Marine Parks for Kids in the Northern Rivers

New South Wales (NSW)

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    Cape Byron is the most easterly point of the Australian mainland, and forms part of Bundjalung Aboriginal country, which covers roughly the area from Tweed Heads in the north to Grafton in the south, and west to Tabulam and Baryulgil. Cape Byron lighthouse was built in 1901 and for a century alerted passing ships to the dangers of the coast. Standing sentinel atop the 94 metre cliff at mainland Australia's most easterly point, the lighthouse is a must-see for all visitors to Byron Bay. Whatever ... Read more the weather, you'll be sure of seeing not only stunning views, but most likely dolphins and turtles, whales in season, and maybe the pretty wallabies that now inhabit the Cape.

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    Local marine habitats include a range of exposed and sheltered sandy beaches, rocky shores, rocky reefs, submerged pinnacles, small rocky islands, coral communities, riverine estuaries, coastal creeks and lakes, and a variety of sandy seabed habitats. Marine life includes many species of dolphins, seabirds, turtles, fish, seaweeds, and invertebrates such as sponges, corals and anemones. Threatened marine species that occur in the Cape Byron Marine Park include little terns, grey nurse sharks and ... Read more sea turtles. Humpback whales travel through the park on their annual migration. Sites within the marine park that have been identified as particularly culturally significant to Indigenous people include Julian Rocks, Cocked Hat Rocks, Cape Byron and beaches around Broken Head.

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