Diving in Byron Bay

One of the most important dive regions in Byron Bay is Julian Rocks Marine Reserve, also known as “Nguthungulli“; more than 1000 marine species inhabit this marine reserve and diving in this place you will encounter sea turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, rays, sharks, marine invertebrates. Byron Bay has many different types of corals, hundreds of fish species and a very diverse marine life. Other important dive sites you must visit are Needles, Hugo’s Trench, Elwood Trench, Anemone, and the Nursery, suitable for all levels of divers.

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Wildlife in Byron Bay
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Wobbegong
Zebra Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Garibaldi fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Portuguese Man o'War
Wildlife in Byron Bay
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Humpback Whale
Bryde's Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Sharks
Sand Tiger Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Wobbegong
Zebra Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Tarpon
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Garibaldi fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
Jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Portuguese Man o'War

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