The Arakwal called this meeting place ‘Cavvanbah‘, which was the name of the settlement until 1894 when it became Byron Bay. Captain Cook originally named Cape Byron after Admiral Byron, not after his nephew the poet Lord Byron.

Byron Bay enjoys a subtropical climate with hot, wet summers and mild, dry winters. It’s mild, temperate climate makes it a perfect joint to hang out for most of the year.

We’ve been getting some decent thunderstorms at night and there’s been plenty of rain, lifting some water restrictions from level 4 to 2 (e.g. Mullumbimby). That’s great news!

Surfwise, there’s waves today as the northerlies retreated. Tallows and Broken all had a head high wobbly wave – suffering from a bit of morning sickness and high tide.

Aquabumps Gallery – Long Weekend Deal
This inbound Australia Day Long weekend we’re offering a bonus mini print ($35) of your choice with any in-store purchase over $250. Pop in and see us at 151 Curlewis Street Bondi Beach Australia Telephone 02 9013 7788. Open daily, 10am to 6pm (and yes, we’re open on Australia Day Holiday Monday)

Have a good one folks, :: uge

The Pass, a longboarders haven

A brand new day, Byron Bay


Broken Head sets, bathed in golden light




Crouching tiger, hidden dragon


Got my postcard lighthouse pre-sunrise shot.


Passing by, Byron


Byron is covered in wildlife


Byron Bay Peelers

Checking Tallows


Foam riders, Byron

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