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1. Posted by Jessy73 (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Hey peeps,

Just a quick question- looking for info on Byron Bay planning to spend a little time there, going out to Oz on 18th Aug so would be looking at visiting Byron Bay end of Aug,

Just wondering about best budget accomodation-
and work wise is there much work in the area-

Any info would be great- there is 3 of us going over to Oz now so accomodation to suit 3 woulod be great-


a very excited Jess!! x

2. Posted by nomadgirl (Budding Member 72 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

we had a car and was fun! you can also rent a wicker van, you'll see them all along the gold coast...camping was the cheapest way to go for us :) happy trails!

3. Posted by ToniL (Budding Member 52 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

For three people your best bet would be to hire a caravan, or trailer as they call them in the US. There are plenty of van parks in Byron so either go to the Byron bay web site or just take your pick when you get there. I have never stayed in a van myself but I have heard a local say that the van park at Clarks Beach in Byron is excellent.

Not much help but should put you on the right track

4. Posted by Cool Paul (Travel Guru 611 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

There is plenty of work there if you don't mind working in a hostel restaurant or bar. not much else, there are a few farms around I guess. If you get a job at a hostel perhaps you could stay for free.

By the by.... Byron bay rocks. I kind of wish I stayed longer but by that time I had gathered up a big group of friends and was having a good time with them so I moved north with them. I def want to go back in the future and spend a month or two there.

[ Edit: Edited on Jun 25, 2008, at 6:42 PM by Cool Paul ]

5. Posted by kateykins (Budding Member 4 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Byron Bay is a fantastic place to stay. I stayed at the arts factory which is a really cool place (and cheap) you should check it out!

you're gonna have fun in byron!

6. Posted by Jessy73 (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Thanks so much guys very excited now- will have to look up all the places you have suggested and get some digs for a while then!! All the time in the world so may as well stay for as long as I wish!!
Cheers guys,

Jess x