Top 5 Family Friendly Activities In Byron Bay

East On Byron is the perfect base for your family holiday to Byron Bay. Our beachside apartments and amenities are all kid friendly and there’s plenty to do to keep the little ones entertained.

On site we have a beautiful billabong pool (heated in the winter months) with pool toys and pool noodles available from reception. We even have boogie boards and buckets and spades for hire to bring with you to the beach! And speaking of the beach, the stunning Belongil beach is only a hop and a skip away from the front of our resort, simply cross the road and in 20 short and sandy metres, your toes will be dipping in the pristine, pacific ocean.

We’ve rounded up the top 5 things to do in Byron Bay for all the family.

Hit The Surf

Image: Sean O’Shea

Take the kids to the beach and take to the waves. Belongil beach is suitable for all surfing levels!

The Lighthouse Walk

Byron Bay Lighthouse
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One of the most spectacular coastal walks around. Spot dolphins and whales (May-November) from the lookout points. Enjoy a family picnic at the top and a delicious ice-cream from the Lighthouse Café.

Sea Kayaking

Cape Byron Kayaks
Cape Byron Kayaks

Paddle around the Cape Byron Marine Playground with Cape Byron Kayaks. Be greeted by bottlenose dolphins, humpback whales and green sea turtles while you take in amazing panoramic views of the bay.

The Macadamia Castle


The Macadamia Castle is just a 20 minute drive from town into the Byron Shire Hinterland. Let your kids indulge in crunchy macadamia nuts, ice cream and the best pancakes around. The grommets will adore meeting native Australian wildlife, pat and feed the farm animals, a round of mini-golf, and a miniature train ride.

The Farm


The Farm is one of the most kid friendly restaurants in town. The whole family can experience the operations of a working farm, pet adorable farm animals and hit the playground. Meanwhile the adults can sip on fresh delicious coffee available and tuck into some fresh pastries from The Bread Social and eats from “Three Blue Ducks” restaurant.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your family vacay to East On Byron now!