‘Day Tripper’

A Spring day in Byron Bay

There’s a lot to love about this time of year – comfortable mid-20’s daytime temperatures and clear skies make for perfect beach weather, the flowers are in bloom and daylight saving gives us that bit of extra time at the end of the day to really make the most of being outdoors. So with this in mind, we thought we’d......[more]

Meet the team: Amy Schydlo

Amy is our awesome Reception Team Leader with the best hair in town and an even better personality. This fun, hardworking woman joined our team just over a year ago after a career change and lifestyle decision led her to Byron Bay. Learn why she decided to take the plunge and move to Byron, her top picks for places to......[more]

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]