Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the shopping, food, beaches, nightlife, and people of Byron Bay.
Soaking up everything Byron has to offer is easy when staying at a Byron Bay Backpackers, as most are located in the centre of town. Take a short walk to clothing and specialty shops, as well as to supermarkets. Town is full of gourmet cafes (with excellent coffee), restaurants, and bars that mustn’t be missed on your visit to Byron. On the first Sunday of each month, the Byron Bay Markets are also a quick walk from town, and are a unique experience for all visitors.
Staying in the centre of town means you can easily walk to beautiful Main Beach. Byron Bay has some of the most spectacular beaches in Australia, making it a popular location for both swimming and surfing. Byron Bay has hot and sunny weather most of the year, so lazing on the sand, or up on the grass at Top Park, are great ways to enjoy the atmosphere of Byron Bay.
People from around the world backpack to Byron. Hostels and backpackers allow like-minded travellers to meet and exchange stories, and often become life-long friends. The Byron Bay Hostel Guide provides an extensive list of hostels and backpackers in Byron Bay, so you can see everything they have to offer.