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Address: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +612-6620-9300
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This new park features both stunning scenery and aboriginal cultural...
This new park features both stunning scenery and aboriginal cultural heritage.
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Trails, beach access, wildlife

We walk some of the trails that weave their way through the Park and enjoy the sand between our toes, but we are mindful of snakes which we see occassionally near the trails. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Byron Bay, Australia
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Byron Bay, Australia
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We walk some of the trails that weave their way through the Park and enjoy the sand between our toes, but we are mindful of snakes which we see occassionally near the trails. The park borders on Tallows Beach which is wild and wonderful but can be dangerous for swimmers. No dogs allowed, unfortunately, but the wildlife seems plentiful and... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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1,158 reviews
634 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,313 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Arakwal National Park is only 2km from the Cape Byron lighthouse or via the Tallow Creek access. Not as interesting as the Cape Byron Conservation Park and the light house trail, but there are a few nice views and birdlife/ wildlife in and around the area. You can also spot some of the hang glider's from the local hang gliding... More 

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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

While in Burleigh Heads travelled down to Byron Bay..talk about BUSY!!!!!!!!!! Labour Day weekend and the grand final of the NRL so EVERYTHING was GO GO GO!!!!!! Took 3/4 hour just to drive into township once leaving the motorway. Were going to go up to Lighthouse but decided against that as so windy on beach and wanted to get out... More 

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Mullumbimby, Australia
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86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

..... I cycled through here on my way from Suffolk Park to Byron Bay on a number of occasions and always stopped and took time out . A very beautiful place ....

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Initially a bit disappointed because there seemed to be a short sandy trail through scrubby bush and nothing more. But even though the walk only took approx. 30 minutes we saw lizards, wallabies, echidna, and a black snake right in front of our feet!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

To be able to walk in an almost untouched natural enviroment by the sea with the sounds of native birds and the odd passing by of the native wildlife, if your quiet enough as you walk you will be surprised by the magic of nature and the stillness it can bring to the heart and soul

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Byron bay
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A lovely place to walk through, teaming with birdlife, wallabies and a few reptiles. Easy access to the creek and beach via this piece of Land owned by the Arakwal people of Byron Bay

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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

It's a well - thought out trip,especially if walking the dog, riding bikes with family. An unspoilt part of the small amount of wilderness, even "friendly wilderness" which can be enjoyed by all age groups.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Take time to enjoy this as time is as long as the moment you take to believe in such beauty. Take walk along a beach enter a palm forest and climb coastal escapement with vies of surf peeling dolphins sharing waves turtles and sharks living together with whales diving into golden pink clouds electrified by summer storms. Sit a while... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Tallow beach and it's lagoons are a bit of paradise. The mood of the beach changes hour by hour, day by day. No two walks are ever the same. Erosion and rising seas pose a risk to this precious environment.

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Address: Address: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +612-6620-9300
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay

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