Top 31 Things to do in Byron Bay, New South Wales

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3-Day Open Water Scuba Diving Course
Over the course of 3 days, learn to scuba dive and experience the underwater marvel of Julian Rocks Marine Reserve, an area with an abundance of turtles, manta rays, and blue gropers. At the end of the third day, receive... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 days

Free cancellation

$424
per adult

Byron Bay & Tropical Fruit World Day Tour
Take a day trip to Byron Bay—Australia’s premier resort town. Relax on the beach, stroll past the shops and cafes, take in panoramic views from the famous lighthouse, and visit Tropical Fruit World. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$85
per adult

Byron Bay Surfing Lesson
Learn to ride the waves in the beautiful waters of Byron Bay. With skilled, friendly coaches and small groups for personalized instruction, a 2-hour beginner surfing lesson can have you up on your board and riding your first wave with... Read More

$46
per adult

Byron Bay's Beaches & Headlands Flight by Byron Bay Microlights
Discover Byron Bay and its surroundings from a microlight aircraft—a 2-seat, fixed-wing aircraft with an open cockpit. From Tyagarah Airfield, tour Byron Bay, flying from Bangalow to Main Beach at up to 2,500 feet (762 m) above the ground. Read More

$204
per adult

Byron Bay, Bangalow & Green Cauldon Small-Group Tour
From the beaches of Byron Bay to inland villages fringing ancient rainforests, New South Wales is full of natural splendor. Take it all in with morning tea in charming Bangalow, free time to soak up the sun in Byron Bay,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Byron Bay, Bondi Beach & Maroubra Surfing Pass
Learn to surf on some of Australia's best beaches with lessons from one of the country's great surf schools. Your pass gives you the chance to try out the waves at 3 different locations, spread out over as long as... Read More

$154
per adult

Crystal Castle & Pecan Farm Tour
Get lost in sub-tropical gardens, enjoy breathtaking views, and visit a working pecan farm to learn about the harvesting of this tasty nut. With a local guide to lead you between stops, head out of Byron Bay to explore the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

$130
per adult

Full-Day Byron Bay Tour with Gyrocopter Flight & Beach Barbecue Lunch
Soak up all the beachfront beauty and surf-centric charm of Byron Bay on this day tour. Soar over the sea in a gyrocopter, kick back at a barbecue lunch on the beach, and trek out to the Cape Byron lighthouse... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

$169
per adult

Group Surfing Lesson
Learn how to surf on the best waves of Byron Bay with this surfing course. A skilled instructor teaches you surfing techniques, from ocean facts and forehand turns to paddling and wave riding. No prior experience is needed for you... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$46
per adult

Guided Kayaking Trip with Dolphins
Experience all the fun and adventure of a guided kayaking tour. Feel the exhilaration as you paddle with the dolphins, sea turtles, and whales frequenting the enticing waters of Byron Bay. Whether you are a novice or experienced kayaker, enjoy... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$53
per adult

Half-Day Byron Bay Tour with Beach Barbecue
Scope out the very best of Byron Bay with a friendly local guide on this half-day exploration of the laidback beach town’s coastal sights and landmarks. Visit historic Bangalow, trek to Australia’s most easterly point, snap a photo at the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

$53
per adult

Hiking & Surfing Day Trip with Lunch
Wander subtropical rainforests, gaze at cascading waterfalls, and learn how to hang ten on this active excursion. With an expert guide to lead you, explore the sprawling grounds of Nightcap National Park, enjoy a fun surfing lesson, and tuck into... Read More

$130
per adult

Hiking Day Trip to Mount Warning with Lunch by Byron Bay Adventure Tours
Spend a day tackling rainforest trails and rocky paths as you hike to the summit of Mount Warning, the dramatic peak that dominates the landscape of the Byron Bay hinterland. Take in sweeping views over the region, cool down in... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

$100
per adult

Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast
Enjoy breathtaking aerial views over the Byron Bay hinterland on this hot balloon ride. Be among the first of the day to witness the sun rising over the country's most easterly point. Be mesmerized by the gorgeous scenery, from rolling... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$270
per adult

Introductory Scuba Diving Tour
Experience the underwater brilliance of Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Swim with marine life such as turtles and manta rays, as well as interesting Southern Ocean animals like blue gropers and wobbegong sharks. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$123
per adult

Kayaking, Snorkeling & Hiking Adventure Tour with Lunch
Swim in pristine pools beneath cascading falls, stroll through subtropical rainforests, and paddle around the rich marine habitats of dolphins and whales on this active expert-led excursion. From its misty mountains to its wave-warped coast, explore the natural wonders surrounding... Read More

$130
per adult

Mount Warning Overnight Camping Tour & Sunrise Hike
Roast marshmallows over a crackling campfire, sleep under the stars, and rise before dawn to catch the first golden hues of a stunning sunrise on this memorable excursion on Mount Warning. Embark from Byron Bay and head into the mountains... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

16 hours 30 minutes

$115
per adult

Nightcap National Park & Hinterland Tour
Meander through rainforests laced with babbling streams, swim in pristine pools beneath thundering falls, and snap photos of the jagged slopes of distant peaks. Embark on an immersive excursion around the natural wonders of Nightcap National Park and enjoy a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

$92
per adult

Overnight Bike & Hike Adventure in Nightcap National Park
Pack 2 days full of outdoor adventure in the rugged wilderness of Nightcap National Park. Spend a day zipping down rainforest trails on a mountain bike, cozy up to a roaring fire at a snug campsite, and then trek to... Read More

$192
per adult

Overnight Mount Warning Tour with Surfing Lesson
Watch the sunrise from a mountain peak, catch a ride on a curling ocean wave, and sleep under the stars after a delicious barbecue supper. This outdoor adventure starts on the beaches of Byron Bay and ends at the top... Read More

$154
per adult

Overnight Ocean Kayaking & Mount Warning Adventure Tour
Cruise through ocean swells past playful dolphins, stroll along rainforest paths up mountain peaks, sleep under the stars, and watch a breathtaking sunrise break over Australia's eastern coast. This active, 2-day excursion takes you from the top of Mount Warning... Read More
Overnight Trip in Byron Hinterland with Nightcap National Park Visit
Dive into crystal clear pools fed by cascading falls, stroll the streets of charming villages, and enjoy breathtaking views from lighthouse-laden vantage points. See the best that Byron's hinterland and coastline have to offer on this adventure-packed overnight excursion. Read More

$231
per adult

Private Surfing Lesson
Whether you are an individual determined to get up on that wave, an experienced surfer, or a group of friends or family wanting a personal session, this lesson give you that extra attention to detail and a dedicated coach to... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$116
per adult

Rainforest Adventure Bike Tour
Trade in the tour bus for a mountain bike to ride through Byron Bay's lush rainforest. Pedal up to 15 miles (25 km) through a range of fire trails, backcountry single tracks, exhilarating downhills, and log jumps on this half-day... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$96
per adult

Scenic Coastal Bike Tour
Give yourself the real Byron experience with a half-day bicycle tour of its scenic coast. Enjoy the fresh ocean breeze and panoramic seaside views as you travel along the bay's magnificent coastline. Top off your experience by savoring some locally... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$58
per adult

Scuba Diving Tour
The warm, life-filled waters of Julian Rocks offer experienced divers unparalleled aquatic adventure. Explore this underwater realm as you swim by coral reefs and brightly colored sea life, including octopuses, green turtles, and reef-dwelling tropical fish. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$76
per adult

Sea Turtle Snorkeling Tour
Put your snorkel gear on and jump into the clear waters of Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Swim alongside sea turtles in their habitat in this natural sanctuary. Find out all about this endangered species and admire them as they swim... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Gold Coast Airport (OOL) - Byron Bay
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Gold Coast Airport and your Byron Bay hotel aboard a shuttle. The available departures are: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour 10 minutes

Free cancellation

$31
per adult

Tandem Beach Skydive
Experience a thrilling free fall from an altitude of 14,000 feet (4 km) and reach up to 124 miles per hour (200 km/h) on this tandem skydive. Join an expert instructor for a spectacular panorama of beach and hinterland views... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

4 hours

Free cancellation

$231
per adult

Tandem Hang Gliding Experience
Enjoy the thrill of soaring like a bird and taking in incredible views on this tandem flight. Get a bird's-eye view of Byron Bay that takes your breath away on this hang-gliding adventure. See local aquatic life like dolphins, turtles,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$127
per adult

Whale Watching From Above Flight by Byron Bay Microlights
Enjoy whale watching from a different perspective—2,500 feet (762 m) in the air aboard a microlight aircraft. Because you don't disturb the whales, this tour is the most effective way to see the fascinating whale migrations in Byron Bay. Read More

$150
per adult

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