From Surfing to Beer Paddles: Check Out Our Low-Key Bucks Party Ideas


Planning a bucks party in Byron Bay and want to skip the wild nightlife for something more low-key and memorable? Look no further! At Behind the Barrel Byron Bay, we offer custom brewery and distillery tours that can be combined with various activities of your choice, creating a unique and relaxed bucks party experience tailored to your preferences. From surfing to virtual golf and everything in between, here are 10 laid-back and unforgettable bucks party ideas that will ensure a fantastic celebration without the stress.

Brewery and Distillery Tour

Kickstart your bucks party with a Behind the Barrel Byron Bay brewery and distillery tour. Explore the finest craft beer and spirits of the Northern Rivers region while enjoying tastings and behind-the-scenes insights. We’ll customize the tour to your liking and can even add on activities like virtual golf or a scenic pub crawl.

Surf’s Up!

Byron Bay is a surfing paradise, and there’s no better way to celebrate your upcoming wedding than by hitting the waves with your mates. Book a surf lesson and catch some breaks together. It’s a fantastic bonding experience with a dash of adventure.

Beach BBQ

Fire up the barbecue at one of Byron Bay’s picturesque beaches or parks. Grill some delicious local seafood and enjoy a relaxed day in the sun with your closest friends. Don’t forget to bring some beach games and a portable speaker for the ultimate beach bash.

Fishing Charter

Embark on a fishing charter adventure where you can try your luck at catching some local fish species. It’s a leisurely and enjoyable way to spend the day on the water, with the added bonus of fresh seafood for dinner.

Picnic in the Hinterland

Escape the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay by venturing into the lush hinterland. Pack a picnic with your favourite snacks and beverages, and enjoy a day surrounded by breathtaking scenery and tranquillity. There are many idyllic spots to choose from.

Lawn Bowls

Embrace some friendly competition with a game of lawn bowls at one of Byron Bay’s bowls clubs. It’s a classic bucks party activity that guarantees fun and laughter, especially when combined with some refreshing drinks.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Explore the calm waters of Byron Bay on stand-up paddleboards. It’s a serene and peaceful activity that allows you to connect with nature while enjoying some light exercise.

Beach Volleyball Tournament

Organize a beach volleyball tournament with your mates. All you need is a volleyball and a net, and you’re set for hours of competitive fun on the golden sands of Byron Bay.


Hike to a Waterfall

Take a scenic hike through the rainforest to one of Byron Bay’s stunning waterfalls. It’s an opportunity to immerse yourselves in nature and cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear pools.

Sunset Cruise

End your bucks a day on a high note with a relaxing sunset cruise along Byron Bay’s coastline. Enjoy the breathtaking views, unwind with a few drinks, and toast to the groom-to-be as the sun dips below the horizon.

Beach Bonfire

Wind down your bucks night with a beach bonfire. Gather around the fire pit, roast marshmallows, share stories, and enjoy the serene atmosphere of a Byron Bay beach at night.

Karaoke Night

Bring out your inner rock star with a private karaoke night at a local bar or rental space. Sing your hearts out, have a laugh, and create lasting memories with your mates.

Movie Night Under the Stars

Set up an outdoor cinema experience with a projector and a white sheet. Choose your favourite films, grab some popcorn and blankets, and enjoy a cozy movie night under the starry Byron Bay sky.

Brewery Games Night

Visit one of Byron Bay’s breweries and set up a friendly games night with board games, card games, or trivia. Combine it with some beer tasting for a laid-back and entertaining evening.


Byron Bay offers a plethora of low-key bucks party ideas that can be customized to suit your group’s tastes and preferences. Whether you opt for brewery tours, outdoor adventures, or leisurely beach days, you’re sure to create unforgettable memories with your mates in this beautiful coastal paradise. Cheers to a fantastic bucks party!