There's plenty to do in Byron Bay, from surfing to sky diving or just simply chilling at the beach. Also walking to the lighthouse going to Australia's most easterly point where you can see most of the gold coast from miles away is spectacular. A place I didn't really want to leave.
Insider Tip:If you go on a night out then you have to go to cheeky monkeys as it's simply the best! It's cheap, they pick you from your hostel, food for only $5! Drinking games and more. A simply must for any partygoers!