Lennox Head to Lennox Point (Pat Morten Lookout) Take a right onto Ballina Street from the Resort, then take your first left onto Rutherford St. Walk until you hit the beach and follow the 2M paved pedestrian pathway all the way to the top. It is fairly level walking all the way until the last section (15 mins). From Lennox Point you can continue to the top up the stairs and take in the panoramic views from Byron Bay to Evans Head. This location is a "Must See" in whale watching season (May - Sept). From here if you are ddreessed fro trekking continue along the coast all the way to Ballina (approx 2hours one way). Please note, that sections of this walk are on rocks and the path is not clearly marked.
Minyon Falls - Nightcap National park Situated within the beautiful Nightcap National Park, Minyon Falls plunges a depth of around 97-104m into a deep palm-shaded gorge below. From the lookout you can admire spectacular views of the surrounding area, or take one of 2 walks down through the bushland. The walk down to the base of the falls and back is a 4 km round trip and can take up to 2 hours, while the Minyon Loop is 7.5 km and takes 4.5 hours. Both walks are quite easy going down, but a bit tougher on the way back up.
Byron Light House Walk To get there, follow Lawson Street (which becomes Lighthouse Road) from Byron Bay town centre and look for the signs. You’ll need a good two hours to complete the Cape Byron walking track – but you can just complete sections. The 3.7km loop leads you on a hike through rainforest and across cliff tops with stun-ning views of the ocean and hinterland. You will wander through the shade of bangalow palms and ancient burrawangs, across kangaroo grasslands, along picturesque beaches and up to Cape Byron Lighthouse.
Broken Head National Park Follow the coast road towards Byron Bay and look for the signs to Broken Head. (Approx 15 mins drive) The Two Sisters Walking Track leads off from the Broken Head Caravan Park and follows the cliff top around to a viewing platform on Broken Head. Cocked Hat Rocks are clearly visible from Broken Head. These two rocks form an important part of the Bundjalung Dreamtime. The Kings Beach Track is a short 350m walk off the Seven Mile Beach Road to Kings Beach. The walk passes through beautiful rainforest and leads to the outstanding Kings Beach. There are several other short walks down to secluded beaches if you continue along the dirt track you will come across several steep tracks leading to beautiful beaches.
Victoria Park Nature Reserve Located in Alstonville, Marom creek road off Wardell road coming out of Alstonville The Victoria Park Nature Reserve Protects one of the last surviving remnants of the original rainforest, known as the Big Scrub, which extends across the entire Lismore, Byron Bay, Ballina and Mullumbimby regions. It’s a perfect spot for a relaxing day out with the family in the Northern Rivers. Stroll the easy and accessible boardwalk and you’ll immediately be transported to a tranquil tropical wonderland. Ancient fig trees and majestic black beans tower above while Bangalow palms and ferns grow up from below. Wollumbin Mount Warning National Park Get up early for a truly special hike to see the spectacular sunrise and experience the first rays of sunlight that shine on the Australian continent. During daylight hours, the walking track ascent will take you 2 hours, and the final 250m is a chain assisted rock climb to the summit. At the peak you will find comfortable seats and boardwalks to let you soak up the view of the whole Byron region. The full return walk is 9km long, and will take you approximately 4 hours to complete.
COOLAMON SCENIC DRIVE - APPROX. 30MINS FROM LENNOX HEAD. Coolamon Scenic Drive can be accessed via the Pacific Hwy turno ff; you’ll see a dirt car park and lookout atop the hill, or via Dalley St in Mullumbimby, which becomes Coolamon Scenic Drive. One of the most scenic routes in the Byron Shire with stunning vistas on one side and lush hinterland on the other. The spectacular view over Byron Bay, north to the Tweed Coast a nd south to Ballina is arguably one of the finest you’ll see in the area. Two lookouts are located along t he drive, one where Coolamon Scenic Drive meets the Pacific Highway at St Helena and the other approx 7km along the drive. The scenic Drive takes you to Mullumbimby and beyond back to meet the Pacific Motorway at Ocean Shores.
TOURIST ROUTE 32 (The Channon, Protester Falls, Nimbin, Uki, Mount Warning National park, Murwillumbah, Tweed heads) Approx. 80km Drive. Leave the Lismore Visitor Information Centre. Continue down Mol esworth Street until the third roundabout where you turn left over Fawcett’s Bridge. Turn right at the roundabout and then left at the next roundabout into Terania Street. Follow this road until the Dunoon Road tur noff, going under the railway bridge. Take this road and go past the showground on your right and follow t he signs to The Channon. For more information and details on the drive visit the website provided. Enjoy a scenic drive in the hinterland, make a stop at Killen Falls, located off Friday Hut Road.
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