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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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Half-Day Byron Bay Whale Watching Cruise
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Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 5955
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 October 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
Reviewed 24 August 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
Reviewed 23 August 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
Reviewed 30 June 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
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It is a beautifully maintained conservation area (although I was very sad to not see any goats clinging to the mountain on this trip - where have they all gone?). The parking to get into the conservation area is extremely difficult, always excessively busy and...More

1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Wasnt a windy day and that was good as being up top of a hill we wanted to see the views and sit and watch the hang gliders and get some fresh clean air

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went to Byron Bay on a day trip. There is a great hippie town you drive through which I would recommend stopping through to grab a bit/drinks, shop or get a great view of the beach. Once we got to Byron Bay we had...More

Thank niavm2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The area is well maintained and landscaped. The staff on the hill is friendly too. Don't be scared off by the paid parking at the top of the hill, its the same price as the lower parking lots. There are some nice walking trails and...More

Thank RaceRider
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Loving this place so much! Breezy air, nice weather, perfect view. The lighthouse is something you must go in Byron Bay. But take note the parking is only opened after 8am..

Thank Jess S
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