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1938 Travelers rated Byron Bay highly for Beaches and Surfing

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Byron Bay Travel Guide

Where is Byron Bay?

Whether you meticulously arrange each step of your travels or you don't plan beyond lunch, it's always a good idea to know exactly where you're headed. Are you ready to learn a little about Byron Bay?

This destination is around 390 miles north of New South Wales' capital, Sydney. Byron Bay is also 15 miles north of East Ballina.

With plenty of things to see and do in this corner of Northern Rivers, it's easy to see why 7,000 locals choose to call it home.

Places to Visit in Byron Bay

If you'd like a low-cost day out, why not visit the beach? At Wategos Beach you can breathe in some fresh air, take in the scenery and have a wade in the water. Seeking some more options? Cape Byron Lighthouse was erected to help guide sailors through rough seas, and it has survived a great many years in the elements. Still an important feature of the landscape today, it's a great place to visit. But that's not all! Nothing beats spending time at the beach. Grab your group, organize a picnic and get ready for some outdoor fun at Tallow Beach.

Car Rentals in Byron Bay

Press play on your favorite tunes and explore Byron Bay from the freedom of your own set of wheels. You'll find some of the most competitive car rentals in Byron Bay on Orbitz.

If you are going to touch down at Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport, you can just about rent a vehicle right next to the runway. It's worth looking into Avis and Budget.

Where to stay in Byron Bay – Hotel Accommodation

The sooner you get moving on your accommodations, the sooner you can sort out your experiences. With no less than 120 hotels in Byron Bay, Orbitz has all the info you need to make a booking today.

If you like luxury, the Amala Villa is an ideal option. Alternatively, check out the A Top Spot Holiday House. That being said, if you'd rather save money for awesome Byron Bay adventures, try out the Hibiscus Motel (33 Lawson St) or the Byron Beach Resort (25 Childe Street).

Nearest Airports to Byron Bay

If you're in a window seat and the weather's clear, you might be able to see Ballina - Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) as the plane descends. It's 14 miles south of the center of Byron Bay.

Popular Places to Visit Near Byron Bay

Byron Bay has an abundance of things to see and do, but if you'd like to see more of the region, you're in luck! You have world-famous tourist attractions just a stone's throw from here! Warner Bros. Movie World lures tourists from all nations. Mount Nathan, just 50 miles from Byron Bay, is a convenient base when visiting this unforgettable attraction.

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No Cancellation Fees

Do you need to revise or cancel your booking? Wondering what the fee is? Well, you'll be relieved to learn that we don't have one!^ Fingers crossed, your hotel and airline don't either, but it would be sensible to check in with them about their policies.

Top Rated Hotels for your Byron Bay Vacation

Waves Byron Bay
Waves Byron Bay
4.5 out of 5.0 35 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW
Free Cancellation
$149
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Exceeded Expectations ....perfect place..After busy surfers Paradise crowds

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2014
At Waves Byron Bay, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free newspapers. Free parking is included with your stay. Front-desk ...
Glen Villa Resort
Glen Villa Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 80-86 Butler Street, Byron Bay, NSW
Free Cancellation
$58
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

We were so impressed with Byron Bay and especially the Glen Villa park. The cabin was perfect and the location really close to town but away from all of the 'hussle & bustle' - a little Oasis. Wifi was a bit unreliable but we had our own wireless via our phones, etc.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2015
Guests of Glen Villa Resort enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and express check-in. There's free parking if you drive. Front-desk ...
Elements of Byron MGallery by Sofitel
Elements of Byron MGallery by Sofitel
5.0 out of 5.0 144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay, NSW
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5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Beautiful accommodation great restaurants close to the beach and short distance to town

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2017
Guests of Elements of Byron MGallery by Sofitel have access to a private beach, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Free parking is included with your stay. ...

Things To Do during your Byron Bay Vacation

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