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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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Byrons Best kept secret

This land parkland is beautiful and right on the beach. Arakwal National Park is jointly managed between the Bundjalung of Byron Bay People (Arakwal) and NSW National Parks and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Byron Bay, Australia
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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This land parkland is beautiful and right on the beach. Arakwal National Park is jointly managed between the Bundjalung of Byron Bay People (Arakwal) and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). The Arakwal National Park Joint Management Committee brings together the Bundjalung People with NPWS and Byron Shire Council representatives to provide advice on the management of Arakwal National... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

this is a great place to go for a quiet walk or take the kids out on their bikes as it is safe and away from all traffic, you can access the beach several times on the track so if you feel like a swim go for it !!!!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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