Byron Bay, NSW
AREA8,000 km²
LOCATIONAustralia
STATENSW
COORDINATES28.6474°S, 153.6020°E

Byron Bay, NSW

Byron Bay is a small seaside resort situated in the North Coast region. It is a popular and unique destination for both national and international travellers. Well-loved for its relaxed, friendly and alternative lifestyle, Byron Bay is as famous for its iconic lighthouse which marks Australia’s most easterly point as for its magnificent surf beaches.

With a sub-tropical climate, bathed by the waters of the South Pacific, Byron Bay is warm and sunny all year round, with mild winters. It is considered one of the best places to live in Australia.

Easily accessible from the Gold Coast airport and a short distance from Brisbane yet it maintains the natural beauty, clean air and delightful appeal of an Australian coastal town.

Byron Bay is a unique town in Australia, and a mecca for surfers with dozens of different beaches to choose from.

It has a strong countercultural community, with many politically engaged citizens, activists, artists, journalists and politicians. It has one of the highest concentration of creative professionals outside of major cities, with an abundance of highly talented musicians, designers, filmmakers, writers, organic and healthy food producers.

Its warm temperatures allow visitors to enjoy the white sandy beaches, pristine ocean waters and fantastic water sports all year round. Just beyond Byron Bay lies the beauty of the surrounding mountains and rainforest dotted with charming towns and eclectic communities which are a delight to explore. Combine this with cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants, amazing food, a vibrant nightlife, great shopping and a friendly, diverse local population, Byron Bay’s vibes and beauty make it one of the most exciting destinations in Australia.

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