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Cape Byron Lighthouse

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Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6620 9300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great walk up there, loved it. Gets a bit exhausting in the heat, so carry enough water and a hat! The view is really nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joke251
Reviewed 2 days ago

This a historic site that is sometimes open to the public. The tour is well worth doing as well as going into the information centre for local history info. It is kept well and is an ideal spot for photographs

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rsbj2121
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked up to the lighthouse from Clarke’s beach. Steep walk thru the bush but worth it. Great views across both beaches.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SonS1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful view that I had in Australia. The light house is a great place and you can take a sunbath in very close beaches.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pattybavi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you visit Byron you MUST visit the lighthouse, it’s beautiful! We got a taxi up, had some breakfast in the cafe (the banana bread is sublime) and walked back into town via The Pass. Apparently sunrise and sunset is a great time to visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LjFox1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to Byron for many years and have never ever been able to get a car park at the Lighthouse! Finally, we took a chance and drove up there to try our luck and got a spot (at an $8.00 parking fee!)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MelindaC565
Reviewed 5 days ago

Might have missed this but at the top of the lighthouse walk there is a stairway which leads quite steeply down to the edge of the water then to wategos beach which is well worth the extra walk...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Loraine C
Reviewed 5 days ago

great 30 minute uphill with amazing views over the aqua clear waters. spot whales and dolphins and a wild pacific ocean hitting the cape

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mauriziotravles
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must when in Byron Bay. The lighthouse site on the most easterly point of Australia. If you love lighthouses you'll be thrilled at this one. Great views all around sunrises n sunsets n lightening out to sea.. amazing for great pics. Also i enjoy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Keryn M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cape Byron Light is an active lighthouse located at Cape Byron. The easternmost point of the mainland of Australia. It had one of the stunning views over the coast and Hinterland. It has been five years since we came here. My young girls love this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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December 22, 2017|
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Response from meercat05 | Reviewed this property |
No the lighthouse is closed Christmas Day as it is run by Volunteers.
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Surfers Paradise to Byron Bay (28 Replies)
Hi all, was thinking of renting a car and drive to Byron Bay, instead of taking up a day tour. The day tour will bring us to the following places- - Cabarita Beach - Hasting Points _ Cape Byron Lighthouse - Crystal Castle If i will to rent a car and GPS from the car hire, does the GPS have info to the above mentioned places. I am certain that the GPS will bring me to Byron Bay district, but not sure of the above palces as I am not sure if the GPS's routing maps will be so...More
November 08, 2011|
Response fromemel49|
Yes, all streets and beaches in Byron will be on the GPS. Just put in the landmark or address you want to go to and let the GPS guide you. If you like you can always carry a paper map as a back up.