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Things to do in Byron Bay

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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“he Cape Byron Lighthouse walk is a Byron Bay experience not to be missed! It is a stunning hike by the beach, through rainforest & across clifftops with incredible ocean and hinterland views along the way. Be prepared for some incredible wildlife encounters too! Here is some essential information for you; Distance: 3.7km Difficulty: Grade 3 – Medium. The track can be accessed at numerous points to make it shorter and easier Time Suggested: 1.5-3hrs (full loop from Bayview) Cafes: There are 2 cafes that provide perfect rest stops along the way; The Pass Cafe, located at The Pass and Cape Byron Lighthouse Cafe, located at the lighthouse. Lookouts: Offering unbeatable views, the lookouts on the way to the lighthouse are not to be missed. Be sure to stop at Captain Cook’s Lookout & Fisherman’s Lookout (see map). Picnic Spots: There are multiple picnic spots along the way: Captain’s Cook Lookout, The Pass, Wategos Beach, Little Wategos Beach and The Lighthouse (see map). Parking: There is 1-hour maximum parking at the lighthouse car park for $8.00. There is 1 hour maximum parking for $4.00 at the lower lighthouse car parks. There is 4 hour parking at Wategos and The Pass for $4.00 per hour. There is unlimited parking at Clarke’s Beach for $4.00 per hour (capped at $20.00 for all day parking). ”
  • 172 locals recommend
Café
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“Great cafe by day and restaurant and cocktails by night at the end of our street ”
  • 118 locals recommend
Resort
“World famous beach front pub- family friendly, food, outdoor areas, a great live music venue. Just down Bay Street from Bayview. ”
  • 77 locals recommend
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“Top Shop is good for brekkie and lunch....and COFFEE. 2 min walk will have your morning coffee taken care of. Take a mug from home and help the planet :) (not the pink hand made ones please...they're my precious favourites. Granola/yohgurt and fresh fruit is our favourite brekkie, but egg and bacon rolls are also very good. Lunchtime is burgers, but they have a ready made quinoa salad that is very yummy too.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is a relaxed place for outdoor casual dining, and is opposite Belongil Beach. Great pizzas”
  • 81 locals recommend
Café
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“Iconic & extremely 'instagrammable' breakfast destination. An easy 10 minutes walk from Bayview. www.bayleafbyronbay.com”
  • 63 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Bay & Seafood restaurant with tasty cocktails, delicious food and a view over Byron's busy town center - 5 minutes walk from Bayview. website: balcony.com.au”
  • 67 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Mexican Cantina & Bar - great meals & cocktails. Can get busy so we recommend reserving a table. 5 minutes walk from Bayview, opposite the Beach Hotel on Jonson Street. www.missmargarita.com.au”
  • 63 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“This is a great place for a drink and some delicious greek inspired food. Book in advance and not suitable for kids really.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local favourite- outdoor dining area, sports bar, local live music. Less than 10 minutes walk from Bayview. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Just around the point from The Pass is Wategos beach. Famous for its luxurious mansions and celebrity spotting, a trip to Wategos should be on any to-do list. It is stunningly photogenic and a wonderful place to let a sunny day roll by. Wategos is also known for its great surf conditions- recommended for experienced surfers only.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Special night out? Look no further than St Elmo’s - amazing food, and a sophisticated and intimate atmosphere. The only drawback is snaring a table as, even on a quiet night, St Elmo’s is often booked out, so remember to book early. Whether you start at the bar or head straight to your table for some of the Bay’s best tapas, you‘re assured of a fantastic evening at this superb venue. REMEMBER: Put on your best holiday outfit and head to St Elmo’s for a night to remember! Open 7 nights a week from 5 pm st elmos byron bay ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Lodging
“They have a great & undervalued Restuarant which is open to the public, they serve great vegetarian and vegan options. Better yet when you’re finished eating you can stroll through the natural forest ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Place to eat
“ - Vegan/Vegetarian - Folk is a small, funky daytime café where all products are made in house with a commitment to vegetarian & plant-based eating. Folk advertises as: Organic, local, ethical. Super food, it is super enjoyable to sit there and it has super friendly owners ;-). Has featured in Vogue, Monocle, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller and in many more. It is a bit out of town (1/399 Ewingsdale Rd) but everyone seems to find it! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
“Sitting just below Byron’s iconic lighthouse, the Cape Byron Lighthouse Cafe is a great morning tea destination. Great whale-watching spot overlooking the ocean. Tasty snacks, muffins, coffee and cake. (For a special occasions, ask about booking a sunrise breakfast - one of the most interesting breakfasts I’ve had in Byron.)”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
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“Stunning ocean views, open all day and can walk in for takeaway or dine in the restaurant. ”
  • 35 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Great cafe by day and restaurant and cocktails by night at the end of our street ”
  • 118 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“This is a relaxed place for outdoor casual dining, and is opposite Belongil Beach. Great pizzas”
  • 81 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“Bay & Seafood restaurant with tasty cocktails, delicious food and a view over Byron's busy town center - 5 minutes walk from Bayview. website: balcony.com.au”
  • 67 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Mexican Cantina & Bar - great meals & cocktails. Can get busy so we recommend reserving a table. 5 minutes walk from Bayview, opposite the Beach Hotel on Jonson Street. www.missmargarita.com.au”
  • 63 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“This is a great place for a drink and some delicious greek inspired food. Book in advance and not suitable for kids really.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Special night out? Look no further than St Elmo’s - amazing food, and a sophisticated and intimate atmosphere. The only drawback is snaring a table as, even on a quiet night, St Elmo’s is often booked out, so remember to book early. Whether you start at the bar or head straight to your table for some of the Bay’s best tapas, you‘re assured of a fantastic evening at this superb venue. REMEMBER: Put on your best holiday outfit and head to St Elmo’s for a night to remember! Open 7 nights a week from 5 pm st elmos byron bay ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“Stunning ocean views, open all day and can walk in for takeaway or dine in the restaurant. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“If you like a hit of golf, the golf course is challenging and stunning. The club house offers an outside deck area for dining and drinks and Sunday's you usually can catch a live band. ”
  • 21 locals recommend

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