The Pass

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Beaches in Byron Bay

The Pass is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Byron Bay, which is found in the region of NSW, Australia.

The Pass Review

The Pass gets a ranking of 82 out of a possible 100.

The Pass is considered an extremely disirable beach in NSW, and is a selection that many people recommend when choosing a beach in Australia.

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The Pass


The official name of this beach is The Pass.

It is located in the area of Byron Bay, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of NSW.

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Is The Pass a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing The Pass with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if The Pass makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in The Pass

Byron Bay is a place in NSW that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at The Pass.

Camping in The Pass

If you intend on camping in The Pass it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in The Pass is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Byron Bay.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like The Pass have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in The Pass

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Byron Bay require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in The Pass it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in The Pass

Througout Australia and in places such as Byron Bay, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in The Pass, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in The Pass where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting The Pass to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in The Pass

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Byron Bay can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in The Pass can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in The Pass

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and NSW is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Byron Bay.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at The Pass may include:

Marine life in The Pass: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in The Pass: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in The Pass

Experienced surfers will find NSW conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in The Pass alone.

Boating in The Pass

Please enquire directly with The Pass or the office of Byron Bay to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in The Pass.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether The Pass is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in NSW is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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