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Lighthouse Trail

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Address: Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Don't rush your visit to the lighthouse. If you can get on one of the volunteer organised tours to the top of the lighthouse, there is no better place to take in the views. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lochgoilhead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't rush your visit to the lighthouse. If you can get on one of the volunteer organised tours to the top of the lighthouse, there is no better place to take in the views. The tours are free but a donation is welcomed. Back at ground level, the Lighthouse Trail is well signposted. We were there during a heat wave,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recommended by a friend to do the walk to the lighthouse. The morning was perfect, sunshine and the view at the top was amazing. So peaceful, lots of walkers, joggers. Recommend early morning best time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great walk with beautiful scenery all the up, need to be a little fit to do this if starting from the main area of town. Well worth the views.

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Hope Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk up to The lighthouse is wonderful. The scenery is spectacular and during the whale season you can spot many whales and dolphins. A must to do when visiting Byron Bay. There is a coffee shop at the top so you can rest and get refreshments.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views a definite must do but wear covered shoes ! Take the walking track but half of it is sand and myself as well as 50% of people on the track had sandles so unless you mind sand in your shoes , sneakers are better. Take water because it's a decent walk to the first cafe.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect way to see the beautiful scenery of Byron coastline and a great workout too! Awesome coastal views on the way to the lighthouse, then you can walk back through the bush.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this great walk during a recent trip to Byron to see the sunrise. We googled first then added 10 minutes to the trek (as a reference we were staying near the Beaches Byron restaurant). We went to catch the sunrise but wasted a bit of time looking for signs and the right way to go, for those walking,... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Start at Captain Cook lookout walk towards the lighthouse via Wategos beach, continue at the top and turn left at the hang gliding ramp. Nice old scrub at the rear of the lighthouse brings you back to Captain Cook car park

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Thank omnione
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk not too hard would be better to do earlier in the morning or later in the afternoon when it wasnt so hot. Wear bathers if you want to go swimming in the beach and sneakers are recommended but not essential.

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Thank Rissoles01
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from Flamingo Motel which was a long hike. The mountain has quite a few stairs through the bush to get through but there's a lovely lookout halfway along over the beaches. The top at the lighthouse is lovely with amazing views on both sides of Byron. Worth the effort!

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