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Celebrate 50 Years of NSW National Parks

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50th Anniversary Sugarloaf lighthouse

This year, at NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, we're celebrating our 50th anniversary. Since 1967 we’ve been proudly protecting and preserving our natural landscapes, wildlife, culture and heritage. To celebrate, we’re hosting events and guided tours all over NSW. With two events taking place at some of the hottest whale watching spots on the NSW coast it’s the perfect opportunity to get involved and enjoy NSW national parks and your memories of them while doing some whale watching.

Celebrate 50 years: Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse

Enjoy the 50th anniversary of NPWS and impressive coastal views during a short guided tour of Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse, Seal Rocks, which will be open for the day.
Price: Free
When: Sunday 1 October 2017, 9.30am to 4.30pm
Where: Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse, Myall Lakes National Park
Find out more about this event.

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Celebrate 50 years: Byron Bay

Join us at Cape Byron Lighthouse, Byron Bay. From yoga at dawn, to lighthouse tours and kids' activities, it's a day for everyone to enjoy.
Price: Free
When: Sudnay, 8 October 2017, 6am - 3.30pm
Where: Cape Byron lighthouse, Cape Byron State Conservation Area
Find out more about this event.

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Looking for something closer to Sydney? Check out these great events which are only a short distance from some of the best whale watching vantage points in NSW.

Celebrate 50 years: Royal National Park

Royal National Park was Australia's 1st national park. Join us to celebrate with this free day of family fun for everyone.
Price: Free
When: Sunday 8 October 2017, 10am–4pm
Where: Ironbark Flat picnic area, Royal National Park
Find out more about this event here.

656x388 Royal National Park ranger Guided Tour

Celebrate 50 years: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Come along to our 50th anniversary celebrations at Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. It’s a great way to explore the park and discover how NPWS preserves and protects the natural habitat.
Price: Free
When: Saturday 7 October 2017, 12pm–3pm
Where: Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Find out more about this event.

656x388 Bobbin Head Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be hosting many events, from the coast to the outback and everywhere in between. Celebrate 50 years of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service at an event near you.

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