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Tyagarah, NSW

Located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, Tyagarah is a small town that offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. With its unspoiled beaches, natural attractions, and laid-back vibe, Tyagarah is a great place to visit for those looking for a relaxing getaway.

Tyagarah, NSW

One of the main draws of Tyagarah is its beautiful beaches. Tyagarah Nature Reserve is a popular spot for swimming, surfing, fishing, and beachcombing. The reserve’s unspoiled beach is surrounded by coastal heath, providing a stunning backdrop for a day at the beach. In spring, visitors can spot humpback whale mothers and their calves passing by on their way from the Great Barrier Reef to Antarctica.

For those who prefer a bit of adventure, Tyagarah Airfield is a popular spot for skydiving and other adventure sports. There are also bushwalking tracks behind the dunes that offer a chance to explore the natural surroundings.

It’s worth noting that the beach adjacent to the Tyagarah Nature Reserve, south of the picnic area at the end of Grays Lane, has been designated a ‘clothes-optional beach’ by the Byron Shire Council. While this may not be everyone’s cup of tea, those who enjoy naturism may appreciate this option.

Relaxing and Unpretentious Vibe

Tyagarah is about 8 kilometers and a 17-minute drive from Byron Bay. Despite its proximity to the popular tourist destination of Byron, Tyagarah retains a relaxed and unpretentious vibe. Visitors can enjoy the peaceful surroundings without the crowds of tourists that can sometimes be found in Byron Bay.

There are picnic areas in the Tyagarah Nature Reserve, providing a great spot to relax and take in the natural surroundings. For those who want to explore the area further, there are plenty of small towns nearby, such as Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby, that offer their own unique charms.

Nearest Airport: Coolangatta

Where to stay?


  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Remote

Popular Activities

  • Bush Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Skydiving
  • Fishing
  • Beach

About Tyagarah

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Tyagarah Postcode: 2481
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: North Coast NSW
  • Latitude: -28.60444
  • Longitude: 153.55617
  • Elevation: 36m
  • Population: 152
  • Median Income: $27092
  • Area (Sq/km): 17.738
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Tyagarah

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