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Customer Travel Tips for Byron Bay

83% Avg. city rating Rated by 351 customers

Activities / excursions 87%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 95%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 80%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 77%

Customer Travel Tips for Byron Bay

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100% Avg. rating
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  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: The lighthouse walk and a surf lesson

Liked: Lovely atmosphere and beach

Disliked: Nope!

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


14 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Beach

Liked: Nice Place

Disliked: No

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


08 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the lighthouse at dawn.

Liked: Sunny

Disliked: Little to do other than shopping and surfing

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


27 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Book well in advance around Splendour time!

Liked: Live music, sun and surf

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


22 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: lighthouse walk through the national park, beach, live music on the street in the evenings

Liked: laid back atmosphere, beach, fantastic live music on the streets in the evenings, hippie spirit

Disliked: -

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


17 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do not stay at Nomads Byron Bay, stay at Arts Factory instead.

Liked: The atmosphere of the town, the amazing beaches!

Disliked: A fairly expensive place to visit

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


24 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Get to the beach

Liked: Great location wonderful beach good food

Disliked: No

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


08 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Lighthouse walk

Liked: Beaches, vibe

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Use sunscreen

Liked: Beach!!

Disliked: No

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Check the weather forecast and go when it's sunny

Liked: The atmosphere in Byron Bay is really unique

Disliked: I was unlucky with the weather and it was raining both days.. so there were not many activities I could do with rain

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa

Customer Travel Tip: Keep a smile on your face and be open to meeting new people and new experiences.

Liked: Loved the atmosphere, the people are very friendly and its a really relaxing place to be.

Disliked: The worse thing i could say about Byron Bay was it rained the whole time I was there.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Try the famous byron brownies and walk up to the lighthouse, the beach walk is beautiful.

Liked: The gorgeous beaches, the lighthouse, the friendly and easy going locals.

Disliked: Nope.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Check the place and the time of the shuttle bus from the town to the hostel! I didn't know they have it, so I had to walk with my 50kg luggages..

Liked: Quiet. Nice restaurant next door, in front of the beach, friendly staff

Disliked: not really

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


30 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the beach and relax. Do a mountainbike/hinterland tour. And go surfing

Liked: Relaxed and small town

Disliked: Expensive shops

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Na

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Customer Travel Tip: 2-3 days is plenty it's very small and cultured but we really loved it here

Liked: The people are very friendly and helpful and just always has a good buzz around it.

Disliked: Not really

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Hike

Liked: Walk to lighthouse and views

Disliked: Too touristy and very congested.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


11 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: The way along the beach to the lighthouse is very nice.

Liked: The relaxing atmosphere - perfect for a short stay.

Disliked: It is not that much going on there. We were able to see the everything in just one day.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


08 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: check out go sea kayaking and go kayaking to see the dolphins

Liked: kayaking with dolphins, nice shops

Disliked: eating out can be quite expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


21 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go and see Australia's first sunlight!

Liked: Byron Bay is just such an awesome place! Everybody should have visit Byron once! There is this really amazing lighthouse on the most easterly point of Australia! Everybody rides a bike and surfs in Byron. The people are soo great and nice :)

Disliked: Nothing

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 351 customers

Activities / excursions 87%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 80%

Chilling out / relaxing 95%

Getting around / public transport 75%

Sightseeing 81%

Culture 80%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 77%

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