If your trip to Yelgun is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.If you’re looking for a reason to venture out and see what lies beyond the city center, Torakina Park is it. Need another one? Brunswick Picture House is also worth the short trip out.
With some awesome day trip options in the surrounding area, having your own car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much harder to explore everything that Tweed Heads, 22 miles away, has to offer. Kirra Beach ought to be high up on your list here. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Coolangatta Beach are must-see attractions too. Locals are also likely to point you in the direction of Springbrook, 25 miles away. If you can only see one thing here, make sure it’s Springbrook National Park. (But we’re also big fans of Canyon Lookout and Purling Brook Falls.)
Nothing screams vacation like hopping in the car and driving to the coast. Yelgun has some amazing beaches close by, so bring along a book (and a kite if it’s windy) and set off to one of these great options:
Pottsville Beach (7 miles away).
Belongil Beach (12 miles away).
Main Beach (12 miles away).
Here for work-related reasons? You’ll be glad that North Byron Parklands has some excellent restaurants, cafés and hotels close by. You’ll find it 1 mile from Yelgun.
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Rent some wheels and explore Yelgun at your own pace. Want to soak up some nature? Opt for an SUV. This vehicle is ideal for those after outdoor adventure. Just want to get from A to B and traveling with minimal luggage? If you aren’t planning on driving very far, a fuel-efficient mini is a fantastic option.
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is little more than a pipe dream. But renting the car of your dreams is absolutely within your grasp! Imagine the feeling of cruising around town in a swish convertible, even if it’s only for a short while. Or maybe all you’re after is a set of wheels to get you safely from A to B. Flashy or frugal? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Yelgun.
When driving somewhere you’ve never been before, you should have a good understanding of the local traffic rules. Here’s what you need to know to hop behind the wheel in Yelgun with confidence:
The left side is where you’ll be motoring along in Yelgun. Take note that the controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Getting a parking spot in Yelgun is easy. You don’t need to drive around the block in dense traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s loads of on and off-street parking available.
Most residential zones in Yelgun have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits generally range between 40km/h and 100km/h.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen car rental company may bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual approach. Otherwise, it may pass on your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent straight to you.
It is against the law to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Yelgun, and you may also be issued a fine for simply handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention stays on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Yelgun is 0.05%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your wheels behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
It’s illegal to turn on a red light in Yelgun. If you encounter one, take the opportunity to enjoy a mindful moment until the light turns green.
Although there are some exceptions, seat belts must be fastened when the vehicle is in motion in Byron Bay.