Schoolies BB Information

Welcome to our beautiful environment in Byron Bay

Enjoy the Activities
There's lots going on during the day as well as the night

  • Surfing lessons available
  • Kayaking with the Dolphins
  • Diving & Snorkelling
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hang Gliding
  • Mountain Bike Riding
  • Gliding
  • Movies Pighouse/Byron Bay Cinema
  • Markets
  • Twilight & Sunday Swimming / Enjoying the Beach
  • Dolphin Watching
  • Walk / Run to the Lighthouse
  • Fishing Beach
  • Volleyball and Cricket


Byron Bay has an eclectic spirit that many places have tried to copy. This is why so many people fall in love with Byron Bay and keep coming back. We welcome you knowing that you will share our love for this place and respect and care for is environment and community.

The Environment

Please respect our natural and town environment. Place all litter including cigarette butts, bottles and cans in the bins provided, fines will apply. For the safety of others please remove any broken glass and place in the bins.

Your Accommodation

Be Mindful of Your Neighbors
Byron Bay residents and visitors enjoy their peaceful environment and request that you help to maintain this with no noise outside your accommodation after 10pm or before 7.30am. Remember, this also applies when returning home after a late night.
Make sure you know and are comfortable with anybody you invite into your rented accommodation, as you are responsible for the behaviour of all your guests.

Drinking and Drugs

Alcohol Free Zones are enforced on the streets, beaches and parks. Anti social behaviour will not be tolerated anywhere.
Responsible service of alcohol is followed by all licensed premises. You can be asked to leave or refused entry into a licensed venue. If you've had too much to drink, on the spot fines of $550 apply.
Purchasing of alcohol for anyone under 18 years of age is illegal.
Party Safely
Look after yourself and your mates, eat before drinking, stay hydrated with water. Drugs are illegal, these laws are enforced

Swimming in the Surf

Always swim between the red and yellow flags.
Do not swim alone if you are not an experienced swimmer.
Sometimes water that appears calm may not always be safe.
If you find yourself caught in a dangerous current put up your hand to attract a lifeguard's attention and stay calm, float with the current, don't try and swim against the current.
Never swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Road Rules

If you are riding a bicycle ANYWHERE in New South Wales it's the law to always wear a helmet with the safety strap correctly fastened. If you are in a car you must wear a seat belt at all times.

Personal Safety and Security

Be aware of who you make friends with, especially if you have had a few drinks. Make sure you are not alone when walking back to your accommodation at night. Keep personal possessions with you at all times (especially your passport) or lock them in the hotel/hostel safety deposit box.
Do not leave valuables on the beach or unattended in motor vehicles. Ensure your possessions (bikes, surfboards, etc) are not left unsecured.


  • Emergency 000
  • Byron Bay Police Station 02 6685 9499
  • Byron Bay Hospital 02 6685 6200
  • Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000
  • Byron Visitor Centre Jonson Street, Byron Bay 02 6680 9271

This Safety Message is sponsored in the interests of the Byron Bay Community By Byron United and the Byron Bay Liquor Accord

Call 07 5668 9124

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Gold Coast Airport - Coolangatta Airport

Passengers Price
Each $35 per person each way Gold Coast Airport to/from Byron Bay