Top 20 Experiences in Byron Bay
Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour
Paddle with dolphins and go kayaking with the experts on a Byron Bay sea kayak tour. See bottlenose dolphins and look out for whales and turtles as you paddle through Cape Byron Marine Park. Learn about the local environment from local sea and surf experts, and enjoy all-you-can-eat Tim Tam chocolate biscuits on the beach. All safety gear is included, and your kayaking with dolphins tour suits beginner and expert kayakers alike.
Hinterland Magic & Glow-worm Experience
Head to the outstanding Byron Bay Hinterland and be impressed by epic lookouts and pristine waterfalls. Be amazed by the Glow-worm magic at a special secret location Turn your visit into an "out of the box" adventure that will make you feel good from start to end. Be pleased with a healthy vegetarian/vegan light dinner. Explore, not only the fabulous nature of the Rainbow Region but also leave with a greater understanding and appreciation of our community and environment. Head back to Byron rejuvenated after an experience filled with conscious talks and inspirational ideas. * The itinerary and location are subject to change according to season, moon phase, park closures, and weather conditions.
Behind The Bay - Explore Like a Local
Join us for a unique journey exploring the hidden, untouched gems surrounding Byron Bay. Enjoy an authentic, local experience and discover magical places you never would have known existed. Learn about the nature in a relaxed environment, offering a more personalised and intimate experience. Take a rejuvenating swim in the sacred ti tree lake, boosting immunity, blood circulation, relieving aches and pains and leaving your skin soft and silky. Discover the winding paths of the stunning Broken Head Nature Reserve to the Three Sisters Lookout, with miles of pristine coastline and a forest walk that leaves you on, arguably, Byron's most stunning and secluded beach.
Half Day Guided Surf Lesson in Byron Bay
Group lessons with Soul Surf School are a great way to experience surfing some of our world famous breaks in a group setting. We have a number of beaches to chose from in the Byron/Lennox/Ballina area, and our team are dedicated to finding the best, fun and safest waves every day. We run the lowest ratio of instructors to surfers in the area, at 1:7 for adults and from 1:4 for little ones. This ensures that all our surfers receive plenty of attention, individual feedback and all the groms are safe in the water. We have a great range of equipment, with over 80 fun safe soft surfboards and intermediate to advanced boards that will help you to learn faster and catch lots of waves.
Group Surfing Lessons Kool Katz 1 day
Byron area’s best and original surf tour operator. Licensed since 1993. World Exclusive Guarantee “ride a wave for 40m or your money back”. Terry is known as.tje Steve Irwin of Learn to Surf The quintessential Aussie Surf Experience.
The Byron Bay Sea Kayak Tour
Imagine yourself kayaking in the crystal blue waters surrounding the Most Easterly Point of Australia spotting dolphins, humpback whales (from May to Oct) and turtles. This kayak trip is suitable for most levels of fitness, is easy and it lots of fun! We embark on our ocean sea kayak tour from Clarke's Beach in Byron Bay paddling across the Bay towards Cape Byron. At Wategos Beach , situated just under the historic Cape Byron Lighthouse there is a residential pod of Pacific Bottle-nose Dolphins. We enter their habitat and usually have the privilege of seeing these beautiful marine mammals free from captivity in their own environment. Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay is owned and operated by long term local surf lifesaver and World Title Surf Ski Medallist Kurt Tutt. Our staff are all trained Surf Lifesavers and will take the best of care of you.
Byron Bay Wildlife Safari
We guarantee you’ll see a koala or two, a mob of kangaroo, a whole colony of flying fox and many species of bird. If conditions are right you may also see pademelon, echidna, tawny frogmouth and water dragons. All of our guides are environmental scientists. They will help you learn to spot the different between a kangaroo and wallaby, or a grey-headed flying fox and a black one. Along the way you will be amazed at the abundant birdlife. Native hens, ducks and waders; noisy colourful parrots; iconic kookaburra; magpies; currawong; tiny flitting wrens and robins, are just some of the birdlife we see on this tour.
Self Guided E Bike Tour - Unicorn Falls, Rainforest & Rail Trail
We are the only company offering self guided tours into the hinterland, National Parks and Northern Rivers Rail Trail. Get off the tourist trail and see the magic that exists away from the coast. Be immersed in ancient rainforest, swim in an enchanting waterfall, ride through old railway tunnels and over bridges. See it all in a great day out to remember. Be amazed at how easy adventuring on an E Bike really is, climb hills like a champ and go further than you thought possible. We start at our favorite café, Yum Yum tree in New Brighton and finish at the legendary Moo Moo roadhouse in Mooball. You need average fitness (as the E Bike takes the strain) and good general cycling experience, (over 14 years of age and under 120kgs). Self Guided so you go in your own group at your own pace, stop where you want - just make it back by 3-3.30pm. 6 hours in total with 3 hours of cycling (rest is eating, swimming and exploring) Challenges - some gravel roads including one downhill section
Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive
Soar above Byron Bay on an exciting tandem sky dive! Enjoy a scenic flight over the beaches of Byron Bay, then experience the thrill of a 60-second free fall from a height of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters), followed by a spectacular five-minute descent by parachute. A highly trained, professional instructor will accompany you on your tandem sky dive.
Hot Air Ballooning Over Byron Bay Including a Gourmet Breakfast
Byron Bay is a year-round travel destination with gorgeous beaches, amazing hinterland, superb weather and a wonderful laid-back vibe. Located on the New South Wales Far North Coast, just under an hour south of the Gold Coast airport, the region offers some of the best hot air balloon flights in the country. As Australia's most easterly point and the first place on the Australian mainland to see the sunrise each morning, a Byron Bay ballooning experience offers a unique experience and a spectacular visual diversity of both coast & country.
Experience The Thrill Half Day Surf School in Byron Bay
Learn to surf and ride a wave like a pro! Join this amazing surf experience on Byron Bay's best beaches. Before every lesson, the surfing conditions are checked. We will take you to the best beach that suits your level. Don't worry if you're not confident on the board yet, this course is suitable for all levels. And what's more?! If you don't manage to stand up on your first lesson, you can come back for free!
Private and Small-Group Surfing Lessons in Byron Bay
Learn to surf on Main Beach Byron Bay, one of Australia's best places to practice the art of surfing. Guided by a qualified instructor, in a small group of maximum 6 guests to one Instructor, learn how to ride waves at a less-crowded location on Byron Bay's central Main Beach, where the waves are manageable and the water is calmer. The relaxed lessons are perfect for beginners or for surfers who want to take their skills to the next level. Gain insider tips about Byron Bay and its surf culture from your friendly local instructor.
Guided Sunrise Tours to Cape Byron Lighthouse
Wander Byron provides guided sunrise tours up to Byron Bay lighthouse that will align physical and spiritual wellness, allowing for gratitude, energy and enlightenment. One hour prior to sunrise, guests meet their tour guide to enjoy an uplifting elixir to open their hearts & minds followed by an energising trail mix featuring local produce. With a new sense of excitement, guests will embark on a 2hr adventure! Guests will be taken on a hike through rainforest, beach and clifftops to be the first people in Australia to witness the spectacular sunrise at the most easterly point in the country. Utilising yogic and ayurvedic traditions, you will be guided through sunrise salutations and breathwork during this spiritually charged time.
Private Surf Lessons Kool Katz 1 Day
Exclusive Guarantee "stand up and ride a wave for 40 metres or your money refunded in Full" Safe learning locations with qualified instructors.
Skip the Line: Crystal Castle and Shambhala Gardens Admission Ticket
A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary. Stand between two of the tallest crystals on earth. Sit in an ancient amethyst cave. Wander through the tranquil Shambhala Gardens and rainforest. Indulge in a delicious lunch and homemade desserts.
Self-Guided E-Bike Tour on the Northern Rivers Rail Trail
Better By Bike offers high-end Moustache E-Bikes and the cycling equipment you need to have the best day ever. Our customers are fully supported by our friendly and experienced staff. We set you up for a great ride with E-Bike instructions and a trail safety briefing before you begin the trail. Better By Bike is a well-established tour operator and we have replicated a service that we have been offering in New Zealand for over 10 years on the Cycle Trails in Queenstown. This is the first service of this scale and type operating out of Byron Bay, Tweed Heads, and Kingscliff. The trail is suited for all ages and abilities, and we offer tag-along bikes and chariots or baby seats for families to also enjoy the trail ride experience. The E-Bikes we provide go the distance and make the ride as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
Byron Bay Hinterland Tour Including Rainforest Walk to Minyon Falls
Explore the natural wonders of the World Heritage-listed Nightcap National Park and take a guided rainforest walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls. Reward yourself with a swim in freshwater pools underneath the falls and enjoy a delicious BBQ-lunch (vegetarian options on request) before weaving through the many unspoiled hinterland towns that are sprinkled throughout the region.
Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour
"Highlight of our trip to Byron"... "A lot easier than I expected!" ... "Amazing experience!" Come experience Byron's original stand up paddle board tour with our relaxing adventure down the beautiful Brunswick River in the Cape Byron Marine Park. The tour goes for 1.5 - 2 hrs (allow 3 hrs incl travel time to & from Byron). NOTE: we're not doing pick ups currently as a COVID safety measure. Get ready to soak in the peacefulness of the surroundings while learning/experiencing the fun of SUP. You'll feel far away from the hustle immersed in nature. Start times vary due to tides, please call for details on your preferred day. As a small family business we go the extra mile for you, literally rolling out the red carpet for when you enter the water. We provide cold water on tour, take photos & even provide homemade snacks back on land (& they seem to get as much praise in reviews as the tour!). Private tours also available for a wider range of ages & abilities.
Crystal Castle Shuttle from Byron Bay (half day)
Join us on a half day journey to the enchanting Crystal Castle. You'll have 3.5 hours to wander around the magical gardens, walk the ancient labyrinth, connect with nature on the Damanhur Spiral, rejuvenate yourself with reflexology walk, marvel at the exquisite jewellery, crystals and books. Find your bliss at one of the meditations and workshops. Enjoy a tasty meal, tea/coffee or cake at the fully vegetarian cafe. We pick you up from your Byron Bay accommodation, take you to Crystal Castle, pay your entry fee, give you guide book, give you 10 minute orientation (show you where all the walks and meditations are), then leave you to it, come back later to pick you up and take you back to Byron. Duration 4.5 hours (12:30-5pm)
Byron Bay Dolphin Tour - Ocean Safari
Venture into Byron Bay’s Marine Park to encounter species such as dolphins, turtles and birdlife. Our friendly Marine Biologist will provide an interpretive talk of the encounters we experience and identify local points of interest. Our cruises explore the breathtaking coastline between Byron Bay & Ballina. Discover secluded beaches, rocky cliffs, world-famous surf breaks and Cape Byron Marine Park as you navigate Australia’s most Easterly point. Imagine viewing Cape Byron Lighthouse from a whole new perspective! • Regular departures • Locally made snacks, drinking water & weather jackets provided. • The vessel departs from Ballina at Lance Ferris Wharf • Due to the nature of our tours, we may have to cancel due to unpleasant or unsafe ocean and bar conditions. A selection of alternative arrangements are available.