6. Byron Bay: Hinterland and Bangalow Full-Day Guided Tour
When the beach, sun and surf get too much, it’s time to explore Byron and beyond! The choices of what to do and see in Byron are sometimes overwhelming and, occasionally, it’s a relief to sit back, enjoy and have the day perfectly planned for you. So, this is a complete and comprehensive one day tour, suitable for all fitness levels and ages. The Byron & Beyond Tour is a super option.
Your adventure starts when you're picked up from your accommodation, and you'll be driven up to the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse. Be blown away by the 360 degree panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean and mountain landscape, and get up close to the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse. Between May and October, whales can be spotted on their annual migration and this is one of the best vantage points to soak up this majestic sight. Then, it’s off to the mystical Crystal Castle. Here you can marvel at the massive natural crystals on show, get lost in a garden labyrinth, take a gentle walk, touch the World Peace stupa or just enjoy a coffee and soak up the hushed tranquillity of this amazing place.
The Zen quality of the crystals will put you in the perfect frame of mind for a drive through the beautiful Byron hinterland to the next destination, the historic and delightful town of Bangalow. Enjoy a deleicious lunch in one of the amazing restaurants in town. The old world charm of the architecture belies the chic shopping, eateries and galleries on offer, not to mention the beautiful and historic pub.
Bangalow is a beautiful village to stroll through, and maybe pick up that special keepsake or gift including everything from vintage clothing, homewares, glamorous designer boutiques and an authentic French patisserie. From Bangalow you'll head back to Byron Bay, where you'll be dropped off with plenty of time to have a late afternoon swim or surf. You will have the sensation of having been away for a week, full of new sights, smells and experiences!