Byron Bay, New South Wales
Guide to Byron Bay
A mecca of sand, sun and serenity, this New South Wales beach town is a coastal paradise.
Look back a few decades and Byron Bay was known for its alternative culture, easygoing surfers and off-the-grid hippies. Now, Byron may be a bit more refined, but it’s no less beautiful. You’ll still find incredible surf breaks and tranquil yoga retreats that give a nod to Byron’s hippie history. You’ll also find newcomers including award-winning restaurants, luxurious beach houses and craft breweries. From barefoot backpackers to Hollywood celebrities, Byron Bay has retained its status as a destination for everyone.