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Byron Bay

Visit Byron Bay's famous beaches, lush tropical rainforests and hinterland villages. A melting pot of surf culture, alternative philosophies and hedonistic delights, Byron Bay is one of the most relaxed holiday destinations you could find.

Byron Bay is a surfing mecca with its unique and beautiful beaches, plus warm water, good waves and stunning views. With its balmy weather and water temperature, it's an excellent place to surf and swim all year round.

The clifftop Cape Byron Lighthouse, built in 1901, stands at mainland Australia's most easterly point is one of the best on-land vantage points for watching the annual migration of the humpback whale. As well as stunning sunset and sunrise views, you are likely to see dolphins, turtles and wallabies around the Cape Byron Headland Reserve.

Byron Bay is located near some of the best examples of sub-tropical rainforest on the east coast of Australia and is surrounded by national parks such as The Boatharbour Nature Reserve, Nightcap National Park, Mount Warning and Broken Head Reserve. 

Due to its beauty and easy going lifestyle, Byron Bay has more artists and artisans as residents than most cities and towns in Australia. Make time to visit the numerous studios and galleries. There are also many healing and health practitioners who support a flourishing health and wellbeing industry. 

Find out more about Byron Bay at visitnsw.com.

Getting to Byron Bay

Byron Bay, located on the NSW North Coast, is the most easterly town in mainland Australia and is approximately 800 kilometres north of Sydney.

The Casino XPT and Brisbane XPT both run daily from Sydney with connecting coaches to Byron Bay from Casino or Grafton.

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Getting around Byron Bay

The public bus network and numerous bicycle paths make it easy to get around Byron Bay.

Taxis, hire cars and bus tours are also available.

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