SNORKEL BYRON BAY
Wild Byron Sea Safari’s offer Diving, Whale Watching and more, all year round.
Julian Rocks Marine Sanctuary is rated as one of the best dive sites in Australia. “Nguthungulli” the local Arakwal name for this incredible place, offers protected safe and shallow waters perfect for snorkeling and freediving. Sitting off the most easterly point of Australia, Julian rocks is a convergence point of warm tropical and cooler temperate waters, making it a marine wildlife hotspot! Whales, Dolphins, Manta Rays, Leopard Sharks, Grey Nurse Sharks and Turtles are all common visitors. It’s a perfect environment for snorkeling and freediving with prolific fish life and multiple areas to explore.
Enjoy the sights of the Byron coastline onboard our comfortable purpose-built vessel, we often encounter local dolphins and other marine life on the way to Julian Rocks. Humpback whales are a daily sight from June-November.
INCLUDED mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit. Free pickup from Byron if required
All snorkelers must be able to swim, the minimum age is 5 years old.
Tours can be booked with us at reception.
Looking for more adventures? follow the link to our ‘Things to do’ page for more.
Get on board for an unforgettable ocean experience with the Humpback Whales of Byron Bay.
WILD BYRON Sea Safari’s Whale Watching conducts daily whale watching tours between June and October. Our trips are intimate and personalized with a maximum of 12 customers per tour. It is highly likely that we will encounter several whales each tour and also other marine creatures such as dolphins, turtles and migratory seabirds as we explore the Cape Byron Marine Park.
Wild Byron works closely with The Oceana Project and contributes directly to critical research in the preservation of humpback whales.
We have researchers, marine scientists and enthusiastic photographers on our tours and photos are shared free of charge!
Every winter over 30,000 humpback whales migrate from Antarctica up the East Australian coast to mate and birth their calves in warm tropical waters. Witness their playful curiosity and acrobatics as they breach, slap and splash just off the beaches of beautiful Byron Bay. We operate daily tours for the adventurous at heart on our purpose-built boat “Apollo 2”, the same design as offshore rescue vessels, a rigid-hulled Inflatable with comfortable seating, powerful engines for safety, speed and comfort. Our focus is giving you an intimate experience with the whales on a small personalized safari-style tour. bring a snack, water, hat, sunnies and something warm.
Tours can be booked with us at reception
Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
Location: Byron Bay, NSW
A highlight of your stay in Byron Bay will be this ocean adventure padding up close with dolphins, whales and turtles in Cape Byron’s National Marine Park and learning the local Aboriginal stories and sacred places.
You will also have a great view of Byron’s coast line and the Byron Bay lighthouse from the water.
Byron Bay Ballooning
Byron Bay Ballooning delivers a safe and enjoyable flight over Byron Bay is our priority. Our Chief Pilot Thomas Dattler is a former Australian Ballooning Champion 2011 and is the man who started Byron Bay Ballooning in 2005.
Our team of experienced, professional and fully licensed Commercial Pilots will give you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the flight scenery around you.
All operations are conducted under an Air Operator Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, ensuring that the highest safety standards in operation and maintenance are adhered to.
Escape the grind and immerse yourself in the Byron Bay lifestyle on one of our ‘stay & cycle’ tours. This holiday is a carefully curated, multi-day active escape combined with everything we love about living, riding, eating and relaxing in our home town on the NSW North Coast.
Navigate quiet country roads through quaint hinterland villages, enjoy delicious award winning lunches and finish each ride with a swim at Byron’s famous beaches.
Leave the planning to us and we’ll ensure you have the full Byron Bay experience on your next visit.
Tours can be booked with us at reception
Zephyr Horses is a unique coastal horse ranch in the picturesque town of Byron Bay.
We offer small personalized horse tours, on the beach, in the beautiful sub-tropical woodlands, and at ‘The Farm’. In addition, we do mounted archery and trick riding clinics, horseback pub tours, mustering camps, private lessons, ‘Mini-Zephyrs’ (pony) Club, team-building activities, and our divine range of horses are also available for professional photo shoots and weddings.
The Zephyr Horses team is dedicated to delivering soul charging, adventure packed moments to last a lifetime.
Blue Bay Divers
Blue Bay Divers is a divers’ first choice when diving Julian Rocks Byron Bay and its surrounding reefs. Enjoy the comfort of our 8.5m Cougar Cat ‘Bay Warrior’. Our friendly professional dive charter service is conveniently located in the beautiful boat harbour of Brunswick Heads, Northern NSW. Let us take you to such fascinating dive destinations as Julian Rocks, rated one of Australia’s top dive sites, but also places where no other operator will take you such as Spot X, the Mackerel Boulder and other dive sites in the Byron Bay area. With so many fantastic dive sites around, we are striving to give our customers variety and excitement according to their experience level.
At Blue Bay Divers we believe in good old fashioned customer service. We are dedicated to making your dive experience exciting but safe and to offering the best personalized service possible. Our friendly experienced staff will go the extra mile to make our customers comfortable and happy.