"go to Byron Bay! It might be..." Australia Favorite Tip by FireMike

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Favorite thing: go to Byron Bay! It might be becoming a little over done with the hippie culture but it is still my favourite place in the world. Fun nightlife, amazing surfing, nice beaches, most under rated dive spot in the country, and NOT TOO BIG!

Fondest memory: I was lucky enough to spend a couple weeks on some pretty posh dive boats. I volunteered for two weeks on Mike Ball Dive Expedition boats, one week on SuperSport and one week on SpoilSport. It was a fair trade in that I washed dishes and cut vegetables but got to dive 4 times a day for free. And the diving was UNBELIEVABLE! You just can't comprehend the difference until you see it. The boats that just go out for day trips onto the Great Barrier Reef, go to spots that are so over dived they lose some of their shine. On these trips, we were the only ones around for hundreds of miles, literally.

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 26, 2002
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