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Byron Bay Visitor and Tourist Information

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We have divided the visitor information into sections. Bellow are brief descriptions of what you can expect to find in each section. Links to each major section are also available from the menu box located on many of our core information pages titled Visitor Information.

Byron Bay Beaches

Byron Shire offers over 30km of beaches, from the busy, patrolled (in summer) beaches near the town, to isolated coves, nudist and dog-friendly beaches within 10-15 minutes drive. Ranging in temperature from around 18°C in the winter to 26°C in the summer, the water is perfect for most of the year, and only slightly chilly in winter.

2018 School & Public Holidays

Byron Bay is a popular destination for families during school holidays, particularly for families from New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Following are the dates of all Australian school holidays, including the popular Easter and Summer breaks to help you plan your next trip.

Beyond Byron Bay

Visit North Coast - the Northern Rivers region. There is much to explore for visitors beyond the Byron Shire. Click here for Northern Rivers information. Features include places, regional events, things to do, accommodation and more.

Byron Bay Golf Course Guide

A handy guide to golf courses located within about a 45 minute drive from Byron Bay. All courses are open to the public, it's recommended that you phone a head to confirm an available tee off time.

Byron Bay Maps

Offers a range of maps including a Regional Map, a Detailed Street Map, a Beach Map and more.

Getting to Byron Bay

With plenty of flights into three different airports, quick and reliable shuttle services and an incredible coastline to drive along, getting to Byron Bay is easy whether you’re coming from nearby or as far away as the other side of the world. 165km South of Brisbane / 765km North of Sydney.

Byron Bay Regional Markets

Byron Bay is a hub for talented creatives, and there is no better place to discover the region's artisans than the colourful community markets. Byron Bay, The Channon, and Bangalow host the most popular markets in the area.

Byron Nightlife & Gig Guide

Gig guide, shows, exhibitions, workshops and more coming soon...

Byron Bay Hinterland

The hills beyond Byron Bay offer views, wilderness and a rich-farming history. Here you will find a brief historical overview as of the region.

Byron Bay National Parks

Here is a brief description of some of the Parks and Reserves the region has to offer. This information has been sourced from the National Parks & Wildlife Services.

Regional Towns and Villages

There are many small towns and villages dotted throughout the region, either along the coast, or buried in the hinterland. See map bellow for an overview of where they are in relation to Byron Bay.

International Visitors

Includes general information which may be useful to international visitors to Byron Bay with links to more detailed information on Visa Requirements and Health Insurance for International Visitors.

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