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How to Spend 2 Days in Byron Bay

How to Spend 2 Days in Byron Bay

Spending two days in Byron Bay allows you lots of time to enjoy the area’s scenic beaches and head out on a variety of adventures. Get onto the water, or adopt a bird’s-eye view from the lookout point of a lighthouse or a hot air balloon. Here’s how to make the most of a 2-day stay in Byron Bay.  

Day 1: Make the Most of the Beaches

**Morning:**Start the day with a beachfront yoga session, or get into the Byron spirit with an overnight package that combines stretching with surfing. Whether you’re an aspiring or established yogi, you’ll find plenty of restorative options to strengthen and balance—a perfect way to prepare you for popping up on a surfboard to catch a wave.

**Afternoon:**Devote the afternoon to more fun in the sun. Shake out your sarong on the soft sands of Main Beach, or take a stroll over to the headland for a look at Cape Byron’s lighthouse, which overlooks Australia’s easternmost point. You can visit with a guide or rent a bike. 

**Night:**Soak up the evening sounds of wildlife on the waterways around Byron; the mangroves and marshlands are rich with native flora and fauna. You can toast the sunset on a cruise around Ballina Island and the Richmond River Nature Reserve, or paddle through on a kayak. 

Day 2: To the Hinterland

**Morning:**Rise early for a hot air balloon flight and see the sunrise from above. Cast your gaze over the coastline and the forested slopes Mount Warning (Wollumbin), which towers over Byron Bay’s hinterland. Rather stay grounded? Consider a guided tour of nearby towns like Bangalow, which is located in the Northern Rivers region. 

**Afternoon:**Most travelers are drawn to Byron Bay for its shoreline, but not far from the coast you’ll also find plunging waterfalls. Volcanic rocks create swimming holes around the rain forest just outside Nimbin, while Minyon Falls has a lookout that boasts views that stretch over the treetops all the way to the sea.

**Night:**By day it’s quite possible to find Australian wildlife, from kangaroos and wallabies to koalas feeding on eucalyptus. But you’ll want to set off after dark with a guide and a pair of special goggles to aid your night vision if you want to spot nocturnal marsupials like pademelon and bandicoot.

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Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour

Kayaking with Dolphins in Byron Bay Guided Tour

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Kayak alongside a resident pod of bottlenose dolphins in beautiful Byron Bay! Led by expert guides, this sea kayak adventure takes you through the calm waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Learn about the protected aquatic environment along the way, see Cape Byron lighthouse and refresh with a tea and Tim Tam biscuit break on the beach. All equipment is provided, and no kayaking experience is necessary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.07
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Byron Bay Wildlife Safari

Byron Bay Wildlife Safari

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Visit three different habitats (a eucalypt forest, rainforest, and grassland) to observe Australian wildlife in its natural habitat. Spot koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, flying foxes, birds, and more with the help of a guide. Depending on conditions, you may also see other mammals such as pademelons. Plus, the tour Includes a locally sourced picnic in the rainforest.
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  • 7 hours
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$108.12
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Byron Bay Hinterland Tour Including Rainforest Walk to Minyon Falls

Byron Bay Hinterland Tour Including Rainforest Walk to Minyon Falls

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Lose yourself in the mesmerizing landscapes of the Nightcap National Park on this half-day tour from Byron Bay. Hike through the UNESCO-listed rainforest, then cool off with a swim beneath the beautiful Minyon Falls. After refueling with a hearty BBQ lunch, get a taste of local life in the Byron Bay Hinterlands as you stop by towns and villages, including the legendary market town of Bangalow.
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  • 6 hours
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Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

Byron Bay Tandem Sky Dive

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Feel a rush of adrenaline as you soar through the air on this tandem sky dive over Byron Bay.  Enjoy the thrill of a 60-second free fall from a height of more than 15,000 feet (4,572 meters), then look down over the spectacular beaches and bay during the five-minute parachute descent. Once you’re safely back on solid ground, celebrate your achievement with a personalized photo certificate to show off to friends and family back home.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$295.34
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Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour

Byron Stand Up Paddle Nature Tour

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Experience the Brunswick River the way nature intended—with only the noise of paddles gently sweeping the water—on a stand-up paddleboard tour in a group of maximum eight people. After a short introduction to the art of SUP, head out into the wilds with a guide to point out wildlife and capture digital photos, then return for water and home-made snacks. Tour includes pickup from Byron Bay, if required.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Brunswick River Nature Kayak Tour from Byron Bay

Brunswick River Nature Kayak Tour from Byron Bay

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Take in the scenery around you as you kayak along sweeping beaches, sand dunes and tea-tree lakes of the Brunswick River on this 2.5-hour guided kayak tour. Get up close to the local wildlife as you paddle along the serene water ways, spot sea birds swooping over the coast and tuck into breakfast (included) on the waterfront. This small-group tour includes optional hotel pick-up from Byron Bay.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Byron Bay Night Vision Walk

Byron Bay Night Vision Walk

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Nocturnal animals are fascinating to watch, but, as they appear under the cover of darkness, they can be tricky to spot. Vastly increase your chances on this night vision guided walk from Byron Bay. By wearing night vision goggles, you can explore the rainforest at night and easily find such nocturnal animals as possum, pademelon, bandicoot and tawny frogmouth in their natural habitat. After your walk, ensure a warming cup of hot chocolate under the starry night sky.
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  • 4 hours
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Vintage Styled Electric-Bike Hire Explore Byron Bay and Surrounds

Vintage Styled Electric-Bike Hire Explore Byron Bay and Surrounds

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Instead of tying yourself to a tour with a strict schedule, roll where you want to around Byron Bay on the back of a sleek, vintage-inspired electronic bike. Hire a bike for a few hours or for a whole week and cycle around Byron Bay, to Cape Byron’s lighthouse and beaches, or even to nearby farms and villages like Tyagarah and Bangalow – these electronic bikes can travel around 24 miles on a single charge, opening up eastern New South Wales to you and your group.
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  • 1 to 21 days
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Byron Bay Surf, Stay and Yoga 2 day 2 night

Byron Bay Surf, Stay and Yoga 2 day 2 night

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Embrace the two essentials of the Byron Bay lifestyle—surf and spirituality—on this 2-day, 2-night package that delivers the very best of this celebrated surfer hangout. Start the day with a yoga lesson, then learn the art of riding the Pacific waves with an experienced teacher in a small group. Your adventure includes two nights’ accommodation, three meals a day, and a bicycle for a couple of hours.
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  • 2 days
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$249.33
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Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise

Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise

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Embark on the only whale-watching cruise to depart from The Pass beach in Byron Bay, offering the fastest route to the path of migrating humpback whales, plus dolphins, turtles, and sea birds. Travel with a small group of no more than 12 on a vessel specially designed for marine life spotting, equipped with underwater viewing devices and a hydrophone to listen to whale songs. Whale sighting is guaranteed—if you don’t see one, take another cruise for free!
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  • 3 hours
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$79.82
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Sunset Cruise on Richmond River

Sunset Cruise on Richmond River

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This unique cruise is the perfect combination of relaxation with a hint of fast-paced excitement. Take a short 25 minute drive out of Byron Bay or catch our complimentary Shuttle Bus. Discover the tranquil waters of the Richmond River around Ballina Island, explore the mangrove forests, the richly diverse flora and fauna and the creeks that branch off it. Sit back and bask in a glorious sunset as you enjoy a cold beverage, tasty refreshments & some local history aboard this lazy river cruise that winds its way down Ballina’s beautiful Richmond River. Many rare birds and sea creatures such as dolphins can often be spotted along the Richmond River. This Nature Reserve will never cease to amaze you!
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  • 2 hours
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$47.17
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