Behind the Bay
Explore Byron Bay Waterfalls, lakes and walking Trails
Explore Byron Bay with us
If you're looking for things to do in Byron Bay, join us for an epic day tour exploring the untouched gems surrounding Byron Bay.
Discover more about the surrounding region and go beyond the places you know or have heard about. The day is full of memorable adventures, awe inspiring scenery and some of the best walking trails in Byron Bay. Prepare for some incredible whale watching opportunities from June to November from one of the multiple lookout locations!
Ti Tree Lake
Broken Head Reserve
Many more facilities to enjoy around…
The Behind the Bay tour is one of the top 5 things to do in Byron Bay - Come see for yourself!
What time does the tour start?
The tour commences at 11am. We advise all guests to wait out front of their accommodation from this time. Our guide will be in a white van with a blue logo on the side. Please allow a 10 minute buffer to ensure all pick-ups can be completed.
Is pick-up/drop-off included?
Yes, it is. Just let us know where you are staying and we will come to collect you from your accommodation. We will drop you off at this same location at the end of the day. If you are staying outside of Byron, just let us know where, and we will arrange something for you. If you are driving in for the start of the tour, you can find all day free parking at the Byron RSL carpark (Byron services club on Google Maps). We can meet you here for the beginning of the tour or wherever is easiest for you!
How long does the tour go for?
Our tours begin at 11am and you are dropped back at your accommodation by roughly 5pm. Please note that if you require the tour to start earlier/later or finish earlier/later just message us so we can try and arrange a different schedule for the day of your booking.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring: swimmers, a towel, shoes, some water and definitely a camera! We have plenty of sunscreen on board that you are more than welcome to use.
Is lunch included?
No, it is not. However, we have a stop for lunch at a cafe by the beach. The food is absolutely delicious, well priced and caters to all dietary requirements. You are more than welcome to pack your own lunch for the day if you prefer.
Can you cater for larger groups / Can we organise a custom private tour?
Absolutely! We can take up to 40 passengers. Just shoot us a message and we can tailor the day however you like. This can include a tour of local pubs and bars if it’s a Christmas party or a hens/bucks for example. You name it and we can make it happen!
What is your cancellation policy?
If you wish to cancel a booking:
– Within 48 hours of the tour commencing, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
– Within 7 days of the tour commencing, there is a 50% cancelation fee.
– For cancelations made 7 days or more prior to the tour commencing there is a full refund.
Behind the Bay makes a conscious effort to ensure that each trip causes no harm to the environment. By respect to the land and local cultures we are committed to leaving no trace behind and keeping the region just as magical as we found it. Good sustainable practices will be implemented on each tour.
Byron Bay Local Experience
Behind The Bay is a small business that was created as a way for people to enjoy the lesser known and ‘off the beaten track’ locations surrounding the Byron region. Our intimate smaller group tours offer a special and unique way of exploring the surrounding area. With over five years of operation, passionate local guides and hundreds of 5 star reviews online, we would love to share our knowledge and passion with you.
Thank you for joining us and supporting a small local business, and get ready for an epic adventure!