Travel Information on Byron Bay

Byron Bay enjoys a warm climate with plenty of sunshine hours. The Cooler months are May, June and July where the minimum temperature still remains above 15C. The water temperature ranges between 18- 23C.  

Light clothing is all that is required for most months although a sweatshirt and /or jacket may be required for those colder periods.


Where are you coming from?

Daily flights from Sydney, Melbourne or most capital citiesare are available with Virgin Blue and Jetstar to either the local airport of Ballina or Coolangatta airport. Byron is situated 30 minutes drive from Ballina airport or 40 minutes from Coolangatta airport on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Alternatively Byron is approximatly 8-9 hours drive north from Sydney centre or 1.5 hours south from Brisbane centre. 

When do they work in Byron?
As with most of Australia, business hours are normally 8am-5pm although many businesses in Byron seem to go 24/7, depending on the activity. On every Thursday the country growers come to town for the farmers market and on the first Sunday of every month the town sees the famous Byron markets in full action.

Need wheels or a surfboard?

All rent a car companies operate in the area as well as another local company.
Bicycles & surfboards can also be rented from numerous shops around tow

What we all want to know but don’t want to know 

There is a modern hospital facility in town as are numerous medical centres.
There are also several pharmacies in town. 


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Your ‘little black book’ during your visit:

Cape Byron Kayaks
 Orient Express- our favourite eatery -
Byron Easy Bus-airport Shuttle-
Byron Community markets-
Black Dog Surfing-
learn to surf
Byron Car Hire -  
Byron Yoga Centre
Skydive Byron Bay -
Crystal Castle -
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