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Address: Middleton Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 6685 7755
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00

Welcome to Sundive Byron Bay

Located just 2.5 Kilometres from Byron Bay,...

Welcome to Sundive Byron Bay

Located just 2.5 Kilometres from Byron Bay, one of Australia's most popular travel destinations, Julian Rocks Marine Park is rated as one of the top five scuba diving locations in Australia. The mixing of tropical warm currents with cooler temperate waters makes the diving near Byron Bay unique.Due to its amazing diversity and abundance of fish life with over 1000 recorded species of tropical, temperate and pelagic fish, Julian Rocks has earned a reputation as being one of the most prolific fish dives in the world. Whales, Dolphins, Manta Rays, Leopard Sharks, the endangered Grey Nurse Shark and three species of Turtle are all common visitors to Julian Rocks. All the action is just 10 minutes from Byron Bay's main beach!Sundive is Byron Bay's only PADI 5 Star Dive Centre. Since it was established in 1988, Sundive has earned numerous PADI service awards and is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in diver training. Training ranges from introductory dives and beginner dive courses through to instructor certifications. So if you are looking to dive Byron Bay, Sundive should be your first port of call. The friendly and professional service you'll receive at Sundive ensures that you will get the most out of your scuba diving experience.

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The one thing you notice about Sundive is the buzz. A really friendly relaxed dive school where you're met with a smile. It's a big thing for me when people bother to learn your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Phil G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The one thing you notice about Sundive is the buzz. A really friendly relaxed dive school where you're met with a smile. It's a big thing for me when people bother to learn your name especially when you're there for just one dive. The kit that I hired was in good condition, full briefings and an excellent dive guide meant... More 

Thank Phil G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a chance to extend a business trip to Sydney and opted for a 4 days in Byron Bay. Did 6 dives over 3 days and found the shop and staff to be the perfect mix of absolutely professional but with a laid back attitude. Max dive times. Lower viz then hoped for but a ton to see anyway. Would... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From my first counter enquiry at the shop, to being geared up & taken out on multiple dives to Julian Rocks, I got 100% friendly and professional service. I was given an honest appraisal of the conditions (a bit mucky when I was there), and what to expect. The gear was in good condition, and I was surprised when they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic drive! Great crew and so well organized, and amazing dive spot. I would go back in a heart beat

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went along with friends who were diving. Although I only snorkeled it was amazing. There is still many things to see below the surface at Julian Rocks. We swam Among Leopard sharks and stingrays. Can't wait to return and go scuba diving. Very friendly staff also...

Thank Tom G
Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Julian Rocks is great place to dive, completely unexpected!!! All the experience was superb and Maria, our dive master, was great!!! It is such a healthy place full of fish, turtles, rays, wobbegone and Leopard Sharks!!!

Thank cindypul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing dive @ Julian Rock's. I always struggle with equalizing my ears when I decent and they made sure I was totally comfortable and took the time to let me decent in my own pace. We saw some amazing marine life during the dive and the highlight was swimming with a huge sea turtle. I would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Marjolein M
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on an 8am dive, what a great experience - saw tons of turtles, rays, wobbies, jellies, and plenty more. Gabby was a great guide, very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Julian Rocks is such a special place, the marine life is so plentiful and spectacular here. Sundive is definitely an amazing dive company - good equipment, great briefings, lots of care... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At this time of year they are 100% full for the 6 or so trips they run on two boats...so book. Julian Rocks is a great dive spot and a well established marine reserve...so look but don't touch. In the summer you can expect Leopard Sharks and Rays a plenty. Famous for Mantas as well..but we were not lucky enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome team at Sundive, super friendly & very professional. We went out for a dive but want our other non-diving friends to come along with us next time for a snorkel. The aquatic life out there above and below the surface is fantastic.

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