Blog Author: Eco Experiences
G’day, as a Northern Rivers local I’ve walked the Minyon Falls Track 100’s of times. Here is some of my advice about which tracks to walk and what to look out for.
G’day nature lovers,
As a local guide I see plenty of stressed out city slickers, who come to Byron Bay needing to take some time out , de-stress and unwind. One of the best places to go, isn’t in Byron, its in the hinterland and its called the Crystal Castle.
G’day nature lovers,
Are looking to get your kids off their screens and into nature these school holidays? Here are my top 10 nature-based activities for kids around Byron Shire these school holidays. They are in no particular order, some cost money some are free, but they all give your kids an opportunity to explore nature.
G’day, nature lovers.
I love seeing platypus in the wild, they are really cute but it is sometimes challenging to find them. Here some of my top tips: Continue reading “Top tips for finding platypus in the wild”
Byron Bay is host to many natural environments, including land, rivers and sea. There is a wide range iconic Australian wildlife, including; koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, possums, bandicoots, platypus, whales, dolphins, turtles and heaps of different birds and fish, all of which can be seen in their natural habitat – not zoos. Continue reading “Wildlife”
Byron Bay is surrounded by water, both sea and creeks and rivers. The Cape Byron Marine Park hosts a variety of ecosystems. In the bay itself you can go whale watching (June-Oct), kayak with dolphins, scuba dive, snorkel or learn to surf. In the nearby Brunswick River you can take a river cruise or a kayaking tour.
Byron Bay is in the middle of a biodiversity hotspot. There are several National Parks both in and near Byron Bay which offer great opportunities to experience a variety of habitats. There are a handful of unique nature-based tours and walks on offer, which include: Night Vision Walk, Minyon Falls Rainforest Walk, Platypus Walk, Yowie Tour.
The Byron Hinterland is beautiful green rolling hills farmland and forests that surround Byron Bay. It is dotted with beautiful villages and attractions that reflect the hippie culture and alternative lifestyle of the area. The highlights include; Nimbin, Bangalow, The Crystal Castle, Mullumbimby, Minyon Falls, Brunswick Heads, Markets, Uki, Main Arm. Most highlights in Byron you can walk to, ones just out of town include: The Lighthouse, The Farm, the Arts and Industry Park. Continue reading “Byron & Hinterland”
There are plenty of tour options for the more adventurous travellers in Byron Bay. Sky Diving, Hang Gliding, Scuba Diving, Night Vision Walk, Minyon Falls Rainforest Walk, Kayaking and Cruise, Kayak with Dolphins , Rainforest Mountain Bike Ride, and Scenic Coastal Bike Ride. Continue reading “Adventure”
Byron Bay with its warm climate and rich volcanic soils is a great food bowl. Besides the great restaurants and cafes in Byron, the Markets are a great place to try local food as is the Farm. Food based tours include; Boomerang Bus market tours, Hippy Trail Hinterland Tour, Food Safari. Continue reading “Food”