Byron Bay is the ultimate Schoolies destination if you are planning on chilling out on the beach, indulging in sinful food and partying the night away with friends.
World famous for its laid back 'hippie' atmosphere, Byron Bay is an interesting and vibrant town engulfed by the sheer beauty of its natural environment, a warm year-round climate and an all-embracing ambience.
Boasting great surfing beaches, national parks, the famous Byron Bay Lighthouse at Cape Byron (Australia's most easterly point), fantastic restaurants, famed markets, speciality shops and endless entertainment options, Byron Bay has everything for the fun-loving Schoolie.
There is also a great live music scene and vibrant nightlife that takes over the main street with venues including The Beach Hotel, Great Northern Hotel, The Rails, Cheeky Monkeys and Cocomangas.
Other tours and activities available include learn to surf, skydiving, hang gliding, kayaking with dolphins and horse riding.
Schoolies accommodation is within walking distance of all the action in Byron Bay and is sure to provide a memorable Schoolies week away.
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Byron Bay is the most easterly point of Australia and is located in NSW. From the Gold Coast, it's approximately a 40 min drive. If you are looking for a place that is a great spot for Schoolies, than look no further than Byron Bay.
Byron Bay is known for its laid back bohemian atmosphere and it really has something to cater for all budgets. Jonson St is the heart of Byron and is filled with restaurants, shopping, bars, nightlife and live entertainment.
For activities, you can go hangliding, take a surfing lesson, dive and take the opportunity to see turtles and grey nurse sharks, kayak with dolphins, skydive; or you can just spend your day lazing on the white sandy beaches of Byron and take a refreshing dip in the ocean.