Enjoy spectacular coastal views along the Cape Byron walking track as you walk through rainforest and across clifftops with stunning views of the ocean and hinterland to the lighthouse.

Keep an eye out on the water for turtles, dolphins, stingrays and whales (in season).

The Cape Byron walking track can be accessed at numerous points and walked in shorter sections, making it quicker and easier for some. Starting points including Captain Cook lookout, The Pass, Wategos Beach and Cape Byron Lighthouse.

3.7km loop, clearly sign posted

Allow 1-3 hours

Short steep hills

Grade 3
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps.

No pets
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted and NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Opening hours
Cape Byron State Conservation Area is open all hours, the Cape Byron Lighthouse precinct is open 8am to sunset.