Byron Bay Beaches

Byron Bay has beautiful beaches.

When Byron Bay is viewed from the air it appears like an island, thinly attached to the mainland on the south western side. Surround by ocean on 3 sides, there are many amazing beaches to explore.

Cavvanbah sits between Main and Belongil beach directly infront of the world famous surf and dive spot - The Wreck

Belongil Beach

Pictured framed by Byron Bay's hinterland, a stroll along Belongil beach at sunset is a fairytale experience. This uniquely north facing beach allows you to watch the sun rise and set from east to west whilst maintaining a perfectly northern aspect.

All of Byron can be accessed on foot from here. Stroll into town, Main Beach and the further on to the pass and to the Lighthouse.

Belongil Beach Accommodation Byron Bay

Main Beach

Moving east towards the cape the Belongil blends into Main Beach at the The Wreck.

The Wreck as it is known locally was created by the marooning of the SS Wollongar which ran ashore in 1921, creating over time a perfect cylindrical surf break. It also attracts a diverse array of marine life such as subtropical fish, turtles as well as dolphins which are regularly seen close to shore.

It is a great place to observe under water life. It is very easy to access from shore

Considered the centre of Byron Bay, Main Beach is a lively centre of beach activities for sun lovers. Also north facing, a great activity here is to snorkel at the submerged wreck .. another hidden shipwreck.

Main Beach Byron Bay Accommodation

The Pass

Best known for its sensational Point Surf break, the Pass is a great place to spend a beach day.

The Pass Accommodation Byron Bay

Wategoes Beach

A long boarders dream and the playground for the wealthy.

Wategos was once a large banana farm belonging to the watego family.

It didn't take long for the world to find out how special this exclusive and spectacular beach was.

The waves here are particularly suited to Malibu riders. The annual Byron Bay Surf Festival is held here.

Watego's Beach Accommodation Byron Bay


Stretching from Cape Byron to Broken Head is the raw and spectacular Tallows Beach.

The beach has is referred to by different names for the varying sections starting with Cossy Corner - Dolphins - Suffolk - River Mouth and concluding at the spectacular Broken Head.

Tallows Beach Accommodation Byron Bay


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