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Eleanor Knight3 years ago

Welcome the humpback whales into Byron Bay

Posing as the most easterly point of Australia, Byron Bay is a popular path with humpback whales during the winter months. With a number of fantastic vantage points across the area, if you're keen to witness something truly magical, be sure to experience this fantastic location. Whether you decide to visit for the day or stay for a few nights, we have found the perfect spots for you. From fantastic accommodation and friendly cafes, to professional tours and popular outlooks, we have done the hard yards and found everything you need for the perfect whale watching experience.

We’re finally coming into the whale watching season – wahoo! If you’re planning a trip to Byron Bay to get in on the action, we have found the ultimate spots for you.

Planning on hanging around for a few days? Reserve a room at this popular accommodation in the heart of Byron Bay.

Aquarius Byron Bay

Epic pool, Aquarius Byron Bay - Byron Bay
Epic pool, Aquarius Byron Bay – Byron Bay

If you’re looking for a home away from home during your stay in Byron Bay, we suggest reserving at room at Aquarius Byron Bay. This popular backpackers lodge plays host to a variety of accommodation options including both dorm and private motel rooms. If you’re travelling with friends and looking for somewhere social to stay, this is the perfect choice for you. Enjoy accommodation facilities such as a modern swimming pool, licensed bar and grill and courtesy bus. Speak to the friendly staff at Aquarius Byron Bay to find out more about their modern and welcoming accommodation.
Where: 16 Lawson Street Byron Bay NSW 2481

If you’re visiting Byron Bay for the first time, you can’t leave without checking out Cape Byron Lighthouse.

The ultimate whale watching spot, Cape Byron Lighthouse - Byron Bay
The ultimate whale watching spot, Cape Byron Lighthouse – Byron Bay

Built in 1901, this magnificent landmark is home to the most easterly point in Australia, witnessing huge numbers of humpback whales passing through the water every winter. If you’re in search for the ultimate location to whale watch, make this your destination. Take a walk around the lighthouse and admire the views, or wander down the path where you can have your picture taken next to the popular ‘most easterly point’ sign. Don’t forget to pack your binoculars, you’re bound to need them!
Where: 1 Lighthouse Road Byron Bay NSW 2481

Get close to the action by taking a tour on this fantastic boat trip!

Byron Bay Charters

Stunning view, Byron bay charters - Byron Bay
Stunning view, Byron bay charters – Byron Bay

Like getting up close and personal? Don’t go past Byron Bay Charters. Located and run 15-minutes north of Byron Bay in Brunswick Heads, hop on this friendly charter and prepare to be amazed. Whether it’s your first time whale watching or you’re a regular every year, you won’t be disappointed by the premium and exclusive service that Byron Bay Charters delivers. You’ll even get the chance to personalise your trip so that it perfectly suits your specific requirements and wishes! Talk to the friendly staff and book your once-in-a-lifetime trip today!
Where: Old Pacific Highway Boat Harbour Brunswick Heads NSW 2483

Head to this fantastic Byron Bay cafe to fill up before the day begins!

Mokha on Lawson

The best cafe, Mokha on Lawson - Byron Bay
The best cafe, Mokha on Lawson – Byron Bay

For a relaxing and enjoyable cafe experience, be sure to swing by Mokha on Lawson. This fantastic location is home to a welcoming atmosphere and delicious range of meals that are perfect for any time of the day. Whether you decide to visit for a filling breakfast, tasty lunch or warming dinner, your tastebuds are sure to be satisfied here. Home to friendly staff and tasteful decor, as well as frequently showcasing local musical talent, there simply is no better place to relax than Mokha on Lawson.
Where: 2/14 Lanson Street Byron Bay NSW 2481

Click here if you’re looking for a few more cafes to visit while exploring Byron!

Where’s your favourite whale watching location in Byron Bay? Let us know below!

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