Byron Bay is a popular tourist destination with a great deal to offer.
You can find it on the coast tucked away in the top northeastern corner of New South Wales. It is 772km north of Sydney, and 165km south of Brisbane.
The traditional custodians of the land, the Arakwal people, call the area of Byron Bay, Cavvanbah which means ‘meeting place’. Byron Bay and Cape Byron were named for Captain James Cook’s naval officer John Byron, who was grandfather to the poet, Lord Byron.
There are several popular beaches in the area and is popular with locals, domestic and international visitors. It is a favourite location for many Festivals such as the Fields of Healing Festival, it hosts a triathalon in May each year. It boasts a vibrant musical community and hosts a number of regular markets.
There is a lot to see and do in Byron Bay!