Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

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Things to do in Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

You won't get bored in Byron. Try sea kayaking with dolphins, parachuting, and hang-gliding. Learn to surf, scuba dive, and even trapeze.  Take a day trip from Byron Bay to hippie Nimbin or head into the rainforest for trekking, mountain bike riding, and bushwalking.

At the end of the day experience Byron Bay’s backpacker nightlife, just minutes from the Cape Byron hostel. Visit Byron Bay institution, the Beach Hotel, head to Cheeky Monkeys Backpacker Bar or Woody's Nightclub for the weekly surfboard giveaway on Wednesdays. 

At the hostel

FREE Lighthouse Walk

Join us on a guided walk up to the most eastern point of Australia; the best place to see dolphins, whales, turtles and loads more!

Tuesdays + Fridays
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We're having a $5 barbie!

Why bother cooking when we can do it for you? $5 will get you a burger, sausages, salad, spuds and more. Veggie options available!

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$4 Pizza Pizza Pizza

Get together on the balcony for some delicious Pizza while we watch the sunset. Bon Appetite!

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We're Goin' Out for FREE

Try some locally brewed beers at the Byron Bay Brewery followed by open mic night. After that we head to Woodys for your chance to win a surfboard!

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Movie Night and Chill for FREE

Sit down and enjoy the classics with free popcorn for all!

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Mmmm. $1 Pancakes.

Sleepwalk your way to reception for a steaming hot pancake. First one for free, then 3 for $1. 

Every weekday!

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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1 Day Nimbin Tour From Byron Bay

Departing from Byron Bay, this is a seriously fun tour to the unique hippy village of Nimbin. You'll also explore the stunning sub tropical rainforest and waterfalls in the surrounding hinterland. An experience you won't forget!
per person

Mount Warning Sunrise Hike

Spend a night sleeping under the stars before hiking up Mount Warning at dawn to experience stunning 360 degree views from the first place on the Australian mainland to see the sunrise.
per person

Surf Lesson Byron Bay

Learn to Surf in one of Australia's most popular surfing destinations, beautiful Byron Bay! All inclusive, guaranteed to stand, local and qualified coaches.
per person

27 Night East Coast Adventure Package

Travel Australia's East Coast and save with this great value package. Experience Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, and the Great Barrier Reef. Includes all accommodation.

FREE things to do in Byron Bay

  1. Walk the loop to the lighthouse via the National Park rainforest walk and back via Watego Beach and Palm Valley (7km return)
  2. Surf, swim or sunbake on any of Byron Bay's phenomenal beaches
  3. Take in a sunrise (or sunset if you like a sleep in too much) at Australia’s most Easterly point
  4. Free live music at the famous Beach Hotel most nights but especially for the traditional Sunday Session (on Sundays if you didn’t guess!)
  5. Spot a hippie or even a hipster at a sunset drum circle on Main Beach, or check out the many street artists around town
  6. Walk around the local Farmers Market every Thursday morning or the monthly market first Sunday of every month

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