The answer to the question, “What to do in Byron Bay?” is simple. Chill out. Wander both the beaches and the streets with no shoes, hang out at cafes and surf to your heart’s content. There is a place for those enjoying an Australian holiday, the budget backpacker and a competitive market for those on Working Holiday visas. But no matter who you are or why you came, you’ll certainly be able to enjoy yourself in the city.
“When it comes to Byron these days, cries of ‘Paradise lost’ echo in the surrounding hills, while nearby unassuming beach towns puff out their chests in pride of being dubbed ‘the new Byron’. Sure, this is a place suffering under the weight of its intense popularity – traffic-choked streets, no car spaces and lengthy cafe queues – but while it might not be what it used to be, it’s still pretty special.” – Lonely Planet