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Arrive at the Byron Bay Dive Centre at your scheduled departure time and take a free snorkel lesson—beginning 30 minutes before departure—in the heated pool, if you’d like. All tour participants must be able to swim to participate in this tour. Receive a short safety briefing before heading out to the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve.

Journey to ‘The Pass’—about a 10-minute ride—and listen to your skipper for the best snorkeling spot. Enjoy a 1-hour swim as you try to find underwater creatures such as small wobbegong sharks, hard and soft corals, an assortment of rays, and three different kinds of sea turtles. Discover over 400 different species of fish while you are swimming and feel free to ask any questions you may have to the qualified dive staff.

Head back to shore for a quick, hot shower before the crew helps you identify some of the about the creatures you saw.

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Byron Bay Dive Centre
Head to Byron Bay for a Great Barrier Reef experience without having to head up North. Snorkel around the Julian Rock Marine Reserve during this 3-hour experience as you search for exotic fish, colorful corals, manta rays, and giant sea turtles. This tour is suitable for all experience levels, with a free, on-site snorkel lesson for beginners.
  • Explore the southern Great Barrier reef with this 3-hour snorkel tour
  • Observe exotic wildlife like sea turtles, manta rays, and a variety of fish
  • Swim and snorkel around the Julian Rock Marine Reserve in Byron Bay
  • Enjoy a more personalized experience with this small group tour
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Epic snorkel adventure & once in a lifetime experience swimming w/ humpbacks

My sister and I went on the morning 8 am Julian Rocks snorkel trip (our 2 pm trip was cancelled due to the strong winds). The day before, they called and asked if we would like to try coming on the 8am trip, which was...More

Thank annahjohnson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Could recommend higher!

What an epic experience!! We had a snorkeling trip booked with these guys, they provided us all the gear and the staff were really friendly and helpful, pointing out the marine life when we were out and being generally really enthusiastic! We saw heaps of...More

1  Thank TanyaDuffy
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile
Beautiful snorkelling spot

I did the snorkelling trip to Julian rocks and it’s a beautiful area with lots of coral and fish. I saw wobbegong sharks and a manta ray. Other people saw turtles but I was in the wrong place! The staff were really friendly and it...More

Thank Rachb911
Reviewed 5 March 2018
Best Experience in Byron

I snorkle a lot, and loved this trip. We saw 3 turtles, who swam with us for a while, and manta rays, one was 3 meters wingspan, and he stayed the whole time we were snorkling. They give you snorkles, wetsuits, boat ride etc, you...More

Thank Eltreno
Reviewed 2 March 2018
A MUST do when in Byron

Amazing trip, I would definitely do this one again. Don’t leave without going, well worth the $75. Fantastic experience to view what happens below the ocean at Julian rocks, the ride out on the boat adds to the fun, it was a perfect clear day,...More

1  Thank mossmanja
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