Welcome to Byron Bay

Welcome to Byron Bay. Byron Bay is a coastal town in the state of New South Wales that is famous for its lighthouse, beaches, and scuba diving sites. This destination profile page was built for you to better understand Byron Bay through scientific studies and data conducted by various prominent institutions around the world. You can also find information about holidays, festivals and transportation.

Map of Byron Bay

Basic Stats

Travel Safety Rating: 7/10

Targeted Groups: No groups found

General Sanitation Rating: 7/10

Food Safety Rating for Foreigners: 6/10

Tourism Infrastructure Rating: 9/10

Fluency in English Rating: 10/10

Languages Spoken: English

These stats were collected through general studies by prominent institutions that analyzed the Byron Bay's tourism sector. They represent Byron Bay as a whole, not certain parts of the town that are either better or worse-off. These studies were then summarized into a given rating.

History of Byron Bay

Over the years, many important industries have emerged in Byron Bay. Among them are fishing, mining, and most importantly, whaling. Tourism drives the local economy, today.


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Holidays and Festivals

Byron Bay Surf Festival

"Bringing together surfers from across the country for a nationally recognised award winning festival. The Byron Bay Surf Festival is a non competitive event focusing on surf culture, with 3 big days of free and ticketed events to be apart of such as these top attractions: ... BBSF Surf Market" - Byron Quarter

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"There are a wide variety of transportation options in and around Byron Bay, including car rentals, airport transfers and limousines. Byron Bay is serviced by buses, roads, and three nearby airports" - ByronBay.com

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