5 Things You Must Do When Visiting Byron Bay
2nd August 2019
Explore Byron Bay and discover the melting pot of surf culture, great regional dining, retreats and walking trails. Stay at Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments and make an apartment your home-base in the heart of the town. We’ve compiled the ultimate list for the top 5 things you must do when visiting Byron Bay! Read on.
- Cape Byron Lighthouse
Sitting on Australia’s most easterly point and a shining light over Byron Bay, you can’t miss a snap with the famous lighthouse. Offering sweeping views over the Pacific Ocean and a unique historical insight into the region, the lighthouse is one of the town’s most visited attractions.
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- Visit The Farm
The Farm is a must-visit for those spending time in Byron. Dine in, grab some fresh produce, something from the BBQ or wander the fields of the 80-acre picturesque working farm with a house made picnic hamper. The true Byron experience!
Photo via (IG) @threeblueducks
- Swim at Tallow Beach
Tallow Beach is a deserted sandy stretch that extends for 7km south from Cape Byron. This is the place to avoid the crowds, much of the beach is backed by Arakwal National Park. Be sure to pack your camera because this beach gives you many moments for the ‘gram!
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- Eat at the Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.
Iconic to Byron and headed up by award winning Executive Chef and Owner Sean Connolly, the menu boasts simple, honest, seasonal food from locally sourced and sustainable suppliers. With décor suggestive of a seaside beach house, you can expect to see diners enjoying fresh oysters and signature cocktails in the afternoon sun.
Photo via (IG) @balconybyronbay
- Peruse the Byron Farmers Market
Both a market and a nod to the strength of the local community, this weekly market has a wide variety of mainly organic stalls, with both fresh produce and a wide array of local products. Visit early in the morning and hang with the locals for great coffee and breakfast, then linger for live music.
Photo via (IG) @byronfarmersmarket
Header Image via Byron Venue | Three Blue Ducks The Farm Byron Bay