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Address: Middleton Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7755
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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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sundive byron bay best diving in the world

Julian rocks just off Byron bay. Professional team. Great vis and heaps of underwater marine life....Gaye pin pointed everything and made the dive so great! Giacomo moved my car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Currumbin, Australia

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Currumbin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Julian rocks just off Byron bay. Professional team. Great vis and heaps of underwater marine life....Gaye pin pointed everything and made the dive so great! Giacomo moved my car so we didn't get a parking ticket. What a day!

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Thank occapparel
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time I have dived Julian Rocks with Sundive. We had a fantastic dive, so much to see, 24-25C water, vis not bad and a very professional outfit!! We had our own gear but the hire stuff looked fine and there weren't any complaints from the other divers. Chris our dive master was incredibly relaxed and kept... More 

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Thank LizK3
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great dive at Julian Rocks. About our fish or sixth time diving with Sundae over the years. Always great, friendly service from the owners, skippers and dive masters.

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Thank Matt W
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 8am dive with Sundive to Julian Rocks on a calm sunny morning. It was superb. Sundive run a very good, friendly, efficient operation with small groups, excellent rental equipment and customer focused. My 12 year old son and I had a great dive, lots to see in the Marine Park at Julian Rocks including a huge, old... More 

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Thank Anita S
Gunnedah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a couple of false starts with another company, we were told to ring and book in Friday with Sundive as conditions looked ok. I rang them Friday morning and we got the ok to go! We arrived 3/4 hour early and the staff greeted us with heaps of smiles and enthusiasm. These guys obviously love their job. We were... More 

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Thank Jodi D
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Julian rocks was an amazing dive, I am dreaming of returning. The vis was about 10-12metres and the swell was pretty choppy but that couldn't dampen our spirits. The dive was awesome manta rays, leopards, turtles, wobbys. The team at Sundive were fantastic!! Every single member took their time to make sure everyone knew what they were doing, what their... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Awesome experience all around. Dive masters gave all the groups a run down of how the dive was going to run beforehand. Gaye was our dive master and paired us all off with our buddies while she showed us around Julian Rocks. Within 5-10mins of our trip we witnessed two good sized manta rays pass directly over us which was... More 

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1 Thank HeliSport
Larnaka City, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This was a dive I had really wanted to do as I had read how good it was. The dive did not disappoint and the team at Sundive were excellent from start to finish. I would definitely recommend this company for all levels.

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1 Thank davidcopson
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I took my sister out for a dive for her birthday and booked with sun dive. I was a bit hesitant as I'm fairly inexperienced and wasn't sure what to expect. The staff were lovely and didn't baby you, but made sure everyone was safe. The dive was great- beautiful corals, plenty of fish, sea stars and leopard sharks. Couldn't... More 

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1 Thank Alexandra M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

No proper introduction, massive dive operation. Equipment was average. They just want to get you in the water quickly, and out quickly. Divemaster was friendly enough, but other staff were pretty bad. Skipper was extremely grumpy, despite everyone listening to him, and nothing out of the ordinary happening. The rest were just grumpy and busy. Poor.

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Sundivebyronbay, General Manager at Sundive Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi Johnathan, Sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience when diving with us. Apologies that you felt rushed. Not an excuse but Byron Bay and Sundive in general on the 24th Dec is at its peak of the high season and perhaps a contributing factor. As you can see from our other reviews we really pride... More 

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