Byron Bay is Australias most hippie town, and you can have a taste of that lifestyle popping by the little car park next to the main beach (in front of Fishheads).
Where do the hippies live in Australia?
The Ridge commune is located south of Ballina in northern New South Wales. The Ridge commune is located south of Ballina in northern New South Wales. The Ridge commune is located south of Ballina in northern New South Wales.
What is Byron Bay famous for?
Byron Bay is a coastal town located on the far-north coast of NSW, Australia. Home to Australias most easterly point and the iconic Cape Byron lighthouse, the region is known for its spectacular beaches, unique shopping and dining experiences, world-class festivals, and vibrant community spirit.
Is Byron Bay busy?
Book ahead… Byron is busy year-round these days, so plan well ahead for accommodation—essential if youre here for one of the big music festivals: Splendour in the Grass, Bluesfest, or Falls Festival. If youre on a budget, the recently revamped Byron Bay YHA hostel is a good, cheap, and centrally located option.
Is Byron Bay an expensive place to live?
The average cost of living in Byron Bay is $1915, which is in the top 5% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 402nd out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 64 in Australia. The median after-tax salary is $2919, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months.