Why Travel To Byron Bay, Australia
Byron Bay is an idyllic oceanfront town that is located on the northeastern corner of Australia's New South Wales State. It is located about 480 miles north of Sydney and 103 miles south of Brisbane.
Cape Byron, a headland that lies adjacent to the town is the most easterly point of the continental Australia, meaning that the town is also the most easterly urban center in continental Australia. Below is a list of reasons why you should visit Byron Bay town.
1. It is an adventurer's Paradise
From the surf-friendly waters to Cape Byron Lighthouse and adjacent headland ideal for backpacking to attractions such as Cape Byron Marine Park and Nightcap National Park; Byron Bay is a town you can hardly resist to visit.
2. Rich Heritage
The town has a very rich heritage. Since coming into being in the 19th century, it has seen some historical milestones achieved. Among the most popular are:
- Cape Byron Light, built in 1901
- The Broken Head Nature Reserve located on the southern side of the town
- Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve located on the northern side of the town
- Julian Rocks Nature Reserve
3. The town has a busy events calendar
It is unlikely that you are going to get bored while in this town. It is home to events such as yoga retreats and pagan gatherings; festivals such as East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival, Splendor in the Grass, Byron Bay Writers Festival, Byron Bay Film Festival and the Byron Underwater Festival. This is a town that really knows its way around having fun.
4. Sports and Recreation
If you love sports, you will get entertained by the local teams such as the Byron Bay FC, Byron Bay Red Devils, Byron Magpies, Byron Bay Golf Club, Byron Bay Cricket Club, Byron Bay Rugby Union Club and many more. In short, Byron Bay is a sporting town.
5. The Beach
If everything else fails to impress you, I am sure the beautiful beaches will spoil you rotten. The turquoise crystal clear waters are ideal for swimming and the summer sun will give your body a nice tan.
Byron Bay is located off the beaten path. Most probably, your friends have never heard of the town - a good reason why you should visit the town and be the first among your friends to visit it.