Things to do
Whale Watching From The Headland
Between May and November, Byron Bay plays host to some of its most spectacular tourists in the form of migrating pods of Humpback Whales. For the best vantage point head to Australia’s most easterly point where the iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse adorns the headland. The high vantage point and panoramic coastal views not only offer sweeping landscapes but also your best opportunity to spot these annual migrations from dry land.
Cape Byron Kayaks
Experience all the fun and adventure of a Cape Byron Kayaks guided tour. Feel the exhilaration as you paddle with the dolphins, the turtles and the whales that frequent the enticing waters of Byron Bay. Whether you are a novice or experienced kayaker, your adventure will include paddling our gorgeous Marine Park, the waves, the wilderness and morning or afternoon tea with Tim Tams on a beautiful beach.
Byron Bay Joy Flight
Take in the entire beauty of our region all in one flight. Fast Aviation in Lismore offer a spectacular scenic flight with birds eye views of the Hinterland, Minyon Falls and Cape Byron including Julian Rocks. Depending on the time of the year, its the perfect platform to spot migrating Whales, Dolphins, Turtles and other marine life. A 45 minute flights start from $100pp.
Gaia Retreat & Spa
Nestled in 25 acres of stunning Byron Bay Hinterland, this luxury retreat rejuvenates both the body and the soul. Its prime position at the highest point of the Shire awards it unparalleled sweeping views, while its boutique rooms and luxe spa treatments make it the ideal place to pamper yourself.
Discover the jewel of Byron on a short scenic journey into the hinterland to a faraway magical place. Behold the enchanting beauty of crystals from gigantic formations to exquisite jewelry. Walk among gods through stunning botanic gardens and rainforest as you find yourself in an ancient labyrinth and unwind along the Damanhur Spiral. Turn the ‘Mani’ wheels at the Southern Hemisphere’s only Kalachakra World Peace Stupa, an amazing monumental project blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.