Angourie Blue & Green Pools

Byron Bay & Northern NSW

These springwater-fed waterholes south of Spooky Beach are the remains of the quarry used for the breakwater. Daring folk climb the cliff faces and plunge to the depths. Those with a little more restraint can slip silently into the water, surrounded by bush, only metres from the surf.

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