Tallow Beach

Tallow Beach

You may go for a paddle in Cosy Corner, which is shielded from northerly winds if you’re a mad-keen experienced surfer or a strong swimmer. Tallow Beach is best suited to experienced swimmers, who congregate in one of three monitored areas. Cosy Corner, Suffolk Park, or Broken Head, are lovely…

Clarkes Beach

Clarkes Beach

Byron Bay’s Main Beach drains into Clarkes Beach, a calm north-facing strip of sand with beachfront parking, fantastic amenities, and a big RV park, farther around the bay to the east. Clarkes Beach is ideal for swimming since the waves are tiny yet large enough to accommodate learn-to-surf programmes, which…

Belongil Beach

Belongil Beach

Belongil Beach is a 2.5-kilometre strip of sand between the mouth of Belongil Creek in the west and the seawall and Byron Bay car park in the east. Belongil Beach is a considerably calmer alternative to Byron Bay’s Main Beach (see below), making it ideal for families and dog owners….

The Pass

The Pass

The Pass is a point break that connects Clarkes Beach to Wategos Beach. Climb to Fisherman’s Lookout for a bird’s-eye view of the line-up and everyone fighting for a turn on this excellent right-hander. When there is a swell, the wave draws a mix of soul surfers (long-boarders) and amateurs…

Wategos Beach

Wategos Beach

Wategos Beach is a lovely tiny cove on Australia’s most easterly point. This beautiful area of pandanus palms is well-protected, making it popular with both long-boarders and swimmers. It is often regarded as the most beautiful beach in the Byron Bay area, is a nicely protected stretch of sand with…