Byron Bay Information



Byron Bay is Australia’s most easterly point. It’s 180km south of Brisbane and 800km north of Sydney.


The Byron Bay climate is sub-tropical. Daily max temperature: Jan – 27°C, Jul – 20.4°C. Monthly Average rainfall: Jan- 165.4mm, July – 92.9mm. For more information on Byron Bay weather please see the Bureau of Meteorology site

Festivals and events

Things to see and do in Byron Bay

  • Walk up to the historic lighthouse through Cape Byron Headland Reserve – see the magnificent views at the top.
  • Relax on over 40kms of beautiful, clean beaches in this coastal region.
  • Dive or snorkel to see the amazing ocean life in the Byron Bay Marine Park (one of the top ten dive sites in Australia)
  • Have a massage or take a Yoga class.
  • Browse the outlets of the Arts & Industry area
  • Go to the local Sunday markets, with colourful stalls full of gift items, food & drink and often live entertainment. The Byron Bay market is the first Sunday of every month.
  • Visit the Thursday morning food markets between 8 and 11am every week.
  • Visit the stunning hinterland with waterfalls, rainforests and an abundance of wildlife.
  • Have a surf lesson, go sea kayaking with dolphins or try one of the many local adventure tours
  • During the season of June to November it is possible to spot Humback Whales as they make their annual migration.
  • Enjoy a drink at one of Byron’s great pubs – see bands play for free every night.
  • Treat your tastebuds in the great restaurants and cafes in Byron Bay – many are in good food guides.


Recent Blog Posts



schoolies accommodation and a event in Byron Bay Ballina

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Written on January 30, 2010, in Uncategorized

Fishheads Restaurant in the Main Beach carpark, Byron Bay is always reliable. Had a terrifically tasty seafood risotto there Wednesday night. The rest of the group were equally complimentary about their food. You can always judge a restaurant on its duck and risotto dishes – and Fishheads gets a gold star. Very nice – just […]

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MERMAIDS CAFE, Ballina Beach Village.

Written on January 25, 2010, in Uncategorized

Mermaids Cafe is a little gem. Take granny for a Sunday arvo drive and shout her lunch at the Mermaids Cafe located at the Ballina Beach Village, they have a really good take away menu with lots of fresh fish and chip type things. But if you ring ahead and make a booking they will […]

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