3Hr Julian Rocks Coastal Discovery Cruise

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All aboard for a one-of-a-kind journey to explore the incredible marine ecosystem of Julian Rocks and the stunning waters of Byron Bay.

The scenic cruise from Ballina to Byron is a feast to one’s eyes. Sail past sheer cliffs, secluded beaches, and rocky islands on the purpose-built eco-vessel. Seeing the iconic Cape Byron Lighthouse from the waters is something to behold! The boat offers 360° views for all passengers so you don’t have to worry about missing anything. 

You will encounter an array of diverse marine life as you navigate your way through the vast Cape Byron Marine Park. Spot pods of dolphins, sea turtles and other curious sea creatures in the water. Also, pay attention to the vibrant birdlife of the region. Listen carefully to the live commentary by the onboard marine biologist to learn about the native wildlife and a little bit of the local history. 

Soon, you will circumnavigate Julian Rocks, locally known by its aboriginal name ‘Nguthumgulli’. This sacred rocky formation is one of Australia’s most precious underwater environmental sites and home to a wide variety of species. Look out for Manta Rays, Grey Nurse Sharks, Leopard Sharks, Turtles, and school of fish. The best way to observe this wonderland is, of course, by boat. So, take in all the wonders of this aquatic playground before heading back to Ballina.

This splendid cruise along the stunning Byron coastline to the breathtaking Julian Rocks is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience for all. Book your seats now to be fascinated by the best of the marine world!

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Departure Details

Departure Location Lance Ferris Wharf, 12 Fawcett St, Ballina

  • Boards 08:00

  • Departs 08:30

  • Returns 11:30

Cruise Inclusions

  • 3hr coastal discovery cruise down the Cape Byron Marine Park
  • Purpose-built eco vessel for 360° views - ideal to see stunning coastline & encounter wildlife
  • View the historical Cape Byron Lighthouse from a whole new perspective
  • Explore secluded beaches, rocky islands, sheer cliffs & other points of interests
  • See many species of wildlife including sea turtles, dolphin, sea birds, little terns & more
  • Marine biologist to share fascinating insights into Julian Rocks Marine Reserve
  • Delicious, locally made gluten-free snacks
  • Dolphin sightseeing guaranteed; else free cruise next time

Terms Of Services

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  • Adult Price

    from $199


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