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5-Hour Byron Bay Introductory Scuba Diving Tour - with unbiased reviews

5-Hour Byron Bay Introductory Scuba Diving Tour

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Overview
Dive Byron Bay’s Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Julian Rocks is one of the few dive sites where you can swim with tropical species found on the Great Barrier Reef as well animals from Australia’s deep Southern Ocean. The course includes equipment hire, one swimming pool lesson and one dive at the Julian Rocks Marine Reserve with a qualified scuba instructor. All confined water training is conducted at the dive shop, an instructor training facility, located in the heart of Byron Bay. Here there is a fully equipped classroom and a training pool heated to 25 degrees Celsius. All open water-training dives are boat dives conducted at Julian Rocks Marine Reserve. Here you will swim with tropical species such as turtles and manta rays, as well as many interesting southern ocean animals including friendly blue gropers and wobbegongs. All this only a five-ten minute boat ride from Byron Bay.
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Stop At: Byron Bay Dive Centre, 9 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 Australia
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Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Use of scuba diving equipment (fins, mask, snorkel, wetsuit, BCD, regulators, cylinder, weight belt)
  • Qualified scuba instructor
  • Valuable lockers
  • Wet and dry storage area
  • Boat ride
  • Bottled water on board the vessel
Exclusions
  • Parking fee for public parking in Byron Bay
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for participants with serious medical conditions.
  • All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to scuba diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions may prevent you from scuba diving, please consult your doctor
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Please note that we require a minimum of 2 people to be booked at each time for the Introductory Dive to run. We can run an Introductory dive for 1 person at an extra charge of AU$65.00
  • Flying after diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, or multiple days of diving are undertaken then an interval of 24 hours is recommended
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • A dive medical is not compulsory if you have no medical issues; however if you are aged 45 and over or have any of the following conditions: Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart problems, Lung problems, Ear problems, High or Low blood pressure, Current cold/cough/flu/chest infection then you will need to provide a recreational dive medical on arrival.
  • All participants must be able to swim and be comfortable in the water.
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Eoghan D wrote a review Aug. 2019
2 contributions
Fantastic first experience scuba diving. Matt was very patient showing me the basics and very informative as well. Always felt safe. Saw lots of sea life. Definitely recommend for first timers.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Rosie C wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution
Had the best 3 days- kaine was an awesome instructor and I wouldn’t want to learn to dive with anyone else!!!
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Date of experience: July 2019
AlistairAuckland wrote a review Apr. 2019
415 contributions88 helpful votes
Dive Byron is just that, we were picked up from the resort by the dive company, he driver was a traveller with great banter, spent some time getting thru the intro for scuba again travellers that were well trained and happy to help. Once pool intro was finished we headed to the
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Date of experience: April 2019
Yufen H wrote a review Mar. 2019
1 contribution
I had a great time on my intro dive with Milla and she’s amazing 😊😊 thank you Byron bay dive centre I will definetly be back
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Takemeout6 wrote a review Oct. 2018
10 contributions1 helpful vote
My 2 buddies and I booked the 5 hour introductory dive and were not disappointed! It was a first for all of us, no previous diving experience. We showed up, watched an introductory video, they handed us all the gear and wetsuits and we jumped in a pool for about an hour to learn
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