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BEST THINGS TO DO AT CIRCUS SCHOOL BYRON BAY – ULTIMATE GUIDE

INSIDE: Everything you need to know about Circus Arts Circus School Byron Bay

For tumbling, hula-hooping, trapeze-ing, jumping castle fun, visit Circus Arts Byron Bay NSW! 

We all know that Byron Bay is one of Australia’s top tourist destinations but it can be a little difficult to find SUPER kid-friendly adventures…

Some are hidden, and you have to dig a little to find them!

But we unearthed this awesome place. 

Take a look inside CIRCUS ARTS BYRON BAY below. 

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Guide to Circus School Byron Bay 

Unleash your inner aerial artist at Circus Arts in Byron Bay with the help of owner Belinda, and her team of circus professionals.

Here, Circus Byron Bay have created a space that everyone in the family will simply adore.

Be as brave as you WANT to be!

There’s no pressure, but lots of support and love to help you fulfil your circus dreams. 

PS: This is the Headquarters of Circus Arts Australia. 


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Things to do at Circus Arts Byron Bay NSW

Here’s a quick overview of all the things you can learn or try at Byron Bay Circus Arts.

They have:

  • trapeze rings
  • silks for aerial work
  • Olympic size trampoline AND a trampoline wall
  • lyra
  • 10 metre long tumbling track
  • static trapeze
  • enormous mat areas for tumbling, juggling and circus skills
  • an indoor rock climbing wall with both automatic and manual belay systems 
  • a fully equipped gym
  • access to yoga classes, and
  • a FLYING TRAPEZE

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CIRCUS ARTS CLASSES

Circus Arts Byron Bay Holiday Program 

Circus experience is available in both the QLD and NSW school holidays periods.

You can book the kids (and the adults in your group) into full and half day circus programs at Byron Circus school 

They offer: 

  • Ninja Parkour kids classes (working on working on strength, conditioning and mobility together with instruction on the techniques and skills to conquer each of the ninja obstacles)
  • Flying trapeze sessions
  • Activities and Games (including silent disco, and animal balloon twisting) 

Book a session of indoor climbing, or turn up and pay for an hour or two in the kids play space.

Plus, take advantage of free indoor activities in Byron including free balloon twisting workshops.

Book ahead to avoid disappointment. 

For ages 5 to 15. 

Fruit is provided for morning or afternoon tea in all Byron Bay circus school programs. 

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Byron Circus Arts Kidspace 

Lots of little kids adore the Kidspace Fun Zone most of all.  

Access is only $8 for two hours. (Cheaper if you take a class at your visit too).

BYO socks for entry. 

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Circus Arts Play Area for Kids

Inside, find:

  • a jumping castle
  • foam blocks for building
  • Cozy Coupes for driving
  • seesaws
  • giant balls, and
  • a climbing zone.

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Circus Arts Byron Bay Timetable

Tiny Tots class at Circus Arts

Tiny Tots is a class to help kids enjoy the fun of movement. 

Kids spend a few minutes warming up and stretching, then take part in activities including: 

  • obstacle course
  • basic tumbling
  • mini-tramp
  • balance beam
  • tight-wire
  • low trapeze
  • silks
  • parachute 

Suitable for children 1 to 4 years.

Monday to Saturday, 10am-10.45am

Kindergarten Circus class at Circus Arts

Once the kids are four to five, they can join in this preparation class to focus on skill building.

Kids will build their tumbling skills, and learn:

  • the mini trampoline
  • low trapeze
  • silks
  • balancing
  • playing with objects
  • group dynamics, and
  • group games 

Monday to Saturday, 11am-11.45am

Circus Arts Party

You can also book a Circus Arts birthday party at Byron Circus school.

A Circus Skills party teaches circus tricks including mini tramp, juggling, hula hoops, tight wire, and aerials for up to 10 kids. 

  • This one hour party costs $230.
  • BYO food and drinks, or ask for the party to be catered on site.

The Clown Around party teaches circus skills, and includes balloon animals, games and your very own clown.

  • 1 hour duration.
  • $260 for up to 10 kids. 

Call the Circus School in Byron on (02) 6685 6566 or 0412 402 742 or email [email protected] for details.

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Classes for Older Kids, Teens & Adults

Book into classes including: 

  • Ninja Parkour
  • Circus Play
  • Gymnastics
  • Flying Trapeze Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Trampoline
  • Circus Fit
  • Adult Handstands
  • Acrobatics
  • Aerials 
  • Team building

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Where to eat at Circus Arts? Big Top Cafe 

And for those mums and dads who prefer catching up with the news, the on-site Big Top cafe is just the ticket.

Try the homemade pasta, fresh sushi, cakes, or muffins, or sip from a range of lip-smacking drinks and fizzies.

Produce is organic where they can, and there’s lots of vegan options. 

The Circus Arts cafe has coffee, chai and tea too.

Open: 

  • 9am to 5pm – weekdays
  • 9am to 2pm – Saturday

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Circus School Byron Bay

Correct at time of publication on Roam the Gnome. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of. All prices in Australian dollars, unless otherwise stated

Address: 17 Centennial Cct, Byron Bay Arts and Industrial Estate 
Telephone:  02 6685 6566  or 0412 402 742
Circus Arts booking: Click here
Email: [email protected]
Opening Hours: 

  • 9am till 6pm weekdays
  • 9am to 3pm Saturdays

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How to get to Circus Arts Byron Bay in NSW

By Public Transport:

  • Bus Route 637 on Blanches Bus Company will bring you to the Byron Arts and Industrial Estate from Byron CBD. The bus takes 13 minutes. 

By Bike: Ride your bike from Byron town along the bike track on Ewingsdale Road and Sunrise Blvd. The 5km journey takes 15 minutes. 

By Car: Click here to add your location and find google map directions.

Parking at Circus Arts Byron Bay

Free parking is available on the street. 

A small amount of parking spaces can be found inside the gates. 

Map of Circus Art in Byron Bay

MORE CIRCUS ARTS AUSTRALIA WIDE

No.1: Circus Arts Brisbane

Find it at 40 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport. Click here for a map. 

Brisbane Circus Arts is an outdoor venue so weather dependant. 

Classes run on Saturdays and Sundays during school term, and every day of the week during school holidays

No.2: Circus Arts Sydney

Find Sydney Circus Arts at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre Olympic Boulevard, Homebush. Click here for a map.

Outdoor venue is weather dependant also.

Classes run on Saturdays and Sundays during school term, and every day of the week during school holidays

No.3: Circus Arts Gold Coast

Circus Arts Nerang is sadly no longer operational. 

No.4: Circus Arts Degree at NICA

You can join the Circus Arts school at Byron Circus Arts and study either full time to become a circus professional in 1 year. 

Or you can enrol with NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts Australia) in a Bachelor of Circus Arts.

Details here. 

NICA is the only government-accredited institution that provides professional training in contemporary circus arts in Australia, Under the auspices of Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.

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