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Cape Byron State Conservation Area

Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 5955
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“every angle” (2 reviews)
“light house” (8 reviews)
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Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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+61 2 6685 5955
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"most easterly point"
in 11 reviews
"every angle"
in 2 reviews
"light house"
in 8 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 2 reviews
"paid parking"
in 4 reviews
"hang gliders"
in 2 reviews
"bush turkeys"
in 2 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 2 reviews
"whale watching"
in 4 reviews
"great scenery"
in 2 reviews
"see whales"
in 4 reviews
"walk up"
in 4 reviews
"stunning views"
in 4 reviews
"great walk"
in 4 reviews
"great spot"
in 2 reviews
"australia"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

The walk up to the lighthouse was quite an effort for us seniors but well worth the climb. The views were stunning and rewarding as we were at the most Easterly point in Australia. The descent was equally challenging but at the end of the...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Great Beach at the northern end of Watego's. Simple parking in the sand park just below the headland.

Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Cape Byron State Conservation Area is well maintained and in excellent condition for the amount of travelers that visit the park area.

Thank Brett S
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Byron Bay has been a pioneer in conservation in every aspect and this State Conservation Area been created by those seeds.

Thank sunart111
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

Lovely walk from BB city center, there will be load of steps on the way. you will see load of birds and the typical wold turkey and Ibis. do not miss the most easterly point on your way. Loved it!

Thank Laura T
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Australia's Gold Coast, we spent the day at Byron Bay. I've heard so much about this place from my daughter , I was really looking forward to it ! My husband and I love being outdoors , walking and taking...More

1  Thank Terri B
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The area is on the walk up to the lighthouse. It is a sub-tropical rainforest with lots oc natural flora. A bush turkey was seen on my walk. The goats of 30 years ago have gone allowinv the natural fora to grow.

Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

The views north and south are quite spectacular from the Lighthouse and the walks through the rain forest are also good but parking is limited and expensive. Worth a visit but go before the visitors arive.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

The Cape Byron State Conservation Area aims to preserve the bush and wildlife. It's not far from the Byron Bay Lighthouse. The aim is to help the native bush regenerate. Look out for the bush turkeys. The are black, with colourful wattles. They build mounds...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This is truly a great walk. There are quite a few stairs in places but certainly worth the effort. In season the whales come in quite close and can be easily seen from parts of the coastline. Allow a couple of hours to enjoy the...More

Thank X2943JCmarkw
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