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From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Athens, Greece
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From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Is there a 'quick' way to get from HI to Byron Bay without having to change planes or wait in airports for 24 hours?

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1. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Fly direct to either coolangatta or ballina airports, hire a car and drive. This would be the fastest.

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2. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Hi,

A charter would be the quickest and save waiting time.

BTW why on earth would you want to go to Byron Bay after Hamilton Island?

Cheers,

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3. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

:) Good call OZ. Although Hamilton Island isn't a must do either

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4. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

You will need to fly to Brisbane then get road transport from there

I can understand where the seniors ;-) are coming from.

However HTI is for snorkel and still water, not a big nightlife scene but does have some.

Byron has a bigger night life and backpackers plus surf

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5. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Seniors!? I think you will find OZRCFLYER and myself are simply wise beyond our years, GurusW

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6. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Thank you all fir your feedback. Our 15-day itinerary in Australia includes Melbourne, an island close to Hamilton island, Byron bay and Sydney with a two-days trip to Hunter Valley. The thought behind visiting Byron bay is to see a different to HI ocean-side area. We are open to consider any alternative suggestions.

Edited: 03 November 2013, 08:48
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7. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Your itinerary seems fine ilias, enjoy your time in Australia

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8. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Hi

>>I can understand where the seniors ;-) are coming from.<<

Seniors......Hrrumph! It has taken me years of practice to become a "Grumpy old man". I much prefer the term "Old Far+" as being more descriptive and accurate:-)

Ilias it sounds like a great trip but some of us old farts remember Byron Bay from the sixties not what it is now. In that area Lennox still has some of the "old vibe"

Cheers,

Edited: 03 November 2013, 19:42
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9. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Shhhhh, don't tell anyone about lennox ;-)

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10. Re: From Hamilton Island to Byron Bay

Byron Bay...probably because of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QoA-FBkzaI

;)