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Things to do in Brunswick Heads

Brunswick's Simple Pleasures - 101 things to do

Brunswick Heads offers a great range of simple pleasures activities all year round to visitors and locals of all ages. The laid-back coastal seaside village is well set up for families to enjoy an affordable holiday or for the nature lover to appreciate the natural environment. Brunswick Heads also hosts a number of small-scale community eco-family friendly festivals and events throughout the year.

The most popular activities are those related to the water - river and beach activities such as surfing, yabbying, swimming, fishing, boating & kayaking hire plus award winning eco-certified Brunswick River Cruises. Brunswick Heads is a great place for whale watching and dolphins can be sighted regularly from the breakwall. With its flat topography, Brunswick Heads is ideal for walking, bike riding, bird watching and other nature based activities.  The River, beaches, playgrounds and cafes and eateries are easy walking distance from all of the accommodation in town.  This is a wonderful place to holiday with kids as you can enjoy all there is to offer around town without even needing a car!

We do not have a late night entertainment scene in Brunswick Heads, but the Brunswick Picture House is the place to go for amazing live shows and films (don't miss their Cheeky Cabaret!). The Hotel Brunswick offers a great line up of free, live music for locals and visitors to enjoy year round and check out places to enjoy a relaxed dinner. Byron Bay, which is only 15 minutes away, has an assortment of night life. 

Tours and activities, festivals and markets abound Brunswick Heads and its neighbouring towns, especially Byron Bay, so Brunswick Heads is a great base to stay to explore the coast and hinterland areas and their many attractions.  We are also a five minute drive South to the Bluesfest site at Tyagarah, and a 10 minute drive North to the North Byron Parklands site, now home to the annual Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festivals.

Information and maps for many of the activities are contained in the series of brochures produced by the Brunswick Visitor Centre, at 7 Park Street, where they are available. 

  •  101 Things to Do in Bruns brochure
  •  Community Activities Directory
  •  Brunswick River Guide


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