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Nightcap National Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Byron Bay: Hinterland Magic and Glow-Worm Experience

1. Byron Bay: Hinterland Magic and Glow-Worm Experience

Set off on a unique trip in Byron Bay that includes swimming, inspiring discussions, a hearty lunch, and awe-inspiring views. Explore a waterfall in Nightcap National Park and see glowworms during a magical experience. Start your adventure with pickup at Byron Visitor Center. From there, head to a waterfall for a refreshing swim. Then, observe magical glow worms and learn more about them. An easy guided walk, amongst ancient trees, will take you to one of the highest waterfalls in the region for some breathtaking views. Later, refuel with a healthy vegetarian/vegan-friendly dinner in nature. Head back to Byron rejuvenated after a day filled with conscious talks, inspirational ideas, and live sacred instrument sessions in between. Leave with a greater understanding and appreciation for what the region and its people are really about.

Byron Bay Hinterland: National Park and Waterfalls Tour

2. Byron Bay Hinterland: National Park and Waterfalls Tour

Get out amongst the beautiful Byron hinterland and explore the natural wonder of the World Heritage-listed Nightcap National Park including a 2 hour guided rainforest walk to the base of the spectacular Minyon Falls. Take a swim in the pristine freshwater pools, photograph the abundant wildlife or simply relax and get in touch with nature. Click here to watch a video about Minyon Falls. Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch before arriving at the famous little town Bangalow. Tour Bangalow’s fascinating mix of local shops, galleries, and cafes. From Bangalow, the tour weaves through the beautiful Byron hinterland and the many historical unspoilt hinterland towns that are sprinkled throughout the countryside.

Byron Bay: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast

3. Byron Bay: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight with Breakfast

Soar high on a spectacular flight over Byron Bay. With the region offering some of the best hot air balloon flights in the country, you'll experience panoramic views of the ocean and vast scenery around the famed counterculture meccas of Bangalow, Mullumbimby, Nimbin & Lismore. On arrival at The Farm Byron Bay you will meet with your friendly pilots and ground crew team. Relax as your guide checks the weather conditions and chooses the best launch site suited for the day and the group's needs. A short trip later you'll be ready to inflate the colorful balloon. Watch as your balloon comes to life and is inflated before your eyes. The process usually takes about 25 minutes and you can even help out if you want. As the sun starts to rise, the ascent starts. First, you'll be floating just above the trees. Then you'll be taking in everything the beautiful Byron Bay region has to offer from 2000 feet or more. You'll see everything with uninterrupted panoramic views from coastline, farmland, and national parks. As you drift gently along, your guide will also point out landmarks and provide a running commentary of what's below. After coming back down to earth, you'll return to The Farm Byron Bay. Sit down with your fellow adventurers to enjoy a scrumptious gourmet breakfast at the Three Blue Ducks Restaurant, where all meals are ethical, sustainable and delicious. Enjoy your meal while reflecting on the adventure you have just had.

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What people are saying about Nightcap National Park

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 98 reviews

What an amazing experience! Chris the tour guide was so passionate and engaging and shared great insight into the land. The views were beautiful, the glow-worm experience was magical and the swim at the secluded waterfall was absolutely amazing. This tour really leaves you feeling connected and more appreciative of nature and I couldn’t recommend it enough! Chris made it such a personal and unforgettable experience and we are so grateful to have been a part of something so special. Thank you Chris!!

It was an amazing experience! And Chris the guide is an inspiring guy! I felt very safe with him and he shared his knowledge with us and it was amazing! I highly recommend this experience.

Great experience! The guide was very nice and the atmosphere was really breathtaking.

Relaxed walk into the hinterland. Great view of waterfall

Great tour with a really friendly and knowledgeable guide