Article Camping in Byron Bay - Where to stay - Things to Do
Your favourite Byron Bay spots to stay and sites to see include:
What to do:
Go Sea Kayaking: Once you reach Byron Bay after your road trip, you are bound to want to explore the natural beauty as soon as possible.
There are a range of tour options available including rainforest trails and mountain hikes as well as ocean tours via kayak. When kayaking with Go Sea Kayaking,they guarantee that if you do not get to paddle with a whale, dolphin or turtle during your trip, you can have your next paddle free.
Cape Byron Lighthouse:Sitting on mainland Australia’s most easterly point, here you will hear stories of years past as the Lighthouse guided ships from the early 19th Century.
Beneath the Lighthouse sits the Maritime Museum detailing shipwrecks and tales from the ocean.
Don’t forget to bring your binoculars too as whale and dolphin sightings are very common and Cape Byron is an ideal location for spotting. Entry into the park is $8 per car and also includes the surrounding conservation park.
The Pegasus Equestrian Park:Another way to experience the beautiful hinterlands and picturesque beaches of Byron Bay is on horseback.
Here there are lessons and tours for all ages and experience levels so you are sure to find the right fit. The park is 15 minutes from the First Sun Holiday Park and hour long beach rides on the secluded 7 Mile Beachare an unforgettable choice for your holiday.
Where to stay:
- North Coast Holiday Park- Clarkes Beach:This Park will give you easy access to all that is good in Byron Bay and in their words, it is ‘close enough to the splendor of nature, but not too far from a good coffee.’ You’ll be all set with powered sites starting from $53 per night with all of the facilities you would expect at an Australian Holiday Park.
- Discovery Parks- Byron Bay:Powered sites are $45 a night at this Discovery Parkand here you and the kids will have use of their brand new water park literally at your doorstep. When you want to enjoy the local beaches, Australia’s most easterly beach is right around the corner and only accessible by foot.
- First Sun Holiday Park: AtFirst Sun,you will wake to the sound of the ocean from your campervan hire. With prices for a powered site from $84, you will have little need to leave the park with the ocean at your fingertips and all of your campervan amenities on site.