Mariner Bay Apartments
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A bit of a lazy day today.
We went to St Elmos last night for some really nice tapas and then in town for a drink. We were expecting to encounter lots of 'schoolies' but the bars are really strict on id and it was not too crowded. It was also only ten thirty, so perhaps a bit too early for them!
We are well known for our tanning …
Today dawned bright and sunny again.
We decided to take a trek up to the famous lighthouse and have a walk around the headland, before venturing to the beach.
The path up to the lighthouse was about 4km and very much uphill (as you would imagine). We were slightly perturbed by the recent snake sightings and also some hang-gliders …
After our brief stop in Coffs Harbour we were heading up to Byron Bay today.
Full sun out today - first time in a week!
Before we left we took a spin down to the harbourside for a walk up to Muttonbird Island, which is a sanctuary for Shearing birds. You can see all of their ground burrows whilst taking the track to the top of …
... list and then swiftly ticking them off. Whilst in Byron I went on a snorkelling trip out to an area called Julian Rocks, which is one of the best places in the area to see amazing sea creatures, and above all sea turtles. After a rocky boat trip over to the snorkelling area, I was feeling incredibly seasick. Seasickness is not something that normally affects me, but this was one choppy ocean and I could not wait to jump off that boat and get into the water. Concentrating hard ...
... we weren't paddling into the wind the whole time, but mostly because the guys running this outing (Ben and Dougie) were just totally awesome. Both were old surfer dudes who looked like they'd not spent more than a day of their lives in the shade, and although we didn't see them in town I wouldn't be surprised if they were part of the sizeable community of Byron Bay folk who walk around the streets ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMariner Bay Apartments Byron Bay
we had a great stay here, impossible to discuss the price but it was really worth it.
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