Byron Bay is situated at Australia's most easterly point on the far north coast of New South Wales, Australia. It is famous for it's sheer natural beauty, superb beaches and an eclectic, vibrant and sophisticated lifestyle. Byron Bay attracts visitors from all over the world and is noted as a must see destination. With so many options including shopping, relaxing, pampering, laid-back or fine dining. For more information on what the Byron Bay Lifestyle is all about, just select what you are interested in and follow the links.
natural attractions of byron bay
The Beaches of Byron Bay are one of the main attractions. If you are a surfer, swimmer, walker or just a beach lover, Byron's beaches are sure to satisfy you. If diving is for you, Julian Rocks is a world famous marine reserve and dive site located a short distance off Cape Byron. National Parks and Reserves offer spectacular outdoor options to explore and the Byron Bay Lighthouse is a must-see attraction and a feature seen sitting atop Cape Byron from all over the region.
If you visit Byron Bay between the months of June to late September, be sure to visit the lighthouse for some whale watching. Off Byron Bay the Southern Hemisphere Humpback whales can be seen. During the southern summer, they spend their time in Antarctica feeding grounds and then move up to the warmer waters for breeding and calving.
markets and festivals
Such a diverse range of people and culture blend to create some amazing and unique local markets and festivals.
Local markets are one of the best ways to really get to know a region - local craft, great food, entertainment and fresh produce...what a taste of byron is all about. Local festivals add to our cultural and international mix.
The Byron Bay Visitor Information Centre can be contacted on 02 6680 8558.
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