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Address: Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Awesome views, great walk.

This is such a great walk! Take the time to do it if you can. It is around a headland and up to the lighthouse so be prepared for uphill and some uneven sections, there are also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is such a great walk! Take the time to do it if you can. It is around a headland and up to the lighthouse so be prepared for uphill and some uneven sections, there are also stairs in places. The views are stunning, plenty of photo spots, including the most easterly point of Australia. If the season is right... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Completed this interesting and somewhat demanding circuit with the family. Started the walk from the Captain Cook Lookout carpark in the National Park and walked the circuit clockwise. Great views all the way on the outward leg including over Clarke's and Wategos beaches (Raes is an option to eat / drink) from where we saw Dolphins in the surf. Climb... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a long good walk on Australia's best north facing beaches and it has the wonderful views. It is also good for exercise as has both flat walks and stairs and hill walks

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great walk and exciting views along the way..a few steps to contend with and a bit of up hill walking to get back

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely way to spend a few hours. Lots of places to stop and admire the amazing views of the beach. quite a few steps at points but easy enough, sea breeze helps on a hot day. Nice little cafe by the lighthouse plus toilets to recharge for the walk back! Definitely recommend.

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Albury, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the middle of town the gentle meandering coastal stroll to the lighthouse with the occasional steeper section was a delight watching the dolphins, surfers and distant oil freighters. Some sections are a little steeper however anyone who has walked around the block recently wouldn't find it a problem.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Come here for the sunrise. It's a great spot to get beautiful scenic photos of the lighthouse, endless stretch of beach and the dramatic cliffs of Byron.

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Cochrane, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed the trail to the lighthouse. There are some very steep inclines and stairs. We started the day with hot sunshine then heavy rain and wind back to sunshine do you should be prepared for all weather conditions. The lighthouse was interesting and they have a small cafe for a snack. I might suggest taking a bus or... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends of ours recommended this walk to us and said doing it at first light was quite beautiful. They were absolutely right! This is a lovely, relatively easy walk, approximately a 4km loop. It would take about an hour to walk if you didn't stop much along the way, but if you want to take in the spectacular scenery allow... More 

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Brisbane
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the loop in about 1.5 hours and it was lovely to see all the different views and different landscapes as we went. It was hot to start with but once we'd passed the lighthouse we found the beautiful sea breezes. Would definitely recommend taking water and wearing good walking shoes, particularly if doing the complete loop as the... More 

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