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Address: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 6685 8050
Activities: Surfing
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Byron Bay is my home town it has changed from a small seaside town to a thriving tourist destination. The beaches are clean and great for families and the surfies alike. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Debbie J
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We took a round trip travelling by car from Sydney to Brisban stopping at various ports along the way. We did not enjoy Byron beach at all. Although the beaches are pristene and the weather is perfect, there are hundred of flies. With swarms of flies, eating outside on the beach is just downright uncomfortable. The town has is rustic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Byron Bay is my home town it has changed from a small seaside town to a thriving tourist destination. The beaches are clean and great for families and the surfies alike. The only draw back now is you have to pay for parking along the beach front now so be careful you don't get booked. But dont let this stop... More 

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Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

How disapointed were we of Byron Bay. Overprised camp sites, unfriendly shop keepers, rude drugged up backpackers. We visited 3 yrs ago and loved Byron, took our family back and was embarrassed. The area is just beautiful, however clean up your act.

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
4 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Byron is a beautiful place - the beach is great and the vegetation is tropical. There are also a lot of great places to eat, but some seem to have gone downhill. Some disappointments though is there seems to be a car culture, traffic is bad, pedestrian crossings are blatantly ignored with self righteous drivers making snappy remarks. Most other... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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88 reviews 88 reviews
48 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Byron has everything from beach culture, surfing, shopping, hippies, rich and poor, locals, tourists and movie-stars. There are wonderful pubs and cafes, and lots of nearby villages and other beaches to visit. Don't miss the markets.

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Went to visit the Bay this week with my Darling wife,what a retro time we had the only things that had moved on were the prices.HaHa .No we had a great visit the backpackers were everywhere.The restaurants were aplenty food outlets every second shop.Loved the feel of the place.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Always something to do at Byron! The nightlife is fairly dingy but I admire the silent discos they have on the beach. Byron is never dull!

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Marcoola, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The beach, the town, the outer lying areas - always good to visit! Peaceful, relaxed and beautiful :)

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Byron Bay has something for everybody in all price ranges great beaches great eating places of all types and the best hotel on he east coast the Beach Hotel.The only thing to watch out for are the number of beggars looking for handouts

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Loved the low key, low rise, with hardly any ugly advertising. I really like the small boutique businesses and cafes. Best coffee any where, in a few places. I did not like the vibe in the town later in the PM. -- Angry drunks, loud and aggressive.

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