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Byron Bay: Cruise with Dolphins Tour

1. Byron Bay: Cruise with Dolphins Tour

Discover the diversity of Australia’s marine beauty aboard a purpose-built boat, sailing for 2.5 hours through magnificent Byron Bay. After pickup from select accommodations in Byron Bay’s CBD, you’ll head off to the dock to board your eco-friendly vessel, meeting your marine biologist guides. Heading off towards Ballina, you’ll gaze at 360-degree views of the vast cliff faces, solitary islands, and hidden beaches, all the while learning about wildlife, the history of the area, and locals-only insights. As you sail comfortably through the pristine waters, keep your eyes peeled for a wide variety of sea life. Marvel at playful dolphins, surfing the waves coming off of the hull. Look for majestic sea turtles. If you’re lucky, you’ll even see one of the ocean’s most stunning creatures — the massive humpback whale. Cruising by Australia’s most easterly point, you’ll gaze upon the stately Cape Byron Lighthouse in all its glory. After your excursion, you’ll head back to the dock, to be transported back to your pickup point.

Byron Bay: Scenic Sunset River Cruise

2. Byron Bay: Scenic Sunset River Cruise

Take a sunset cruise on the Richmond River to discover the tranquil waters around Ballina Island. Get picked up in Byron Bay, then explore the mangrove forests and creeks that branch off the river. Relax on the water as you look out for the rich flora and fauna, including rare birds and dolphins. Bask in the glorious evening sun as you enjoy a cold drink, tasty refreshments, and learn some local history from your marine biologist guide. Sit back as the boat winds its way down the beautiful river to where it meets the sea. Head to Mobb's Bay and cruise around Pimlico Island before heading back to shore.

Byron Bay: Premier Whale Watch Cruise with Marine Biologist

3. Byron Bay: Premier Whale Watch Cruise with Marine Biologist

Depart from Ballina’s Richmond River and enter the pristine waters of Cape Byron Marine Park. Encounter astonishing humpback whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the breathtaking coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay. A friendly marine biologist will share in-depth knowledge of the area and humpback whale encounters that you'll get to experience within Byron’s Marine Park. You can also listen to live humpback whale song using a specialized underwater hydrophone. The purpose-built eco-vessel seats 20 guests and has a 360-degree views for unparalleled whale watching and sightseeing experiences. It has a unique hull design, which ensures a smooth, comfortable ride in all cruising conditions. The friendly, professional team guarantees a first-class, unmatched, eco tour to remember.

Byron Bay: Nighttime Nature Walk with Night Vision Goggles

4. Byron Bay: Nighttime Nature Walk with Night Vision Goggles

Discover Australia's nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat on this eco-friendly tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in the Byron Shire area, enjoy a scenic drive to the National Park, during which you will learn more about the natural and human history of the area from your passionate guide. Upon arrival at the park, have your goggles fitted before embarking on a 1-hour walk through flat and comfortable terrain. Keep your eyes wide open and your ears peeled as you search for animals such as pademelons (rainforest wallaby), possums, bandicoots, fuscipes, melomys, frogs (depending on the time of year), tawny frogmouths, bats, and owls. After your walk, have your photo taken in your goggles by your guide with a special night vision camera. Finish the evening with a warming cup of hot chocolate and a Byron Bay cookie before heading back to your accommodation.

From Byron Bay: Platypus Spotting Walk

5. From Byron Bay: Platypus Spotting Walk

Get up close and personal with Australia's famous platypus on this tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Byron Shire before dawn, head to a special creek where you will be able to watch the sunrise. At the creek, take a pair of binoculars and begin your 1.2-kilometer walk. The platypus are very shy, but if you stay still and quiet, you will hopefully get to spot up to 4 of these unique creatures, either in the pond or on land. During this walk, you will also get to admire a range of bird species, including the beautiful azure kingfisher, and you may even get to spot a cheeky koala. Finish your tour with a picnic breakfast before returning to your accommodation, just in time for check-out if you need to leave that day.

Ballina: Julian Rocks & Byron Bay Coastal Cruise with Guide

6. Ballina: Julian Rocks & Byron Bay Coastal Cruise with Guide

Visit Julian Rocks (Nguthungulli) Marine Reserve off the coast of Byron Bay by boat, one of Australia’s most precious underwater environmental sites. There’s no better way to enjoy the magnificence of Byron Bay’s pristine coastal waters than aboard our purpose-built vessel offering 360-degree views of the surrounding natural beauty and wildlife. Our Coastal Discover Cruise will take you on a breathtaking adventure from Ballina to Byron Bay where you can encounter species such as dolphins, turtles, birdlife and other marine species as we navigate our way north through the enormous Cape Byron Marine Park (which includes the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve!). Discover sheer cliffs, secluded beaches and rocky islands as you listen to live commentary by our passionate Marine Biologist. Learn about wildlife, local points of interest & history of the area as you cruise by Australia’s most Easterly point. Imagine viewing Byron Bay’s iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse from a whole new perspective! Enter the turquoise waters surrounding Cape Byron, circumnavigate one of Australia’s most stunning ecological sites, encounter many local species, before heading back down the coast to Ballina. This tour is the only one of its kind to explore our beautiful coastline, making it an exclusive experience for those who wish to truly discover what the Ballina to Byron coast has to offer.

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What people are saying about Byron Bay

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

We had a terrific experience. Even though there was a storm brewing, Marian told us all about the bird life and served us champagne and Chardonnay and muffins. We enjoyed being rained on because it was cool!

It was a fun experience - very interesting information about wildlife and very safe - good food - Started to rain/storm - al got wet but kids had fun - a great adventure .. Thankyou

Was a fantastic excursion. Biologist on board who could tell a lot about the whales very interesting. The whales seen very well, could take nice pictures. Great excursion.

Booking online was easy, lots of information provided so we knew what to expect and what to bring.

This was more than I ever expected. Well worth every minute.