Your guide to Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers of NSW, Australia

Byron and beyond has long captured the hearts of travellers from around the globe and for many the love affair lasts a lifetime.

From world-renowned beaches to lush hinterland surrounds, Byron and beyond offers something for just about everyone with an eclectic and laid-back mix of alternative, surfie and trendy culture.

Byron and Beyond covers Byron Bay and the entire Northern Rivers of NSW, Australia. Originally known as Cavanbah or ‘meeting place’ by the original Bundjalung people of the area, Byron Bay continues to live up to its traditional heritage with people flocking from everywhere to shop, surf, scuba dive and of course, walk the famous Cape Byron Lighthouse track. Located at Australia’s easterly most point, this walk offers a stunning vista of migrating whales as well as resident dolphins and leopard sharks.

Known to many as the Rainbow Region, Byron Bay is home to a thriving local community of musicians and artists and hosts a variety of colourful markets and festivals. The beaches are also popular for a huge range of activities such as surfing, swimming, kite surfing, scuba diving and of course relaxing.



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Byron Bay Cookie Company Open now

An Australian Success Story Byron Bay Cookie Company started in 1990 in a small country farmhouse in

Location: Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shop, Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6639 6300
Crystal Castle Open now

Welcome to the home of the biggest and most beautiful crystals in the world A short scenic journey

Location: Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, Monet Dr, Mullumbimby NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 843 111
Byron Bay Ballooning Open now

Byron Bay Ballooning is a local family owned and operated business, formed with the intention of

Location: Byron Bay Ballooning, Old Brunswick Road, Byron Bay NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 1300 889 660
Planet Corroboree Open now

Welcome to Planet Corroboree...a beautiful little ethical trader in the heart of Byron Bay,

Location: Planet Corroboree, Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6680 7884
Evans Head Aviation Museum Open now

Mission Statement The mission of the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association (

Location: Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association, Memorial Airport Drive, Evans Head NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 0411 378 998
Tweed Regional Museum Open now

The Tweed Regional Museum is a Tweed Shire Council community facility, established in 2004, with the

Location: Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah, Queensland Road, Murwillumbah NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6670 2493
Reflections Holiday Parks – Clarkes Beach (Byron Bay) Open now

If you’re looking for a Byron Bay holiday that’s light on commotion, but big on convenience and

Location: Clarkes Beach Holiday Park, Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6685 6496
Bayshore Bungalows Byron Bay Open now

Location: Bayshore Bungalows, Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6685 5693
Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat Open now

Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat in Northern New South Wales, in the Tweed Valley between Byron Bay

Location: Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat, Booka Road, Upper Crystal Creek, New South Wales, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 791 591
Byron Bay Hotel & Apartments Open now

Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments: right in the heart of Byron Bay, surrounded by cafes, restaurants

Location: Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments - Boutique Accomodation, Fletcher Street, Byron Bay NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6620 9600 / 1800 307 660
Angourie Resort Open now

Yamba, is the hidden jewel of the North Coast with spectacular beaches, rolling surf and picturesque

Location: Angourie Rainforest Resort, Angourie Road, Yamba NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 468 600
Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort Open now

Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is the ultimate family holiday destination situated on the sandy shores

Location: Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort, Yamba Road, Yamba, New South Wales, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 462 194
Ramada Hotel & Suites – Ballina Open now

With the Ramada worldwide reputation of over 887 hotels in 47 countries, you will find that Ramada

Location: Ramada Hotel And Suites Ballina, Martin Street, Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 181 000
Discovery Holiday Parks – Byron Bay Open now

Known for its laidback atmosphere and spectacular beaches, Byron Bay is one of Australia’s most

Location: 399 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay NSW 2481, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6685 7378
Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Open now

Welcome Welcome to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, the heart of the Northern Rivers region.

Location: Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Drive, Ballina NSW, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6681 1858
Elements of Byron – Villas Open now

At Elements of Byron stay in one of our freestanding luxury villas. Choose what type of

Location: Elements of Byron Resort & Spa, Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay, New South Wales, AustraliaWebsite: 02 66 391 500
Gold Coast Airport Open now

Spend less time travelling, and more time enjoying your stay. Flying direct to Gold Coast Airport is

Location: Gold Coast Airport (OOL), Eastern Avenue, Bilinga QLD, AustraliaWebsite: +617 5589 1100

The Ulmarra Hotel sits on the east bank of the magnificent Clarence River, 12 km north of Grafton

Location: 2 Coldstream St, Ulmarra NSW 2462, AustraliaWebsite: 02 6644 5305

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Cheer Up, Slow Down, Chill Out

Byron Bay is the jewel in the crown of the Northern Rivers region of NSW with over 1.7 million visitors per year to our pristine location with beautiful beaches rated in the top 10 world class surfing beaches in the world.

We often have the three times ASP World Tour Surfing Champion, Mick Fanning surfing at The Pass in Byron Bay along with local friends like, Joel ‘Parko’ Parkinson, twelve times ASP tour winner and actors, Liam and brother Chris Hemsworth, Hollywood megastar who’s A-listing profile is the voice of Tourism Australia, just a few of our Byron Bay locals.

Our website offers to take you to whatever your heart desires … to unwind relaxing on the beach, spotting whales or dolphins frolicking in the waves to the ultimate adrenalin adventure such as a balloon trip or skydiving, from camping out at one of our holiday park’s to 5 star luxury accommodation at one of our world famous resorts, we have it all waiting to be explored by you in Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers.