Best Places to Stay in Byron Bay (Hotels and Resorts)

Best hotels and places to stay in Byron Bay
Where to stay in Byron Bay for your holiday?
We have outlined the best places to stay in Byron Bay, catering for different budgets, from comfortable 3-star hotels to luxurious 5-star resorts.

Tucked away in the far north of New South Wales, close to the Queensland border, Byron Bay is a popular beach-side town that attracts a great amount of tourists each year. Despite its growing popularity and influx of visitors over the years, Byron Bay has always been able to maintain its pleasant laid-back atmosphere.

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20 Great Beaches in NSW You Need to Visit

Best beaches in NSW

One of the advantages of living in New South Wales is that this state has a very long coastline, home to some of the world’s prettiest beaches. Some of these beaches are famous all over the world, while others are still very much undiscovered.

With so many great beaches in NSW to choose from, there is no such thing as a top 10 or a top 15. But the below list of 20 beaches is what we believe a good representation of the many beaches we have on offer in New South Wales, Australia’s most beautiful state.

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Top 15 Things to See and Do in Canberra

Top things to do in Canberra

When it comes to exploring Australia, Canberra usually isn’t at the top of the bucket list. Even when it is a destination (and not just a stopover to the snow), it’s often a box-ticking exercise. Capital of Australia? Done. Parliament house? Done. Get lost on a giant roundabout? Done.

But if you can park your doubts for a second, you may find that Canberra has a few surprises up its sleeve. The museums and monuments that you saw as a kid on your designated school trip may come to life now that you are a little older and wiser.

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20 Great Day Trips from Sydney

20 Best day trips from Sydney

No matter how beautiful Sydney is, sometimes we just want to escape the city for a nice day trip, discovering beautiful destinations we haven’t been to before.

With a beautiful and long coastline, and so many different national parks surrounding the city, there really isn’t any shortage of great day trips from Sydney.

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Ettalong, Umina and Pearl Beach – Spend a Day Beach Hopping on the Central Coast

Ettalong Beach, Umina Beach and Pearl Beach on the Central Coast

Escape the crowds at Sydney’s popular beaches, and visit Ettalong, Umina and Pearl Beach on the Central Coast instead.

Overlooking Brisbane Water and Broken Bay, these three family-friendly strips of sand are perfect for swimming and other water-based activities.

Ettalong, Umina and Pearl Beach are neighbouring beaches all within easy driving distance, so why not explore all three of them in one day?

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Visit the Point Danger Lookout and Lighthouse at the NSW and Queensland Border

Point Danger lookout and lighthouse

Located at the border between Queensland and New South Wales, Point Danger is home to the Captain Cook Memorial, a large lighthouse, and also a short coastal walking track that commemorates ships and lives lost during WWII.

Spend a half day in Point Danger and learn more about Australia’s history, while enjoying some of the best ocean views on the east coast.

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