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Lighthouse Trail

Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Massive walk

About 6k round trip . Amazing scenery lots of steps . Not easy u need to b fit . Toilet at wategos... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa H
Melbourne, Australia
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Must do...

Choose to walk from Byron Bay, along the coast and path (around one hour both ways if you're fit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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“great walk” (136 reviews)
“steep steps” (13 reviews)
Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

About 6k round trip . Amazing scenery lots of steps . Not easy u need to b fit . Toilet at wategos beach and up the top. Not recommended for little kids or the unfit. Good runners 🏃 required

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Choose to walk from Byron Bay, along the coast and path (around one hour both ways if you're fit) or park at Watego Bay and grab a coffee from the cute coffee van before starting up the 20 mins or so climb to the lighthouse...More

Thank HungryJaks
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walking the Lighthouse Trail loop is always a highlight of any trip to Byron for me. What can be better than spending time outside taking in beautiful views of bush, headland and ocean? Let the wind mess up your hair!

Thank P S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk for some fresh air and a little exercise, not too exhausting. Spectacular view! Easy enough to bring children. A good café for a little rest and treat when reaching the light house.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was raining lightly and the trail was wet it was a great alternative to driving up the road and sitting in traffic. The trail was in great condition for most of it. A couple of grumpy runners went past but generally the...More

Thank GenbusD
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful coastal walk from Byron Bay to The Lighthouse with stunning views and plenty of wildlife

Thank Dawnstevens
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do in Byron bay. You can drive to the top, but do yourself a favour and walk the loop, it's incredibly beautiful and free!

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definetely do this hike when in Byron Bay. It doesn't take very long at all. I recommend walking to the very far end of the beach and then getting onto the path there where the cars are parked. From there you walk all the way...More

Thank slickrickjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lighthouse has a beautiful view and is free of charge. But the transportation is very poor. If you don't have a car, you possibly need to walk up the hill to the lighthouse for 45minutes. Uber service is not or seldom provided. Cafe is...More

Thank Sabina t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is obviously one of the just do activities when visiting the area. The walk has some steep parts but fairly short so is manageable - less than 1km in total. Various stops along the way with different look outs. The highlight of course being...More

Thank Damien G
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Amanda J
Hi! Is the trail pram friendly?
26 February 2017|
Response from benandmuffin247 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but tough work for the pusher lol have fun!
Ellesse L
Hi there!! I was just wondering if small dogs on lead are allowed on the light house walk? Thank you!!
16 February 2017|
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Response from marsbar07 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed as it is a National Park where dogs are prohibited