Byron Bay, Australia

Location

Byron Bay is based in northern New South Wales, Australia about 170 km south of Brisbane & 790km north of Sydney. Cape Byron is Australia's most easterly point.

Things to do in Byron Bay

There is always plenty to do in the Byron Bay region; there's the local markets every Sunday filled with colourful stalls that sell everything from gifts & clothing to food and plants. There are many cafes and restaurants for all tastes and budgets. See bands play for free at Byron's famous bars; The Beach Hotel and The Railway Friendly Bar (known to locals as The Rails). Mountain Bike Tours adventures take you on an experience of the top tourist attractions of Byron Bay - riding in World Heritage Rainforest and along miles of scenic coastline and beaches.

Byron Bay also hosts international events such as the famous Blues & Roots festival and Splendour in the Grass - attracting some of the worlds best musicians and bands. Headliners in recent events include, REM, James Brown, Jack Jonson, Powder Finger, Cold Play, Bob Dylan, & Ben Harper (to name a few).

As well as the great bands, famous visitors to Byron Bay include superstars like Nicole Kidman, Russel Crowe, Richard Branson, Cameron Diaz & Elle Mcpherson, all coming to enjoy Byron Bay's famous lifestyle.

Overlooking the picturesque seaside town is icon of Byron Bay; the Cape Byron Lighthouse. From the top of the Cape Byron you will be treated to breathtaking views over Byron Bay and Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. There's also a chance to spot the local dolphins or a special treat are the migrating Humpback whales from June to October