Cape Byron Marine Park

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Cape Byron Marine Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Byron Bay: Premier Whale Watch Cruise with Marine Biologist

1. 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: Minyon Falls and Ocean Kayak Tour with BBQ Lunch

2. Byron Bay: Minyon Falls and Ocean Kayak Tour with BBQ Lunch

Enjoy a half-day morning hinterland tour to the World Heritage-listed Minyon Falls, plus a bonus spectacular kayaking tour with dolphins and whales (May to October) in Byron Bay in the afternoon. Enjoy a bushwalk to the base of the falls (2 hours return), swim in pristine waters, photograph the abundant wildlife, or simply relax in this unique natural environment. The soundtrack of birds and wildlife will lull you with its natural beauty. You can then enjoy a delicious BBQ-style lunch before weaving your way through beautiful landscape back to Byron Bay, where you start your kayak tour adventure. Imagine the thrill of kayaking up close with dolphins, whales (May to October), and turtles at Byron’s beautiful marine park. Learn about local history and listen to indigenous stories. You will also have a great view of Byron’s coastline and the Byron Bay lighthouse from the water. You can then take time to relax and socialize over afternoon tea. This good value package gives you the opportunity to experience two must-do activities in Byron Bay in only one day.

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What people are saying about Cape Byron Marine Park

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 18 reviews

An absolutely breathtaking experience. Got to see lots of whales and dolphins. Whales in full breach near our boat - unforgettable.

Very well organised, great communication and both Minyon falls and the kayaking were spectacular. Would definitely recommend!

Professionally run, fast access to the ocean, lots of whales and informative and knowledable marine biologist guide,

Amazing experience. We saw so many whales and the marine biologist was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic

Fantastic experience made all the better by a great skipper and guide.