Must-see attractions in Byron Bay

  • Take a walk to meet the animals or get there early for a guided tour

    The Farm

    Byron Bay

    This photogenic, 32-hectare green oasis outside Byron is shared by Three Blue Ducks restaurant, a produce store, the Bread Social bakery, an ice-creamery…

  • Tallow Beach

    Byron Bay

    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…

  • Cape Byron's  historic 1901 lighthouse

    Cape Byron State Conservation Park

    Byron Bay

    The Cape Byron State Conservation Park is home to the Cape Byron lighthouse, plenty of stunning lookouts (including from the most eastern point of the…

  • The Cape Byron lighthouse at dawn

    Cape Byron Lighthouse

    Byron Bay

    This 1901 lighthouse is Australia’s most easterly and also its most powerful shipping beacon. Inside there are maritime and nature displays. Take one of…

  • Belongil Beach.

    Belongil Beach

    Byron Bay

    Northwest 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…

  • Clarkes Beach falls between Main Beach and The Pass

    Clarkes Beach

    Byron Bay

    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…

  • Tallow Beach stretches south to Broken Head

    Little Watego's Beach

    Byron Bay

    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…

  • Main Beach with Cape Byron Lighthouse in background .

    Main Beach

    Byron Bay

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

  • Watego and beach, surf brake between Byron Bay and Cape Byron, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, Pacific

    Watego's Beach

    Byron Bay

    East of Main Beach, the small crescent of Watego's fringes Byron's most affluent enclave. Dolphin sightings are common here.

  • Cape Byron Distillery

    Byron Bay

    Set on the Brook family's scenic farm in Byron's hinterland is the Cape Byron Distillery, home to a much-lauded Brookie's dry gin. It's created with 26…

  • Captain Cook Lookout

    Byron Bay

    Start your 3.7km walking track around Cape Byron from the Captain Cook Lookout. The rainforest stretch near the lookout has the best wildlife-spotting ops.

  • Kings Beach is a legal nudist beach

    Kings Beach

    Byron Bay

    South of Suffolk Park, this popular clothing-optional, gay-friendly beach is just off Seven Mile Beach Rd past the Broken Head Holiday Park.

More destinations you need to see