JULIAN ROCKS MARINE RESERVE
Julian Rocks Nature Reserve, traditionally known as “Nguthungulli”, is one of Australia’s top dive sites, lying just 2.5km out from Cape Byron. Julian Rocks is located within the Cape Byron Marine Park where temperate and tropical waters meet, resulting in an incredibly diverse and abundant array of marine life. All our tours are conducted within the Cape Byron Marine Park and Julian Rocks Nature Reserve, which is classed as a sanctuary zone, the highest level of protection for natural, cultural and biodiversity features. The marine park contains many subtropical habitats, including protected, threatened and endangered species such as the grey nurse shark and loggerhead turtles.
Julian Rocks is home to over 1000 marine species including; sea turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, rays, sharks, marine invertebrates, corals, over 500 different species of fish and an endless list of diverse marine life. There are 6 main dive sites surrounding the rocks ranging from 6m- 24m, providing an impressive experience for all levels of divers.
More information about the Cape Byron Marine Park and Julian Rocks Nature Reserve can be found on the NSW Department of Primary Industries website.