Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Byrona[euro][TM]s Whites Beach No Longer a Well-Kept Secret

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Byrona[euro][TM]s Whites Beach No Longer a Well-Kept Secret

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Byline: Rodney Stevens Rodney.Stevens@northernstar.com.au

THE SECRET of one of Byron Bayas hidden gems is out.

Secluded Whites Beach at Broken Head has been named Australiaas number one secret destination in Australian Traveller magazineas 100 Incredible Travel Secrets of Australia.

And locals agree, but there are some reservations about large numbers of tourists invading Whites Beach.

Bay Beach Hire owner Sean Riley said Whites Beach was well known to locals but due to its isolation was not on the tourist radar.

aWhites Beach is a great place to go during summer in northerly winds to get some awesome waves,a he said.

aItas a great little getaway because there usually arenat a lot of people down there compared to the other beaches.a

Byron Visitors Centre acting manager Melissa Sanders echoed Mr Rileyas thoughts.

aByron Bay has many beautiful beaches and Whites Beach is just one of them, itas just tucked a little bit out of the way, thatas why itas a hidden gem,a she said. …

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