Relax and enjoy your free day in this stunning spot. Take a walk along the beach, have brunch at a cool cafe or hire some bikes for a jaunt. Take a pick from one of the 4 best beaches in Byron :
Belongii – A big beach that isn’t crowded. Long enough that you can walk for miles and fine soft sand to settle into for a relaxed day at the beach. Plenty of options here.
Wategos – A stunning cove of white sand and turquoise waters with a backdrop of pandanas trees. Get in early if you want to park your car and as with the rest of Byron it’s all metered. Wategos is a lovely spot well equipped with the usual facilities (toilets, showers, BBQ and tables). It’s also a good starting point for the clifftop walk up to the lighthouse and beyond.
Cosy Corner – Tucking in just under the southern side of Cape Byron is Cosy Corner, presumably named because it’s the perfect spot to shelter when the northerly winds blow up and still enjoy a fabulous day at the beach. You’re a bit more removed from things like shops and cafes down here but there are toilets and parking. How popular it is on this side is extremely variable, if the weather is good for the other beaches it can be a very quiet.
Tallow – Situated to the south of Cape Byron and behind the Arakwal National Park is Tallow beach. You’re a little further out of town here so you’ll almost certainly drive out. There’s a carpark and toilets but bring your own drinks and picnic as there aren’t any shops and cafes nearby. It’s a long and beautiful stretch of beach set against the backdrop of the national park. It’s ideal for long beach walks and watching the whales passing by in season it’s also popular with bird watchers and beach fisherman.