Flying into Ballina, you'll be mesmerised by the beautiful white beaches and lush, subtropical hinterland. This part of the north coast of NSW is famous for its ancient rainforests and renowned surfing spots. Byron Bay itself is a melting pot of surf culture, alternative philosophies and an indulgent lifestyle.
The laid-back towns of Ballina, Lennox Head and Brunswick Heads, plus the arts-loving villages of Bangalow and Mullumbimby, combine the casual vibe of coastal retreats with a touch of city style. There’s plenty to do here from watching dolphins swim with surfers to exploring magnificent World Heritage national parks. Adventure activities around Byron include kayaking, snorkelling, diving and hot-air ballooning.
The region's towns and villages plays host to a busy calendar of events, from regularly weekend markets to major festivals like Bluesfest, the Byron Writers Festival and Splendour In The Grass.
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