Byron Bay Gyrocopter Flight plus Cape Byron Lighthouse Crystal Castle and Bangalow Tour
This tour offers the best of Bryon Bay and the surrounding areas in a complete and comprehensive one day tour, suitable for all fitness levels and ages. See the best of Bryon Bay from the air and by foot! Start your day flying high over Byron Bay in a gyrocopter, fly around the lighthouse and over some of the most beautiful beaches of Australia. Once back on the ground, visit the Cape Bryon Lighthouse and Crystal Castle, and a locally sourced lunch is included at the historical hinterland town of Bangalow. And don’t forget your camera -- your photos are guaranteed to impress!
After meeting your local guide at the Byron Bay Visitors Center, you’ll be transferred to the Tyagarah Airfield for your exhilarating gyrocopter flight. On arrival you’ll listen to a safety briefing and get fitted with your flight suit and helmet. It is then time to take to the skies. Your experienced flight instructor will take you on an unforgettable journey over the most easterly point of the Australian continent. Take in some incredible sights, including the Byron Bay Lighthouse, the Byron Bay township and the beautiful surrounding beaches. From the air you’ll also have the opportunity to spot an extraordinary array of ocean wildlife including migrating humpback whales (May-Oct), dolphins, turtles, stingrays and more. Seen from above, this experience will appeal to photographers, wildlife lovers, flying enthusiasts or those who simply want to marvel at the natural beauty of Byron Bay and the surrounding hinterland from the sky.
Once back on land travel by road up to the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse and be blown away by the 360 degree panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean and surrounding hinterland. Between May and October, whales can be spotted on their annual migration. This is one of the best vantage points on the Australian mainland to see this majestic sight.
It is then off to the mystical Crystal Castle. Here you can marvel at the massive natural crystals on show, get lost in a garden labyrinth, take a gentle walk, touch the World Peace stupa or just enjoy a coffee (at own expense) and soak up the hushed tranquillity of this amazing place.
The zen quality of the crystals will put you in the perfect frame of mind for a drive through the beautiful Byron hinterland to your next destination, the historic and delightful town of Bangalow. The old world charm of the architecture and beautiful historic pub uniquely contrast the town's chic shopping, eateries and galleries, Bangalow is a beautiful village to stroll through and maybe pick up that special keepsake or gift -- everything from vintage clothing, home wares, glamorous designer boutiques and an authentic French pastries are on offer. Included is a long lunch in Bangalow consisting of locally sourced produce.