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Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

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Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

Is car best to travel from Brisbane to Byron Bay? Are there certain Highways that are better than others for sightseeing? What are the must stops in between? We have about 4 days and we can stop at a hotel in the middle at some point if there is a great spot or just drive right to Byron Bay and stay there for 4 nights. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

HI,

Unless you want to go west I'd do the straight through with a detour via Kingscliff, Postville then Wooyung out to the highway then straight to BB.

https://goo.gl/maps/vygKe4TdJA92

Or if you want to go west which is longer but a nice drive - head to Natural Bridge then across the border ranges to Murwillumbah to Nimbin then to BB.

https://goo.gl/maps/a7KKy1FpQ7U2

I suppose it depends how much time you have, and you can get public transport but it's not overly good and you'll be waiting around at stops along the way.

I'd look at hiring a car and heading down one and returning the other.

Safe travels - Robert

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2. Re: Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

Great information! Thank you!

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3. Re: Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

Or, you could spend the first night at Mt Tamborine, then head to Rathdowney (nice camp ground there) then to Kyogle and on to Nimbin (the drive from Rathdowny to Kyogle is gorgeous, but very narrow and winding - hence it's beauty) then to BB.

https://www.google.com.au/maps/dir/Brisbane+QLD/Tamborine+Mountain,+QLD/Rathdowney,+Queensland/Kyogle,+New+South+Wales/Nimbin+NSW/Byron+Bay+NSW/@-28.0951406,152.6733701,9z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m38!4m37!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b91579aac93d233:0x402a35af3deaf40!2m2!1d153.0251235!2d-27.4697707!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b913d33da446e23:0xc1a88be446f1b84a!2m2!1d153.1716667!2d-27.9230556!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b972d5e750e4cfb:0x400eef17f20dd10!2m2!1d152.8566126!2d-28.2109509!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b90a5dc3dba0db5:0x40609b49043f820!2m2!1d153.0025814!2d-28.6253894!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b90bd4744c2e71b:0x40609b49043fa90!2m2!1d153.223056!2d-28.595833!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b9062852d3e762b:0x40609b49043f2d0!2m2!1d153.601977!2d-28.6473671!3e0

Sorry about the link - I am nowhere near as Techo as Rob.

cheers

Edited: 4:25 am, October 03, 2017
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4. Re: Best way to get from Brisbane to Byron Bay

Thank you!

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