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.
"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
"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