This beautiful 7 km stretch of surf beach is popular with the locals. With the iconic lighthouse in view to one end and beautiful Broken Head at the other, Tallow Beach is a scenically stunning beach. This unpatrolled beach is also dog friendly for several kilometres.
Cosy Corner is the northern end of Tallow Beach and so named as it offers a sheltered spot when the northerly winds are blowing. A popular local surfing spot and a place to watch the hang-gliders as they launch from overhead.
Located next to Wategos Beach, Little Wategos is a quiet and secluded beach accessed by a long walking track (inaccessible by car). Situated under the Byron Bay Lighthouse, this north facing beach often offers a sheltered and protected spot for sunbathing and swimming.
One of Byron’s many great surf beaches especially for the longboarder, this picturesque unpatrolled beach is in one of Byron Bay’s most exclusive suburbs. There are free electric BBQs in the scenic picnic area.
Known worldwide within surf culture, The Pass is ranked in the top 15 of best surf beaches in Australia. The Pass is the launching point for the daily snorkelling and dive tour boats and whale watching boats in season.
Located in the bay of Byron, Clarks Beach is perfect for swimming all year round. This north facing beach is popular with families as well as learn to surf activities. Clarks Beach is patrolled during the summer months.
The closest beach to the town centre is Byron Bay’s iconic Main Beach. Home of Byron Bay Surf Club founded in 1906, this quintessential Aussie beach draws people from across the globe. Main Beach is a patrolled beach from October to Easter each year.
An open beach located north of the town centre, Belongil Beach is a recreational dog friendly beach, the most northern end designated as ‘clothing optional’. The home of ‘The Wreck’ (Wollongbar sank in 1921), it has since become a popular snorkelling spot and the shipwreck often creates a good surf break.
Brunswick Heads Beach is an open dog-friendly beach, patrolled by the Brunswick Heads Surf Lifesaving Club during the summer months. North Head Beach offers a good surf break near the mouth of the Brunswick River while Torakina, a small sheltered beach also near the mouth of the Brunswick River, is ideal for small children; when the tide’s out the river becomes a sandy playground.
The beautiful and extensive Seven Mile Beach stretches north from ‘The Point’ at Lennox Head village. A well known surf break, Lennox Point is listed as one of the top 10 surfing destinations in Australia. The more peaceful ‘boat channel’ area is perfect for families as the channel offers children a safe and calm area for swimming. The area in front of the Surf Life Saving Club is seasonally patrolled and care should be taken as rips are common.