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Cape Byron Information Centre

“We were so glad we took the time to stop off at the visitor centre. The staff were so helpful and the setting itself is well worth a trip for the views.”

When visiting the beautiful NSW North Coast, get your holiday off to a great start with a visit to Cape Byron Information Centre in Cape Byron State Conservation Area. With loads of information about Cape Byron, as well as surrounding national parks, the friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you make the most of your visit.

Discover the best walking, swimming and surfing spots and learn about what’s under the sea at Cape Byron Marine Park.

From this lovely setting overlooking the ocean, you might spot dolphins swimming year-round or even whales during the whale watching season from May to October. Grab a souvenir from the gift shop before you go or a coffee and bite from the cafe to fuel you up for your adventures.


Getting there

Getting there:

On entering Cape Byron State Conservation Area:

  • Follow Lawson Street from Byron Bay along Lighthouse Road

Get driving directions


Vehicle access:

Sealed road - 2WD vehicles - All weather


Parking is available adjacent to the information centre – an entry fee of $7 applies.

Important info


  • Amenities block
  • Cafe/kiosk
  • Carpark
  • Drinking water
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables
  • Flush toilets
  • Trackhead/access point
  • Venue
  • Visitor centre

You should know:

  • It can be a busy place on most days, so parking might be limited.

Opening hours:

Cape Byron Information Centre is:

  • Open 9.30am-4.30pm (seven days).
  • Closed on Christmas Day 


Cape Byron Information Centre, Phone: 02 6620 9300

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Cape Byron Information Centre, Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: L Middleton