‘Day Tripper’

Day Tripper : Newrybar Merchants

As well as Harvest Restaurant tempting you to the tiny town of Newrybar, there is also the brilliant Newrybar Merchants, a creative collective of local artisans, peddling their fine wares in a charming 1890s dwelling turned concept store. Unique art and homewares can be found at The Society Inc. Tigmi Trading, Shannon Fricke Heart & Home, Jai Vasicek & Patterson +......[more]

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Eat Here Now : Doma Federal

The pilgrimage to the country town of Federal (around 40 minutes drive from Byron Bay) for lunch at Doma is well worth it for rustic, home-style Japanese dishes in a relaxed outdoor setting. Be sure to order the tempura and cone-shaped hand rolls made with organic brown rice. Image Source – Destination NSW  ......[more]

Day Tripper : Bangalow

The charming country town with a rather posh facelift, Bangalow is where craft, coffee and cake meet high fashion, cutting edge objects, and fine dining. One of the highlights is the scenic 20-minute drive from the Atlantic, along winding country roads past horse fields and cow pastures, palm plantations and roadside stalls. Take in the view over rolling hills looking......[more]

Coastal Towns – Brunswick Heads

This little coastal town north of Byron Bay, hugged by both river and ocean, fosters a blossoming and exciting food scene, first-class coffee, eclectic homewares shopping, and beautiful nature walks. A 15-minute drive from the Atlantic, it’s an ideal day trip or book ahead and come for an evening of destination dining at Fleet. Footbridge and Tableview cafés and falafel......[more]

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Day Tripper : Minyon Falls

Drive 45 minutes out of Byron Bay and you will arrive at the awe-inspiring pre-historic territory of the world heritage listed Nightcap National Park. Eerie and mesmerising, the area has links to the ancient supercontinent of Godwana and its main attraction is the 100-metre Minyon Falls, created by Repentance Creek flowing over the huge rhyolite cliffs, which were once part......[more]

Day Tripper : Bangalow Markets

Like all things Bangalow, this is a village-esque style market. Stalls sit under the shade of rustling camphor laurel and weeping fig tree’s setting a picturesque scene for a pleasant day shopping. Join numerous day-trippers who make the scenic pilgrimage to Bangalow to browse wares from local jewellers, designers, artists and food vendors. Head on over to Byron Street, a......[more]