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Blog: Whale tales

Paul Chai journeyed up the NSW coastline during the 2012 whale migrating season. Recount his trip.

Byron Bay NSW National Parks

Byron Bay

The lush rainforests of the far north coast cling to ancient volcanoes, intersected with rivers that tumble into the sea. The magnificent headlands in this region provide the perfect opportunity to spot the whales as they make their migration along this beautiful stretch of protected coastline, with plenty of ways to immerse yourself in nature with a range of land-based and water-based adventures to choose from.

WHAT'S ON IN BYRON BAY
Choose your own adventure and get the latest on tours, activities and events coming up in The Byron Bay region.

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ITINERARIES
One of the most beautiful places in Australia. A rugged headland surrounded by sheltered rainforest gullies and subtropical waters, boasting magnificent views of the hinterland and the ocean. You can follow this Cape Byron State Conservation Area and Surrounds itinerary.

EXPLORE OUR PARKS
Byron Bay is a magical place where nature is at its best. Whether you’re looking for an energetic adventure, or some time for relaxation and reconnection, this region has something for everyone.

STAY IN A NATIONAL PARK
With some of the state’s finest accommodation options, a break away on the beach, in prime whale watching location provides a great excuse to join the epic adventure in Byron Bay.

Humpback Whale

SPOT A WHALE
Find a great spot for land-based whale watching in this area.

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