About Byron Shire

Byron Shire Council

We are very proud of our Green dominated Council and there will be lots to add here about it. But for now here is a link to the Byron Council web page where there are lots of useful info.

 

Groups supported and indorsed by Red Rose Realty:

 

What Gigs are Happening in Byron Bay?

Click Here – GET OUT in BYRON BAY

General info for the Byron Bay Area here is a link to a great site – www.byron-bay.net.au

Accommodation

If your after a cheap good value fully self contained apartment in the center of everything you cant go past Byron Central Apartments. Location Location Location. No need to drive to town as your in town.

 

Our Recommended Rural Accommodation (8mins or 10 km from Byron)

Great Granny Waterhouse is a 4 bedroom house situated on a property 8 minutes from central Byron. Sleeping 10 and Offering tranquility, spectacular views and wildlife. www.greatgrannywaterhouse.com

Markets

Locations of the Northern Rivers Markets

Local Organic Farmers Markets Every week

Brunswick Heads Market – Memorial Park. First Saturday. 6684 4437
Byron Bay Community Market – Butler Street Reserve. First Sunday. 6680 9703
Mullumbimby Museum Market – Stuart Street. Third Saturday. 6684 3370
Uki Buttery Bazaar – Uki Village Buttery. Third Sunday. 6679 5399
Bangalow Village Market – Bangalow Showground. Fourth Sunday. 6687 1911

Wildlife

Whales are still spotted here and there, they come right into the Bay. You could be sitting on the beach and the next thing your view of the sea is broken by a tail fluke lazily waving at you.

Red Rose Realty is proud to support Sea Shepherd in their endevours to protect our sea neighbours. Please take some time to check out their website by clicking on their logo below.

Things happen all the time around Byron just call and ask us whats happening at the time you plan to stay and we will fill you in.

We have a regular pod of Dolphins who can be seen just about every day, swimming feeding and surfing amongst other swimmers and surfers (human).

The winter sun is delightful a quiet un-crowded time here in Byron. Ocean temperature is currently 21 degrees warmer than the air temp.

The weather is beautiful. Great for diving and whale watching.

Schools

There are many in the Byron Shire all of which are highly regarded. A few schools which we are linked with are the Cape Byron Steiner School and the Byron Bay Community School. This is a great area to raise children.

 

Cinema

Our Local Independent Cinema the Lounge Cinema is an experience in itself we highly recommend a movie here.

Artists

Byron Bay Sandoligist- Steve Machell produces sand sculptures which will have you and your kids amazed and delighted. A special Byron Attraction.

More Great Features of the Byron Shire

An amazing Invention that will help clean our waterways – BUTTRAP – www.buttrap.com.au

The Byron Bay Community and Cultural Centre is really quite cool – www.heartofbyron.org.au

For a great insight to the area of Byron check out this link to our Local Paper “The Echo” – www.echo.net.au

Or for the sound of Byron check out the multi award winning community radio station Bay FM 99.9- www.bayfm.org

Our area is famous for its forward thinking and awareness of the way things really are without popular media spin on things to fool us. The Generator is a web site which is produced for the good of the planet. We think its good, check it out, maybe bookmark it. – www.thegenerator.com.au

Jims Alternative Tours – A scenic jouney into the georgous hinterland up to the village of Nimbin, Breathtaking Minyon Falls, Various Market stop overs, an alternative eco farm tour, all while listening to great music. Byron Central will arange for your adventure just ask at reception. check out their website click this link- www.jimsalternativetours.com

Sundive our local and best dive operators in Byron as well as being our neighbours, browse our specials page for dive packages. Check out their website- www.sundive.com.au

 

Byron Bay Psychology – One of the best counsellors in the shire.
www.byronbaypsych.com.au