Day Trips

Explore the Northern Rivers region with a day trip from Evans Head. The options are endless. From waterfalls and world heritage listed rainforests to vibrant villages and communities.

 
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Crystal Castle

A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary - the Crystal Castle.

Open 7 days a week

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Macadamia Castle

Located between Ballina and Byron Bay, the Macadamia Castle has a petting farm, cafe, mini golf and children's playground. Open 7 days a week.

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Byron Bay

The tourist Mecca of the Northern Rivers region, a visit to Byron Bay is a must. See the most easterly point in Australia at Cape Byron. 

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Rocky Creek Dam

On the shores of Rocky Creek Dam, a grassy picnic area winds its way through stands of shady rainforest trees. There are sheltered picnic areas, gas barbecues and plenty of room for the kids to run around.

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Aranyani Bison Farm

Aranyani is a working American Bison ranch offering visitors one of Australia’s unique experiences set on 1180 acres in the beautiful Bungawalbin catchment at Myrtle Creek.

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Minyon Falls

Minyon Falls is a stunning plunge waterfall that drops more than 100 metres into a deep gorge in the Byron Bay hinterland.

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Summerland House Farm

Summerland House Farm is a beautiful macadamia and avocado farm set high on the hills of the Alstonville plateau overlooking the Ballina coastline. Open 7 days.

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Nimbin

The alternative town of Nimbin is surrounded by sub-tropical rainforest and rolling rocky hills. The colourful town is home to quirky cafes and shops.

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The Farm

Enjoy the surroundings of a real working farm and be inspired to talk and experience where food comes from. Meet up close with the animals, enjoy the delicious food onsite, a stones throw from Byron Bay. Open 7 days a week.

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Mount Warning

Mount Warning is the highest point in the region and this is where the sun first hits mainland Australia. For information on the walking tracks visit the national parks website.