Big Volcano® (Wollumbin) Visitor Guide

The Ballina, Byron Bay, Tweed Valley, Upper Clarence and Gold Coast hinterland provides thrillseekers with
everything from hang gliding to scuba diving to cruising on a Harley.

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Adventure, Outdoors, Thrillseekers Activities

Get the adrenalin rushing or feel the thrill of achievement as you join others in pursuit of adventure and fun.  Go on ... DARE you!

Enjoy the thrill of catching your first fish or your first wave, feel the wind in your face from the back of a Harley motorcycle or in a tandem skydive.  Alternatively, get a different view of the world and experience the serenity of a scuba dive or soar like the birds on thermals high above the volcanic landscape in a motorglider, microlight or hang glider.

When visiting the great outdoors and our natural and scenic attractions please observe the Guidelines for Ecotourists. online reservationsBook* selected tours and activities below or search for more options.

Cape Byron Kayaks
Byron Airwaves Hang Gliding School New listing

Tandem Hang Gliding Experience.  Enjoy the thrill of soaring like a bird and taking in incredible views on this tandem flight. Get a bird's-eye view of Byron Bay that takes your breath away on this hang-gliding adventure.

Byron Bay

Hot Air Balloon Flights
Byron Bay Ballooning New listing

Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast.  Enjoy breathtaking aerial views over the Byron Bay hinterland on this hot air balloon ride. Be among the first of the day to witness the sun rising over the country's most easterly point.

Byron Bay

Cape Byron Kayaks
Byron Bay Dive Centre New listing

Introductory Scuba Diving Tour.  Experience the underwater brilliance of Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Swim with marine life such as turtles and manta rays, as well as interesting Southern Ocean animals like blue gropers and wobbegong sharks.

Byron Bay

Cape Byron Kayaks
Byron Bay Microlights New listing

Byron Bay's Beaches & Headlands Flight.  Discover Byron Bay and its surroundings from a microlight aircraft – a 2-seat, fixed-wing aircraft with an open cockpit. From Tyagarah Airfield, tour Byron Bay, flying from Bangalow to Main Beach at up to 2,500 feet (762 m) above the ground.

Byron Bay

Cape Byron Kayaks
Cape Byron Kayaks New listing

Whether you are a novice or an experienced kayaker, experience all the fun and adventure of a guided kayaking tour. Feel the exhilaration as you paddle with the dolphins, sea turtles and whales frequenting the enticing waters of Byron Bay.

Byron Bay

Mojo Surf
Mojo Surf New listing

Learn how to surf on the shores of Byron Bay with an expert instructor who shows you how to ride the waves with ease. Your instructor joins you in the water while providing helpful tips and tricks to conquer the waves so you feel confident and secure during this wild and wet adventure.

Byron Bay

Cape Byron Kayaks
Skydive the Beach New listing

Tandem Beach Skydive.  Experience a thrilling free-fall from an altitude of 14,000 feet (4 km) and reach up to 124 miles per hour (200 km/h) on this tandem skydive. Join an expert instructor for a spectacular panorama of beach and hinterland views all the way to Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Byron Bay

Gold Coast Watersports BBQ boat
TreeTop Challenge High Ropes Adventure Park New listing

Tackle your fears and push past your limits during this thrilling adventure in the high ropes of TreeTop Challenge. Climb, balance, and leap your way through 6 sprawling rope and wire courses that span 10 acres (4 ha) of natural bushland to experience a rush you can't get anywhere else.


Coastal Island Safaris
Queensland Scuba Diving Company New listing

Wave Break Island Certified Scuba Dive.  The underwater world that lies off the shores of Gold Coast is the perfect place for your next diving adventure. Get to know the lively aquatic creatures while you explore the beautiful community of corals, sea turtles, and schools of colourful fish.

Main Beach, Gold Coast

Gold Coast Watersports half cabin boat
iFLY Indoor Skydiving Experience New listing

Experience the sensation of flying and skydiving without ever getting on a plane. This indoor skydiving experience puts you in a vertical wind tunnel, so you can float weightlessly in space for an unforgettable adrenaline rush in totally safe surroundings.

Surfers Paradise

Air T&G Helicopter Services
(02) 6681 4915
Ballina Adventure Park Skirmish
(02) 6683 4280
PRO FLYTE Byron Bay/Lennox Head Hang Gliding School
0427 257 699
Skydive the Beach and Beyond
1300 663 634
Vision Walks
(02) 6687 4237
Byron Bay Charters
Brunswick Heads marina
0400 946 066
Byron Bay Cruises & Kayaks
Brunswick Heads marina
0410 016 926
Byron Bay Dive Centre (Bayside Scuba)
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 8333
Black Dog Surf School
Byron Bay
(02) 6680 9828
Bush 'n' Beyond Safaris
Byron Bay
1800 446 888
Byron Airwaves Hang Gliding School
Byron Bay
(02) 6629 0354
Byron Bay Kiteboarding
Byron Bay
0402 008 926
Byron Bay Surf School ( BSC, NSW NPWS lic.)
Byron Bay
1800 707 274
Cape Byron Kayaks
Byron Bay
(02) 6680 9555
Circus Arts
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 6566
GoSea Kayak
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 8880
Kool Katz Learn To Surf
Byron Bay
(02) 6684 3933
Mojo Surf Australia
Byron Bay
1800 113 044
Mountain Bike Tours (NSW)
Byron Bay
0429 122 504
PLANULA Divers Retreat
Byron Bay
(02) 6680 9134
Seabreeze Hang Gliding
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 3615
Skydive Byron Bay
Byron Bay
1800 800 840
Style Surf School ( BSC and NPWS lic.)
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 5634
Sundive Australia
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 7755
Surfing Byron Bay
Byron Bay
(02) 6685 7099

Wave Rock Indoor Rock Climbing Centre
Byron Bay
(02) 6680 8777
Byron Bay Gliding (CASA approved operator)
Tyagarah via Byron Bay
(02) 6684 7572
Byron Bay Ballooning (CASA approved operator)
Tyagarah via Byron Bay
1300 889 660
Byron Bay Microlights (HGFA certified)
Tyagarah via Byron Bay
(02) 6687 6856
Byron Gliding Club (CASA Cert.# 536061)
Tyagarah via Byron Bay
(02) 6684 7627
Byron Bay Skydiving Centre
Tyagarah via Byron Bay
(02) 6684 1323
Canungra Sky Sports
0457 287 200
SE QLD Hang Gliding
(07) 5543 5631
Coolangatta Learn to Surf
0417 191 629
Tandem Skydive Gold Coast
(07) 5599 1920
Walkin' On Water Surf School
07 5534 1886
Northern Rivers Kayak Adventures
Evans Head
(02) 6682 6229
Tweed Ocean Adventures -
Snorkeling, freediving, whale watching
Fingal Head
0406 624 528
Fingal Dive Charters
(07) 5524 1868
Watersports Guru
0430 082 890
Kooralbyn Skydiving Centre
(07) 5544 6323
Kirra Dive
(07) 5530 5637
Jet Fighter Adventure Joy Flights
1300 727 700
Balloon Downunder
(07) 5530 3631
Coolangatta Mt Warning Dragon Boat Club
0417 261 081
Mt Warning Tours
biking, kayaking, SUP, hiking, camping
(02) 6672 3229
Numinbah Valley Adventure Trails
via Nerang
(07) 5533 4137
Clarence River Canoes
(02) 6665 1337
Big Trevs Watersports -
Hire equipment, Sailing & stand up paddle lessons, learn to surf
Tweed Heads South
0404 606 508
Cooly Dive
Tweed Heads South
07 5523 0022
Paramount Indoor Rock Climbing Centre
West Burleigh
(07) 5593 6919

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