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Byron Bay beach

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Byron Bay is a picturesque beachside town located in northern New South Wales. It is the most eastern township of Australia and is a lovely family destination. ​Cape Byron has several beaches which are popular for surfing. The area is also famous for its wildlife -where the whale watching industry plays as a significant contributor to the local economy.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Byron Bay

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Standard, Fullsize, Pickup, Van, SUV
Rental depots​​2
Car rental suppliersAvis, Hertz​

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Driving Tips in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a coastal town located in the northeastern corner of the state of New South Wales, Australia. There aren't really any public transport options here, so a car rental will be your best bet. ​It is about 772 kilometers from north of Sydney and about 165 kilometers from south of Brisbane. The headland of Cape Byron is the easternmost point of the mainland of Australia.

Top Attractions Within Byron Bay

Byron Bay is an ideal day-trip destination if you're staying in the nearby cities of Brisbane or the Gold Coast. VroomVroomVroom would like to share a list of places you can visit on your next holiday in Byron Bay.

Attractions | Things to Do


The Macadamia Castle and Animal Park

Address: 419 Hinterland Way, Knockrow NSW 2479

Rabbit petting at The Macadamia Castle and Animal Park

The Macadamia Castle has been the area's most popular activity destination for over 40 years. The Animal Park, Mini Golf Café, Nut Bar, Fine Food section and Retail store provide a full days entertainment and education. Their keepers share their experience of our animals with close and personal talks sharing education and conservation. The Cafe serves delicious homemade meals including their best-selling pancakes. Their gift shop has an outstanding selection of items in case you want to take home some souvenirs. The Macadamia Castle and Animal Park is open daily from 8am to 5pm except on Christmas Day. The park is just 2 minutes from the Lennox Head Exit on the Pacific Highway. If you are coming from Byron Bay, it will take approximately 23 minutes to reach this famous attractions.

Cape Byron Marine Park

Address: Byron Bay NSW 2481

cape byron bay lighthouse

Cape Byron Marine Park extends from the Brunswick River to Lennox Head. It includes the tidal waters of the Brunswick River, Belongil, and Tallow creeks. In Cape Byron Park, you'll see local marine habitats which include a variety of exposed and sheltered beaches, rocky shores, rocky reefs, submerged pinnacles, small rocky islands, coral communities, estuaries, coastal creeks, lakes, and a wider range of sandy seabed habitats. The marine life that Cape Byron Marine Park feature are different species of dolphins, seabirds, turtles, fishes, seaweeds, and invertebrates such as sponges, anemones, and corals. Endangered marine species can also be seen in the Marine Park such as terns, gray nurse sharks, and sea turtles. If you're in the right timing, you might even see Humpback whales on their annual migration.

Wollumbin National Park ( Mount Warning)

Address: Mount Warning NSW 2484

Located about 70 kilometers from Byron Bay, the Mount Waring National Park was dedicated as a National park in 1966 and was included in the World Heritage Listings in 1986. The Wollumbin National Park is 1100 meter climb. The walk takes about 5 hours but there's an alternative 500 meter stroll to a viewing platform that overlooks the magnificent rainforest. Enjoy the beautiful coasts and rainforests of Byron Bay!

Nightcap National Park

Address: Newton Dr, Nightcap NSW 2480

The Nightcap National Park is about 90 kilometers from Byron Bay. In NNP, you'll encounter 4,000 hectares of beauty. Its highlights are the Minyon Falls which has a 100-meter waterfall, mountainous bush walks and trails that have a subtropical rainforest ambiance.

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Things To Do

  1. You can't visit Byron Bay without seeing the iconic lighthouse. Visit and take a stroll around the lighthouse, go for a walk all the way out to the rocky point and then head back up to the shop for a well-deserved ice cream.
  2. Go for a swim in the crystal clear water after, or just laze around in the sun on the soft sand.
  3. Watch the dolphins and turtles frolicking around the bay from the top of the lookout while in your car.
  4. Gorge yourself at the famous Byron Bay Cookie Company.
  5. Pay a visit with your car rental to the Byron Farmers Market to pick up some fresh local produce.

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