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Address: Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6620 9300
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Great lighthouse and views, terrible parking

The lighthouse is a lovely old building and well worth a visit. The views that surround it are even more beautiful, especially in July where you can see whales migrating north as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ktsnowowl
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a must to see the lighthouse and the fantastic views! We even caught a glimpse of some whales! The only negative was $8 for parking was a bit steep...

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The lighthouse is a lovely old building and well worth a visit. The views that surround it are even more beautiful, especially in July where you can see whales migrating north as well as the Dolphins you can see year round. Obviously at the top of a hill, you can't build a multi-storey car park to accommodate the huge number... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made it up to the lighthouse for sunrise and it was completely worth it! The views from here are incredible. We saw whales as they continue north. On the far side of the lighthouse there was a group of surfers who were joined by a couple of dolphins for the morning surf. The car park is tiny and lots... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were just passing through Byron Bay but decided we had to go to the most easterly point of Australia - because we could. This is worth a look. You can walk right out to the point. Parking is $8 right up at the lighthouse (see Ranger walking around to pay) but I would recommend parking outside the gate and... More 

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Thank Renee F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Do the walk properly! Don't drive up. I have done this walk twice. Take plenty of water and be prepared for the uphill climb which if you are of a good fitness level will be easy enough and you can always stop along the way and enjoy the view 😜

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Thank Claire J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Parking is limited at the top so I recommend parking at the bottom near Palm Beach and walking up and around the head - it's a beautiful walk and you see a whole lot more!

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Thank TravelLoverNZx
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I instantly fell in love with this place. We did the walk to the most easterly point which was gorgeous. We saw a wallaby on the cliffs and whales out to sea- just stunning! The next day we went back to watch the sunset- views are gorgeous and just so peaceful. If you don't have small children with you there... More 

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Thank Eleanor D
Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing walk from the town to the lighthouse. Tallow Beach is beautiful from up there. You may see dolphins or whales!

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Thank Magalie17
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Time your trip here and get here for the sunset (and sunrise!) View is amazing! (Although the parking lot is rather limited). Do the lighthouse trail if you've time - (depending on your fitness level, it's not quite a 20 min walk down)

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Thank Inoku
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the most stunning lighthouses in Australia. Take a walk down to the point. It is hard work on the way back up but the fitness guru's just jog straight past! Visiting in August meant we also saw some whale action which was pretty exciting. It's really busy and parking is at a premium ($8 for 2 hours) but... More 

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