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July 1, 2022

Going coconuts on Byron’s main beach

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As summer heat hits the north coast, locals and vistors alike find Sunday’s are best spent at local beaches such as Main Beach in Byron Bay, where a stall selling fresh coconuts helped quench many thirsts at the weekend. Coco Rasta Byron Bay says ‘who doesn't love a fresh coconut on a warm summer's day’. Photo: Sean O'Shea Art
A stall selling fresh coconuts helped quench many thirsts at Byron Bay’s Main beach on Sunday. Coco Rasta Byron Bay says ‘who doesn’t love a fresh coconut on a warm summer’s day’. Photo: Sean O’Shea Art

As summer heat hits the north coast, locals and visitors alike find Sunday’s are best spent at north coast beaches such as Main Beach in Byron Bay, especially when the going gets hot.

Thousands flocked to popular beaches from Tweed to Byron and down to Evans Head as temperatures hit the 30s to cool off.

Meanwhile, paid lifeguards will be on patrol at eight north coast beaches from tomorrow (see our story today at https://www.echo.net.au/2016/12/lifeguards-back-watch-summer/.

 


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