Bordered on one side by beautiful coastline and the other by magnificent rainforests, Byron Bay is ideally positioned as a centre for relaxation and activity. Situated at the easternmost point in Australia, this stylish coastal village enjoys a subtropical climate with clean air, crystal clear water and pristine beaches. In today’s hectic world it also offers a chance to escape from the mundane and immerse yourself in wellness activities such as yoga and meditation or simply chill out on the beach.
Those wanting to experience the natural surroundings can partake in activities such as kayaking with the dolphins, snorkelling and scuba diving or head inland to discover world heritage national parks and lush rainforests. While the adventurous can try tandem skydiving, horse riding along the beach, hang gliding or windsurfing. Surfing is also popular and the beaches in Byron Bay offer some excellent options, even for beginners.
The local cuisine is superb and cafés, bistros and award winning restaurants abound. The retail experience is uniquely Byron, with local artisans, and crafts people supported in a diverse range of outlets alongside internationally renowned brands. You can browse the local markets or visit one of the surrounding villages, such as Bangalow, which has a sophisticated yet rustic vibe.
The area truly does offer something for everyone from great surf to peaceful rainforests and luxury experiences to spiritual development.
For ideas on things to do during your stay, check out: Visit NSW – Things to Do on the North Coast, or browse through the below travel guides.
Local Byron Bay Travel Guides
Byron Bay Artists As a centre for creativity and a lifestyle destination for creative types, Byron and the surrounding area boast art galleries featuring a high standard of artistic endeavour.
Byron Bay Shopping The Byron retail experience is unique and features local artisans and crafts people, sophisticated clothing and lifestyle brands and local produce and wholefoods.
Byron Bay Markets The local markets are a way of life in Byron Bay and visiting is a great way to experience the Byron lifestyle and source items ranging from …
Byron Bay Events Byron Bay and the surrounding area offers a wide range of exciting events and activities throughout the year. From surf classics to film festivals, the area offers …
Transport & Travel Advice Wherever you live, there is a convenient way to reach the secluded township of Byron Bay and the weather’s great all year round.
Byron Bay National Parks Uniquely positioned close to several National Parks, Nature Reserves and incorporating a Marine Park, Byron Bay is a gateway for those wishing to visit some magnificent …
Byron Bay Beaches The beaches within Byron Bay itself and the surrounding area offer clean clear water and a myriad options, from surfing to safe swimming areas for children. There …
Byron Bay Activities & Tours Whether you are seeking action and adventure or a peaceful connection with nature, Byron Bay offers a range of activities and tours to suit.