Lennox Head is 776 kms north of Sydney, 211 kms south of Brisbane, 11kms north of Ballina and 120 kms south of Coolangatta. Lennox Head is a small coastal town between Byron Bay and Ballina, New South Wales. The village is popular with beach-goers, sea-changers, and holiday-makers. Population 6000 (2006 Census).
Relaxed village atmosphere with great restaurants, sidewalk cafes and shops.
Pat Morton lookout (at Lennox Point) offers spectacular views of the village and of Seven Mile Beach extending up towards Broken Head and on to Byron.
The town is known for its surfing, windsurfing and kite sailing. The stretch of coast from the south side of Flat Rock (4km. south), north to Lennox Point is now protected as the Lennox National Surfing Reserve .
Located on the northern edge of the village is Lake Ainsworth, a freshwater lake that has distinctive tannin-stained waters from the surrounding tea trees.
If you are travelling by car the following times will give you an idea of how long the trip will take.
40 minutes from Lismore
1.5 hours from the Gold Coast
2.5 hours from Brisbane
9.5 hours from Sydney
22.5 hours from Melbourne
Nearest airport - Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)  is a short 10 minutes drive. The flight from Sydney takes around 1-1.5 hours. There is also a direct service from Melbourne. You can fly in to Ballina with Virgin, Jetstar or Rex from Sydney and from Melbourne with Jetstar several times a week. The shuttle buses that service the Ballina Byron Airport will also drop off in Lennox.
The drive from the Gold Coast Airport  (OOL) at Coolangatta is less then 1 hour.
Bus services - Premier , CountryLink, Blanches Bus Company , Byron easybus, Northern Rivers Buslines.
A taxi service is available in Lennox Head , however, there is no rank and you can not simply flag one down - you will have to book a cab in advance (Freecall number-1800 992066)if you want to go anywhere.
There are limited public bus services to Lismore, Ballina and Byron Bay. Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Services Route 640 connects Ballina Byron Gateway Airport with Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby seven days a week. On public holidays the Route 640 Sunday timetable operates, except on Christmas Day (no service)
Surf skis, catamarans and windsurfers are hirable from the eastern shore of Lake Ainsworth. The protected waters of the lake are an excellent spot for windsurfing beginners. The reef off the southern end of Seven Mile Beach, just north of Lennox Headland is known as the Moat or Boat Channel and is within the Cape Byron Marine Park. The reef is an excellent place for snorkelling and provides good seasonal opportunities to view tropical fish, crustaceans and shellfish.
Lennox Point, is popular with surfers who come for the famous and long right hand break . Hang-gliders launch from its 65m cliff depending on wind strength direction. The point is also a great spot to watch the dolphins surfing and the annual whale migrations. Walk the new trail from the board-walk at the south end of the beach, east out to the point and up to the lookout.
Lennox Head, Seven Mile Beach - patrolled seasonally. Popular for body surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing. Be wary of rips. Dog walkers can exercise their hounds, leash free, from the access point at the northern end of the lake.
Lake Ainsworth, a freshwater lake with distinctive tannin-stained waters from the surrounding tea trees.
Lennox Head Markets 2nd & 5th Sunday of the month. Location: Near Lake Ainsworth
Lennox Head Bora Ring - Raised ring of sand 20cm-30cm in height. The Bundjalung tribal site is on the western outskirts of the town. It is on cleared land, about 100m west of Gibbons Street surrounded by residential housing.
Lennox Head Heath - Behind Lake Ainsworth and to the north of the village, the specialised habitat of coastal heath provides good bird watching at any time, but in Spring a vast carpet of wildflowers attracts great numbers of birds. Birds seen include Brahminy Kite, Whistling Kite, Swamp Harrier, Rainbow Bee-eater, Superb Fairy-wren, Variegated Fairy-wren, Red-backed Fairy-wren, Little Wattlebird, Brown Honeyeater, White-cheeked Honeyeater, Tawny Grassbird and Golden-headed Cisticola.
The Lennox, Corner Byron Street & Pacific Parade Lennox Head, ☎ (02) 6687 7312, . Fresh local produce in the upstairs bistro  while enjoying the magnificent ocean views from the open air balcony. Live music regularly in the downstairs baredit
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