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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

Definitely worth a visit if you are in Byron Bay. The views make this a worthwhile stop. Have a drink or snack at the top and soak in the views and sun.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank s_water10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not a stroll in the park, and some strenuous uphill sections, but well worth the effort and good way to spend a couple of hours if waking from Byron Bay itself. Take plenty of water and sun block even if cloudy as can change to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you want a long tramp, I wouldn't bother. There's parking issues at all levels. Parking charges too. But the older parking attendant at the top level is lovely and chatty and ensures that you get a good paid spot.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its worth the hike or drive up.Be very careful of traffic as road is very narrow and cars dont have much room to pass .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Panheadpete1953
Reviewed 5 days ago

We flew in from Sydney arriving at the Ballina airport caught a bus to the Byron Bay Resort arriving at about 1:00 o’clock. On our flight we set beside a lovely gentleman Terry, from Byron Bay and when we ask him what was the number...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 20don574
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning views from the lighthouse area. Parking is tight, there is car parking half way up hill but very steep walk up especially when hot. Limited parking at top but attendant ensuring fair parking, pricey to park there, but I felt worth it. Grounds are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 617joanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this place when visiting Byron Bay. Amazing views, lovely Cafe, nice walking tracks. A must go!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fsocampos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking view, amazing spot for that perfect capture. Head out there for a breath taking view and a perfect sunset.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shreyabhanot2107
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from this attraction, which is on the Easternmost point of mainland Australia, are beautiful. A must see. Do yourself a favour and visit the little museum in the lighthouse, which is staffed by knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteers who are happy to share information...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Antonius-Pax
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a couple of runs to the lighthouse early morning and late afternoon. Fabulous location and great to see the views on both sides into Byron , Julian Rocks and Tallows. The area around the lighthouse has plenty of space to sit and relax...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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.