Located between Main Beach and The Pass, Clarkes Beach is another popular spot for families and holiday makers. The location of a famous camping ground and café, this spot is patrolled during school holidays making it a safe place to take your children.
The small cluster of rocks close to the shore provides a good spot for snorkelling when the tide is low. With barbeque facilities, toilets, showers and paid parking, Clarkes is a great spot to spend a day and is only a short walk along the beachfront from the main town.
It is here on Main or Clarkes beach that you will, in the summer, find the famous Sandman, Steve Machell, sculpting gothic castles and weird creatures from nothing but sand and water.
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Clarkes Beach Accommodation
Clarkes Beach has a range of accommodation options to suit every budget. From bed and breakfast guesthouses to beach houses and luxury apartments, Clarkes beach attracts travellers, surfers and families to spend their holidays in Byron Bay. Enter your check-in dates in the search box, select accommodation type, select Byron Bay in location and book the option that suits you using your credit card. If you want us to help you with suitable options, give us a call on 02 66808666. Our office is open 7 days a week.
Getting to Clarkes Beach & Around
Filling the space between Main Beach and The Pass, Clarkes Beach is north-facing and idyllic most of the year. Only when the northerlies blow does Clarkes become less than perfect. For Clarkes Beach, head north on Jonson Street towards Byron Bay. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Lawson Street and continue on Lighthouse Road until you reach Clarkes Beach on the lefthand side.
Things to Do & See in Clarkes Beach
The Bay here is ideal for windsurfing, body boarding and paragliding. In winter humpback whales have been known to frolic with their calves on their way back to the Antarctic.
At the end of Clarkes Beach is The Pass, famous amongst surfers. There’s a surfers’ lookout here from where you can see round to Watego’s and back across the Bay. You can take a surfing lesson or enjoy a surf tour. The Pass, on a good day, takes surfers on a 500m ride. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, you can surf here in almost any wind condition, and with the balmy weather and water temperature it’s a great place to surf all year round.
Clarkes Beach also has a North Coast Holiday Park for caravans where families and friends can enjoy an exceptional location, impeccably positioned for sun and surf holidays with an array of activities for guests of all ages with assorted budgets.
Places to Eat & Drink on Clarkes Beach
Perfectly positioned on absolute beach frontage, the Byron Beach Cafe deck restaurant offers outdoor dining with unsurpassed ocean and mountain views. O-Sushi is a great Japanese restaurant that serves a beautiful selection of high quality sushi and fusion food.