Australia's favourite winter festival is back in Byron Bay! Splendour in the Grass will once again transform Belongil Fields into the ultimate playground for music lovers, party goers, animal costume enthusiasts and everyone in between.
Here's the essential guide on what to do, where to go and where to eat in Byron Bay.
How to get there...Byron Easy Bus
Byron Easy Bus offer time tabled shuttle services from Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ballina/Byron, with additional buses added for the Splendour weekend.Xcede Airport Transfers
Xcede offer shuttle bus and limo transfers from Ballina and the Gold Coast.Steve's Tours Airport Express
Steve's offer shuttle services from Ballina to Byron Bay.
What to do...Go Sea Kayaks
Kayaks with dolphins and turtles. Go Sea offer fantastic early morning tours so you can get in touch with nature before heading off for your Splendour weekender.Byron Bay Dive Centre
Byron Bay Dive Centre is one of the best local dive companies, taking you to the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve (the small island off the coast of Byron).Cape Byron Kayaks
Join Cape Byron Kayaks and see the incredible marine life off Byron Bay - Loggerhead turtles, Bottlenose dolphins, and even Humpback Whales if you're lucky.Skydive Byron Bay
Get a birds eye view and experience the magic of Byron Bay from 14,000ft!
Where to eat...Fishmongers
Fishmongers sell the best fish n chips in Byron Bay.O-Sushi Byron Bay
Winner of the 'Best Asian restaurant in NSW' 7 times in a row, O-Sushi is a must.Dominic's Brunswick Heads
Dom's is the place to go for great Italian at an affordable price.Petit Snail
Voted the Favourite French in NSW, Petit Snail also happens to be one of the best restaurants in town. The owners' passion for food and laughter is infectious.Mokha Byron Bay
If you're feeling weary after a long night, head to Mokha for a fantastic big breakfast.Byron Bay Brewery/Buddha Bar
Known by locals as the Buddha Bar, Byron Bay Brewery serves outstanding food and top-notch beer, and is even home to it's own cinema.
Where to party...LaLa Land
LaLa Land on Lawson St is the home of great dance music. It's featured the likes of Daft Punk, and knows how to make you shake it like a polaroid picture.Cheeky Monkeys
Cheeky Monkeys needs no introduction. This is the place to go if you fancy dancing on tables, wet t-shirt comps, and meeting people from all nationalities.The Beach Hotel
The Beachy is an awesome spot to kick back for a quiet beer, watch the sun go down over the ocean, and then bust out to awesome live music.The Rails
The Rails Friendly Bar is located next door to the old train station in the heart of town. It's a favourite spot for locals, and guarantees an awesome night out.The Great Northern
The Northern is the home of great live music. If you're not all music'd out from Splendour, there are plenty of live acts here for you to enjoy.