Having a romantic weekend in Byron Bay is quite effortless, especially when you have some e-bikes for hire from Freedom Machine Byron Bay. To begin with, the breathtaking rugged landscape has the power to melt even the most unyielding hearts. There's the allure of the tropical rainforests, not to mention the array of stunning moonlit sandy beaches where you can walk along for kilometres on end.
Here are some additional activities that we suggest you consider for your romantic weekend in Byron Bay. Even if you only have the opportunity to experience one or two of these, we are confident that your getaway will be filled with amazing memories.
The Northern Rivers Rail Trail
Extending over 24kms of countryside in Tweed’s lush valley, the trail connects via several towns and villages of Crabbes Creek, Mooball, Burringbar, Stokers Siding, Dunbible, and Murwillumbah, all once train station stops along the original railway line, which was originally built in 1894.
The Tweed trail is the first section of the full 132km Northern Rivers Rail Trail to open and welcomes walkers, runners, and cyclists to breathe in nature, explore country towns, and immerse in the region’s rich agri-tourism offerings, from farm gates, cafes, and foodie hot spots.
The trail itself is smooth and quite the photogenic journey with both sealed and gravel sections, passing through landscapes of lush tropical settings to local farm animals greeting you in tall grass, as well as heritage sites such as bridges, tunnels, restored train station, and indigenous cultural hubs.
Perfect for couples and groups alike, Freedom Machine Byron Bay has the perfect adventure for new and experienced riders to take in all of the Rail Trail on a fun day out in the hinterlands of the Northern Rivers.
Easy to get to via an e-bike, just conveniently located at Clarkes Beach, Go Sea Kayaks or Cape Byron Kayaks will take you on a fun filled tour lasting roughly 3 hours into the ocean to experience one of the largest habitats for dolphins in Australia.
How cute would it be to kayak around in Byron Bay’s warm waters with your other half and some fun and playful dolphins providing masses of entertainment? This is an experience we can assure that you will never forget – with or without photographs to remind you of the day.
Is surfing a suitable activity for a romantic weekend getaway in Byron Bay? Well, it primarily hinges on your proficiency in the sport. If you're already a seasoned surfer, riding the substantial waves at The Pass together can be a thrilling and exhilarating experience. However, if you're just getting your paddle arms together, it might be a good idea to get in on a private surf lesson with one of the many surf schools that Byron has to offer, like our friends at Mojo Surf. Did we mention that we can totally equip your bike with a board rack to make it that much easier for you to get to those waves?
Sunset At 'The Wreck'
Just centered next to Main Beach in Byron Bay is a hot local spot called ‘The Wreck’ situated just on Belongil Beach. This is a perfect spot to park up your e-bike and check out those sunset soaked waves and surf while gazing upon the glory that is Mt. Warning. This is Byron Bay’s tallest and most spiritual mountain and plays an important part in Aboriginal folklore when the first inhabitants thousands of years ago regarded it as sacred and performed many rites there. You will no doubt be surrounded by other groups as the sun starts to tuck itself behind the mountain and dreamy clouds.
Go Off Road And Visit Whites Beach
Whites Beach truly is a hidden gem among beaches. The best news about this amazing beach is that it is located within Broken Head so it is closer than you think. Just a little offroad fun will take you there in no time. You’ll have to travel down a dirt road that winds through the rainforest, stop at an unmarked spot and hike along a path down to the beach. (Don’t worry, our staff will give you the proper directions to find this beauty if needed!) But, trust us, it’s worth it, from the white sands, crystal clear water and many rock pools, you’ll immediately be glad you brought your partner here to snag some romantic one-on-one time.
Go Snorkeling At Julian Rocks
Experience the marvel of the ocean's fascinating inhabitants together by embarking on a snorkeling adventure at the breathtaking Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. With the assistance of the Byron Bay Dive Centre, you and your partner can partake in a 60-minute snorkel tour of Julian Rocks for a pretty cheap cost, which covers a boat ride, all necessary equipment, and a lesson if required. Located just a short five-minute boat ride from the Cape Byron Bay shoreline, this reserve serves as a sanctuary for over 400 varieties of tropical fish, three different species of sea turtles, rays, and an array of other captivating marine creatures.
Enjoy Drinks With A View
There's an undeniable allure to toasting some late afternoon bevvies with your partner as the waves crash nearby. Nestled just steps away from Clarkes Beach and not even 1km from Freedom Machine Byron Bay storefront, Byron Beach Café not only offers stunning views, but also boasts exceptional cuisine and top-notch service, earning its well-deserved place on the must-visit list of Byron Bay restaurants. If your schedule allows, don't miss the opportunity to partake in one of the café's seasonal beachfront sunset dinners, promising a start to a wonderful evening. Stay updated on announcements by checking the restaurant's blog.