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Guided sunrise tour to Byron Bay lighthouse

Cape Byron State Conservation Area

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Watch the sunrise from mainland Australia’s most easterly point on this guided walk with Wander Byron in Cape Byron State Conservation Area. You’ll walk along beaches, climb through coastal rainforest and take in 360-degree ocean views from Cape Byron Lighthouse.


Contact Wander Byron for tour dates and times.

No wheelchair access
Easy. A basic level of fitness is required for this tour.

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Meeting point
The Pass carpark
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Wander Byron on 0416 858 790.
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Join Wander Byron for an unforgettable morning walk to one of Byron Bay’s best vantage points. You’ll meet your guides an hour before dawn to embark on a 2-hour journey through bushland surrounded by crystal blue waters. 

Walk across some of the area’s most popular beaches before climbing through coastal rainforest to Cape Byron Lighthouse. The 19th century lighthouse is perched on top of the eastern most point of mainland Australia. Enjoy panoramic views from the clifftop as the sun rises over the water.

Then, it’s time for some energising yoga exercises courtesy of Wander Byron. Soak up the wellbeing benefits of nature as you salute the sun from this beautiful location.

Your knowledgeable guides will share facts about native plants, birds, animals and marine life as you walk. A tasty trail mix featuring local native produce is also provided.

Wander Byron is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Cape Byron State Conservation Area in the North Coast region
    • Cape Byron State Conservation Area is open all hours, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
    • Cape Byron Lighthouse lawn is open 8am to sunset.
    • The Maritime Museum in the former Lighthouse Keeper’s office at the base of the lighthouse is open 10am to 4pm daily.
    • Opening before 8am for events or disabled access can be arranged by prior notice – contact NPWS Byron Bay office during business hours 02 6639 8300.
  • Park entry fees:

    Cape Byron Lighthouse lawn and Information Centre: $10 per vehicle per hour/$4 per hour motorcycles. Maximum 1 hour per vehicle per calendar day, including all NPWS annual passholders.

    Captain Cook lookout, Cosy Corner, and The Pass: $5 per vehicle/motorcycle per hour. Tap and pay card or phone payments accepted at pay machines. Cash and credit cards accepted at Cape Byron Information Centre.

    Coach entry: $30 per coach up to 30 seats; $57 per coach 31 to 43 seats; $94 per coach 44 seats and over.

    Buy annual pass
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