The Tyagarah Rest Area is right at the Pacific Highway, only about a 15 minutes drive from Byron Bay. There is a sign saying “no camping”, however, since it is right by the highway, you can always say that you are not camping, but travelling up north and needed a rest.
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The rest area is basic, however, it is hidden behind trees and bushes. There is also a toilet, but not BBQ facilities, however, it is easy to cook there.
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