Byron Bay is located in northern New South Wales. The closest city is Queensland's Gold Coast which is only 1.5 hours drive south. The town has a number of stunning beaches and is a popular tourist spot especially with backpackers.
Cape Byron is the easterly most point of the Australian continent and provides spectacular views of local beaches and the Pacific Ocean. It is also the location of Cape Byron Lighthouse.
The town has many pubs and bars, shops with an alternative lifestyle theme, and a number of festivals.