Palm Valley Currenbah walking track
Cape Byron State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Palm Valley Currenbah walking track.
Grade 1Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
Quality of path
Getting there and parking
Palm Valley Currenbah walking track is in The Pass precinct of Cape Byron State Conservation Area. To get there from the centre of Byron Bay:
- Follow Lawson Street (which becomes Lighthouse Road) and turn left onto Brooke Drive.
- Follow Brooke drive until you reach the carpark.
It’s a 5min drive or 30min walk from the centre of Byron Bay to Palm Valley carpark.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at The Pass and Palm Valley carparks, including several designated disabled spots. It can be busy on the weekend, so parking may be limited.
The nearest toilets are located next to the Pass Cafe which is around 300m from the start of this walking track.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
- The flat, sealed bitumen track is suitable for wheelchairs, prams, and visitors with limited mobility.
- You'll find seats along the walk at Palm Valley picnic area. You can also stop at The Pass Cafe, next to the start and end of this loop walk.
- Several designated disabled car spaces are available at The Pass and Palm Valley carparks.
Easy access is free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Cape Byron Marine Park
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6620 9300
- 02 6620 9333
- Tallow Beach Road, Byron Bay NSW 2481
- 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: $8 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: $4 per vehicle/motorcycle per hour. Pay machines - cash and credit cards accepted.
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
Cape Byron Information Centre
199 Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay NSW 2481
- 9.30am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day
- 02 6639 8300