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Byron Bay

A May 2004 trip to Australia by Chrissy1

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Quote: Visit the most easterly point in Australia. Byron Bay is considered the coolest destination on Australia's east coast and this old hippy town is certainly a must to visit.

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view from the lighthouse Photo, Australia, South Pacific
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Byron Bay is one of the most amazing towns on the east coast of Australia. Known as one of the old hippy towns, it is a buzz with tourists and backpackers from all over the world. Visit the most easterly point in Australia. The views from the lighthouse will blow you away. Look out over the ocean and see right down the coast of NSW. You can see beach for miles and miles. Byron is about 40 minutes from the Gold Coast by car or bus, or you can also fly into Ballina, which is about 15-minute drive away. There are great places to stay, both budget or luxury resorts. There is the Great Northern Hotel across from the beach in the heart of town and it is always a buzz with live mus...Read More