Byron Bay

Young Henrys teams with Byron Bay’s The Rails for Best Served Loud

April 5, 2022

Free up your Saturday nights, Byron Bay, because Young Henrys is taking over The Rails for the latest edition of Best Served Loud, a huge series of free gigs kicking off this weekend. Presented with Tiny Minds Agency, Best Served Loud champions some of the best in emerging and established Aussie music. Expect great music, […]

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Festival Review: Jameson House of Rounds shouts Byron Bay a day of live music

December 7, 2021

The eminent Jameson House of Rounds returned for a night of whiskey, food and music at iconic bar The Rails in Byron Bay on Saturday, 4 December – and you can bet that we were there for every bit of it. As New South Wales emerges from lockdown, Jameson House of Rounds provided a unique […]

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Qantas debuts flights from Sydney to Byron Bay and Orange

July 2, 2020

For the first time in 15 years, Qantas will introduce daily services between Sydney and Byron Bay (Ballina) airport, opening up what should be an enormously popular route as interstate travel ramps up. The popular coastal town isn’t the only destination to see a new route open up though, with Qantas also adding its first […]

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The Surf House is Byron Bay’s newest accommodation

June 30, 2020

Millett Group, the team behind Lord Byron, have officially opened doors to The Surf House – Byron Bay’s newest accommodation with its own distinctive rooftop bar. Seeing as the Millett Group are also behind the award-winning Wake Up! Byron Bay hostel, this boutique, design-forward property should be an attractive option for the the inevitable influx […]

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Photo Gallery: Falls Festival (Day 3) ft. Chvrches, Amy Shark, Interpol, Jack River and more – Byron Bay (02.01.19)

January 3, 2019

Day 3 of the Falls Festival at Byron Bay featured Chvrches, Amy Shark, Interpol and Vance Joy. Toto had the crowd singing along to Africa, The Vaccines rocked and LPX – the side project of Lizzy Plapinger from MS MR delivered a truly joyous set. Other highlights included Bishop Briggs, Jack River and Tired Lion from […]

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Photo Gallery: Falls Festival (Day 2) ft. Catfish And The Bottlemen, First Aid Kit, DMA’s and more – Byron Bay (01.01.19)

January 2, 2019

Day 2 of the Falls Festival at Byron Bay was New Years Day. There was no lethargy on display though, with West Thebarton putting on a blistering performance early in the day. Ruel enthralled his adoring audience, and Little May charmed theirs. Briggs delivered the goods in spades, and Soccer Mommy captured everyones hearts. King […]

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Photo Gallery: Falls Festival Byron Bay (Day 1) ft. Cut Copy, Hockey Dad, Ocean Alley, Anderson .Paak and more (31.12.18)

December 31, 2018

The Falls Festival hit Byron Bay on New Years Eve. Unfortunately due to illness, one of the headline and much anticipated acts, Dizzee Rascal had to cancel. Amongst many fine acts to feature were Hockey Dad, Mallrat, Ocean Alley, Cut Copy, Stoker with Anderson .Paak bringing in the New Year. Bruce Baker was our photographer […]

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Eat your way around Byron Bay: 5 places to try during Splendour in the Grass

July 19, 2018

Not far from the fields where the annual winter festival Splendor in the Grass will take place this weekend, Byron Bay is a hotbed for innovative gastronomy and creative enterprises. The landscape is constantly evolving and flourishing, yet within the much loved laid-back coastal and country environment that has thrived for years. The food scene has […]

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Five essential Byron Bay dining spots you need in your life

April 2, 2018

Less than an hour and a half south of the Gold Coast, where the Commonwealth Games are about to be held, and the home of Bluesfest, is a hotbed for innovative gastronomy and creative enterprises in and around Byron Bay. The landscape is constantly evolving and flourishing, yet within the much loved laid-back coastal and […]

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The Australian Winter Road Trip: Byron Bay to Kingscliff (Part Two)

August 23, 2017

Teaming up with Camplify and Destination NSW, we are discovering the very best winter vibes of Byron Bay and NSW northern coast, tasting the culinary scene, and enjoying the region’s stunning natural landscapes. In the second half of our trip along the east coast (look back on the first half) we plunge into the thriving culture and experience […]

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The Australian Winter Road Trip: Sunshine Coast to Byron Bay (Part One)

August 11, 2017

A trip along the Australian east coast does not have to be taken during the warm summer seasons, we found that out on a recent escapade from the Sunshine Coast down to Byron Bay. The six day roady has revealed the many benefits and beauties of hitting the north east coast during the cooler months. […]

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A star-studded lineup pay beautiful, fitting tribute to Szymon on day two at Splendour in the Grass

July 23, 2016

Saturday at Splendour in the Grass was a particularly special one for the Borzestowski family, as they (along with some friends) brought the late Szymon‘s acclaimed debut album, Tigersapp, to life as part of a moving tribute to the Newcastle producer and songwriter. The GW McLennan Tent had a strong crowd of supporters during the […]

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Splendour in the Grass 2016 arts lineups announced

June 2, 2016

Splendour in the Grass 2016 is almost upon us, and with that comes the announcement of its arts programs – Splendour Arts and Splendour in the Craft. This year’s Splendour Arts will feature six major pieces scattered across the events site, curated by artist Craig Walsh. The Arch Tunnel Response, a site responsive painting by Melbourne […]

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Taste the best of Byron Bay over the long weekend

April 20, 2016

Spending a long weekend in Byron Bay is probably something akin to bliss, but to combine the short trip away with a huge foodie package is nothing short of heavenly! The Byron and Taste Byron Bay‘s Terase Davidson have created a special foodie tour package that allows visitors to not only stay at The Byron, but also […]

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