Nimbin Nimbin has been on visitors’ lists since 1973, when it staged the Aquarius Festival, and hippiedom in Australia was entrenched here.

About twenty kilometres north of Byron Bay via the pacific highway is Mullumbimby situated on the Brunswick river. Mullumbimby is known as “The Biggest Little Town in Australia” and for a small town it certainly has a lot to offer. On the road into Mullumbimby you are greeted by the spectacular Mt. Chincogan. The town […]

Brunswick Heads Just north of Byron Bay, about a 20-minute drive up the Pacific Highway, is one of the gems of the far north coast of New South Wales. Brunswick Heads is one of those places that has survived development, and the superstardom of its more famous neighbour, Byron Bay, to maintain the old-fashioned charm […]

Bangalow Bangalow is a delightful nineteenth-century streetscape of tall, verandah-clad buildings housing a wonderful array of shops selling Oriental carpets and rugs, Tibetan

Exclusive Watego’s is the scene of the longboarders on Sunday mornings. A safe, sheltered beach ideal for children and families as well as surfers and surfskis, Watego’s also has free barbecues and toilets. A walk over the headland on a wooden walkway will bring you to Little Watego’s, a lovely quiet beach overlooked by the […]

At the end of Tallow Beach Road is the top end of Tallow Beach, which stretches south all the way to Broken Head. Tucked under the south side of

South of Broken Head towards Lennox Head stretches Seven Mile Beach, a wide, relatively-deserted, open expanse of ocean beach. Here you can take a horse-riding tour, or go beach fishing for the big ones. At Lennox Head there’s access behind the Surf Life Saving Club to Lake Ainsworth, a freshwater tea-tree lake ideal for messing […]

Right in front of the town of Byron Bay is something very special. It’s a safe, north-facing curve of beach offering a very popular surfing break, as well as soft white sand and a turquoise sea lapping one of the most stunning beaches in Australia.

These three little coves form part of the Broken Head Nature Reserve. It requires a bit of energy to reach them, walking over the headland from the Broken Head caravan park, or parking along a gravel track off Beach Road and walking down to the coves. Swimming must only be attempted on very calm days, […]