‘Beaches’

Sunset Walk

Byron’s beaches : Belongil

Leave yourself an hour before sunset to take a walk along Belongil beach, where you’ll meet local dog owners and their pups. On the way back, stop off at The Wreck and take in the drumming circle (Friday – Sunday, sometimes weekdays) where local troupadours and rhythm makers come to drum, dance and shake off the day.......[more]

The Fisherman's Lookout

Where to wander : The Pass Lookout

A long, leisurely stroll along the beach, best taken at low tide. Walk from the Atlantic along Main Beach onto Clarke’s, and end up at The Pass. Climb the stairway to Fisherman’s Lookout for a panoramic ocean view and watch the surfers below take on one of Byron’s busiest surf breaks. (Approx 2.1km; 1hr round-trip from the Atlantic).    ......[more]

Where to Wander: Brokenhead Nature Reserve

A tranquil alternative to Byron’s busy beaches just 10 minutes drive from the Atlantic, this oceanside reserve, where tropical rainforest meets pristine white sand, is steeped in Aboriginal history. Pack a picnic and plant your beach towels down in one of the many little coves accessible by foot for a day of surfing, fishing, sunbathing and strolling. One of the most spectacular is White’s......[more]

Arakwal National Park

A gift to the visitors of Byron looking to escape the buzz of the popular town, this breathtaking stretch of secluded sands bordered by 183 hectares of rich coastal heath is a haven for migratory birds and wildlife. A historic agreement between the NSW government and the Arakwal community, the park is an important part of Aboriginal culture. Co-managed by......[more]

Kings Beach, Bray Beach and Whites Beach

Pick up a hire car and head to Broken Head Nature Reserve just 15 minutes from Byron Bay to discover Kings Beach, Bray Beach and Whites Beach. Park the car and head off to discover these hidden away coves, you will find white sandy beaches, rockpools and more often than not dolphins. Keep in mind the beaches are remote so......[more]

Broken Head Nature Reserve

This rare coastal rainforest is home to the sights and sounds of the Aussie scrub. So if you need a break from the crowds Broken Head could be the place for you. Banksias and tuckeroos shield the rainforest from the salty onshore winds and hardy brush box and native elm flourish amongst bangalow palms. You can wander through the rainforest......[more]

Cosy Corner

Nestled under the south side of Cape Byron headland you will find this calm oasis. A favorite amongst local surfers it offers a clean decent size wave when the northerlies are blowing through the dunes elsewhere. Partially protected from the winds these sheltered sands are encased by a rugged tropical setting.......[more]

Tallow Beach

You might be mistaken in thinking you are a million miles from anywhere on this 7km stretch of deserted windswept sands. There is something wild and free about Tallows where you can gather yourself and hear your thoughts. Join dog lovers, fisherman and the constant surfer as you immerse yourself in the magnificent views of Cape Byron to Broken Head.......[more]

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