Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

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Things to do in Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

Byron Bay has unspoiled beaches and spectacular walking/cycling trails for backpackers to explore, all just minutes from the hostel.

 

Learn to surf, kayak with dolphins, go snorkelling (year round) or whale-watching (June-Nov) or take a daytrip into the hinterland to hippie Nimbin!

 

We will show you the best local surfing spots and we may even join you!

 

Visit Byron Bay institution, the Beach Hotel, head to Cheeky Monkeys Backpacker Bar, or Cocomangas Nightclub, which has a Backpacker night every Monday.

At the hostel

Bbq night

Sausages, burger, salad, potato and bread (vego options available too)

When:
Fridays
Where:
Sign up at reception
Cost:
$5

Discount day

Save on surf lessons, kayaking with the dolphins, Grasshopper's Nimbin day trip and snorkeling trip. Prices from $45.

When:
Monday to Thursday
Where:
Book at reception
Cost:
$45

Guided lighthouse walk

Come for a walk with us to Australia’s most Easterly point and catch the sunset on the way back

When:
Mondays & Fridays
Where:
Meet at reception
Cost:
$0

Movie night

New release DVD plus free popcorn

When:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Where:
TV lounge
Cost:
$0

Pancake breakfast

Wake up to some delicious hot pancakes. First one for free; 3 for $1.

When:
Monday to Thursday
Where:
Ask at reception
Cost:
$1

Tours & activities related to this hostel

$65
per person

1 Day Nimbin Tour 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!
$60
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.
$189
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.
$959
per person

East Coast Highlights

Travel Australia's popular East Coast and visit the 3 must-do attractions - Fraser Island, Whitsunday Sailing and Magnetic Island. Save even more by adding a 10 night YHA accommodation pack to use anywhere en-route!

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 just sunbake on any of Byron Bay's amazing 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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