What's on in Byron Bay, NSW


Byron Bay is a renowned destination for holiday makers, backpackers and tourist from all over Australia and the world. Byron is located on the north coast of New South Wales about 2 hours by road south of Brisbane and just 40 minutes drive from the Gold Coast). There is an airport at Ballina, just 20 minutes away. The Byron area and its many delightful villages provides a year round holiday paradise with fabulous beaches, rainforests, wonderful entertainment and a wide range of things to do in an ideal climate with average summer temperatures of about 27 degrees C and 22 degrees C in winter. Holidays in Byron mean many different things to various people: # surfing at dawn at Broken Head, Lennox Head, Tallows Beach or at The Pass break on Byron Bay, breakfast at the world renowned Beach Cafe, ocean Swimming, The Byron Bluesfest. enjoying a relaxing family brunch at The Rails or the Beach Hotel, fishing or just enjoying a day at the beach. If you prefer an aquatic adventures you can go diving at the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve, join a whale watching or dolphin criuse, or go surfing or sea kayaking. Then there are all the delightful adventures of the Byron Hinterland with its array of wonderful towns featuring shops, galleries and weekend markets that offer delightful arts and crafts. Activities such as Australia's only flying trapeze school, horse riding, canoeing, Harley tours, ultra light flights, tandem sky diving, hang gliding, bush walking, cycling, rainforest tours, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and surfing cater for all walks of life. And when the sun sets you can enjoy Byron's many cafes and restaurants and wonderful nightlife. The major entertainment venues are outlined below. The regular Byron gigs culminate in the Easter "Bluesfest" which is one of the most highly awarded festivals in Australia. For those who really want to party you should try one of the following places. # Cheeky Monkeys is a real party place which caters to backpackers and anybody else looking to have a wild time. # Cocomangas on Johnson Street is a lounge and cocktail bar and is Byron Bay's longest running nightclub, with two bars. # La La Land on Lawson Street is a stylish nightclub with a party atmosphere where you will find world class DJs, live music and a great crowd. The Beach Hotel bar is always fairly busy with a good atmosphere and they have live music from Thursday to Sunday and is packed on Friday and Saturday nights. The Station Friendly Bar has an outdoor area and a cosy indoor bar and they have live bands from Thursday to Sunday most weeks. The Great Northern Hotel has two bar areas, one which has a couple of pool tables. Other entertainment venues include: # Byron Bay Cinemas - Arts Factory, Byron Cinemas # Byron Bay Nightclubs - Carpark Nightclub, Cocomangas, Verve Pubs, Bars and Clubs - The Great Northern Backroom and Bar, The Railway Friendly Bar, Treehouse on Belongil is the quintessential Byron Bay cafe; relaxed atmosphere, awesome food and great service only moments from the surf, The Bangalow Hotel, Italian at the Pacific, La La Land, The Aztec Byron Bay, Balcony Bar and Restaurant, Chameleon Restaurant & Cafe, Cheeky Monkeys, Savvy Teppanayki Restaurant & Lounge Bar, The Owl & Pussycat - Tapas Bar, Billinudgel Pub, Court House Hotel - Mullumbimby has been refurbished & is offering great food in a very relaxed atmosphere, Ocean Shores Tavern, The Beach Hotel, Cocomangas, Hotel Brunswick Heads

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Shaws Bay Hotel
Paddy McGinty's Hotel
Australian Hotel
Westower Tavern
Ballina RSL
Ballina Hotel
Great Northern Hotel
Beach Hotel
Byron Bay Brewery
Liquid Bar and Nightclub
Bangalow Hotel
Nimbin Hotel
Ocean Shores Tavern
The Middle Pub
Byron Entertainment Centre
Hotel Brunswick Heads
Lismore Workers Club
Slipway Hotel - Motel
Sheoak Shack Gallery Cafe
Northern Rivers Sound
Winsome Hotel Lismore
LaLaLand
Shaws Bay Hotel
Winsome Hotel
Burleigh Heads Hotel
The Coolangatta Hotel
Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Coolangatta Surf Club
Coolangatta Tweed Heads Golf Club
Tweed Heads Bowls Club
Bangalow Hotel
Nimbin Hotel
Southern Cross Tavern
Cocomangas, Byron Bay
Lismore Workers Club
Murwillumbah Bowls and Sports
Pottsville Beach Sports
St Elmos Dining Room and Bar, Byron Bay
The Buddha Bar, Byron Bay
The Wine Bar, Ballina
Tommys Bar and Restaurant, Lismore
Victory Hotel, Tweed Heads


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