Take a day trip to trendy Byron Bay to relax at a cafe, indulge in some retail therapy or spend time at the beach. You'll enjoy a scenic drive down the coast into New South Wales, and make plenty of entertaining stops along the way.
- Day trip from the Gold Coast to relaxed Byron Bay
- Swimming at a beautiful Byron Bay beach
- Browse the boutiques and shops
- Enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes (own expense)
- Picturesque drive through southern Queensland and northern New South Wales
- Upgrade your tour with an eco-cruise of the Brunswick River
- Visit Tropical Fruit World
What You Can Expect
Byron Bay is famous as the relaxed alternate lifestyle capital of Australia. Come and meet the locals and soak up Byron's laid back atmosphere. You'll find a great range of original crafts, clothing and gift ideas if you're into shopping. For lunch, you can choose a local cafe, the beachfront pub or enjoy a takeaway by the beach (at your own expense).
Cape Byron is mainland Australia's most easterly point, making Cape Byron Lighthouse the most easterly lighthouse in Australia and one of the most powerful. You'll see the lighthouse perched on a precipitous cliff at the top of a rocky headland.
In the afternoon you'll stop into Tropical Fruit World, a fifth-generation family-run farm specializing in Australia's most exotic fruit. You're sure to enjoy one of the best fruit parfaits around after all, tropical fruit is what they do! You'll also have the opportunity to purchase natural products such as tea-tree and avocado oils and soaps.
Eco-cruise Optional Upgrade:
Make the most of your day and upgrade with an 1.5-hour eco-cruise on the Brunswick River. There's fish feeding, bird watching and swimming in the warmer months. Enjoy bottomless coffee and cake while listening to cultural and educational commentary on the region and it's indigenous inhabitants. At the end of your cruise you will be transferred to downtown Byron Bay via the Cape Byron Lighthouse where you will have free time before continuing on to Tropical Fruit World.