Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Byron Bay is a coastal town located in the southeastern Australian state of New South Wales. It's a popular holiday destination known for its beaches, surfing, and scuba diving sites. Cape Byron State Conservation Park is on a headland with a lighthouse. Between June and November, humpback whales can be spotted from headland viewpoints such as the Captain Cook Lookout.

What to do in Byron Bay?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Byron Bay. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Discover the Beaches and Surfing Spots

Morning

Start your day at the Main Beach, a popular spot for both locals and tourists. Enjoy a swim or take a surfing lesson.

Afternoon

Head to Wategos Beach, known for its gentle waves and ideal for longboard surfing. Enjoy a picnic lunch here.

Evening

Visit The Pass, a famous surfing spot. Even if you're not into surfing, it's a great place to watch the sunset.


Day 2: Explore the Natural Beauty

Morning

Visit the Cape Byron State Conservation Park. Take a walk to the Cape Byron Lighthouse, the most easterly point of the Australian mainland.

Afternoon

Go for a scuba diving or snorkeling trip at Julian Rocks Marine Reserve.

Evening

Relax at the Tallow Beach, a quiet and serene spot away from the crowds.


Day 3: Experience the Local Culture and Cuisine

Morning

Visit the Byron Bay Farmers Market, where you can buy fresh local produce and try local delicacies.

Afternoon

Explore the local shops and boutiques in the town center.

Evening

Enjoy a meal at one of the local seafood restaurants. Try the local specialty - Balmain Bugs, a type of slipper lobster.


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