Between Byron’s healthy, wholesome eats and holiday cocktails, you might be inspired to keep up your (or start a new) fitness and training regime while in Byron Bay. And the good news? Byron embraces both physical and mental wellbeing like the rest of us embrace avo on toast, which means there are classes and workouts in abundance!
From gyms to yoga spaces, and pilates studios to boxing classes, we’ve rounded up 10 fitness studios where you can work out a sweat or stretch it out during your time away in Byron Bay. Most of the places we’ve mentioned offer either casual or “holiday-maker” memberships (in addition to regular weekly/long-term passes. So, you can get the most bang for your buck no matter how long or short your visit to Byron.
To make it easier, we’ve broken down the list into the different types of workouts, but we encourage you to read through the details as many of these studios offer a wide variety of exercise options and classes!
A casual one-minute walk away from The Surf House is Sattva Yoga And Massage, enviously located in front of stunning Main Beach overlooking the ocean. Perfect for beginners and those looking to improve their practice, you can pick from Hatha, Vinyasa and slow gentle yoga styles. Afterwards? Book in for a post-yoga massage in a space that yet again soaks up unspoilt views of the beach.
Prices: $25 for a Casual Pass; $70 for a 3 Class Pass; $160 for a 10 Class Pass
Slow down in the beautiful, light-filled space that is BodyMindLife in the centre of Byron Bay. Within the spacious studio are over 100 yoga classes to choose from each week, including Vinyasa and Yin yoga in temperatures gently heated to 26ºC – 28ºC.
Prices: $30 Yoga Drop In Class; $80 7-Day Holiday Pass; $250 Yoga 10-Class Pass
A favourite studio for the likes of Elyse Knowles and Pip Edwards, Fluidform Pilates offers both mat and reformer pilates classes in a boutique studio nestled in Byron’s town centre.
Prices: $20 / $35 for a Casual Session (Mat / Reformer)
Combining progressive pilates with resistance-based cardio, Hustl offers results-based classes that are bound to motivate and get you sweating. Choose from their range of ‘Form’, ‘Pace’ or ‘Yang’ class styles.
Prices: $89 for a Holiday Maker Pass (two week access to all 28 classes); $59 for a Weekly Subscription; $290 for a 10-Class Pass.
If you find yourself peachy keen for a total body toning class, then Peaches Byron is for you. Offering a variety of classes focusing on Pilates, Boxilates, Barre, Cardio, HIIP or Yoga, the Peaches studio welcomes all fitness levels. PS. They also offer Twerk Hip Hop classes!
Prices: $70 for a 10-Day Unlimited Holiday Pass; $220 for a 10 Pack Membership.
Sweat it out with a high intensity boxing workout! Counterpunch Boxing Studio is a boutique boxing gym that offers high-energy and specialised boxing classes that’ll have you excited to get going from the moment you choose from their array of wicked class names. We’ve got our eyes on A$$ Class and Rocky!
Prices: $35 for a Single Class; $49 for a 2 Class Starter Pack (for new clients); $99 for a 7-Day Holiday Pass; $300 for a 10 Class Pass.
Missing your usual gym? Hyperactive Gym has you covered, with a full range of equipment that includes weight machines, barbells, cardio machines, functional training, bikes, boxing bags, and a tonne more. In addition, they offer group fitness classes. With an atmosphere that welcomes everyone, you can get ready to have fun and get fit.
Prices: $65 for a 1-Week Unlimited Pass; $110 for a 2-Week Unlimited Pass; $130 for a 3-Week Unlimited Pass; $150 for a 4-Week Unlimited Pass.
Step into Byron Bay’s only CrossFit Box, and you’ll enter an active space where fitness and community certainly come together. Offering WOD, weightlifting, yogility and open gym sessions, CrossFit Byron will have you feeling fitter and stronger (and working off last night’s dreamy drinks) in no time!
Prices: $25 for a Casual Drop-In Pass; $60 for a 3-Day Pass; $75 for a 7-Day Pass.
You can always rely on F45 to rid the toxins of any cocktail (over-)indulgences, and their studio in Byron is no exception. Within the 45-minute workout you’ll experience sweat-dripping, heart-pumping fun, with functional training that combines a mix of circuit and HIIT style workouts.
Prices: $35 for a Casual Class; $75 for a 7-Day Holiday Pass; $250 for a 10-Visit Experience Pass
Home to Byron’s only indoor-climbing wall, Circus Arts is a go-to for you climbers out there! Take advantage of their auto belays if you’re going solo, or partner up with their 2-person belay system.
Prices: $15 for a Casual Session; $120 for a 3-Month Membership.
Looking to keep up your exercise with a free workout? Lucky for you, you’re in Byron. Which means… hit the beach! Grab one of The Surf House’s complimentary surfboards (for all guests), and head out to The Pass, Belongil, Wategos, Tallows or Broken Head. Alternatively, head to Main Beach (which is only 50 meters from The Surf House), and do your own workout. Finally, the Cape Byron Lighthouse walk is not only beautifully rewarding with it’s stunning views, but it’s perfect for a regular sweat sesh.
Book your stay at The Surf House this winter! With comfortable cosy rooms, shared kitchen facilities, complimentary surfboard hire and a great location just 50m from Main beach, why not stay and play the healthy way this winter?