Nightcap Night Vision Walk
Imagine exploring the Australian rainforest at night, searching for nocturnal wildlife without disturbing them with a torch? Arguably one of the best uses for military technology found to date. Our Night Vision Bushwalk is a truly unique experience - the only one of its kind in the world! Patent 2007100831.
Use Night Vision Goggles to observe Australia’s nocturnal animals in their natural habitat, see a constellation of glow worms and after your walk enjoy a hot chocolate at the top of Minyon Falls gazing up at the starry night. Heaven!
We usually see 5-15 animals, typically Possum, Pademelon, Bandicoot, Tawny Frogmouth andFrogs. Occasionally we see Koala and Owl. We get more animal sightings when there is less moonlight. Nature being nature animal sightings can not be guaranteed. Not recommended for people with epilepsy.
Walk days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Duration is approximately 3.5 hours.
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Byron Bay. There is a surcharge for other pickups. We take you to the Minyon Falls area of Nightcap National Park for your guided walk and then return you to your pick-up point.
- Pickup point
- Pick up times
- Byron Bay
- Night Vision Goggle hire
- Experienced Guide
- Park Fees
- Hot Chocolate and Cookie
- Conc (ISIC/pens)
- Child (10-17yo)
- Family (2Ads/2kids)
Groups Special for 4 or more people Adults $85 child $65. Group Special applies to phone bookings only.
Maximum group size 6 people.
Who can go?
Anyone over 10 years old; who can walk for 1-2km without help.Minimum of 2 people - Maximum of 6.
Anyone under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs will not be permitted on the walk (this is for your safety).
What to bring
- The goggles usually fit over glasses, but people who wear glasses should wear contacts if at all possible.
- Wear a pair of sturdy covered shoes. Thongs and sandals are not acceptable.
- Bring a raincoat (the weather is changeable in the ranges).
- Bring water (600ml should be enough).
How to book
Call 02 6685 0059 or book online
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Night Vision Walk
Regular wildlife sightings include: Red-necked Pademelon, Mountain Brushtail Possum, Ringtailed Possum, Great Barred Frog, Northern Bandicoot, Tawny Frogmouth, Goulds Long-eared Bat, Leaf Tailed Gecko, Fawn-Footed Melomys, Red-eyed Green Tree Frog and Fuscipes. There are also occasional Koala, Potaroo and Carpet Python sightings.