Byron Bay Travel Guide

Located on New South Wales' northern coast, Byron Bay is the most easterly point of Australia and is conveniently located off the Pacific Highway, just 175km south of Brisbane and 800km north of Sydney. With airports located about an hour away in Coolangatta and a about half an hour away in Ballina, Byron Bay is an easily accessible holiday destination no matter where you're visiting from. Renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, Byron Bay is a friendly coastal town offering world famous surfing, beautiful beaches, picturesque hinterland and a range of water activities including whale watching, swimming and scuba diving.


Byron Bay is renowned as a popular holiday destination for backpackers, couples, families and friends and offers a wide range of accommodation options to cater for everyone. Home to the famous Australian music festivals 'East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival' and 'Splendour in the Grass', Byron Bay accommodation offers everything from camping grounds and caravan parks to B&Bs, cottages, hotels, motels, resorts, apartments and holiday homes. Conveniently located close to shopping, dining, beaches and attractions, Byron Bay accommodation caters for all travellers and budgets.

Holiday Packages

Byron Bay holiday packages are an easy and affordable way to enjoy a relaxing stay on Australia's east coast. Combining everything from accommodation and transfers to meals, activities and tours and even flights if you need them, Byron Bay holiday packages not only save you time and money, they also offer additional benefits like room upgrades, complimentary inclusions, free nights, breakfast daily, massages, tours, internet access and more. Let the relaxation begin before you even leave on holiday and let our experienced travel consultants do the work for you. You can choose from an existing range of Byron Bay holiday packages or customise one to suit your own individual needs.

Byron Bay Attractions

Enjoying Byron Bay's beautiful seaside location is one of the most popular ways to spend your time here, whether that be simply relaxing on the beach and working on your tan or diving head first into a range of water activities including swimming, surfing, scuba diving and much more. There's also some great shopping to be had, markets and art galleries to visit and plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants to eat your way through. One of Byron Bay's most iconic landmarks is its lighthouse, a popular attraction with locals and visitors alike thanks to its beautiful walking track from beach to lighthouse. For all the nature lovers, there's plenty of wildlife to be seen in Byron Bay including the opportunity to spot beautiful whales, particularly from September to October, at the peak of whale watching season. Byron Attractions

Getting To Byron Bay

Conveniently located within 2 hours' drive south of Brisbane and 800km north of Sydney, getting to Byron Bay is easy, particularly if you plan on driving. The Pacific Highway runs directly to Byron Bay and there are also a number of train stations and bus depots in the centre of town. There are also two airports located less than an hour from Byron Bay, so whether you're flying, driving, busing or training it to the Bay, getting to Byron is always easy and affordable. Getting To Byron Bay