Travel

Byron is priciest NSW destination

Byron Bay accommodation prices rank up with the world's highest.
Byron Bay accommodation prices rank up with the world's highest. David Nielsen

BYRON Bay is NSW's most expensive tourist destination and rates in price among some of the most costly in the world, a new report shows.

The report by Hotels.com found Byron Bay cost visitors an average $192 per night for accommodation. The average price in Sydney was a comparatively low $181 per night.

By comparison, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and San Francisco all had cheaper accommodation.

The report also found accommodation prices across the nation were generally headed up - an average 9% across Australia - with the Gold Coast recording the biggest jump in 2011, up 19% to an average $161 per night, followed closely by Brisbane, which jumped 18% to an average $174, and Perth, up 17% to $184.

Topics:  accommodation, byron bay, gold coast, hotel, tourism


Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
'Seaview' 5 Magic Acres... $1,150,000
House 3 1 1
Secluded Rural Living on... $1,600,000
House 3 2 4
Secluded Rural Living on... $1,600,000
Rural 3 2 4
Huge Studio Warehouse... Auction
Commercial Located in Byron Bay's popular Arts and Industry estate, this large light ...

Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.


Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save