Byron Bay is the eastern most point of Australia 's mainland on the New South Wales ' north coast. It is famous for its alternative lifestyles and attracts people from all walks of life.
Byron Bay is about 1½ hours south of Brisbane and 40 minutes south of the Gold Coast. Gold Coast accommodations are easy to find for anyone on a budget.
The North Coast of NSW enjoys a wonderful sub-tropical climate and Byron Bay weather has been described as an all-year delight. Byron Bay’s climate means it has hot, rainy summers and cool, dry winters. The summer months of December - February will see an average of around 27C with evening showers often coming in off the coast to cool things down. Sea temperatures are also warm at this time of year with 22-23C not uncommon although late summer will see the climate become more humid. Winter is usually dry with endless cloudless, blue skies and daily temperatures of 20C. Still great to wear shorts, although cooler evenings require warmer clothing. read more about the weather in Byron Bay.
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Seen microlights flying around but not sure what they were? Now’s your chance to find out with as a passenger on a trial flight. Your experienced pilot will handle the controls as you experience flying in an open cockpit – although once airborne you’ll have the chance to take the controls yourself. Choose from a variety of routes over Byron Bay’s stunning scenery – the headlands, the beaches, the hinterland – even whale watching if the season is right!
Brush up on your culinary skills with the range of cooking classes offered in the Byron Bay region. Whether you prefer cooking demonstrations or the hands-on approach, classes and workshops are offered for a complete spectrum of cuisines ranging from traditional Aussie grub to the finest French cuisine; festive cooking to vegetarian and vegan. All classes are limited in size so you are sure to get individual attention and have all your culinary questions answered.
Once a year, the laid back town of Byron is transformed as the Byron Bay Bluesfest gets underway. Attracting thousands of national and international visitors and artists, the Bluesfest is now nearly a week long event and not to be missed if you are in the area in April/May. The 2011 lineup included artists like Bob Dylan, B.B. King, and ZZ Top. Located at the Tyagarah Tee Tree farm, Bluesfest transforms the 120ha rural section with not only the performance areas but places to eat, drink and camp.
Byron Bay is small and compact, so finding one's way around is easy. The railway station and bus stop are adjacent to the Byron Visitor Centre. Byron Bay is a town replete with accommodation, but it is not necessarily cheap, since demand keeps up well with, and sometimes even outstrips, supply. Even backpackers accommodation tends to be rather more expensive than one might expect. This small town caters very much to the backpacker market, so there are pubs, and a multitude of different and mostly moderately priced food establishments. Please use our navigation at the top of this page or the Byron Bay site map for Byron Bay information.