Arts Factory Lodge (Surf & Stay)

1 Skinners Shoot Rd, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481

Nestled on 5 acres of private subtropical forest, the Arts Factory Lodge offers unique Schoolies accommodations including teepees, mixed dorms, and private rooms. Schoolies can participate in on-site workshops such as drumming and fire twirling, or take a dip in the outdoor pool. The lodge also features the Byron Lounge Cinema and Buddha Gardens Day Spa, as well as didgeridoo-making workshops, yoga classes, and sunrise area tours. In the evenings, enjoy entertainment from DJ's, bands, and fire twirling performances. The on-site Brewery has a beer garden and live music, and guests can use the communal kitchen to prepare their own meals. The lodge is just a 10-minute walk from the center of Byron Bay and the beach, and is a favorite among Schoolies.

Age Restriction:
Please be advised that the Arts Factory Lodge Byron Bay is only open to Schoolies who are at least 18 years old at the time of check-in.

Exclusive Bonus Offer:
Book your Byron Bay Schoolies accommodation through Tribe Travel to gain FREE access to the Official Byron Schoolies Parties*, a Student Discount Card*, Shuttle Bus Access*, and more! Spots are strictly limited.

Property Highlights
24HR Security24HR Security Bar or LoungeBar or Lounge
BBQ FacilitiesBBQ Facilities Outdoor PoolOutdoor Pool
ParkingParking Wi-FiWi-Fi


Bonus Inclusions: Package price includes official Byron Bay Schoolies Party Pass & More! Check below for more info.

Min: 2
Max: 4

FAQ Arts Factory Lodge (Surf & Stay)

Book Byron Bay Arts Factory Lodge for Schoolies and experience first hand the establishment that started it all. Hailed as the ‘birth-place’ of the Byron Bay vibe we know and love today, Byron Bay Arts Factory Lodge was born from the creativity of the Hippies in the 70’s, and has spent the decades since being shaped by local and international artists into the quintessential feel-good house. With such a long history of perpetuating the perfect vibe, you know you are in for something special when you choose this epic residence for your Schoolies experience.

Spend your days zenning by the pool, swinging in the hammocks and basking in the buzzing Schoolies spirit across the 5 acres of sub-tropical paradise. Byron Bay Arts Factory Lodge is located just 10 minutes from the beach and heart of town.

Get turnt up with the onsite live music, challenge your mates to a game of volleyball or table tennis, or really switch into the Byron vibe with a yoga class or didgeridoo making workshop. With the already enthralling in-house entertainment options and the added Schoolies spirit, you are assured an absolutely unforgettable experience when you choose The Byron Bay Arts Factory Lodge as your Schoolies accommodation destination. The lodge boasts multiple funky accommodation options, ranging from jungle camping and teepees to shared dorms and island bungalows, there is something here for every taste and budget. Book your Schoolies tribe in today to avoid missing out!

  • About Byron Bay Schoolies

    Attracting high-school graduates from every corner of Australia, Byron Bay Schoolies is the ultimate rite of passage and no wonder why it’s a sell-out every year! Abound with natural beauty and a funky, beach vibe quite unlike anywhere else, Schoolies Byron Bay offers a climactic culmination of beach and party vibes that will ensure you have an end of school experience you will never forget.

    Paradise on earth for any water baby, every day under the smiling sun here is a guaranteed good time. With miles of pristine beaches, world-class surf breaks and endless options for kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, you’ve got water therapy on tap here every which way you look. Further, on the days where you feel like keeping your feet dry, the coastal walks, lighthouse lookout and hinterland hideouts are also promised to nourish your soul and rid you of all that post-study stress.

    And let’s not forget the party! No stranger to knowing how to show a holiday-maker a good time, the Byron Bay social scene is second to none. The myriad of delectable drink and dining options strewn throughout this holiday hotspot offer something for everyone and cater perfectly to crowds looking for a good time. Add a music scene that slaps so hard that the population to party ratio is always out of control, and amplify this with the excitement of special schoolies events, and it is no wonder that this exciting little beach town is one of Australia’s favourite Schoolies destinations.

    With the broad range of beachside Schoolies accommodation options generally selling 18-24 months in advance, avoid the disappointment of missing out and book your spot with Tribe Travel today!

  • Byron Bay Schoolies Dates

    Byron Bay Schoolies 2024 dates:
    Week One: 16/11/2024 to 23/11/2024

    Week Two: 23/11/2024 to 30/11/2024 (Main Week)

    Week Three: 30/11/2024 to 7/12/2024

    Byron Bay Schoolies 2025 dates:
    Week One: 22/11/2025 to 29/11/2025

    Week Two: 29/11/2025 to 06/12/2025 (Main Week)

    Week Three: 06/12/2025 to 13/12/2025

  • Package Inclusions

    1. Standard Inclusions:

    • 7 Nights Accommodation.
    • Schoolies Accommodation Security Wristband.
    • Tribe Travel Lanyard.
    • Access to the 24-hour Schoolies hotline.

    2. Bonus Inclusions: (Exclusive to Tribe Travel Bookings)

    • Official Byron Schoolies Party Pass (Valued at $299PP)
    • Free Shuttle Bus (Valued at $49PP)
    • Free Student Discount Card (Valued at $199PP)

    Please Note:

    Terms and conditions apply. Capacity limits and entry restrictions apply. A valid (Ages 18+) form of identification with a photograph is required to enter a licensed establishment. Bonus inclusions may be subject to change without notice or may vary based on your Schoolies accommodation or travel dates.
  • Byron Bay Schoolies Parties

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    • If you purchased your Byron Bay Schoolies Accommodation Package through Tribe Travel, your booking already includes the official party tickets as a bonus. This means there is no need to pay extra! Haven't booked yet? Get in touch with us today!

  • Booking Terms & Conditions
    • The images, descriptions, room types and amenities that you see during the booking process are indicative only and may vary from what you receive upon arrival.
    • The accommodation package does not include access to events, activities or transport unless specifically stated in the ‘Package Inclusions’ section.
    • By using our services, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to our Terms & Conditions and House Rules. All payments are final and non-refundable. Special requests, dietary requirements, room types, bedding configurations and amenities are not guaranteed. It is subject to availability during your stay. You agree to comply with all government directions, orders, and regulations relevant at the time of travel. Full T&C

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