TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BYRON BAY
Top 10 things you need to do or see in Byron Bay - Make the most out of your stay!
Byron Bay is truly a magical piece of paradise on earth. If you' re living in the area or here on holidays.. Well never forget that You're really lucky :-) please be respectful of the Aboriginal culture, locals, smile, be kind, respect others and mother nature.
That said, it's time to make the most out of your time in Byron Bay and enjoy every single second.
Here are a few things that you can do to enjoy the town of Byron Bay at its best.
1. EAT AT THE BEST CAFES & RESTAURANTS
Know that here, you can visit some of the best cafes of Australia and experience the Australian café culture eating local food. You have multiple choices from BAY LEAF who serves healthy food coming from local farmers, the Roadhouse for their matcha latte, irresistible toasties and avocado on toast, the General store for their delicious Açai bowls, or lastly hang out at the Farm for their delicious Portuguese tart and pat their animals to stay connected to nature...
At night, you can go fancy and take the opportunity of trying vegan restaurants, vegan options are easy to find in Byron Bay so why not trying..Discover Elixiba or No bones for their vegan specialities. Do You feel like something simpler? You can get some tacos from Chihuahua Byron Bay, or enjoy some live music at The rails, the beachy at the Treehouse or the roadhouse on weekends for some good food and good times at night.
2. STAY ACTIVE WITH THE BEST VIEW
Why not getting up early to watch the sunrise and enjoy a breathtaking view at the iconic lighthouse. It will be pleasing to move your body and with this gorgeous view, you won't regret it for a second.
3. TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY
If you' ve been surfing, feeling stiff or sore You can go to a yoga class at the creature yoga studio in the industrial estate or in town. They have really good classes with a variety of excellent teachers and if you never tried yoga, do your body a favour, go for it!! You probably end up addicted to that feeling of wellness afterwards :-) note that you do not need to be flexible to attend your first yoga class, just listen to your body and enjoy :-)
4. GIVE BACK TO THE SEA
Spend some time at the beach, have fun and go beach cleaning by yourself or with some mates. You can even join the "Byron Bay Rangers" Team that do beach clean up every day.
5. KEEP IT LOCAL
Every Thursday morning from 7am to 11 am there is the local Farmer's market in the Industrial estate of Byron Bay where you can find amazing quality products, try new sort of veggies or recipes and support local farmers.
6. DISCOVER THE SEA LIFE
From May to November, it is the whale season in the beautiful Byron Bay. What's better to appreciate the beauty of nature than watching whales jumping out of the sea and doing the show. You can find whale watching tours in Ballina, a bit outside of Byron Bay, where you jump on the boat and they take you to the best spots to watch whales the closest it gets. I am sure you will never forget this moment and it will keep you connected to nature forever and ever.
7. ENJOY THE SUNSET
Go on a sunny day to the wreck for a sunset chill session, have a beer and a great time. This is one of the best spot to enjoy some music and one of the best way to end a lovely day.
8. RIDE THE WAVE OF YOUR LIFE
Rent a surfboard to have fun or find a surf school to try surfing at internationally recognised surf breaks. If you're going surfing for the first time by yourself, please watch your surfboard, make sure you do not hurt anyone and ask before to enter the water the surfing rules, priorities and the surf etiquette.
Explore Byron surroundings. You can do a day trip to the Crystal castle, hike Mount Warning, go relax to the Kiva spa in Mullumbimby or even go discover the little town of Lennox head to watch the surf and chill at Lennox beach.
10. SNORKELLING / DIVING
Find some snorkelling gear or a diving school to dive in to the beautiful and mysterious sea, swim with turtles and many more sea animals. You will be impress by how many species of beautiful fishes exist.
With all those things said, there's only one thing that you can do, book your ticket, come enjoy this beautiful part of the world and bring the good vibes of Byron wherever you go afterwards. Have fun!