Increase in visitation and spend for Barrington Coast

The Barrington Coast remains the number one visited destination on the north coast!

Tourism Research Australia data just released, shows that despite the horrendous bush fires last year, visitation and spend in the Barrington Coast still increased in 2019.

The Barrington Coast remains the number one visited destination on the north coast with 2.276 million visitors spending a total of $629 million, the second highest amount on the north coast behind Byron Bay.

Highlights of the Barrington Coast Local Government Area Profiles for 2019 include:

2.276 million visitors
1st
on the north coast
8% increase on 2018

3.971 million nights
2nd
on the north coast (Byron Bay 4.7m)
5% increase on 2018

$629 million spend
2nd on the north coast (Byron Bay $857m)
8% increase on 2018

$277 average spend per trip
6th on the north coast
No change from 2018

$128 average spend per night
6th on the north coast
3% increase on 2018

$172 average spend on commercial accommodation
6th on the north coast
5% increase on 2018

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