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Mullum2Bruns Paddle 2023
The 2023 Mullum2Bruns Paddle will be held on Sunday May 21. See website here for future updates and to register early and save!
The Mullum2Bruns Paddle is an annual event held on the Brunswick River, starting at Heritage Park, Mullumbimby and ending at the Terrace Park in Brunswick Heads, a distance of around 10km. There is something for everyone:
Challenges: Competitive events, drawing top athletes from all over Australia, with valuable prizes to be won
Fun Paddle: Bring along any non-motorised craft that floats and have some fun with family and friends
Dragon Boat Flotilla: Quite a spectacle – not something you see every day!
Best Decorated Craft: Fun paddlers & Dragon boats
Duck Race: For those who can’t take to the water there is an alternative – buy a number for a rubber duck which will race 300 other rubber numbered ducks and hopefully win you a prize.
Premiere sea and land experience
We offer exclusive Eco Tours in the Byron Bay region. Whale watching from May till November and snorkelling safaris all year round in the world class Cape Byron Marine Sanctuary.
Wild Byron also caters for the land lover, offering guided and informative rainforest adventures in the Nightcap National Park, visiting sites such as the spectacular Minyon Falls and prehistoric temperate rainforests of the Wollumbin Volcanic rim.
Phone: 02 6685 3408
Whale Watching Byron Bay
Byron Bay’s most professional whale watching tour operator. We conduct smaller more personalised tours with a maximum of only 12 whale watchers per vessel. Tours depart Byron Bay every day during the whale watching season (June to Nov).
9 Marvell St, Byron Bay
Freecall: 1800 243 483
p: +61 2 6685 8333
Local Community and Farmers Markets every week
Byron Shire is famous for our local markets.
Offering unique experiences throughout each market, attendees are sure to find themselves surrounded by diversity, authenticity and wonder. With a collection of fabulous artisan-made products, holistic services, quality imports, food and much more, it’s no question why these markets are the most talked about markets in the region.
Our markets’ make it, bake it, grow it, sew it – philosophy offers a platform for local residents and small businesses to use in order to sell their goods and services.
Local farmers and growers of the area come together for our amazing Farmers Markets. All manner of fresh produce, including fruit and vegetables, herbs, free-range eggs, organic coffee, seedlings and plants, fresh beef and pork, smoked fish, cut flowers including spectacular roses, as well as sauces, pickles, muffins, cakes and bread are on sale. Get in early as the goods sell out quickly.
Award winning Byron Bay Eco Cruises and Kayaks
If you are seeking some relaxing fun that singles, couples or the whole family can enjoy while visiting northern NSW, we invite you to jump aboard our morning or sunset eco river cruise. Simon and Lorraine have been running Byron Bay Eco Tours for nine years and they love sharing their local knowledge and stories - including a few hidden secrets - with visitors to the Byron Bay area.
Seeking more adventure? Follow the cruise with a guided kayaking or stand up paddle boarding experience or try our unique Eco Kayak Cruise & SUP. Enjoy the peace and tranquility as you are guided through this beautiful river system. Paddle into areas unable to be viewed any other way and get up close to wildlife and marine life.
With two cruises a day, morning and sunset (tides permitting) there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy.
A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary.
Stand between two of the tallest crystals on earth. Sit in an ancient amethyst cave.
Wander through the tranquil Shambhala Gardens and rainforest.
Indulge in a delicious lunch and homemade desserts.
What’s included in your visit?
- Sit in an ancient amethyst cave
- See rare and amazing giant crystals
- Take flight in the Wings to Eternity mural
- Wander 5 hectares of botanical Shambhala Gardens and rainforest
- Be at peace with the largest stone Blessing Buddha in Australia
- Touch the World Peace Stupa, a project blessed by the Dalai Lama
- Find yourself in a labyrinth
- Join the daily experience at 12:00 pm and 3:00pm
- Children’s playground
- Take home your own copy of the Crystal Castle Guidebook