesaver-patrolled Main Beach is busy from sunrise to sunset with yoga classes, buskers, fire dancers and sunbakers.
Beach in Byron Bay

Watego's Beach

East of Main Beach, Little Watego's fringees Byron's most affluent enclave. Dolphin sightings are common.