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Dust off your bathers and get your surfboard ready, it’s time to hit the beach of Byron Bay Downtown! This world-famous beach town has become one of the most popular tourist spots in Australia, and it’s so easy to see why. As soon as you collect your Thrifty rental car, head straight for the beach and enjoy what this surf town has to offer.
The weather in Byron is mostly fair. As it’s just an hour’s drive to the Queensland border, this northern NSW town has endless sunny skies, spectacular sunrises and great surf to boot. In short, you’re in for a holiday of a lifetime.
From the surf to the hinterland, and the gorgeous restaurants and cafes that are sprinkled throughout the town, Byron Bay has everything you could need for your holiday. Be sure to try and celebrity spot while you’re here, this famous town is home to many A-list celebs!
Pack your car up with plenty of beach towels, bathers, and snacks, because we are heading straight to the beach! Byron Bay has some incredible white sand beaches and bright blue oceans. They’re picture-perfect and ideal for a swim or a surf. Choose between Main Beach, Belongil Beach, Wategos Beach, The Pass, and more.
If the sun isn’t shining, or you just want a break from the beach, let’s head to the Hinterland! Byron is on the cusp of some gorgeous greenery, with waterfalls, bushwalks, and incredible hikes located just a drive away from the beach. Be sure to check out the Minyon Falls - with a 100-metre drop, this waterfall is simply spectacular.
One thing for sure to check out is the sunrise! Byron is home to Australia’s most easterly point, so wake up early and join the many early birds who do the daily walk or drive to the Cape Byron Lighthouse. Byron Bay promises a sunrise unlike any other, so experience the magic at least once while you’re here.
Byron Bay has many adventures to offer. Soar high above the sky with Skydive Byron Bay, or kayak with dolphins in the beautiful ocean. Take the Cape Byron Lighthouse Walk and see all the sights that Byron has to offer, before driving out to the hinterland and beyond!
Let’s start the day early with brekkie! Byron Bay has a number of famous breakfast spots that are perfect to start the day with. A few notable spots to mention are The Pass Cafe, The Top Shop, and Byron Bay General Store.
For lunch, let’s drive out to the hinterland and go to The Farm Byron Bay. Spend an hour or so strolling around the green fields and take pictures with the sunflowers. Be sure to say a friendly hello to the Highland Cows, before making your way to the Three Blue Ducks, where the plant to plate ethos has proven a hit with thousands of visitors since its inception.
Dinner at Byron Bay Downtown is always an experience. There is a huge range of options, including Bang Bang Byron Bae, Rae’s, The Mez Club, and La Bottega Byron Bay. Whatever you end up choosing, it’ll be sensational.
From the moment you pick up your Thrifty keys at Byron Bay Downtown, you’re in for the holiday of a lifetime. Byron Bay has everything to offer, which is why it’s such a worldwide hit. See you soon at Byron Bay Downtown.