Rainy days in Byron Bay – Summer or Winter – can be a magical spectacle. The region becomes a fertile basin with the surrounding hinterlands and subtropical rainforests getting a good drink. The Northern Rivers landscape is a lush vibrant shade of green and the nearby waterfalls cascade.
So don’t let the wet weather dampen your holiday spirits! There are plenty of things to do when it’s raining in the bay.
Stone & Wood Brewery
Head out on Ewingsdale Road to the Byron Arts and Industry park where you’ll be greeted by the newly opened, Stone & Wood Brewery. Grab a tasting paddle and enjoy some delicious food by the amazing local chefs at 100 Mile Table. Choose from the brand’s five signature beers – Green Coast, Pacific Ale, Garden Ale, Jasper Ale, and Cloud Catcher along with 4 pilot batches, brewed on-site, varying weekly. Book a brewery tour and enjoy a couple of coldies!
Go For A Surf
Get salty and catch a wave rain, hail or shine! Byron Bay enjoys a mild year-round climate, the sea temperature never dips too low and the Winter swells have the surf pumping. Less traffic in the water and smiles all around. Plus, you’re already wet!
Ever felt like running away with the circus? Well now you can! A trip to Circus Arts Byron Bay is a fun rainy day activity for all the family. The vibrant cirque-style venue at the Byron Entertainment Centre is home to a full-size, high-flying trapeze and has a weekly timetable of circus classes and trapeze sessions for all ages and abilities.
Recharge your batteries at the Kiva Spa, nestled in the heart of Mullumbimby. The is the place to drop into stillness, reconnect and nurture yourself. The bathhouse is home to lush Balinese style gardens dotted with spas and pools. Treat yourself to a massage or facial from some of the best therapists in the area. Feeling peckish afterwards? Then make your way across the road to, Milk and Honey where they serve up delicious, wood-fired pizzas with changing menu showcasing seasonal, locally sourced produce.
Palace Cinema, Byron Bay
This new addition to the bay is located at the stunning Mercato Centre on Jonson Street. According to Palace CEO Benjamin Zeccola, “Cinema goers will enjoy state of the art digital sound and projection technology, exceptional programming and luxurious seats, made all the more enjoyable with an Aperol Spritz, your favourite local beer or delicious grape variety from our carefully curated wine list, and the renowned Palace emphasis on first class customer service.”
Curl Up In Our Apartments
Enjoy a cosy night in our resort apartments. Cook up a storm with our top of the range kitchen facilities and curl up on the cosy lounge with a cup of tea or a glass of red. Play a board game or put on a movie. Watch the tropical rains pour over our leafy outdoor areas and snuggle up with your loved ones.
So there you have it, heaps of inspiration to keep you busy on a rainy day in Byron! The Winter season is a great time to visit with less crowds and a calmness in the air. Book a winter warmer with us and experience the serenity.
Feature Image – Byron Bay Rainbow by Meri Hindes