Things to do and activities for kids in Byron Bay and surrounds over Summer

Can you believe that Christmas Day will be upon us in less than a week?

Time seems to have simply flown by this year but for many families, as the school holidays kick in, now is the time to slow down, enjoy the festive period and have a break.

So, with this mind; whether you are a holiday-maker or lucky enough to live here; Byron4Kids aim is to be a super handy family friendly resource to provide you with ideas and inspiration to make the most of the summer holidays!

What’s On Guide

First up; the most go to section of the website – the Calendar of Events.  A section of it appears on every page of the website or you can click Calendar of Events on the menu bar and up comes a comprehensive calendar listing all the activities and events, workshops, kids-craft, festivals and carnivals  and of course… appearances by Santa! Dates, times, location and cost (if applicable) are all listed there along with contact details if it’s something you need to book.

Kicking back on our beaches

From Broken Head to  Brunswick Heads;  Byron Shire boasts some of the most beautiful beaches along NSW Far North Coast. As too does Ballina Shire which also includes the one of the most famous, filmed and photographed surfing beaches, world renowned The Point at Lennox Head.

Byron4Kids website lists all of the ‘patrolled’ beaches in both Byron and Ballina Shires complete with up-to-date Lifesaver Patrol information, as well as your handy to know guide containing details of nearby amenities and playgrounds, stroller friendly pathways, which are the dog friendly beaches or if you can grab a snack close by.

Concerns about water safety? Check out the previous BLOG on Byron Bay Beaches and Ballina’s Beaches and how they have ramped up safety measures to protect beach goers over the holiday period.

School Holiday Activities

Things to do and activities for kids in Byron and Ballina Shires Summer Holidays

Local businesses have got school holiday activities for kids down pat over summer!

Whether you are looking for a creative craft activity, green-finger workshop, watersport, musical show, school holiday dance lesson, learn equestrian skills or you want to try your hand at some circus tricks and stunts… it’s all happening here!

You can even search for Fairy Houses by following the Fairy Trail in Brunswick Heads!

Kids need more?

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There are regular half or full day school holiday activities put on by KidzKlub at Lennox Cultural and Community Centre; Circus Arts in Byron Bay and Spaghetti Circus in Mullumbimby also offer half or full day circus programs and the Macadamia Castle is repeating its popular ‘Wildlife Guardian’ and ‘Keeper for a Day’ workshops.  Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre in Lennox Head is also offering nature-inspired day camps which have the kids entertained, making new friends and reconnecting with nature. From adventure challenges and water-based activities to bush outings and recreational fun, there’s plenty of non-stop action for your kids to choose from!

What are you waiting for? Have a look at what you fancy doing with the kids and make a morning, afternoon or day of it!