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Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

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Things to do in Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

Byron Bay has so many activities and trips to keep you busy throughout your stay.

Learn to surf, kayak with dolphins, go snorkelling or diving, jump out of a plane, watch whales off the coast (June-November), head up to the lighthouse for sunset or sunrise, head to the hippy town of Nimbin for a day, check out some local waterfalls or sit back and relax on the beach.

After a busy day out on the water and under the sun, head to one of Byron Bay’s famous bars such as The Beach Hotel, The Rails or The Northern for a cold one to unwind. There’s heaps of options for dining, such as Main Street Burger Bar, Legends Pizza and Miss Margarita’s. Still keen to head out? Head to Cheeky Monkey’s Backpacker Bar for some epic nights out and to Woody’s Surf Shack who do a surfboard giveaway every Wednesday night.

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Cape Byron Lighthouse Walk

Slap on your thongs and join us for a stroll up to Australia's most Easterly point. The view is well, well worth the walk! 

When:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Where:
Meet at Reception

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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Byron Bay Dolphin Kayaking

Take a guided kayaking tour in the stunning Byron Bay Marine Park. Come face to face with dolphins and other marine life as you paddle around the most easterly point of Australia.
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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.
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Nimbin Shuttle

The easiest way to check out the the unique hippy village of Nimbin. Departs Byron Bay every Sunday and Wednesday.

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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