Byron Bay National Parks Archives - The Byron at Byron

Uniquely positioned close to several National Parks, Nature Reserves and incorporating a Marine Park, Byron Bay is a gateway for those wishing to visit some magnificent natural attractions. Subtropical rainforests, water falls, superb headlands, scenic drives and nature walks are all on offer.

Mount Warning National Park

World Heritage listed Mount Warning (Wollumbin) is the remnant central plug of an ancient volcano. Wollumbin is a sacred place of great significance to the people of the Bundjalung Nation. It is a traditional place of cultural lore, initiation and spiritual education. Under Bundjalung law, only specifically chosen people are allowed to climb Wollumbin. Out […]

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Arakwal National Park

Created in 2001 as the result of an historic agreement with the Byron Bay Arakwal Aboriginal community, Arakwal National Park protects important natural and cultural heritage and is co-managed with the traditional owners. Enjoy 3km of secluded unpatrolled beach backed by coastal heath, or a tour of Cape Byron Lighthouse at the nearby Cape Byron […]

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Cape Byron State Conservation Area

The Cape Byron Lighthouse has stood on the most easterly point of the Australian mainland for over a century, and today you can take a tour of the tower. The rugged headland, surrounded by sheltered rainforest gullies and subtropical waters, is a great spot for watching turtles, dolphins and humpback whales on their annual migration. […]

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Broken Head Nature Reserve

Encompassing superb headlands and steep rainforest-clad slopes sweeping down to secluded beaches, Broken Head Nature Reserve is a fascinating place to explore and a peaceful spot to relax. One of the few areas in NSW where the beaches are fringed with rainforest, you will also experience a wealth of bird life in the reserve, both […]

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Nightcap National Park

The beautiful World Heritage Nightcap National Park is easily accessible by car from Byron Bay. This large lush rainforest is home to the awesome 103m Minyon Falls, the world famous Protestors Falls and scenic Mt Nardi. An array of walks of varying levels and difficulty can be experienced throughout this National Park. If touring by […]

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Border Ranges National Park

Border Ranges National Park is a World Heritage rainforest park on the rim of a vast, ancient volcano. Pinnacle Lookout offers views of Mount Warning, the escarpment and all the way to the coast. The park is a haven for native fauna such as Alberts lyrebird and the pouched frog. You can reach Border Ranges National […]

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Cape Byron Marine Park

Cape Byron Marine Park extends from the Brunswick River to Lennox Head. Marine life includes many species of dolphins, seabirds, turtles, fish, seaweeds and invertebrates such as sponges, corals and anemones. Threatened marine species that occur in the Cape Byron Marine Park include little terns, grey nurse sharks and sea turtles. Humpback whales travel through […]

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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

Along with Broken Head and Tyagarah, the Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve forms a vital stepping stone for migrating birds. Species from north and south-east Australia overlap here, providing unusually diverse plant and animal communities. Relax with a quiet picnic, a bushwalk or a spot of river fishing. A short walk from the carpark takes in […]

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Lamington National Park

Declared in 1915, Lamington National Park covers 20,590 ha and boasts extensive walking tracks along the McPherson Range, which allow visitors to explore the area’s forests, creeks and waterfalls. Dramatic lookouts afford views over the Gold Coast, south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Lamington is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage […]

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