Byron Bay is a coastal city located in the far-northeastern corner of the state of New South Wales , Australia . It is 772 kilometers (480 miles) north of Sydney and 165 kilometers (103 miles) al in Brisbane . Cape Byron , adjacent to the city promontory, It is the easternmost point of mainland Australia. In the Census 2006, the city had a permanent population of 4.981. The city is in turn the nucleus of Byron Shire , which has more than 28.000 people.
Local Arakwal behalf of Aboriginal people in the area Cavvanbah, what does it mean “venue”. Lieutenant James Cook named Cape Byron after John Byron , circumnavigator of the world and the grandfather of the poet Lord Byron .
Byron Bay has a mild temperate climate , with warm summers and mild winters. Winters are cold with daily highs typically reach a nice 19,4 ° C and a minimum of 11 ºC. Summer can be hot, with a daily average of 27 ºC. Summer nights can be wet, cooling the day so for a comfortable temperature during the night