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
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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.