Women's Byron Bay Meet Up Walk // 2nd February
Trip name: Cape Byron Walking Track
Trip date: Saturday 2nd February
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 2pm
Trip grade: easy to moderate
Exact meeting location: Captain Cook Lookout and Picnic Area, Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay
Maximum numbers: 14 maximum
Style of adventure: Women’s Meet Up Walk
Trail type: Beach, path, steps. Circuit walk.
Age: Over 18 years only
DESCRIPTION OF WALK: The Cape Byron walking track is a 3.7km loop which hikes along the beach, through rainforest and across cliff tops with stunning views of the Cape Byron lighthouse, ocean, hinterland and local marine/wildlife.
The walk takes approximately 1-2 hours. A stopover at the Cape Byron Lighthouse Café is envisaged where walkers can either purchase morning tea/lunch or bring her own.
WHAT TO BRING:
Swimmers and towel
Walking poles (optional)
HOW TO GET TO THE MEETING LOCATION:
Whilst parking can be a challenge in Byron Bay, parking is usually availbable in the Captain Cook carpark at $4.00 per hour or a parking permit is required. Occasionally, there is free parking in Lee Lane, opposite the Captain Cook carpark. Allow a little extra time for parking just in case.
Meet at the top of the steps down to the beach.
MEET UP WWA HOST DETAILS:
Are there bathrooms at the meeting location?
Yes, there are public toilets available throughout the walk
Can I turn up individually?
Do I need to be really fit to attend this hike?
No. However, there is a steep ascent with steps to the lighthouse. Whilst some of the walk is on paved path, there are areas on a dirt/sand track and a small section on the beach. This walk will be conducted at a leisurely pace as there are so many beautiful vistas to look at. We can also break the walk with a café stopover halfway at the Cape Byron Lighthouse Café.
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