Arakwal National Park, Byron Bay

About Arakwal National Park, Byron Bay

Arakwal National Park, Byron Bay - Address, Phone Number

Address: Milne Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Phone: +61-1300361967

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

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Arakwal National Park is an important part of the heritage of the local aboriginal Arakwal people that lend it their name. It is a natural haven to escape the bustling town for a few hours of quiet amidst nature. The Park includes the Tallow Beach, which is perfect for surfing and swimming. The Arkawal National Park is also home to several endangered species of plant and is a pit stop for migratory animals.

During the migratory season one can watch the humpback whales as they make their annual journey. The Arakwal National Park is located 2.3 km from Byron Bay town center and the best way to approach it is from the Cosy Corner car park and walking the rest of the way. Nature lovers will delight in the lush greenery around them and water-babies can enjoy the beach.

Arakwal National Park Information

  • Take care not to damage the flora and fauna in the park.
  • Wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Bring enough drinking water.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • Bring swimwear and towels if you plan to use the beach or go swimming.
  • Always swim between the flags.
  • Please note that Tallow Beach is unpatrolled and care should be taken accordingly.

Restaurants Near Arakwal National Park

  • Top Shop
  • The Petit Snail
  • Dip
  • Il Buco

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  • great tracks to Tallow Beach in Byron Bay lots of Native Vegetation to see and enjoy

  • Great view to Byron. Also Australias most Eastern point is located here.

  • Only visited the tea tree oil lake. Relaxing. Short walk through national park to get to this lake. Colour is yellow because it has tea tree leaves in it giving it antiseptic properties.

  • The walk to the lighthouse (return) is worthwhile

  • The National Park is good for walking in subtropical forests and you have the possibility to hear the sounds of the Pacific ocean

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