Enjoy your free guide to Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a coastal town located on the far-north coast of NSW, Australia. Home to Australia's most easterly point and the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse, the region is known for its spectacular beaches, unique shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals, and vibrant community spirit. Beyond the township of Byron Bay, the region includes many seaside villages, quaint hinterland towns, and large regional centres, all with their own unique character.

Come visit Byron Bay

Byron Bay attracts all sorts of travellers, from families and couples to backpackers and groups of friends. Visitors enjoy a diverse range of budget-friendly and luxury accommodation options, including hostels, apartments, holiday houses, and resorts. Byron Bay truly is unlike anywhere in the world. So, come visit, and experience the awe-inspiring natural beauty, and lively, welcoming community.

Experience Byron Bay your way

Explore the region's beaches by kayak, on horseback, by taking surf lessons, or whale watching. Get a birds-eye-view of the mountains and coastal landscape by balloon, or cross sky-diving off your bucket list. Shop local designers and producers at the community markets, be the first in Australia to watch the sunrise, or treat yourself to an indulgent day at the spa. Hike to the iconic lighthouse, people-watch with a cup of coffee, or discover the local art scene at one of Byron's galleries or live music venues.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Arakwal People as the Traditional Owners of the Byron Shire area, we pay our respect to the Elders past, present and emerging.

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