Byron Bay is one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations — and it’s one of our favourites too! Before you hit the road and enjoy Byron’s relaxed coastal lifestyle, you’ll want to make sure you have plans for somewhere to stay.
These are the top 5 campgrounds in Byron Bay:
Byron Bay is a popular place to get away from the fast-paced city life and get back to the good life outdoors. Make the most of this opportunity at Suffolk Beach Holiday Park: at night you can pitch a tent with friends or sleep under the stars, and in the day you can enjoy the sun and sea just down the road. This campground gives you a wide variety of accommodation options to choose from: tent camping; powered sites for campervans; freestanding cabins; or even Safari Tents if you’re feeling glamorous.
Tallow Beach dunes will be right on your doorstep, featuring one of Australia’s most reliable surf breaks. If surfing isn’t your thing, you can take a dip in the ocean or try out some local fishing spots, then enjoy a cold beer and some lunch at the pub with the locals. The centre of Byron Bay is only a ten minute drive down the road, so you have the option of joining in on the fun in town or relaxing at your own pace in the campground.
Sitting on 28 acres of parkland, Ingenia Holidays Byron Bay offers a spacious, fun and authentic Byron Bay camping experience. This campground features comfortable modern amenities, as well as 155 different campsites to make anyone happy, from unpowered sites to deluxe villas.
On your doorstep you’ll find an abundance of wildlife including wallabies, echidnas, koalas,, and even whales during migration season. You can go with your friends on a day in the saltwater and sun, or if the ocean isn’t your style, sit back by the holiday park’s own pool. Byron Bay town centre is only five minutes down the road, so at the end of the day you can enjoy a delicious meal at a nearby eatery, or visit Ingenia’s own onsite restaurant.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when choosing your accommodation at First Sun Holiday Park — this campground provides self-contained cabins, lodges, huts, powered and unpowered caravan sites, as well as a shady camp area. Enjoy the modern facilities and of course, the magical view of Byron right from where you’re staying.
Located in the middle of town, First Sun Holiday Park is within walking distance of just about everything! Wake to the sound of the surf then take a walk towards Byron Lighthouse. Enjoy a coffee from one of the town’s popular cafes. Hire a board and surf with your mates along one of the coastline’s beautiful beaches. Explore the unique Byron Bay street-life on offer at the local shops, markets, restaurants and pubs. Then, finish the day with a dance at one of the clubs or bars located in the town centre.
Just over ten minutes from Byron Bay town centre, this campground is situated on the popular beachfront destination of Broken Head. This Holiday Park offers great outdoor choices for however you want to spend your holiday: you can explore the nearby national park, take a stroll with your friends along the reserve track, or spend all day chilling out on the beach.
If your idea of a good time means cooking up a storm with your mates then you’re in luck, this campsite features an on-site barbeque for those nights you don’t feel like seeing any more celebrities at the local restaurants.
A beautiful haven in the heart of Byron Bay, Glen Villa Resort is the type of traditional caravan park and campground that you and your friends may have seen pictured on a Byron Bay postcard. It’s affordable, well equipped and convenient, so it is perfect for any traveller on just about any budget. If you love to surf (or at least want to try it), then Main Beach’s clean water and ideal surf conditions are only a 500 meter stroll away.
At Glen Villa Resort there is an emphasis on enjoying a peaceful and relaxing trip: explore the private tropical gardens, swim in the saltwater pool or soak up the sunshine and relaxed atmosphere on the grass. Feel like doing something more social? Simply walk 350 metres to the centre of this incredible Aussie town; an absolute backpacker hub!
If you’re inspired by our list of Byron Bay’s best campgrounds, take a look at our campervans available for hire, departing from nearby Sydney or Brisbane.