The picturesque seaside town of Byron Bay is famous for its excellent surf and other aquatic activities. While this has long been one of Australia’s most popular tourist destination, people who wish to relocate to Byron Bay will find that the town also has a strong community feel and the five thousand people who live there regularly arrange special social events.
Byron Bay features a large alternative community that includes several poets, craftsmen, artists and glass blowers. People who are looking for stunning beachfront houses will really be spoilt for choice in Byron Bay and coastal roads such as Childe Street and Border Street boast some particularly attractive options. There is also a range of more affordable real estate to be found away from the beach, especially along Ewingsdale Road.
Main Beach stretches for some 50kms along the coat at Byron Bay and is an excellent beach for swimming, while people who like to bare all can chill out at the nudist beach known as Belongil Beach. The waters of the coast of Byron Bay also offer some excellent scuba diving spots, while people travel here from all over the world to practice a wide range of other types of aquatic sports.
Whale watching is a popular activity in Byron Bay in the months of June and July, while exploring the Cape Byron Lighthouse that occupies a prime position on Cape Byron and wandering along the picturesque coastal path is an activity that can be enjoyed at any time of the year. In addition to admiring gorgeous ocean views, people who follow this path will also be treated to views of the unusually shaped peak of Mount Warning in the distance.