Byron Bay And Surrounds Tour Including Brunswick Heads River Cruise And Crystal Castle

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    9:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore the areas surrounding Byron Bay on a full-day tour with a guide who introduces you to some favorite local places. Take a rainforest eco-cruise on the Brunswick River; visit a lookout only locals know about for a 360-degree view of the Byron Bay region; and enjoy a guided walk through coastal sub-tropical rainforest to the headwaters of the river. Lunch is provided before a scenic drive through the hinterland to Crystal Castle. Then finish up at the Cape Byron Lighthouse for a tour and native foods tasting.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Lunch included
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Family friendly
  • Small-group tour by minibus

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After being picked up from your Byron Bay or Brunswick Heads accommodation, head to the Brunswick Heads Boat Harbour to begin your 1.5-hour eco-cruise on the Brunswick River.

Watch for native wildlife and hear about the areas history and points of interest while you enjoy morning tea served on board with coffee, a selection of teas, hot chocolate, cold drinks, cakes, and biscuits. After the cruise, youll be driven to a little-known lookout that boasts a 360-degree view of Byron Bay, the Gold Coast, and the hinterland. If youre lucky, you may spot a whale, depending on the season.

Another short drive takes you to the coastal sub-tropical rainforest, where your guide leads you on an easy walk through the forest to the mouth of the Brunswick River; look for dolphins and watch surfers riding waves before enjoying lunch. Then take a scenic drive through the hinterland via the small town of Mullumbimby to visit Crystal Castle, where youll spend about 2.5 hours exploring the gardens, magical crystals, gift shop, and cafe. You can take a walk with your guide or stroll around at your leisure.

Finally, head into Byron Bay, enjoying the drive along the coast, and visit its popular lighthouse. Walk to Australia's most easterly point (optional), look for dolphins and turtles in the water, and learn about this favorite vacation destination from your guide. End your tour on a high note with a tasting of local foods and a possible viewing of the sunset, depending on the time of year.

Youll be returned to your starting location to conclude the day.


Local driver/guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels in Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads)

Live commentary on board

Binoculars and bird identification books on boat

Coffee and/or Tea


National Park fees

Native foods tasting


Food or drinks at Crystal Castle

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 4 people per booking is required

Children must be accompanied by an adult

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund