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“Stunning trail”
Review of Lighthouse Trail

Lighthouse Trail
Ranked #1 of 57 things to do in Byron Bay
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Canberra
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17 reviews
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“Stunning trail”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Having stayed a few times at Byron, my wife and I walk this trail normally twice a day. It has everything: coastal sub-tropical rainforest, great vistas over beaches, ocean and hinterland, cliff top trail, lighthouse, and some coffee shops (if you must). It is 3.7 km long, but beware, it includes some 700-odd steps. Wildlife includes bush turkeys (the feathered kind), lizards, and often one can see sting-rays and dolphins frolicking in the waves.

Visited February 2013
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Manly, NSW
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“Best Activity in Byron”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Great scenic walk that lasts about 2-3 hours depending on pace. You see some amazing scenery and wildlife of all sorts, including birds, water dragons, dolphins, rays. Easily the best daytime activity in Byron. A must.

Visited March 2013
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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“Favourite walk!”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

One of our favourite short walks anywhere - great trail that takes you through rainforest (lots of bush turkeys), beaches and some fantastic viewpoints. On a clear day you can see the dolphins play in the (usually) clear waters far below, and in winter whales swim past.

Visited March 2013
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“Beautifully scenic walk”
Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Well worth doing if you're in the area. An excellent walk up along the cliff-top path which skirts around a protected coastal rainforest. The views from up top and a little spit of land out in the ocean are spectacular. I was even lucky enough to spot a pod of dolphins from up near the lighthouse. The walk past the lighthouse and through the rainforest made it even more worthwhile on the way back. It's a very easy 3km (ish) round trip for most people to be able to complete comfortably and I would thoroughly recommend it.

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“Great Scenic Hike”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Cool trail, beautiful overlooks of the ocean, very pretty at the lighthouse at the end of the hike. Even saw whales from the top!

Visited April 2012
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