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8 Dec 2017

17 Ways To Embrace Byron Bay's Hippie Vibe

Let's be honest, Byron Bay is heaven on Earth.

1. Enjoy the sun rising over the sea.

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It may be a little early but it's 100% worth it!

2. Start the day with a yoga class.

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What else is more amazing than starting the day with a yoga class, with ocean views and the sound of birds singing?

3. Learn how to surf.

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Everyone will tell you that Byron is a great surfing spot. Rent a board or take a lesson and ride that wave!

4. Kayak at sea.

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What about kayaking on something a bit more exciting than a still lake? If it's your lucky day, dolphins will swim along too!

5. Snorkel in the ocean...

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The water is so clear you'll be able to see the cute fishies swimming alongside you!

6. ...and maybe meet beautiful turtles.

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If you remain still and quiet, they'll come up close!

7. Enjoy a delicious meal.

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If you get hungry from all those activities, there are amazing little restaurants to meet all your cravings. Try the best falafels at Orgasmic Food Byron Bay.

8. Get a palm and Tarot reading.

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You can't embrace Byron without a bit of spirituality. Open your chakras and hear the good words.

9. Meditate in a crystal cave.

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The Crystal Castle is a few kilometres away from Byron and is home to a cave said to have calming powers. You can even do a guided meditation inside!

10. And while you're there, have a picture taken of your aura.

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The colours of the energy given off by your body can reveal a lot about you.

11. Play in the waves.

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A trip to Byron is about embracing your inner child. Play like a kid!

12. Cool down with a sweet treat.

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There are lots of smoothie and ice cream places all over Byron, just like this self-serve coconut yoghurt shop.

13. Get a handmade souvenir from an artisan market.

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Whether it’s a ring made out of an ancient silver spoon or a timber wood necklace, the artisan market is the perfect place to find a little gift.

14. Relax while listening to street music.

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Wherever you go, you'll find people singing. Grab a drink and chill out with some good music.

15. Walk to the Lighthouse.

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The walk is pretty and the view at the top is worth every step.

16. Admire the sunset.

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End every day with a splendid sunset over the beach. Byron's vibe is all about enjoying life and its simple pleasures.

17. Share your love.

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Smile at everyone and be sure to slow down while enjoying every moment.

Travel was provided by Tourism Australia. Camera equipment supported by Canon. BuzzFeed writers do not guarantee coverage.

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