Locals and seasoned visitors know that when it rains in Byron, it pours. For those planning to spend their holiday surfing, cycling, walking and sunning, Byron’s infamous subtropical rain can throw a spanner in the works. Yet there’s so much to explore in Byron these days that the whims of Mother Nature need not put […]
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Minyon valley makes you feel like you have gone back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth The valley with its ancient rainforest vegetation gives it all a very ‘Jurassic Park’ feel. Minyon Falls are awesome as they rise over 100m out of the rainforest, towards the sky. It’s magical! All this is on
Asaf Zakay is a geometric glass art visionary. His sculptures and luminaries adorn spaces around the world. His pieces are most known for their unique and mesmerising reflections and embodying the golden ratio in art. Made of the highest quality materials, Asaf is world recognised for his art and creates each piece with perfection and grace.
Harvest Every Wednesday for the past couple of years, Harvest in Newrybar, in the Byron hinterland, has hosted Wild Harvest Wednesdays. Wild-food researcher Peter Hardwick spends the day foraging for ingredients and, come evening, the haul would be turned into four-course dinners by head chef Alastair Waddell. The series is so popular it’s been extended
Try scuba diving while in Byron Bay with a 5-hour class that includes a diving session at Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Your diving course includes equipment hire, one lesson in the swimming pool, and a guided dive at Julian Rocks—where you can see tropical species found on the Great Barrier Reef along with marine life from the depths of Australia’s Southern Ocean.
Take a hot air balloon flight at dawn over the picturesque Byron Bay Hinterland. During this 1-hour hot air balloon flight you, will be treated to a champagne breakfast as you float over the Byron Bay region. Enjoy a 1-hour sunrise hot air balloon flight over Byron Bay and its surrounding hinterland Soak up the
A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary. Stand between two of the tallest crystals on earth. Sit in an ancient amethyst cave. Wander through the tranquil Shambhala Gardens and rainforest. Indulge in a delicious lunch and homemade desserts. What’s included in your visit? Sit in an ancient amethyst cave See
Established in 2008, Hammer & Hand Byron Bay is a working studio/gallery and metal workshop. The gallery showcases a fabulous and eclectic range of handcrafted jewellery, metalwork and sculpture, designed and made by local Artisans. Open 7 days a week and staffed by members of the collective, Hammer & Hand is known and loved by
Considered to be Australia’s biggest winter music festival, Splendour has evolved from a boutique one day festival held at Belongil Fields on the outskirts of Byron to a three day extravaganza of big name bands a new Australian music now held at North Byron Parklands, a dedicated site 15 minutes north of Byron. Take off