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Byron Bay Dive Centre

#9 of 19 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Byron Bay Features Animals
9 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8333
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We dive at Julian Rocks marine sanctuary- home to tropical species such as turtles and manta rays, as well as over four hundred different species of fish. A small selection can be seen in our photos.We cater for all levels of experience. Join one of our guided diving or snorkel trips that go out every day and let our dive crew show you one of Australia’s most spectacular dive sites.At the Byron Bay Dive Centre you can complete a range of PADI and SSI dive courses but be prepared to share your classroom with giant sea turtles and friendly blue gropers.The Byron Bay Dive Centre is the only diving facility in Byron Bay that issues PADI, SSI and NAUI diving certifications.
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9 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I booked in for an Intro Dive in July. We had an instructor called Matthew...he was brilliant. Matthew was very patient with us both as we were a little nervous but the time in the pool learning all the skills certainly made...More

Thank Leanne W
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I have been diving for some decades and first dived Byron in 1980 when I did my open water course. I had the pleasure of going back to dive with my daughter who did her course a few weeks ago at Byron with BBDC. I...More

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great experience, felt very safe. Looked after my newly qualified son of ten very well. Wife and daughter really enjoyed the snorkelling. Loads to see. Thanks again

Thank Max L
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Called on the Monday several times. No answer. Went on website and used their own Contact Us page to ask about the snorkelling trip for 11 or 2 on the following day (Tuesday) left phone number. Drove from the Gold Coast at 8.15 Tuesday morning...More

1  Thank Brent C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were diving with these guys at Julian Rocks and we thought they were excellent. Every group of 4 divers would have their own dive master so that we could enjoy the experience at the most. Julian Rocks is full of marine life. Lots of...More

Thank Roberto K
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome snorkeling trip with Byron Bay Dive Centre! Rob was really helpful in telling us which trip would be best for marine life, and we were lucky to go out before a big storm hit Byron! The other staff were great in...More

Thank KerrynTravels
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is one the things that must be done in Byron Bay, no excuses. At Byron Bay Dive centre whole staff's members are very well trained therefore they will give not just an excursion into the see but an amazing experience which worth it every...More

Thank Alessandro C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Did a dive with these guys out at Julian Rocks. Byron Bay Dive Centre is a very professional and I could tell that they took everyone's safety very seriously. Allow a few hours, as you will need to drive to the beach to get the...More

1  Thank ajensenAus
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We were looking forward to snorkelling around the rocks, and we did see sharks, rays and turtles despite the cloudy water. However, the ride out was horrific. Probably fun for young people, but that amount of bouncing in a fast speedboat left one child, and...More

1  Thank sunnygirl025
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Did the snorkel tour to Julian Rocks with BBDC on 27th January after original booking on 24 January was cancelled due to bad weather. Communication was good, seamless check in. Safety talks were clear. The actual snorkel tour itself was amazing. Lots of fish, coral,...More

Thank ShazzaE
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Jenny L
20 September 2015|
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Response from Byron Bay Dive C | Property representative |
Hi Jenny, Thank you for your enquiry. Sea Turtle Snorkel Tours are conducted at the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve.Just a four-minute boat ride from Byron Bay Julian Rocks is considered to be one of Australia's premier... More