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Cape Byron Lighthouse

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Cape Byron Walking Track, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice lighthouse, very pretty and surrounded by cliffside along with the spectacular surroundings of Byron Bay.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gabrielle B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I walked up to the lighthouse, the views were breath taking and often you can see dolphins swimming below. The lighthouse has a café on site and a small free museum where you can go and read the history of the families and history of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jody B
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you enjoy a bit of a walk and a little bit of a challenge this walk is well worth doing. You can take your time getting up to the lighthouse and stop along the way and enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lighthouse is a must when you go to Byron Bay! It is worth the drive up to the lighthouse and pay the $8.00 for parking. The views are stunning and gorgeous!! Could have spent all day there taking in the view. You can tour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 325michaelam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view of Bryon Bay and the beach and ocean is amazing. The colour of the ocean is divine. If u are lucky you might see dolphins. You have to wait around for parking as lots of people and it costs $8 of you drive...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank samanthaj911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go up here around 17:30 on our last night. It was a beautiful clear night. We chose to drive up most of the way as we had our 11 month old with us in stroller and the hill would have been quite...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 856missyk
Reviewed 1 week ago

A MUST when in Byron. On a clear day the views are spectacular. Worth the walk from the Carpark to the top and for the fitter amongst you, go all the way to the bottom. Remember, every step down, equals a step that must be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lighthouse is the main attraction when in Byron. It's a short drive from the center of town, or there's walking tracks if you would rather walk up. There's a small carpark at the top but I wouldn't count on getting a park there, it's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robbies467
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice walk to reach the phare /from the phare along the coast Takes up to 2h to do the walk, you can't visit the phare but you get a really great view

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 632agathep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As good a view as you will get from any similiar lighthouse. But parking, seriously. Spoilt by a greedy green Byron Bay Council who are keen to take your money and give you nothing. Similiar to paid parking all through Byron. Not the Byron I...More

Date of experience: March 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.