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World Heritage listed attraction

Great trails, beautiful waterfalls, lots of wildlife - but go armed with information and maps as some of the tracks are hard to find.

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great trails, beautiful waterfalls, lots of wildlife - but go armed with information and maps as some of the tracks are hard to find.

Thank 1Wgtn1
Adelaide, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If the rating was based on the environment only I would give it 5 stars however there were a couple of issues. Information states that the park is well signposted and once you are on a track it is. Signposting to get to parking bays to get onto the tracks are very poor. We did the base walk at Minyon... More 

Thank Fiona G
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Drove 1hr outside of Byron bay. It is secluded rainforest. There trail is nice but toward the falls there is a bit of rock climbing. It is truely amazing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We picked this location to check out the bushwalks at Nightcap. Having read lots about the spectacular walk to the falls we were not disappointed. The local knowledge also helped us choose other good walks. Signposting was tricky at times if not approaching from the popular roads, but we found our way eventually.

Thank one_fang
Alice Springs, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6,178 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Protestor Falls are situated within the Western end of Nightcap National Park and is not accessible from the Minyon Falls area that is located at the South/ Eastern area of the park. It is a totally different rainforest environment, compared to the later if you have visited the here first. You could easily think you are in Far North Queensland... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

It was 1979, people were angry, people who didn’t want to lose something. The oft despised Greenies were out in force, a forest was in peril, 300 year old blackbox and brushbox trees were listed to be cut down and 300 protesters dug in for starters. A rally of 2,000 people eventually woke the government up and an impact study... More 

4 Thank iandsmith
Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Great amenities for a picnic/bbq. Walking track to Protester Falls in top condition. It's a short walk from car park to top of falls. Huge reward for very little effort. Note: keep an eye out for the numerous carpet pythons on access road in, especially early autumn.

Thank Lindsay H
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Take the drive to Minyon Falls on the eastern edge of Nightcap from Byron or Mullum. An hour or two of teetering on the edge of "off the GPS" roads (that 2WDs will still cope with) looking out for Nightcap Oaks and listening out for Paradise Riflebirds and Albert's Lyrebirds will make you think seriously about moving here for good.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Been there last week and was amazed by the views, there's a beautiful waterfall called Mynons Fall. If you like bush walk, that's the perfect place to go. There's also beautiful spots for barbecues with an amazing lake view. Just be aware of the right entrance as I got lost and ended up in a banana farm at first :)

Thank simagagnini
Wollongong, Australia
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

Nightcap National Park is divided into two sections, one featuring Terania Creek and Protesters falls and another featuring Minyon Falls. If you have 4 hours, then visit both, but if you dont and only have 2 hours, it is best to visit only Terania Creek and complete the walk to Protesters Falls (30 mins return). The area around Terania Creek... More 

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