Cavanbah Centre


Welcome to Byron Shire's meeting place of sport and culture.

The Cavanbah Centre has facilities that can cater for:

  • large-scale events
  • sporting events
  • exhibitions and conferences
  • meetings and workshops
  • weddings.

The Centre has:

  • 5 outdoor sports fields
  • 3 out-door multi-purpose hard courts
  • 2 indoor multi-purpose sprung wooden floor courts
  • function room spaces that also double as dance studios and meeting rooms.

The Cavanbah Centre has the following spaces for hire:

  • Two meeting rooms (30 pax)
  • Two multi-purpose rooms (80-92 pax)
  • Indoor auditorium and sports hall with two full sized, multi-use courts and stage (500-1500 pax)
  • Three outdoor basketball / netball courts
  • Canteen use for outdoor sports playing fields
  • Foyer to display sculptures and artwork

To view any of the spaces or to make a booking, please contact us on 02 6685 5911

Meeting and multi-purpose rooms

Meeting rooms

The meeting rooms are perfect for conferences or business meetings. They are fully air-conditioned and can include tables, chairs and whiteboards.


Multi-purpose rooms

The multi-purpose rooms are ideal for a range of sporting and community activities, classes and workshops. Both rooms have floor to ceiling mirrors (with optional curtains) for dance and other sporting activities. They can also be hired for functions, birthday parties or wedding receptions. The rooms are fully air-conditioned with polished timber flooring.


Auditorium and Sports Hall

Sports Hall

The sports hall includes two full size courts with Olympic standard flooring. The floor is marked for basketball, netball, volleyball, badminton and futsal. The courts can be hired by groups for competition games and training. There are change rooms and showers close by for after the match.



The auditorium is great for hosting musical and theatrical performances, private functions, festivals, trade expos, community and cultural events. It is equipped with a stage and has the capacity to hold up to 900 people.

How to book

To view any of the spaces or to make a booking, please contact us on 02 6685 5911

  • Familiarise yourself with the fees and charges and terms and conditions of hire.
  • Carefully read the User Agreement.
  • Have a valid Certificate of Currency of Public Liability Insurance to the value of $20 million in which Byron Shire Council is listed as an interested party.

Sportsfields Bookings

To make a sports field booking, please contact the Centre on 02 6685 5911 and speak to our staff.

Book an event for 100 people or more

If you are planning on holding an event for more than 100 people at the Cavanbah Centre, complete your online enquiry using the form below.

We'll be in contact to discuss your event requirements.

Event enquiry form



Payment options

In person, via direct deposit or by completing 'An Authority to Charge Credit Card Form.' Cheque, eftpos and credit card payments can be made at the Centre.

Take a walk inside....



249 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay 2481  View Map

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